In September 2013, Valve started offering software like 3DMark through Steam, so this most recent beta update could be the continuation of a yearly upgrade cycle, and could mean see something pretty exciting happening in a week or two.
A small update to Valve’s Steam software beta a few hours ago has added in some new app categories — including music, TV series, and films.
To access the new app types — not that they exist as yet — you’ll need to be a member of the Steam Beta Update group, which you can join in the Accounts tab of the software’s settings page.
Valve added some new app types in a recent Steam Beta update: film, TV series, video, plugin and music. #hype pic. twitter.
There are a few films on Steam at the moment — like Indie Game: The Movie — but a much wider selection of media would make it more appealing for building a long-lifed digital content library.
As it stands, Steam is already the digital download store du jour for gamers, eclipsing its nearest rival, EA’s Origin, purely through the sheer force of a decade of user accounts.
Read more here: Gizmodo