Steam vs Windows 'hurting PC market'

Mat Bettinson

The developer of the upcoming Duke Nukem Forever has claimed that the Steam and Games For Windows platforms are damaging to the PC industry.

Making the comments at the London Games Festival according to CVG, Gearbox marketing boss and Shacknews founder Steve Gibson said that Valve's Steam and Microsoft's Games for Windows are "hurting the PC industry for gamers."

Gibson claimed that gamers who buy a game on Games for Windows couldn't play people who buy a game on Steam and went on to reportedly say "if another guy bought it in a retail store, he can't play with the first two guys."

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Tags: Microsoft , games for windows , steam , valve , damaging , hurting

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