9 Facts About Valve Corporation

1. On October 17, 2016, Valve Corporation sent a letter to the Washington State Gambling Commission stating that they had "no business relationship with such gambling sites", asserting that they come into existence, operate, and go out of existence without their knowledge and consent, adding that they were not aware of any such law that Steam or any of their games were violating.

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2. In January 2018, Valve Corporation filed for a "special leave" of the court's decision, appealing to the High Court of Australia.

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3. In 2005, Forbes estimated that Valve Corporation had grossed $70 million that year.

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4. In July 2013, Valve Corporation announced Pipeline, an intern project consisting of ten high school students working together to learn how to create video game content.

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5. In May 2014, Valve Corporation announced that the company's own SteamOS-powered Steam Machine would be delayed until 2015 due to problems with the game controller.

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6. In December 2012, Valve Corporation acquired Star Filled Studios, a two-man gaming company, to open a San Francisco office.

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7. In 2016, Valve Corporation signed a nine-floor lease in the Lincoln Square complex in downtown Bellevue, doubling the size of their offices.

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8. In 2015, Valve Corporation entered the game hardware market with the Steam Machine, a line of third-party built gaming PCs running Valve's SteamOS operating system.

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9. In 2003, Valve Corporation launched Steam, which accounted for around half of digital PC game sales by 2011.

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