Unknown number of Steam games seems to be reviewed by review bots

Jun

11

2016

Sergey Galyonkin, the man behind SteamSpy.com fell Friday that an unknown number of games on the platform were rated by users that strongly appear to be a bone. Thus, these automatically generated names seem to have and they exhibit strong equivalent behavior.

In a tweet from the Twitter account SteamSpy-Galyonkin points to the fact that it is apparently managed to get places bots Steam reviews. However, he does not mention how many games it goes. In a subsequently created Reddit- thread users find evidence that it indeed appears to be bots. So make all reviewers are part of the same Steam group and they were all at the same time for the last line.

These groups are now closed. All the possible impact rated games coming out over 500 reviews, which it on Steam as “overwhelmingly positive” are classified according to a Reddit user. Also, all suspicious accounts would be provided with a Steamworks Developer Badge. It is possible to have put a Steam-review initiated by a game through the platform. for example by being in possession of a key or to have played by the free of charge.

Valve announced the review function, and in May 2013 the company made ​​some changes, including the ability to view only the most recent reviews.

SteamSpy is a website that include varying accuracy in sales of Steam games delivers on the basis of, among other information from public Steam accounts. In the absence of official sales figures from developers or publishers SteamSpy is regularly used by users and journalists.

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