Chinese Steam Explained

24. feb. 2021
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Valve and Perfect World have teamed up to create an official Steam App for beta release in China. How long until western Steam is out of the grey area and no longer accessible?
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  • im Chinese i think ccp is RED DEVIL like the Soviet before we has been control in everywhere they dont let us to do what we want to do.even in the console game they ban those game they think who will make Chinese people wake up in there heart actually.they build Internet WALL make sure we cant know about the truth.defence people wake up and wont support them looks fk up right?so dont trust cn government plz they want control the free world.

    BJ LeeBJ LeePred 2 urami
  • I did not realize this is Linus the meme guy

    Happy-go-lucky T GamingHappy-go-lucky T GamingPred 4 urami
  • solution : don't live in china

    Myxi KillianMyxi KillianPred 5 urami
  • PRoberly just gonna hurt our games to be honest

    LiquidBlackWolfLiquidBlackWolfPred 6 urami
  • wow if there be need to put ID in reg on normal version maybe there wont be any cheaters cuz there cant be more than one acc/ppl

    FernandasFernandasPred 9 urami
  • China more like gayna

    collynd yezkielcollynd yezkielPred 14 urami
  • I just realized that Linus pulled a Phoenix Wright. He went from all professional looking, to being a hippie. I don't have an issue with it, I just find it funny.

    ValcudaValcudaPred 23 urami
  • As a Chinese live in China, talking something about policies and government in China is forbidden,(even in private situation, such as in the personal chat group that only contains less than 20 people, I know it because my account has been banned for it.every words you post on the internet are being checked, and if there is any word that be defined as ‘improper', your post will disappear in 1min.), although in the 21th century, I think most of the people in China should realize this is unreasonable and even against it, but the reality is, most of them just took it, and say nothing. ‘Yeah, China is imperfect, but there is much more positive things’, people say. Anyway, I think free speech is important, and as a Chinese(I was born in Beijing and lived in China for over 16yrs. I’ve got my foreign identity so I am going to leave this trash country soon), I can guarantee that there is some serious problems of free speech and other sides in China and in my opinion China should die ASAP.

    st Wst WPred dnevom
  • In other news, Americans once again mad and telling every single human being about their "freedom" that still don't exist OMEGALUL

    RMXRMXPred dnevom
  • 4:34 Funny thing is a lot of Chinese people are ridiculously superstitious.

    Taufiq RaymerTaufiq RaymerPred dnevom
  • Great, now CCP's influence is going to ruin Valve and Steam.

    WantedArgonianMaleWantedArgonianMalePred dnevom
  • In my opinion the Chinese gov. is founded on mass murder and are the biggest threat in this century.

    liveAimingliveAimingPred dnevom
  • Can we now talk about the gaming industry China shills...? Edit: I know for a fact that gibs and gor in WoW ( China ) is actually bread and random apples on the ground in dungeons!

    Mr. TicklebuttsMr. TicklebuttsPred dnevom
  • water

    AbanebzAbanebzPred dnevom
  • When a country has more than 1 billion people.....the government has to do it

    Noobmaster69Noobmaster69Pred 2 dnevi
  • wow china's fuc- fun china is fun and i love it's government

    Lorenzo SerranoLorenzo SerranoPred 2 dnevi
    • :)

      Lorenzo SerranoLorenzo SerranoPred 2 dnevi
  • I’m kind of disappointed that steam is cooperating with the CCP

    LurgeLurgePred 2 dnevi
  • 0:40 A M O G U S

    Milan!! XDMilan!! XDPred 2 dnevi
  • Blows my mind why so many people are pro communism when china is such a mess. They should go live in China for a year

    Devin hDevin hPred 2 dnevi
  • Basically i think the reason for this "localized" steam is taxing.

    Aoke ShiAoke ShiPred 2 dnevi
  • Chinese gamer here. Nobody in China is going to move to that dumb platform. And while Community is not officially "accessible", there are free and approved softwares we called "Accelerater" to help us connect.

