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Can indie developers earn enough to survive?

How much money do Steam games earn? How much do indie games make? Is it worth being a game developer? How much is a typical indie game developer expected to earn by releasing a game on Steam?

We’re looking into Steam data to find out if being a solo developer is a sustainable career and what that means for your earning potential.

This is an article brought to you by a free games market research platform Video Game Insights and is based on Steam stats.

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Are indie games priced too low?

Are indie games too cheap? Should game developers charge more for their games? Will higher prices lead to lower sales? Indie game pricing has long been a topic of discussion.

In this article I will look at some Steam data to see if there is any evidence that indie game devs should charge more.