The move comes after years of avoiding Valve's digital storefront.
Over the last year or so, Valve has been making attempts to tackle the ever-present specter of discoverability.
The event looks to fill the hole left by E3's cancellation. Indies tell GameDaily that the Steam Game Festival is now more important than ever amid the pandemic.
The practice is "irresponsible," says Nicholas Laborde of Raconteur Games.
Valve has confirmed that the new Half-Life will release on March 23, but what impact should we expect on the VR market?
Mike Rose, director of indie publisher No More Robots, weighs in on Valve's newfound focus on discoverability.
With Valve's Steam no longer an uncontested digital storefront, the market appears to be shifting.