Join Jonathan Sears for an in-depth discussion in this video Selling content using the Steam Community Market, part of SteamOS for Developers First Look.
…Steam isn't just about selling games and applications.…It's also about selling game-related content.…And as a developer, this is something you should…be aware of because it's a great way to A,…extend the life of the game and get people…more engaged, but B, and more obviously, make more money.…So, how do I access the marketplace, and what does it look like?…Well, the first thing you're going to want to do, is go…up to your avatar picture, in the top left hand corner.…So, if I go here, I'm presented with the main Steam client…that you'd usually see if you loaded it up on Windows or Mac.…
And I'll just go over here to Community, and I'll go down to Market.…Now the Steam Community Market is in a fairly nascent stage, meaning there really…aren't too many games that presently support…it, but that doesn't mean your game can't.…It just means that most games haven't chosen to use it yet.…So let's take a look at the Steam Community Market.…Right now, there are seven games that currently support it.…To be specific, there are six games that currently support…
- What is SteamOS?
- Understanding how the Steam Store and community work
- Understanding Steam user purchase habits
- Working with the Steam Cloud
- Creating an online marketplace with Steam Community Market
- Developing for Steam machines
- Preparing a game for Steam and Steam Greenlight