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Steam Revises Revenue Share Policy, More Incentives for “Big Game” Developers

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Valve has officially revised it’s steam Distribution Agreement, which aims to further incentivize what it considers to be “big game” developers.

The main takeaway is the cut Valve is taking from all games that use it’s distribution platform. Previously, they took a 30% cut, but now that cut will drop to 25% once the game’s revenue hit’s the $10 million mark, and will dip to 20% once it hits the $50 million milestone.

“The value of a large network like Steam has many benefits that are contributed to and shared by all the participants,” Valve’s Erik P. said via an official statement, according to ResetEra. “Finding the right balance to reflect those contributions is a tricky but important factor in a well-functioning network. It’s always been apparent that successful games and their large audiences have a material impact on those network effects so making sure Steam recognizes and continues to be an attractive platform for those games is an important goal for all participants in the network.”

The new cuts were implemented retroactively from October 1st, 2018.

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Killing Floor 2 Summer Event Comes with New Map, Return of Objective Mode

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Killing Floor 2 will be dropping their steampunk summer event which comes packed with a new game mode, map, and weapons.

Back & Kickin’ Brass is the name of the new event, and it also re-introduces Objective Mode, along with bringing in a new map called Steam Fortress and two new weapons: the Seal Squeal and a medic bat.

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Dr. Mario World Arrives in July, New Gameplay Trailer Drops

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Dr. Mario World is set to arrive next month and Nintendo is getting everyone hyped with a brand new gameplay trailer.

Dr. Mario World officially launches on Android, and iOS on July 10th.

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The Division 2 Receiving New Gunner Specialization

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The Division 2 will be rolling out a new update today and will add the Gunner Specialization.

The Gunner is a minigun that accompanises the grenade launcher, crossbow, and heavy sniper Specializations, and will come with it’s own skill tree.

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