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Full Steam Ahead, What Valve is Doing Right With Steam [Infographic]

When you’re a content creator or a content provider, the battle against piracy really comes down to one thing: Competing against free. Naturally, this is a difficult thing to do, but it’s not impossible. It might actually be easier than cramming more DRM and IP law down everyone’s throats. Need a proof-of-concept? Just look at Steam, whose intiuitive and user-friendly platform has made buying games an absolute joy. This infographic by Video Game Design School does a blow-by-blow breakdown of exactly how well Steam is doing and how they’re pulling it off. Take notes.

(via Video Game Design School, h/t @gvoakes)

Things Steam is doing right

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