Update 11/18 3:45 pm PT: A half hour after the outage, Steam appears to be back online. Happy gaming!
Original Story: Steam appears to be down as users are reporting a sudden outage at the world’s largest PC games launcher and store.
According to IGN’s sister site DownDetector, users are reporting a sudden outage on Steam. Our own attempts to log into Steam have been unsuccessful. It’s unclear what caused the sudden outage.
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There’s been no official word from Valve on what caused the outage and when services might resume.
Steam is getting ready to launch its next big sale, the Steam Autumn Sale which will begin on November 22 and last through November 29.
IGN will update this story when Steam services resume, but until then you can keep checking IGN for regular updates.
Matt T.M. Kim is IGN’s News Editor. You can reach him @lawoftd.