First introduced in 2016, i bundle di Steam allow players to buy a group of games at a discounted price. However, with the exception of some special initiatives, until now it has only been possible to buy bundles with games made by the same author on Steam. With the new feature “Collaborative bundles”Instead, Steam allows developers and publishers to package games from various developers and publishers on Steam.
Steam come itch.io e Humble Bundle
In the past, Steam has selected and offered some bundles of this genre on Steam. The novelty is that starting from now any author of videogames for Steam can autonomously create and manage the bundles. Steam will provide the tools necessary to simplify all procedures.
“This update, as often happens, comes from requests from developers” it reads on Steam. “In addition to the benefits of creating bundles containing games from various authors, we hope this feature will also help those who are selling their game soundtracks on Steam and want the revenues to go directly to the composers.”.
With the introduction of this feature, Steam will become more like video game stores like itch.io, which is based on the game bundles of different authors, or the Humble Bundle itself.