Valve reveals Steam Greenlight project
A voting system to determine which new games will appear on Steam
Posted by Alex 'SpectralShock' V on Jul 9, 2012 - 5:12pm EST (Jul 9, 2012 17:12)
Valve today announced Steam Greenlight, a new platform feature that enlists the community’s help in selecting some of the next games to be released on Steam.
Steam Greenlight will allow developers and publishers to post information and media about their game in an effort to convince the Community that their game should be released on Steam. Greenlight piggybacks on Steam Workshop’s flexible system that organizes content and lets customers rate and leave feedback.
“Making the call to publish or not publish a title isn’t fun,” said Anna Sweet, at Valve. “Many times opinions vary and our internal jury is hung on a decision. But with the introduction of the Steam Workshop we realized an opportunity to enlist the community's help as we review certain titles and, hopefully, increase the volume and quality of creative submissions.”
Steam Greenlight will be released August 30, and more detailed info can be found at the official teaser page.