Taking place at regular intervals throughout the year, Steam sales offer some of the year's best PC gaming deals, but they're often announced at short notice. Want to get ahead of the pack? Here's everything you need to know about bagging a bargain in 2017 – it's not long now until the Steam Summer Sale!
As expected, 2016 featured no less than four Steam sales – the Steam Summer Sale, Halloween Sale, Autumn Sale (aka Black Friday Sale) and Winter Sale (or Christmas Sale).
Enter 2017 and we have a whole new year of epic Steam Sales to look forward to. Here's what we know so far about the times and dates of Steam's next batch of sales.
When is the next Steam Sale?
Based on last year, we expect the next big Steam Sale to be the Steam Summer Sale 2017 and to take place some time in June. Read on for more details.
After that, it'll be a bit of a wait until the next big sale, but fear not, as Steam is running 'Weeklong Deals' each and every week this year, with discounts of up to 90% on offer.
Alternatively, the Microsoft Spring Sale is now on, so you can grab some great Xbox deals from April 11-17 to tide you over.
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When is the Steam Summer Sale 2017?
The Steam Summer Sale is usually the biggest Steam Sale, and in 2016, it kicked-off on June 23 and ran until July 4. PayPal UK tweeted the details in advance, though Valve itself didn't announce the sale.
In 2017, similar timing seems like a good bet, so keep an eye on the Steam Store from June 2017 onwards and bookmark this page, as we'll be updating it with all the latest rumours, leaks and information, including all the best Steam Summer Sale deals once they are live.
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