Template:Software status

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Note.pngNote:This template is currently work in progress, but can be usable now. It is a replacement of {{Game release}} and all of it's variants, similar to something like {{hl2 point}} being replaced into {{Entity}}.
Note.pngNote:For feature request, see discussion page.
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This template uses a strings subpage
Please follow the format on this subpage(s) to add translations.

This is a replacement of {{Game release}} and many others similar to it, combining all of these into one. When this template was good enough, the original "{{Game release}}", "{{Game announced}}" (and variants of this templates, or similar) will be replaced with something similar to {{Banned spammer}}, a redirect page that automatically calls {{Software status}} with {{{type|game}}} instead.


This template uses a strings subpage
Please follow the format on this subpage(s) to add translations.

Translations for this template are located in strings subpage, it uses the {{Autolang}} template.

Copy and paste

For anything else

{{Software status | appid = <appid> | type = <games/mods/tools> | free = <yes/no> <!-- optional, can be removed --> | status = <announced/available/delisted/delisted-dl/ea/earlyaccess> <!-- optional unless delisted, or is a Early Access title. For the announced one, we recommend using the example below. --> | os = all <!-- see template testcases for the value. --> | deck = <deck status> <!-- By default: Untested aka Unknown. --> | note = <!-- Put your custom notice here. Optional. --> <!-- OTHER STOREFRONTS This is for games that did uses Valve engines (or closely related to it), that was sold or available for free outside Steam. Works similarly to "note" parameters. Beside that, you can also use this for console versions of the game sold on PlayStation Network (PS)/MS Store (Xbox) Do not use affiliate link as it's can affect users with adblockers. And remember to use "โ€ข" for spacing if there are sold in multiple other storefronts. --> | 3rdpartylinks = <!-- Example: "{{gog|vampire_the_masquerade_bloodlines|GOG.com}}" for VTMB (on GOG.com), "{{epic|quake|Epic Games}}" for Quake 1 (on Epic Games Store), etc... --> }}

For announced games

See code
{{Software status | appid = <appid> | type = games | free = <!-- doesn't do anything with announced, but still useful --> | status = announced | deck = hide | website = <!-- Optional --> }}
To prevent categorization, add the following parameters:
| nocat = 1

Parameters and Examples

Parameter Description Value Previews
{{{type}}} Type of software, see more value on testcases page.
This must be specified.
| type = games
| type = mods
| type = tools

{{{appid}}} Set the AppID for the software
| appid = 220
{{{free}}} Is this software free?
If {{{free}}}=no or left blanks, mark the software as paid, if {{{free}}}=yes, mark it as a free software.
| free = yes/no
{{{status}}} Availability of the software, if it's got delisted, set {{{status}}} to delisted
If this game is currently in Early Access, set {{{status}}} to ea or earlyaccess.
More value can be found on testcases page.
| status = delisted
| status = ea

{{{os}}} Supported OS for the game, software, etc..., more can be found on testcases page.
| os = win
{{{deck}}} Steam Deck support status, more value can be found on testcases page.
| deck = verified
{{{3rdpartystore}}} Used to put 3rd party stores links. Works similarly to "note" parameters.
Recommended templates:
{{gplay}} (for Nvidia Shield port), etc...
For spacing, use "โ€ข".
| 3rdpartylinks={{gog|vampire_the_masquerade_bloodlines|GOG.com}}
{{{3rdpartystore}}} Add custom notices.
| note=Lorem ipsum

Previews and testcases

  • Use {{Software status|type=game}} for:
Note.pngNote:To avoid slowing down loading times, see more examples on Testcases page.