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

In this photo illustration, the Steam application seen displayed on a iPhone. Guillaume Payen | SOPA Images | LightRocket via Getty Images 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…

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