Promises made by Valve, to expand the Steam offer beyond gaming, became reality. In the Steam store there already are six utility applications, with a price reduction by the end of the week.
New programs available on Steam are largely compatible with Steamworks features. Resulting files can be saved on Steam Cloud and the programs also benefit from an automatically update, according to TheVerge.
The 6 new programs from Steam are:
ArtRage Studio Pro
All new applications on the Steam store are available this weekend with a discount of 10% for Steam users, then they will return to their normal price.
Valve also ensured the GameMaker Studio program compatibility with Steam Workshop so that the buyers created applications can be be tested directly by other Steam users.