5 Reasons Why Apple Should Acquire Valve

Valve’s Steam game distribution service for Mac is available now and officially introduces the Mac to a gaming environment only PC owners could enjoy so far. Conceivably, Steam for Mac has huge implications for gaming on the Mac, but for Steam as well and the more you think about it, the more it makes perfect sense that Apple and Valve are working together. In fact, why hasn’t Apple purchased Steam yet? Here are 5 reasons why Apple should write a check now.

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mcgrawgamer2959d ago (Edited 2959d ago )

the 5 reasons are:
Content i.e itunes
Proven Platform (stability)

Quote "From today’s perspective, it seems rather unlikely that Apple in fact would acquire Steam. But the opportunity is there and the financials could easily support such an acquisition. Whether Apple acquires Steam or not, it will make much more significant investments into gaming and expand its presence in the global gaming market."

In an nutshell the article says that Apple should buy Valve to do basically the same thing Valve is doing now by bringing Steam to the Mac.

Edit - also seems the authors entire argument is centered around social games. The same types of experiences one would find on the app store. Basically the more I read the article the stupider it sounds.

tunaks12959d ago

not likely,
I don't see Apple buying Valve

Raypture2959d ago

No it'd just be horrible, look at some of the more recent things apple has done, do you want info on a game to leak and then watch any blog that talked about it get threatened to be sued? I don't want to see that happen, it would be a huge step backward and I don't see it happening anytime soon.

KingKiff2959d ago

If Apple where to ever purchase Valve i would be ending my support for the Steam platform the same day.

Apple are part of the evil axis along with China and Iran lol...

Solidus187-SCMilk2959d ago

Apple would probably not let them sell PC games and valve would have no customers.

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