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All Steam Sale and Fest dates for 2023 announced

Strategically prepare your wallets
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The biggest digital game store on PC, Steam, has announced the dates of all upcoming Sale and Fest events for 2023.

Steam Sales are among the best opportunities to get large discounts on a great number of PC games and their DLC. There will be plenty of sales for specific franchises, developers, and publishers as well, so if you’re on the hunt for something specific, you should get plenty of chances to get your prize.

Steam Fest events are preview events, where you can play many demo versions of games for free. Each of these events has a specific theme, so if you’re really into a certain genre you’ll be able to dive in deep once its turn has come.

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Waiting for a specific Steam Fest or Steam Sale? Here are all the dates for 2023.

Here are all the dates that have been announced and what the events will entail:

  • Mystery Fest: February 20-27
    • Mystery, Detective, Social Deduction
  • Puzzle Fest: April 24 to May 1
    • Puzzle
  • Spring Sale: March 16-23
    • Major seasonal sale
  • Sports Fest: May 15-22
    • Sports
  • Next Fest: June 19-26
    • All upcoming games, regardless of genre
  • Summer Sale: June 29 to July 13
    • Major seasonal sale
  • Stealth Fest: July 24-31
    • Stealth
  • Visual Novel Fest: August 7-14
    • Visual Novels, Text-Based Games
  • Strategy Fest: August 28 to September 4
    • Real-Time Strategy, Turn-Based Strategy, 4X, Hex-Based Games, Tower Defense, City Builders, Social Games, Card Games, Board Games
  • SHMUP Fest: September 25 to October 2
    • Shoot ‘em ups, Twin-Stick Shooters, Danmaku
  • Next Fest: October 9-16
    • All upcoming games, regardless of genre
  • Return of Steam Scream Fest (Halloween): October 26 to November 2
    • Additional details to come, but expect lots of horror games
  • Autumn Sale: November 21-28
    • Major seasonal sale
  • Winter Sale: December 21 to January 4, 2024
    • Major seasonal sale