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Minecraft Marketplace community partners have earned over $1m since June

Creators using Mojang’s Minecraft Marketplace have made more than $1 million since the service launched in June, the company has announced. The program, which allows Minecraft community members to make money from their user-generated in-game content, runs alongside the Minecraft Store, and has seen users create everything from their own …

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Steam passes 10m concurrent users

Steam hosted more than ten million concurrent users for the first time in its history yesterday. Valve’s digital store smashed its previous record of 9.5m set just last month. The rush of new users has been spurred on by the latest summer sale on the marketplace that has seen deep …

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Steam reaches 9.5m concurrent users

Steam topped 9.5m concurrent users over the past weekend, setting yet another new record for Valve’s service. The digital distributor was busy as usual last Sunday, at one point surpassing the new milestone by a couple thousand individuals – 9,502,661 total according toGameSpot. Steam reached 9m concurrent usersless than two …

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Hearthstone hits 30m players

Free-to-play collectible card game Hearthstone has registered 30m players, Blizzard has revealed. The company announced the news via its Twitter account earlier today: "BY THE POWER OF RAGNAROS, 30 million players have joined us by the hearth! Thanks for pulling up a chair!" Blizzard’s statement would seem to debunkYahoo editor …

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Valve introduces policy to protect Steam users from phishing scams

Valve has introduced a policy limiting Steam user accounts which have spent less than $5 on the digital distributor’s storefront. Steam users who have only activated a retail game on Steam, played a demo, added a non-Steam game as a shortcut, added a free-to-play game, or received a game as …

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Steam surpasses 8.5m concurrent users

Concurrent users on Steam topped 8.5m earlier today, setting yet another record for the digital distributor. It was reported just last week that Steam had hit 8,357,541 concurrent users, which at the time was the most Valve’s service had ever experienced. Today however, the Steam stats page shows concurrent users …

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Steam posts new concurrent user record to close out 2014

Steam users came out in droves during the holiday break, with Valve’s digital distribution service scoring a new record in total concurrent users over the past weekend. Blue’s News reports Steam’s game and player stats page showed users peaking out at 8,357,541 on Sunday, December 28th at one point. DOTA …

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Early Access game Robocraft reaches 1m players

Free-to-play multiplayer shooter Robocraft has surpassed one million registered players. The game, described as a mash-up between Minecraft and World of Tanks, is still in alpha and has just been released on Steam Early Access. Though the title has been available prior to its Steam release, Freejam game director Mark …

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Steam breaks 8m concurrent users barrier

The latest Steam Sale has helped Valve’s digital games service hit a brand new milestone. As spotted by NeoGaf, on Sunday evening there were over 8m concurrent users of the service. Specifically, as of midnight UK time there were 8,020,428 people on the service. That beats the 7m+ record set …

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