The Steam Summer Sale is underway, and kicked off yesterday, right on time with the leaked date we saw back in May. There are plenty of people that will tell you what games you should buy while they are on sale and if you need to round out your game library, this is the time to do it. There are some excellent deals among the list of games on the Steam Store.
We will run down what we think are some of the best games you can get during the sale based on popularity and how big the discount is. Here are HotHardware's picks for the 12 top gaming deals for the Steam Summer Sale, in no particular order.
- Assassin's Creed Odyssey for $29.99, $30 off the regular price.
- Devil May Cry 5 for $39.59, $20.40 off the regular price.
- Half-Life for $0.99, a $9 discount on the game that put Valve on the map.
- Skyrim Special Edition for $19.99, a $20 discount off the regular price.
- Total War: Warhammer 2 for $29.99, $30 off the regular price.
- Elite: Dangerous for $8.99, a discount of $21.
- Sid Meier's Civilization 6 Gold Edition for $29.54 for a massive discount of $98.38 off the normal price.
- Hitman 2 for $23.99, a discount of $36.
- Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus for $19.79, a discount of $40.20.
- The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Game of the Year Edition for $14.99, a $35 discount off the regular price.
- Monster Hunter: World for $29.99, a $30 discount.
- Battletech for $13.59, a discount of $26.40.
If none of those games float your boat, the number of discounted titles is staggering, and gamers are sure to find something to love. Anyone out there who likes turn-based games and has never played Sid Meier's Civ 6 needs to add that game to their collection, don't worry about how old the game is. Civ 5 is worth a play as well; both games are still tons of fun.