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Valve is shutting down Steam's Greenlight community voting system - The Verge

Valve is ending the crowdsourced Greenlight submission program, replacing it with a direct sign-up system. Instead of putting a game up for community voting on Greenlight, developers will use a new system called Steam Direct, paying a fee for each ...and more »

Valve Kills Steam Greenlight - Kotaku Australia

After years of saying they'd do it, Valve is finally getting rid of Steam Greenlight, Steam's user-driven service for admitting smaller games to the Steam store. They're replacing it with something called Steam Direct. Here's how it will work: We will ...and more »

Steam Greenlight is dead: Valve introduces Steam Direct - VentureBeat

Valve wants to take itself out of the equation when it comes to the Steam PC gaming marketplace, and that means it is ending the Steam Greenlight program and introducing a far more open platform. Steam Direct is a new path for developers to bring their ...and more »

Steam Direct will soon let any developer sell their game on Valve's platform - Wired.co.uk

PC gaming storefront Steam is abandoning its Greenlight scheme in favour of a new system called Steam Direct. Currently, Greenlight lets Steam users vote on which games are listed on the service. Steam Direct will allow any developer to directly upload ...and more »

Steam Greenlight is about to be dumped - Polygon

Valve is set to drop its Steam Greenlight system — which allows customers to vote on small-scale and fledgling projects — in favor of a more streamlined system. Greenlight will be canned this spring and replaced with Steam Direct. Greenlight was ...and more »

Steam's upcoming pay structure won't help devs or players - Polygon

The Steam Greenlight system, where players vote on which games make it onto Steam, is going away. The replacement involves a more straightforward method of paying for inclusion. The new system — Steam Direct — is simple: You pay Valve money ...and more »

Valve says goodbye to Steam Greenlight, hello to “Direct” publishing - Ars Technica

Nearly five years after Steam Greenlight was first announced, Valve said today it is doing away with the controversial system that let users vote on which games they thought should be sold on the popular PC digital distribution service. The service ...and more »

Steam Greenlight shutting down to make way for Steam Direct - SlashGear

It would appear that the days of Steam Greenlight are numbered. Many PC gamers who have used Steam for the past few years will be familiar with Greenlight, which allows Steam users to vote on independent games that are looking to get a listing on ...and more »

Valve Ditches Greenlight for “Steam Direct” - Geek

For years, Steam Greenlight was the way smaller developers could get their games on the Steam Store without the help of a publisher. Though Greenlight did help smaller games stand out, the system itself wasn't without its flaws. Now, Greenlight will be ...and more »

Valve kills Steam Greenlight, announces Steam Direct - ExtremeTech

Five years ago, in 2012, Valve announced Steam Greenlight — a new attempt to surface content on Steam and allow users to vote on which games should be featured. Unfortunately, Greenlight proved to be a disaster. There was far too little curation and ...and more »