Valve Allowing Developers To Create Sales


In yet another way to help developers become quickly discovered, Valve is now allowing game creators the ability to cut their own game prices separate from the Steam store-wide sales.

The sales, which can last up to two weeks, simply require developers to select product they want to discount, select the amount to be discounted and choose a timeframe.

“As with the addition of a ‘Recently Updated’ section to Steam, this is another effort to shorten the distance between developers and customers,” Valve’s Aiden Kroll said in a statement. “This new Steamworks tool allows developers to configure discounts for their own products, on their own schedules. They can define custom sale periods or opt in to regularly scheduled sales. This will enable developers to better coordinate their promotions with events, announcements, or major updates they are planning for their products.”

There is no timetable as to when this feature will be fully operational for developers.

Source| Reddit


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