Early Access Valve tightened guidelines for developers




Valve is said to tighten the rules on the Early Access service of the download platform Steam. That should lead to players no false expectations get in the early acquisition of a bring even officially out game.

Steam logo Users get through the Early Access service Steam early access to the game. The games are mostly still in development and that point should be clear according to Valve. As the title Early Access should now always be clearly stated as it is not the final version of the game, writes Giant Bomb.

Additionally, invited to make promises about expected future developments. Developers can according Valve not say for certain what the future brings and users can not be expected to gamble on the future. They have to buy a game according to Valve, based on the current state and not on the basis of promises that a developer can not possibly repay.

Valve also gives them some guidelines developers. So it is recommended not to bring a game if they can not afford a disappointing sales. A game must have felt that all have something to offer, but on the other hand, a title may not carry the tag Early Access as the game in practice is already largely completed.

In the last period, the Early Access service been repeatedly discredited. As a Paranautical Activity developer recently expressed his frustration after the final release of the game unfairly given the title Early Access. Space Base DF-9 was also in the news after the development of the game could not be paid .


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