Valve Implements Moderation Approval Policy For Certain Steam Workshop Submissions

QuintLyn Bowers
By QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor August 12, 2019
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For some time now, Steam Workshop modders and mappers have been asking for a bit more oversight when it comes to submissions. These requests have been the result of phishing scams and other less than savory activities. Now, it looks like the community is getting what they want.

Over the weekend, Global Offensive players noted a change in the submission process. Now, when creators submit something new, a banner pops up telling them "Moderators need to approve the latest version of this item before it will be visible to other players in the Workshop."

The change has been confirmed by Valve -- in a statement to PCGamesN. The confirmation also notes that as a result of the changes, creators will now have to wait longer for their content to appear on the Workshop, but it should help to get things under control.

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QuintLyn Bowers
QuintLyn Bowers, News Editor
QuintLyn is a long-time lover of all things video game related will happily talk about them to anyone that will listen. She began writing about games for various hobby sites a little over ten years ago and has taken on various roles in the games community.

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