Last weekend, one Firewatch player was having a monetary dilemma. They'd beaten the game. They liked the game, which tasks players with hiking in the Wyoming wilderness. But they also felt that spending $US18 ($25) for a 2-3 hour experience might be asking for too much.
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Briefly: YouTuber Totalbiscuit collected feedback (and some stats) from 26 developers, with stories ranging from refund surges to tumbleweeds. It's enlightening stuff, though -- as ever -- it's too early to say anything definitive about how the feature will affect Steam games in the long run.
Steam refunds have only been around for a week, and it seems like a lot of people are already using them. Have you used the new feature at all? If so, why? Did it work?
Steam refunds are a thing now, and they have proven pretty divisive. Creators of smaller games are worried that the policy is too easy to exploit. But what do the numbers say?
Finally, Steam is offering refunds! Oh joyous day. But the new policy could actually cause more problems than it solves.