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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. Advertisement. Currently, Greenlight lets Steam users vote on which games are listed on the service. Steam Direct will allow any developer to ...and more »

Valve kills Steam Greenlight – here's why it matters - The Guardian

Market-dominating PC game store Steam is ending the X Factor-style voting system it has used for the past five years to decide which independent developers can sell on the storefront. Valve, the company behind Steam, will replace the programme with a ...and more »

Valve to replace Steam Greenlight with a fee-based game submission system - Gamasutra

Less than five years after launching the service, Valve has decided to close down Steam's Greenlight platform and replace it with a more formalized process for developers to submit their games to Steam. This is potentially a huge deal for developers ...and more »

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

Soon, anyone with paperwork and a fee payment will be able to sell on Steam. Kyle Orland - 2/10/2017, 11:08 AM. Steam Greenlight as it looked at launch in 2012. Steam · reader comments. Share this story. Nearly five years after Steam Greenlight was ...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 Direct is better than Greenlight, but the size of its fee will make or break it - PC Gamer

The pros and cons of Steam Direct, and why the fee shouldn't be too high. Comments. Shares. Steam Greenlight sucks as a way to decide what goes on Steam. It makes earnest developers pay to engage in a popularity contest that's easily gamed, and so I'm ...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 »

Valve is making it easier to publish games with Steam Direct - Engadget

Valve is ditching its oft-maligned Steam Greenlight system for something more straightforward. For the uninitiated, Greenlight is a community-focused program that uses a voting system to determine which games are published on Steam. Developers post ...and more »

Indie devs aren't happy with Steam Greenlight replacement - Polygon

Developers are speaking out against Steam Direct, which Valve plans to launch later this spring as its new game submission system. After the company announced that the replacement for Steam Greenlight will likely come with higher developer fees than ...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 »