Steam drops support for Windows 7 and 8.1 to boost security


Steam is no longer supported on Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1 as of January 1, with the company recommending users upgrade to a newer operating system.

The gaming company warned last year that the Steam client would be unsupported in the New Year, displaying a countdown at the top of the gaming client showing how many days before the game client will no longer receive software updates.

The Steam client now shows 0 days left, linking to a support article about the end of support.

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