    Aoke ShiAoke ShiPred 2 dnevi
    • bold of you to assume that sir

      Ξ3 onyxcrimsonΞ3 onyxcrimsonPred 2 dnevi
  • Gay Ben

    Tech StuffTech StuffPred 2 dnevi
  • It’s Steam, but Epic

    Matt OgleMatt OglePred 3 dnevi
  • no way 我是中国人🇨🇳

    王Bobby王BobbyPred 3 dnevi
  • That's actually pretty clever rather than just switching off Steam now, but what's stopping the Chinese from bypassing "CCP's Firewall" with VPNs? They can't block all VPNs 😂

    AphroditeAphroditePred 3 dnevi
  • I like how depending on the brand gaming products are made in china, but people form china basically aren't allowed use them. Its like buying a pack a cookies that are soggy you still have cookies but there watered-down.

    manule danilemanule danilePred 3 dnevi
  • I skip every single ad.

    Vegan GainerVegan GainerPred 3 dnevi
  • 3:18 I think it's for communist china reasons idk

    TimelyTimelyPred 3 dnevi
  • There's so many restrictions for China gamers, but apparently restricting them from using hacks is not on the list 😂

    Sean ChuaSean ChuaPred 4 dnevi
  • Coming to a Canada near you!!! Putting a church (and country) under siege is ok suddenly? if this kind of terrorist attack would have happened in another country, we would be up in arms about it! but since its in our own back yard, "i don't understand how they let that happen to their country"...well here is your answer!

    mii carmii carPred 4 dnevi
  • when ppl use "Ironic" but mean "sarcastic"

    Bobby FisherBobby FisherPred 4 dnevi
  • I'm from Chile, I work in China, here all the people use VPN, isn't illegal, nobody cares about this shitty red Steam xd the people are much more free than the USA people think

    Vládimir SōryūVládimir SōryūPred 4 dnevi
  • When your talking about vpns butyour sponsor isnt nord vpn lol

    Ian MooreIan MoorePred 4 dnevi
  • "Thank you gay men"? Did I hear that right?

    Calum SandersonCalum SandersonPred 4 dnevi
  • BRUHHHHHH! A..ARE THOSE DRAGON BALLS ON THE TABLE? i hope the table was made out of mahogany

    Arcane PandaArcane PandaPred 5 dnevi
  • I am Commander Shepard and this is my favourite game on Steam.

    P MP MPred 5 dnevi
  • adult video unbanned, games banned. great.

    Ami IllustratorAmi IllustratorPred 5 dnevi
  • Those damn pictures of microcenter stocked with gpus is so very deceiving. lol *coughs*reported*cough

    Frankie DavisFrankie DavisPred 5 dnevi
  • ROBLOX China is typing...

    Tyler BrubakerTyler BrubakerPred 5 dnevi
  • Chinese gamers are pissed off literally every week by various new policies

    Stargazing STRStargazing STRPred 5 dnevi
  • *Someone dies in China* Chinese government: "HIDE IT!"

    BigNoob_1351BigNoob_1351Pred 5 dnevi
    • Cb

      Jac ob JoeJac ob JoePred 5 dnevi
  • “Linus Tech Tips mysteriously commits suicide and leaves a not about how much he loves the Chinese Communist Party”

    CalifornianKingCalifornianKingPred 5 dnevi
  • i have alot more respect for you

    CptMattCptMattPred 5 dnevi
  • I strongly disagree with Valves's approach: creating a chinese communist party approved version of steam (which is the same as a censored and government supervised version) is just supporting censorship in order to get money from the chinese market. that is an american company doing political censorship to support a criminal regime. Bottom line is, as Linus said, Valve has no guarantee that it's chinese version of steam won't be banned in the future.

    Bely Rodriguez MoralesBely Rodriguez MoralesPred 6 dnevi
  • did anyone else see the dragon balls on the tabel 0_0 i want them where plz tell me

    InfernoLink347InfernoLink347Pred 6 dnevi
  • Genuine question, could Chinese people just get a vpn and get regular steam and uncensored content? Or are vpns illegal too?

    WhyJordieWhyJordiePred 6 dnevi
    • They are but they still use them to bypass the bs

      hakimehakimePred 5 dnevi
  • “Trudeaus skills as a makeup artist” 😂

    Olly 754Olly 754Pred 6 dnevi
  • The ethereal cause superiorly breathe because gauge relevantly correct unto a industrious blow. obtainable, dramatic slime

    Tammy TheriotTammy TheriotPred 6 dnevi
  • Damn linus what a micro center ad, that was great. "Free pair of headphones just walk in and get em" is the best offer I've ever gotten from a youtube video.

    Marshmelloz4205Marshmelloz4205Pred 6 dnevi
  • this is exciting. i cant wait till trudaue sells canada to china and we get this. . . . .

