Valve Celebrates Steam Greenlight’s First Birthday with a Sale and 100 New Game Approvals

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It’s hard to believe the community driven indie game approval platform has been around for a full year, but tomorrow Steam Greenlight officially turns 1. Instead of a surprise party and cake (the cake is a lie, remember), Valve is celebrating the first anniversary by slashing prices and greenlighting a buttload of new indie games.

First, the sale. Through September 2nd at 10am PDT, more than 50 currently released Greenlight titles can be purchased at discounts ranging from 10% off to 75% off. Now’s the time to pick up some great indie gems on the cheap, including some of our favorites like Primordia, Surgeon Simulator, Papers Please, Organ Trail, and more.

Stock up on games now, because soon the Steam storefront is going to be a flowin’ with new greenlit indie games to choose from. This week, as a means to “stress-test” the system, Valve has approved 100 new titles for Steam release in the weeks and months ahead, bringing the total number of greenlit games up to 260. Not too shabby for Greenlight’s first year of service.

Obviously I’m not going to type out the full list of 100 games, that would take forever. However, Valve’s master list for the latest batch of greenlit titles can be found at the source link below.

August 28th Batch of Greenlit Titles [Steam]

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