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Steam is getting rid of all its non-gaming videos

You may have forgotten that Steam sells movies, but it does, for some inexplicable reason. It's OK, Valve probably forgot, too. It's finally remembered, however, and has decided to retire this largely invisible part of Steam. 

"For the past few years, we have worked on expanding Steam beyond games and software by building a video platform that supports paid and free video content," reads the announcement. "In reviewing what Steam users actually watch, it became clear we should focus our effort on offering content that is either directly related to gaming or, is accessory content for games or software sold on Steam." 

It's not all videos, then, but the video section of the menu has been removed, so the only way to find videos is via the related store page—if it's a 'making of' feature for a game, for instance—or through tags and recommendations. 

The non-gaming videos will start vanishing from Steam over the coming weeks. While you won't be able to purchase new ones, those you've already bought will still be available. 

If you really want to own classics like Beach Volleyball Detectives Part 1 (probably not especially safe for work) Jigsaw or My Little Pony: The Movie on Steam, you'd better hurry. 

Fraser Brown
Fraser is the sole inhabitant of PC Gamer's mythical Scottish office, conveniently located in his flat. He spends most of his time wrangling the news, but sometimes he sneaks off to write lots of words about strategy games.