One of Steam’s most valuable time-saving features is the ability to back up restore your game library without causing too much of a headache. Backing up your steam library is actually a lot easier to do than it seems and it guarantees you some peace of mind.
So why is being able to back your Steam library important? Keeping an archive of your favorite Steam games is a smart idea, especially if you suffer a catastrophic hard drive failure or purchase a brand new gaming PC. Restoring a backup takes less time than redownloading all your games especially if you have lots of games installed.
There are two ways you can go about backing up and restoring your Steam library, and I’ll go over both of them.