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Valve is making noises that suggest a wide-reaching Steam service on PS3 (as on PC and Mac) could be on the way in the future.

Speaking to ARS Technica, Valve's VP of Marketing Doug Lombardi responded to the question of the service being added to games beyond Portal 2:


"We are hoping other titles will benefit from the Steamworks tools and services we've created for Portal 2 PS3, but we don't have anything to announce today."
I think a lot of PS3 fans would LOVE this idea.

http://www.computerandvideogames.com....php?id=284436
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I would love this feature!

I hope this comes to fruition.
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TF2?

That way one console would get the updates.
    
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Im wary of this idea, I can see this leading to valve focusing more on the PS3 and neglecting the PC market.

Otherwise its a great idea, and I wouldnt be suprised if they had been working on this since the PS3 was released.
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Im wary of this idea, I can see this leading to valve focusing more on the PS3 and neglecting the PC market.

Otherwise its a great idea, and I wouldnt be suprised if they had been working on this since the PS3 was released.
This. If they keep the PC top priority (as it is right now), or at least keep it on the same level of the PS3, it's fine and beneficial for everyone.

However, if they start ignoring the PC market, then this is a pretty bad thing to happen. Especially considering Valve is one of the few companies right now who still truly respect the PC platform.
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So basically what Valve is ultimately trying to do is to place itself on both consoles, that way the only set up which actually connects itself on each platform would be Valve, and that way they would basically be the superior gaming center.
     
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Sony, if you allow steam to take over psn, you would make so many people happy. I wouldn't mind if valve took over everything gaming.
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