Cheaper. Faster. More Convenient. These are all things promised with the advent of digital distribution. But well after the heralded arrival of iTunes, the Xbox Live Video Marketplace, and the PlayStation Network Video Store, consumers are still left feeling uncertain. While a small minority adapt to the perceived future of gaming and media at current prices, more budget conscious people stick to the cable box or Satellite dish despite tempered chagrin.
It's absolutely inevitable, especially for gaming. Steam has proven that it can be succesful.