Steam Winter Sale happened recently from 20th December 2018 to 3rd January 2019. A lot of people missed the Sale because of Christmas and New Year celebrations. Luckily, there is another, the Steam Spring Sale is about to happen soon.
Although there were a few small sales after the Winter Sale, none of them has the same discounts as the Season Sale. According to sources, this year’s Spring Sale can happen around next month.
Rocket League, Dragon Ball Fighter Z, XCOM 2, GTA 5, Hitman 2, Dead Cells, Cuphead, Dishonored, etc. will be the most popular game during this Spring Sale by Steam.
What is Steam Sale?
Steam is an online game distributor started in 2003 by Valve Corporation for purchasing digital games. With time it started providing services like video streaming, matchmaking, Digital Rights Management (DRM), social networking, cloud saving, etc. and other.
From the last few years, Valve is putting up various small and big sales, with large discounts on their products. Spring, Summer, Autumn, and Winter are the 4 major Sales.
All the popular games and their add-ons have huge discounts and attractive offers. Steam users can purchase their favorite games in less price and a record number of games are sold. It’s a win-win for both the company and the game users.
Steam Spring Sale: Rumored Dates
Steam Sale Countdown, an online tool shows that Valve’s Spring Steam Sale is on June 23, 2019. But if we look at the dates of previous sales, a pattern is clearly seen. The next Steam Sale should happen somewhere around this month or the next.
Steam never announces the Sale dates in advance. It usually starts around 6pm GMT (1pm EST / 10am PST). The Sale tends to last around two weeks, though it depends on the festival month.
The rumored start date of Steam Spring Sale is the second week of May, while Steam Summer Sale could start around the last week of June. There is no official confirmation of these dates by Valve, but the speculations are strong about it.
Shopping Tips and Tricks
The Spring Sale is closer, but which games or programs to buy can be a tricky thing. Here are some tips for the users:
- Make a Wishlist of the games you want to buy, it will save time and keep things organized.
- Bundled games should be given priority, as different versions of a game can be bought together at a discounted rate.
- If you are planning to buy add-ons for a game, wait till the sale, as the extra bucks can be bought for very less money.
The most important tip is not to buy unnecessary products, as the next sale might happen soon. Stay tuned to Hiptoro for more Steam Sale updates and other news.