It feels like Steam Greenlight has been around forever. Actually, this path for indies to get on Steam only launched in 2012. Since then, thousands of games have been Greenlit and launched on the store.
Today marks the end of Steam Greenlight. Valve are closing the platform today ahead of a switch over to Steam Direct next week. Instead of indies hoping to gain attention and votes, they’ll now simply fill out a form, put down $100 and get their game added to Steam.
If you’re a developer, you’ll probably want to read Valve’s series of articles detailing upcoming changes so you know what to expect. Steam Direct launches on June 13.