Steam update adds player levels based on community badges

By Dave Cook, Wednesday, 15 May 2013 09:47 GMT

Valve has rolled out a new update on Steam which assigned gamers a personal level based on their community achievements, and linked to the store’s badge system.

PCGamesN reports that the Steam update has rolled out across many territories, and depending on how many community badges you unlock, the higher your level will be.

Reddit users have collated an image gallery of Steam grabs, to give you an idea of what the new-look profiles are like. Check it out here.

I logged in to Steam and my profile hadn’t changed, but then again I’m rarely on it.

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Steam Badges

  • Valve launches Steam Badges on the service

    For those who like earning things for everyday things you do online, Valve has updated Steam to include badges in your profile. You will earn these just for using the service and by commenting on a friend’s profile, posting screenshots, or recommending games. Badges such as Pillar of Community, Years of Service, and Steam Holiday […]