has abandoned plans to get rid of sliders that allow customers to decide how their payouts for game prizes are distributed among charities, the company, and publishers. There was a quick backlash against the move, and Humble Bundle re-enabled the sliders for everyone.
“We have heard everyone loud and clear and we apologize for the way these changes have been implemented,” the Humble Bundle team . “We are now taking a moment to pause, gather constructive feedback and be more transparent about the way forward.”
We would like to thank everyone for their recent constructive comments on the sliders. We will be reactivating the sliders today for all customers and will explore updates on how they will be used in the future with input from our amazing community. https://t.co/P4mEwueD2j
– Humble Bundle (@humble) May 5, 2021
The company it would ditch the bundle page sliders as part of a redesign. After deciding how much to pay for a package, customers could only have spent 5% or 15% on charity, with most of the payment going to publishers.
However, Humble Bundle returned to this plan. The sliders will remain the same, at least for now.
Humble Bundle plans to look at “different approaches to sliders and how splits work, as well as new ways to incorporate charity into other parts of the user experience.” Whatever the next steps, the company plans to be more transparent and solicit feedback from the community “up front to ensure that any changes we make live up to our mission and values.” Humble Bundle says it will have more updates to share on cursors and charitable contributions soon.
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