Is Steam Greenlight still a thing?


Is Steam Greenlight still a thing?

Valve has closed Steam Greenlight, the service on which Steam users would vote on indie games to determine which titles would be published on the platform’s marketplace. Its replacement, Steam Direct, will launch in a week on June 13, the company announced today.

How do I add games to Steam Greenlight?

What Do I Need to Do to Submit a Game to Greenlight?

  1. A valid Steam account (duh!)
  2. A submission form, chock full of details about you and your game.
  3. $100 in cold hard cash—this is a one-time fee, meaning that once it’s paid you can submit as many games to Greenlight as you like.

Why was Steam Greenlight removed?

The reason for this is simple: Valve wants to remove the barrier between developers and their audience. In the current Greenlight economy, developers have to campaign for their products to get noticed before they’re allowed on the storefront.

How long is Steam Greenlight?

This takes between 1-5 days. There are a couple of additional timing requirements before you can release your first few titles on Steam: A 30-day waiting period between when you paid the app fee and when you can release your game.

Does it cost money to put a free game on Steam?

Steam charges a fee of $100 for each game you submit on Steam Direct. Although nonrefundable, this fee can be recouped once your product has generated at least $1,000 adjusted gross revenue from the Steam Store and in-app purchases. Developers may not like it, but the fee serves as a gatekeeper against weak games.

When did Steam Greenlight end?

13th June
After nearly five years Valve’s crowd-voting platform Steam Greenlight is coming to an end, only to be replaced by Steam Direct on 13th June. As previously discussed, Steam Direct will allow any developer to post their game to Valve’s marketplace so long as they pay a $100 fee per title.

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