'End goal is user-curated pages,' says Curve Studios dev

Steam Greenlight will be abolished ‘within a year’

Steam Greenlight will be abolished within the next year, according to Curve Studios design director Jonathan Biddle.

The developer claimed on Twitter he had spoken to Valve at GDC, which told him the community voting service would be "gone within 12 months".

Valve boss Gabe Newell has previously said Greenlight would be taken down in future and replaced by a user-curated platform.

Launched in 2012 as a solution to a bottleneck in the game approval process, the system has received a mixed response from developers trying to get their game on Valve’s digital storefront.

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