Platinum Games may go Kickstarter route with new Steam project

Platinum Games, developer on Bayonetta 2, have expressed interest in possibly funding new Steam titles through Kickstarter.

The developer's executive director Atsushi Inaba specifically stated that the firm is looking at Steam as a very distinct possibility for their platform of choice for any new projects. In a recent interview with Polygon, Inaba said;
“Console game development budgets are really big,” he said, “so we need publishing partners to create those games. I was thinking – with our own money – about creating a PC title for Steam. It would give us the possibility to become a publisher, which is very attractive to me.”

“If you think about the console market in Japan,” Inaba continued, “and compare it to the world, it’s not that big. So I view the PC as an area with huge potential. It would be great if we could do a Kickstarter and gather enough money for a game to be released on Steam.”
I don't know if Japan is a viable market for Steam but it wouldn't hurt to explore the market.