1. AlphaAtlas

    Discord Store Announces 90/10 Developer Revenue Split

    Epic Games seems to have kicked off an arms race between PC game storefronts. When Epic announced the store, they told the public that developers would get 88% of all sales revenue, as opposed to the 70% cut developers and publishers get on Steam. Valve quickly lowered the rates for large-volume...
  2. AlphaAtlas

    The Discord Store is Open

    Discord launched a beta version of a gaming storefront back in August, but it was limited to 50,000 people in Canada. Now, the Discord Store Beta is open to everyone. While they don't mention competitors by name, Discord seems to be pitching a more organized approach to shopping than Steam...
  3. AlphaAtlas

    Discord Announces "First on Discord" Games

    After Valve announced Discord-like chat features, Discord announced their own Steam-like game storefront just last month. Today, Discord revealed that the storefront will launch with games unavailable anywhere else. Last Year: The Nightmare, King of the Hat, Sinner: Sacrifice for Redemption, At...
  4. cageymaru

    Steam.tv Is Live and Streaming DOTA 2 The International 2018

    Valve is streaming DOTA 2 The International 2018 on Steam.tv. You can invite friends to Steam Chat groups to chat with them and watch the show together. It seems to announce to friends that you are watching the live game stream. It seamlessly allows you to skip to any point in the...
  5. cageymaru

    Discord Officially Launches a Digital Storefront for Online Video Game Sales

    Discord has been growing at a tremendous rate as over 150 million gamers have signed up for the service. Compare this to Steam which boasts a user base of 125 million and suddenly you realize just how much clout and power Discord has with the gamer audience. Finally Discord has decided to...
  6. R

    Discord's Future is The Games Tab... And Metal

    Discord has released a new update that will provide users with a tab to see friends that are playing games, have played games, and to launch games, as well as invite people to game. It's called the games tab. I think Discord explains it better in this video. Metal.
  7. R

    Valve Goes After Discord With Steam Chat

    Today Valve has announced "Steam Chat," and it looks an awful lot like DIscord. In fact, other than the Steam-ish skin, well and the fact it can be integrated into Steam, it's hard to tell the difference between Steam Chat and Discord. You can see what games everyone is playing, create groups or...
  8. FrgMstr

    Discord Rolls Out Optimizations and New Features

    Discord has addressed some longtime issues with CPU, power, and network utilization with its latest release that should have rolled out automatically if you use its mobile or desktop application. Discord tells us that it is now using a lot less data and battery power if you use the app on your...
  9. R

    Pluto Wants To Become Like The Discord Of VR

    Until now VR didn't have a Discord-like social app to converse with friends. Pluto is looking to change that and is available now in Steam Early Access. Pluto runs as a background app alongside SteamVR. After you create an avatar, friends can start a call with you, if you toggle on your Pluto...
  10. R

    Discord Is Testing Video Chat And Screen Share With 5% Of Players

    In a blog post Discord announced it is testing Screen Sharing and Video chat with 5% of desktop users. The testing is to catch any issues in the new system, as well as to see how their servers handle the massive increase in bandwidth. If you are one of the few chosen, you can start video calls...