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Manly-Chicken 30 Nov 16
Replying to @Steam_Spy
WONDER WHY... *cough* GREENLIGHT! *cough*
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Jose Pablo Monge 30 Nov 16
Replying to @Steam_Spy
pretty sure next year will be even more :0
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Michaël Kael 30 Nov 16
Replying to @Steam_Spy
I cannot compute this information. This seems so off. °_O
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Aerius 30 Nov 16
Replying to @Steam_Spy
Is this the date they were released on steam or the date of first release? Some old titles have 'new' release dates on steam. >
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Aerius 30 Nov 16
Replying to @Steam_Spy
Though probably statistically insignificant.
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Steam Spy 30 Nov 16
Replying to @_aerius
it's the date that is reported in the game's "release date" field.
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Soren Johnson 30 Nov 16
Replying to @Steam_Spy
Offworld Trading Company's app ID is 271240. Our newest DLC is 561150. So, midpoint by app ID (including DLC) was early 2015.
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Steam Spy 30 Nov 16
Replying to @SorenJohnson
are you sure those are sequential?
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Nathan Ranney 30 Nov 16
good. make better games to rise to the top of this piss ocean.
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Lars Doucet 30 Nov 16
I'm pretty sure they are, we released in 2012 as 218410 for example, should be easy to verify in any case
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Lars Doucet 30 Nov 16
let me do a quick check on
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Lars Doucet 30 Nov 16
hmmm -- not perfectly sequential, but I think that's because app ID's are assigned before release
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Lars Doucet 30 Nov 16
but just scrolling through the pattern seems to be roughly consistent with "assigned sequentially"
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Soren Johnson 30 Nov 16
Replying to @Steam_Spy
not sure, but based on how they have been given to us, seems highly likely.
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Lars Doucet 30 Nov 16
if you allow for some variance in time between app ID assignment and eventual release
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Lars Doucet 30 Nov 16
for instance, I'm sitting on an App ID for several years now that I need to release soon
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Lars Doucet 30 Nov 16
also consider that publishers can hoard their app ID's for years and then use them for fresh games anytime
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nihi 30 Nov 16
Replying to @Steam_Spy @GMShivers
And, unless my sums are wrong, by the end of 2015 42% of Steam games were released in 2015. Though 2016 isn't over.
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nihi 30 Nov 16
Replying to @Steam_Spy @GMShivers
42.5%, anyway.
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