Alright, so as much as I sound dumb asking this question, I really would appreciate your help. I have guy best friends that are all interested in gaming and every time they start talking about gaming and I'm there listening like a moron, don't even know what to say. They ask me those questions that I don't even know to answer. So I figured, why not try to get to know it a little better? Personally, I love games but when it comes to talking about mlg and steam and those stuff, I even wanna know more. If someone can please explain to me how is it. I really would appreciate that. Mlg? Steam? Watching people playing? 😅😅
Most Helpful Guy
so you love games But you don't know about MLG or steam?
Anyway I'd describe steam as a digital distribution platform for PC. Any game you want you just click buy and it installs then and there. It's quite popular, some games can only be installed via steam and some disc based games need steam verification.
Steam also includes forums and you can add friends so think of it like XBL or PSN for PC
MLG as other people have said it's for pro gamers, the best of the best. MLG comes under "e-sports"
As for watching people play it's usually done on twitch, people just join the stream write in the chat and watch their favorite player play. Like you would any performer
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Most Helpful Girl
MLG is 'major league gaming', they hold competitions and tournaments for games like Mortal Kombat or Leage of Legends or Super Smash Bros, that kind of thing.
Steam is... I'm trying to think of how to describe it... Kinda like itunes. Steam is something you download to your computer. It's a company thing where most games are for sale, usually at a lower price than you'll find at places like GAME or from the original retailer. They have huge summer and winter sales where you can get some games for like 90% less than the original price. Instead of going and buying the disc, you get the game added to your account where you download the game onto your computer which some people dislike because it means you don't get to collect physical cases and stuff but is actually super convenient because you can't really break it or lose it, y'know? If you get a different laptop, you can still download the game on because you have an account - you can also share the game with family members on a different computer which means that it's probably cost effective if you'e got a few people in the house who want to play which is what my partner and his brother and I do.
Watching people playing is probably live streaming which some people find interesting. Livestreams of games let you see how other people do it and interact with other gamers.2
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