Or so says “Game Theory”, at any rate.
You can take any number of facts and mix them together into a bizarre theory. It’s easy; in fact, human brains are BUILT to do things like this. It’s how conspiracy theories begin: pattern matching errors.
Is it true? I tend to err on the side of Word of God in these instances. Until Saint Gaben descends on the Steam Forums with Valve Scripture in hand, I’ll guess “No”. Simplest explanation all around.