This API allows users of the Steam game Team Fortress 2 to include data from their game play, such as player rankings and stats, on their own sites. The service allows the user to submit a request using any of the languages in the OpenID library, or the Steam Condenser language pack, and have it returned in XML, JSON, or VDF.
Steam has built out a global network over the years to ensure low latency, QoS, and protection from DoS attacks. A recent Steamworks SDK update allows Steam partners to access Steam's internal network so that the partners can leverage the same infrastructure that has made Steam resilient.
Article highlighting the top 10 Games APIs on ProgrammableWeb. The APIs that made it to our top 10 Games APIs list provide a wide range of capabilities including retrieving video game data, game monetization, video game streaming and recording, video game reviews, video game modding, and much more.