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Patreon integration on itch.io

We're delighted to announce that we now have Patreon integration on itch.io. We're big fans of Patreon, with a similar goal of helping creators make an earning building what they want. Many of our creators are already using Patreon to support their work so it's been a common request to allow patrons from Patreon to get access to developer's itch.io projects.

Starting now you can now offer access to your itch.io pages to your Patreon patrons. In order to get started you just need to connect your Patreon creator account to your itch.io account, select your campaign, then share the claim URL with your patrons. We use the Patreon API to verify your patrons to make sure the correct people get access. You can configure a minimum pledge level required to get access to your itch.io project page.

We've updated our creator documentation with a new page on Patreon, check it out: Distribute to your Patreon patrons 

After connecting your Patreon campaign, patrons can get access by verifying their pledge status. It looks like this:

Patreon link support

We've updated our list of external link types to include Patreon. If you have a campaign for your itch.io project please add the link to make it easy for others to discover. Head over to Edit > Metadata > External Links to set it up.

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good news , thank you :)

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Wow I like that! Thank you Itch io!

me too

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Nice!

Very good :D

If that feature could be available for Tipeee - https://en.tipeee.com/# (basically a European Patreon), that would be also great! :)

very nice

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nice  to  see  you  enjoy  with my games.

That's pretty awesome, thanks !

Great!

Woow!

Sounds awesome, but will itch get its deserved cut?

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Sounds nice to me.

Hi,

Before using that feature I need confirmation that a patron will not be able to download new updates of the game after deleting their pledge to my patreon.

Nice

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I hope Patreon would answer the question about whether or not people would have access to the game even AFTER their pledge is revoked. =/

I have a patreon and am letting people download games but they're super huge in file size so I can't just imbed them in a Patreon post themselves, so I need a link to let people download my game but I don't want them to have access to the game after they revoke their pledge, and especially if they pledge and then immediately request a refund. Any info from Patreon would help a lot.

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If  a Patron stops backing you on Patreon is his access to the page (and the game) revoked ?

I also want to know.

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It would seem that New Patrons who made a pledge but have not been charged for the month have access to downloads.

Unfortunately, I leave my link in my blog posts and any of the Patrons can  download the game and cancel their pledge right after. Is there a way for Itch to check if they actually were charged?

Isn't this solved by setting your Patreon to upfront payment?

Apparently, I just received this feature, but the feature is in beta and not available for all Patrons.

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What exactly does minimum pledge mean?
Let's say I set the minimum pledge to 5$ and I have a 1$ , 2.50$ and 5$ reward tier on my patreon.

Who has access?

  1. Only the patreons that pledge 5$ every month ? ( 5$ reward tier )
  2. Everyone who has altogether pledged at least 5$ ? ( 5 month for 1$ , 2 month for 2.50$ , 1 month for 5$ reward tier )
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I was wondering the same thing.

Like all rewards on Patreon, The rewards are only available to those who donate that amount monthly or per project. It doesn't add up.

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