Valve's recent change to the Steam algorithm is hurting indie game developers, which is the exact opposite of what it was supposed to do.
Ubisoft's Chris Early, vice president of partnerships & revenue, goes on record describing Steam's current game market model as unrealistic.
The International 2019, Dota 2's biggest tournament of the year, is only in its group stages, but some major upsets are already happening.
Artifact is essentially dead - it hasn't had an update since March 29, and it's Twitch presence is in shambles. It can be a lesson for Valve, though.
Steam's digital distribution service has been getting criticized more often recently, and it's clear Valve needs to make some serious changes.