    Cruel CrusaderCruel CrusaderPred 6 dnevi
  • I litterally asked "did nancy pelosi just have a stroke" and i got banned off twitter for 7 days

    CensoredByJackCensoredByJackPred 6 dnevi
    • Clarify.

      Jay FaradayJay FaradayPred 6 dnevi
  • Based linus

    DevinbrosephDevinbrosephPred 6 dnevi
  • communism

    EllaEllaPred 6 dnevi
  • And if you're ever going to china, don't bother with any of the yt promoted VPN's, they won't work, or they'll work very poorly. Get Astrill.

    vermvermPred 7 dnevi
  • link to ltt's bilibili page?

    Sappy SerSappy SerPred 7 dnevi
  • for what i know the id upon signing up an account or any game account in china is to track player and mainly to avoid cyber bullying or something trolls related. or something country censorship related.

    Sappy SerSappy SerPred 7 dnevi
  • currently living in china and i never knew linus had a bilibili account lel

    Sappy SerSappy SerPred 7 dnevi
    • Linus‘s bilibili account just has around 800 thousand subscribe, and many videos can't be seen(like this one). so... yeah.

      saber marrysaber marryPred 3 dnevi
  • I don't think he realizes that you need a verification from the government just to use a vpn in China....

    yo brightyo brightPred 7 dnevi
  • Linus is getting into politics?

    MomoMomoPred 7 dnevi
  • Can't they just change the I.P address and download the original games..?

    Siegmund GehrkeSiegmund GehrkePred 7 dnevi
  • Finaly remembered, this is like the new South Park episode when they wanted to make metal band

    Adam ZavalilAdam ZavalilPred 7 dnevi
  • Free Hong Kong

    tenforcetenforcePred 7 dnevi
  • American companies do the same thing here -- it's just that you're ok with it because they belong to a different political party. There's nothing worse than being lectured about censorship from someone on the left, the people that created cancel culture and push "hate speech" legislation. Who defines what hate is? Only people with absolute power: authoritarians. Cancel culture is a grass roots authoritarian movement, as hilarious as that is to say and you're treading in extremely dangerous waters once the government realizes that a large percentage of people are OK with that type of legislation. Canada is already doing this. The UK follows -- god have mercy on us if the United States mindless drones push legislation like this into the books.

    Mike GMike GPred 7 dnevi
  • I lowkey want that red steam logo

    ChubbyinnitChubbyinnitPred 7 dnevi
  • In China "gray area" just means, "Act first, ask for forgiveness later."

    Kunwoo DoddKunwoo DoddPred 7 dnevi
  • *how much censorship do you want?* Chine: *yes*

    Almahnak12Almahnak12Pred 7 dnevi
  • The red steam logo is probably so you can tell them apart if you have both installed.

    Connor KingConnor KingPred 8 dnevi
    • @Mr. Blank TIL Coca Cola is communism

      BobyleinBobyleinPred dnevom
    • nah its just communism

      Mr. BlankMr. BlankPred 3 dnevi
  • VPN isn't a viable option as the connection stability is not good in China. At least 90% of VPN users in China don't get stable signal to game with a vpn on.

    Haotian WuHaotian WuPred 8 dnevi
  • 这VPN价格太贵了,不得行

    Som GearsSom GearsPred 8 dnevi
  • Really hope IPv6 will give a dam punch to the great wall.

    Kale HKale HPred 8 dnevi
  • WTF

    Mi HiroMi HiroPred 8 dnevi
  • At least we didn't have to suffer steam attempts trying to appease the ccp.

    mark dennismark dennisPred 8 dnevi
  • china is a human rights abomination

    Oliver MaddisonOliver MaddisonPred 8 dnevi
  • I am a Chinese player, but I hate the government's attack on the game and modify, I need VPN

    侯本玉侯本玉Pred 8 dnevi
  • So Chinese steam is pretty much an overprotective mom

    Sam The Sus LordSam The Sus LordPred 9 dnevi
  • Criticizing China from abroad without knowing anything about the culture and relying on your perception of it through western media outlets might be easy, but fundamentally flawed. You might be surprised if you knew how the average gamer in Xian sees your videos, reviewing and commenting on stuff from a western perspective. Maybe you'd be surprised about how many people (and remember, 1 in 4 people on this planet are Chinese) do not share the opinions you often share about innovation being the pinnacle of civilization and how competition is so good for the people. No worries though... Something tells me that soon enough the western world will take some much needed, although very abrupt lessons on the Chinese culture. In the meantime, you live in a free country so you can keep arresting Huawei officials as spies, support the oppressed Hong Kong & Xinjiang people and play Battlefield 4. After all, isn't that what we live for? I hope you sold some jackets with this video and you didn't jump on board the "let's blame China for everything" boat for nothing.

