Game Platforms: Inside & Outside China

In this episode of the podcast we discuss merits of the most popular gaming platforms around the world, from Steam to WeChat, and more.

Topics Discussed

  • Desktop gaming platforms: Steam, GOG, Humble Bundle
  • Mobile gaming platforms: Apple’s App Store, Google Play
  • Emerging platforms like WeChat and mini-programs
  • Steam’s complex relationship with China
  • Recent banning of Steam Community in China
  • Proprietary platforms like Ubisoft’s Uplay and EA Origin
  • Controversy surrounding rights and DRM management

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