When is Steam’s next sale? Winter Sale, Autumn Sale, Summer Sale, more

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Steam sales are the perfect time for PC gamers to save and pick up a variety of games for a fraction of their original price. So, if you’re wondering when the next Steam sale starts, here’s everything you need to know.

Steam is a goldmine for gamers as it offers plenty of discounts on its library of digital games throughout the year. However, some of the biggest savings can be found during Steam sales. Not only do these eagerly-awaited events offer huge discounts on popular titles like CoD and Battlefield, but there are also reductions across thousands of other titles. 

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This makes the Steam sale a great starting point for any PC player who is looking to add even more games to their ever-growing backlogs. Whether you’re aiming to save money on the latest AAA title or just wish to purchase a gift for a friend, then you’ll want to use the next Steam sale to get the best deals.


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Steam sales offer plenty of discounts on thousands of games.

When is the next Steam sale?

The next major Steam sale takes place from June 29 to July 13, 2023. The Summer sale will give players the chance to snag some cheap games, making it the perfect time to pick up any titles you missed during the Holidays and play them in the middle of the year.

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How long do Steam sales last?

Steam sales vary in their duration, with some only going on for a few days at most. For example, Steam Next Fest only gives players a week to purchase games at a discounted price.

However, the biggest Steam sales (Summer, Winter, Autumn) last for two weeks and usually have the biggest discounts. Make sure you check out all the Steam Sale dates below to see how long you have to purchase games on your wishlist. 

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All Steam sale dates 2023

While we can expect to see the usual Winter, Autumn, Halloween, and Steam Summer sales – a number of upcoming sales have already been announced. We’ll update this section as soon as we have details on surprise Steam sales for 2023, so make sure to revisit this page for all the latest information.

The current Steam sales for 2023 can be found below: 

  • Lunar New Year Sale 2023: January 18th to January 27th.
  • Base Builder Fest: January 23rd to January 30th.
  • Next Fest February 2023: February 6th to February 13th.
  • Mystery Fest: February 20th to February 27th.
  • Spring Sale 2023: March 16th to March 23rd.
  • Puzzle Fest: April 24th to May 1st.
  • Sports Fest: May 15th to May 22nd.
  • Next Fest June 2023: June 19th to June 26th.
  • Summer Sale 2023: June 29th to July 13th.
  • Stealth Fest: July 24th to July 31st.
  • Visual Novel Fest: August 7th to August 14th.
  • Strategy Fest: August 28th to September 4th.
  • SHMUP Fest: September 25th to October 2nd.
  • Next Fest October 2023: October 9th to October 16th.
  • Scream Fest: October 26th to November 2nd.
  • Autumn Sale 2023: November 21st to November 28th.
  • Winter Sale 2023: December 21st to January 4th.

All previous Steam sale dates 2022

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Steam sales take place throughout the year.

Steam sales take place throughout the year, which means there are plenty of opportunities to add your favorite titles to your collection. There were a total of 13 Steam sales in 2022, with the biggest being the Summer, Halloween, Autumn, and Winter Sales.

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Every Steam sale and the date it ran from can be found below: 

  • Next Fest February 2022: February 21st to February 28th.
  • Remote Play Together 2022: February 28th to March 7th.
  • JRPG Sale: March 14th to March 21st.
  • SimFest – Hobby Edition: March 28th to April 4th.
  • Die-a-lot Sale: May 2nd to May 9th.
  • Racing Sale: May 23rd to May 30th.
  • Summer Sale 2022: June 23rd to July 7th.
  • Survival Sale: July 18th to July 25th.
  • Bash Bash Sale: September 19th to September 26th.
  • Next Fest Sale: October 3rd to October 10th.
  • Halloween Sale: October 25th to November 1st.
  • Autumn Sale: November 22nd to November 29th.
  • Winter Sale: December 22nd to January 5th.

So, there you have it, everything you need to know about the next Steam sale. Now that you know when the next sale is, you’ll be able to save money and add some new games to your library at a discounted price.

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