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EU antitrust regulators just fined PC gaming giant Valve for restricting cross-border sales on Steam – CNBC

The EU has fined Valve and five other firms for restricting sales of video games based on the geographical location of users.



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In this photo illustration, the Steam application seen displayed on a iPhone.
LONDON European antitrust regulators have fined Valve and five other PC game publishers a total of 7.8 million euros ($9.5 million) over a practice known as “geo-blocking.”
Valve is most well known as the creator of the popular PC game store Steam.
The European Commission, the executive arm of the EU, said Wednesday that Valve and other publishers restricted sales of video games based on the geographical location of users….

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