Steam will no longer support Windows 7 and Windows 8 starting next year, due to Google Chrome

From January 1, 2024 steam Official support for operating systems will be discontinued Windows 7 and Windows 8Including version 8.1. It seems wrong Google Chrome.

It was Valve himself who explained that: “The new Steam features are based on a built-in version of Google Chrome, which does not work on older versions of Windows. In addition, future versions of Steam will require Windows features and security updates that are only in Windows 10 operating system or higher.”

Therefore, after January 1, 2024, the Client Steam will not run on the indicated operating systems. In order to continue using Steam and any game or product purchased through Steam, users will need to upgrade to a newer version of Windows.

It must be said that not many users are now using Windows 7 and Windows 8 on Steam. According to the Scan devices As of February 2023, only 0.09% of users are using Windows 7 32-bit, 0.34% are using Windows 8.1, and 1.43% are using Windows 7 64-bit. In total we are talking about 1.86% of the total. They’re still a lot, considering Steam has tens of millions of registered users, but somehow it’s clear thattechnology upgrade became inevitable.

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