Steam Winter Sale 2017 Has Lift-Off

Steam Winter Sale 2017

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Another end to an eventful year is nearly upon us and what a year it has been.

We’ve seen the rise and eventual fall of microtransactions in video games. Ajit Pai has unveiled his large teeth and lips to the world, and we have been shown that the corporate aliens have no heart for the consumer.

Luckily there is one thing we can be sure of and that’s the Steam Winter Sale. Although this year hasn’t been regarded as a ‘great year’ for gaming, you can still enjoy some awesome offers on many positively critiqued games.

So head over there now! or keep reading this article to find out some of the biggest names and discounts, among this years list.

Price Drops On 2017 AAA Games

You’ll be happy to know that if you waited for a particular game to have a price drop then thank the lord because your prayers have been answered.

AAA games have seen significant drops in prices. Starting with:

  • Prey, 50% Off – originally $39.95 now $19.97 USD.
  • Middle Earth: Shadow Of War, 30% Off – originally $59.99 now $41.99 USD.
  • Assassins Creed Origins, 30% Off – originally $66.95 now $46.86 USD.
  • South Park The Fractured But Whole, 50% Off – originally $66.95 now $33.47 USD.
  • Wolfenstein 2 The New Colossus, 50% Off – originally $59.95 now $29.97 USD.
  • Call Of Duty WW2, 17% Off – originally $59.99 now $49.79 USD.

These are just some of the major titles which released recently this year. As you can tell most of them have seen large price drops. (please note: that this sale won’t last forever and prices are always subject to change).

In addition to these games, there are many other titles which are virtually free due to this sale. For example, Portal 2 a rather old but highly regarded co-op puzzle classic, is now priced at $1.99 USD. Likewise, you can pick up The Witcher 3 (the complete collection) or Grand Theft Auto 5 for around $20 USD. Left For Dead 2 is also priced at $1.99 USD.

Indie developed games have perhaps taken the biggest price cuts though, with most of them sitting under $10. The Long Dark (A story-driven survival game set in the middle of a frozen wasteland) is priced at $8.74, after taking a 75% price cut. Whilst Terraria is now at $5 USD.

Above Video: Playlist Of Some Of The Games On Offer. 

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Finding everything on sale can seem hard at first but luckily there’s a simple way to identify all that’s on offer.

Sure you can search up a game that you are looking for but where’s the fun in that? Why not take advantage of the cheap entertainment opportunities presented to you.

In the left tab of your steam application you’ll be able to see a section labeled ‘specials’, it’s situated right underneath ‘browse categories’ and highlights all the deals happening on Steam including the Winter Sale.

steam special located on bottom left

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Congratulations you’re now ready to spend all your hard-earned money on games you probably won’t play because there on sale.

But hey don’t feel guilty, I do it all the time.

The sales end on January 5th at 5AM AEDT. (Australian Eastern Standard Time).

If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask!

Have a great day guy’s and take care!






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6 Replies to “Steam Winter Sale 2017 Has Lift-Off

  1. Such a great article . There are a lot of info in this article that I never knew as I am not at all hood in money related matters. Thank you so much for sharing this useful info with all of us…

    1. Hey Sarah, I’m glad you found this article helpful.

      Everything’s cheap at the moment, usually after Christmas.Due to Retailers wanting to get rid of stock!

  2. Hi great post. The prices are always high particularly when it’s new game on the market, your post gives useful information needed now–thank you for the post

  3. Sweet! It’s awesome to see a fellow gamer honestly as with my hectic schedule, they’re almost therapeutic in a sense. Funnily enough I genuinely was not aware there was a sale going on like this. I just spent everything with Christmas shopping so the timing is just a little inconvenient lol. Still, if I get any sort of money as a gift, I’ll definitely be buying one of those. The new assassins creed in particular looks amazing.

    1. An inconvenience I think! If they had this sale before Christmas it’d be a lot more appealing! I guess they know people will buy regardless so their looking to make some more money

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