Steam Surpasses 15 Million Accounts

Leading platform for PC games building phenomenal annual growth
Valve today announced that Steam has surpassed 15 million active accounts and realized year-over-year sales growth of 158% through the holiday season. Throughout 2008 more Community features will be introduced to support existing games as well as new titles such as Valve's Left 4 Dead. Also new for Steam in 2008 is Steamworks, giving game developers access to game features and services available on Steam ranging from product key authentication and copy protection to auto-updating, social networking and matchmaking. The game features and services available in Steamworks are free of charge and can be used for both electronic and tangible versions of games.