Valve to Launch Steam Direct
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Valve to Launch Steam Direct
13 February, 2017
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Valve has decided to shut down Greenlight, Steam’s user-driven service for promoting small games. Independent developers will now have to use a solution called Direct to launch their projects. 

We will ask new developers to complete a set of digital paperwork, personal or company verification, and tax documents similar to the process of applying for a bank account. Once set up, developers will pay a recoupable application fee for each new title they wish to distribute, which is intended to decrease the noise in the submission pipeline.

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Titles will now be admitted directly onto the store. Valve will check if there is a game at all, but there are no strict rules. Valve states that this step won’t lead to Steam becoming a flood of bad games. The current Steam algorithm will separate good titles from games that are not worth finishing. 

Greenlight also exposed two key problems we still needed to address: improving the entire pipeline for bringing new content to Steam and finding more ways to connect customers with the types of content they wanted.

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Valve still has not figured out pricing. Developers might have to pay from $100 to $5,000.The company is working on collecting feedback for the best possible solution. 

Steam Direct will be launched this spring.

Source: Valve

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