www. O S N E W S .com
News Features Interviews
BlogContact Editorials

Steam opens up with Steam Direct
By Thom Holwerda on 2017-02-10 22:15:12

When we consider any new features or changes for Steam, our primary goal is to make customers happy. We measure that happiness by how well we are able to connect customers with great content. We've come to realize that in order to serve this goal we needed to move away from a small group of people here at Valve trying to predict which games would appeal to vastly different groups of customers.

Thus, over Steam's 13-year history, we have gradually moved from a tightly curated store to a more direct distribution model. In the coming months, we are planning to take the next step in this process by removing the largest remaining obstacle to having a direct path, Greenlight. Our goal is to provide developers and publishers with a more direct publishing path and ultimately connect gamers with even more great content.

This is a big step for Steam, and will make it incredibly trivial for developers and publishers alike to publish games on Steam.

15  Comments - Printer friendly - Related stories
Recent related stories
- The enduring influence of Metroid - 2017-09-14
- Half-Life's writer maybe just revealed the plot of HL2: Episode 3 - 2017-08-26
- Valve says it's working on Steam client UI update - 2017-07-09
- Valve does not care about its customers - 2017-07-09
- Nintendo could've supported Super FX long before the SNES Classic - 2017-07-08
- More related articles
 

Tell a friend
Your full name:
Your email address:
Your friend's email:
Anti-spam measure:
5+2=

News Features Interviews
BlogContact Editorials


WAP site - RSS feed
© OSNews LLC 1997-2007. All Rights Reserved.
The readers' comments are owned and a responsibility of whoever posted them.
Prefer the desktop version of OSNews?