    Nikos MouratidisNikos MouratidisPred 9 dnevi
  • I want them dragon balls

    M gM gPred 9 dnevi
  • I am a Chinese player, but I am not unable to access the Steam international version now, and no one is using the Steam Chinese version. We have something called an accelerator here. You can access the Steam community even in China, so even if you really put Steam The international version is banned, and people can still use the Steam international version. Also, it is illegal to invest and build a VPN in China...

    胡棹川胡棹川Pred 9 dnevi
  • 6:18 (laughs while i made a chinese dude anti communist by using gta 5 chat xd)

  • cause this ,IM turn my area in Russia。 18+games was baned in China area

    妮囡囝囿团妮囡囝囿团Pred 10 dnevi
  • lolll the credits for writer and editor say "not linus" lmaoooo

    M B AM B APred 10 dnevi
  • China can have concentration camps, but ohhh blood and bones NO!

    SableSablePred 10 dnevi
  • WAIT... China is Communist?

    Wee Mad Max BWee Mad Max BPred 10 dnevi
    • No

      Euronjuusto999Euronjuusto999Pred 9 dnevi
  • What u doing mam! Pissin off Pooh Bear ?

    AbhishekAbhishekPred 10 dnevi
  • "NO opposing opinions allowed on the constitution of the People's Republic of China." I don't know what's funnier, China calling their country the "People's republic" or telling their people that they're a republic while forbidding them from having any dissent on the government. China is just an oxymoron in its entirety.

    Yargis SigriusYargis SigriusPred 10 dnevi
  • Chinese steam? Oh please. It's China steam. There are tons of chinese outside of CHINA for generations and im not talking about China born chinese. It makes me feel like Singapore, Malaysia belongs to China. Right... Westerners typically thinks Asian = China.

    ProvidencezProvidencezPred 10 dnevi
  • Aren't games similarly censored (at least violence and nazi related wise) in Germany?

    Tehn00bATehn00bAPred 10 dnevi
  • 7:44 This could be a wider analogy of sorts

    cc11cc11Pred 10 dnevi
  • Those timers for children are horrible. The government shouldn't be your parent, your parents should be.

    cc11cc11Pred 10 dnevi
  • Linus didn't kill himself.

    cc11cc11Pred 10 dnevi
  • This will be the norm in 15 years. There are simply too many people in places where mandatory censorship and tracking of citizens' activity, namely India and China, is currently the status-quo. There are also too few people in the west who care enough to use their collective power to 'vote with their wallets' when it comes to private compliance with government censorship, and politically fight for their rights to privacy and anonymity.

    cc11cc11Pred 10 dnevi
  • Speaking of boiling the frog, I think the US will probably look a lot like China sooner than later considering gen z seems to actually want to be boiled given the popularity of cancel culture.

    Rawb EdzRawb EdzPred 10 dnevi
  • let's talk about why Chinese shadowlands doesn't have covenant XD

    PeatonTVPeatonTVPred 11 dnevi
  • So they eat bats,dogs,pengolins and every thing they can find but censors bones and skeletons.🤷‍♂️

    Dilip SutharDilip SutharPred 11 dnevi
  • More like "Chinese Fascist Party"

    Born Again SkepticBorn Again SkepticPred 11 dnevi
  • As a Game Design student study abroad from Mainland China, yeah, when talking about video games China is so different from other regions due to some.....well, you can guess, this topic can write a book to explain the whole thing. Sorry for the Chinese comment below that keeps arguing something ,it s stupid anyway, lol , what a shame,真几把丢人, 啥视频下面都能吵起来,一帮傻b...

    leo holyleo holyPred 11 dnevi
  • Paint everything red, they forgot the background of steam store.

    BasharBasharPred 11 dnevi
  • why everyday there is a new VPN service

    private channelprivate channelPred 11 dnevi
  • A US communists dream come true.

    Hufinn PuffHufinn PuffPred 11 dnevi
  • Linus, you are only free to talk trash about China. I dare you to publically take a pro-China stance and see how long you survive in Canadian politics.

    LLQLLQPred 11 dnevi