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All 2023 Steam Sale dates and next Steam Sale countdown


Discounts galore! Here’s the full schedule for the 2023 Steam Sale dates plus the countdown for the next seasonal event.

Valve has revealed all of the Steam Sale dates for 2023! Read on for the full Steam Sale 2023 schedule and a countdown of the next Steam Sale, which is the Next Fest.


Next Steam Sale countdown

Here is the Steam Next Fest Sale countdown. This sale will go from June 19 to June 26. Be sure to bookmark this page since we will be updating the countdown for the other major seasonal sales as well.

Steam Next Fest graphic (Image via Valve)
Steam Next Fest graphic (Image via Valve)

2023 Steam Sale dates

Below is the list of dates for Steam's official sales. The lineup includes Steam Next Fest events as well, which happen three times a year.

  • Mystery Fest: Feb. 20 to Feb. 27
  • Spring Sale: March 16 to March 23 (Major Seasonal Sale)
  • Puzzle Fest: April 24 to May 1
  • Sports Fest: May 15 to May 22
  • Next Fest: June 19 to June 26
  • Summer Sale: June 29 to July 13 (Major Seasonal Sale)
  • Stealth Fest: July 24 to July 31
  • Visual Novel Fest: Aug. 7 to Aug. 14
  • Strategy Fest: Aug. 28 to Sept. 4
  • SHMUP Fest: Sept. 25 to Oct. 2
  • Next Fest: Oct. 9 to Oct. 16
  • Return of Steam Scream Fest (Halloween): Oct. 26 to Nov. 2
  • Autumn Sale: Nov. 21 to Nov. 28 (Major Seasonal Sale)
  • Winter Sale: Dec. 21 to Jan. 4 (Major Seasonal Sale)

When is the next Steam Sale?

The Next Fest will happen from June 19 to June 26. It will kick off at 10 a.m. PDT. This sale will celebrate upcoming games.

"Steam Next Fest is a multi-day celebration where fans can try out demos, chat with developers, watch livestreams, and learn about upcoming games on Steam," according to Valve.

Steam banner (Image via Valve)
Steam banner (Image via Valve)

2023 Steam Sale schedule

The release of the full schedule for 2023 is helpful to both players and developers. For example, while players can anticipate an expansion on their collection of video games, developers can get some early feedback and build an audience through Next Fests.

Developers should take note of the different eligibility criteria if they wish to participate in the Steam Sale events as well. Below are some useful links about Fests, Next Fest, and discounts.

That's all for now. Stay tuned on for more news and updates.

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