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  • Valve Software to Shutter Steam Greenlight Program for Indie Game Developers - Fortune

    Valve Software to Shutter Steam Greenlight Program for Indie Game Developers - Fortune;

    Valve Software announced yesterday that it will end the Greenlight program, which allowed community members to support the addition of independent games to the Steam online games marketplace. The move aims at giving developers and publishers “a ...and more »

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

    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 »

  • 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 »

  • Say goodbye to Steam Greenlight — and hello to Steam Direct - The Next Web

    Say goodbye to Steam Greenlight — and hello to Steam Direct - The Next Web;

    Game developers take notice – it's about to get easier to publish your game on Steam. Valve today announced that it's closing down Steam Greenlight in favor of the more straightforward Steam Direct. For game developers, this means easier access to the ...and more »

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

    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 ...and more »

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

    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 »

  • Steam Greenlight is dead: Valve introduces Steam Direct - VentureBeat

    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 ending Steam Greenlight, will replace it with Steam Direct - The Indian Express

    Valve is ending Steam Greenlight, will replace it with Steam Direct - The Indian Express;

    Valve has announced it will be ending Steam Greenlight, and instead replace with a new system called Steam Direct. Valve has announced it will be ending Steam Greenlight, and instead replace with a new system called Steam Direct, which will allow ...and more »

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

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

    Soon, anyone with paperwork and a fee payment will be able to sell on Steam. Kyle Orland (US) - Feb 10, 2017 8:21 pm UTC. Steam · reader comments 106. Share this story. Nearly five years after Steam Greenlight was first announced, Valve said today it ...and more »

  • Valve to Ditch Steam Greenlight in Favor of Steam Direct - Paste Magazine

    Valve to Ditch Steam Greenlight in Favor of Steam Direct - Paste Magazine;

    Valve announced today that they'll be putting an end to Steam Greenlight, their fan-curated system for allowing smaller games onto the Steam store, before implementing something called Steam Direct sometime this spring. Greenlight was implemented in ...and more »