When is the next Steam Sale? Steam Lunar New Year Sale 2018 dates leaked

When is the next Steam Sale? First Steam Sale dates of 2018 leaked

Your guide to the next Steam Sale, including all the latest news, rumours and leaks regarding the Steam Summer Sale 2018, plus all the latest on the Halloween Sale, Black Friday Sale, and Winter Sale. Everything you need to know is right here in one handy place.

Taking place regularly throughout the year, Steam Sales offer some of the year’s absolute best PC gaming deals. 2018 means an entire year of new seasonal sales that will likely crop up in the Spring, Summer and just in time for Halloween, Black Friday and Christmas.

While Valve rarely releases details of its Steam Sales in advance, the internet is pretty handy at digging up details of upcoming sales – and we’ve already got out first leak of 2018.

According to the renegade Steam Database Twitter account (@SteamDB), there will be a quick-fire Steam Lunar New Year Sale, which will take place between February 15-19. The account has a pretty decent track record when it comes to revealing information about Steam Sales, so it’s worth marking on your calendar.

It also notes that thanks to Steam Direct – Steam’s new publishing system for developers (which replaced Steam Greenlight back in mid-2017) – database leaks are now surfacing faster than ever, so we should have plenty more juicy nuggets of information to digest throughout the year.

Enjoy the Steam Lunar New Year Sale; or, alternatively, read on for our predictions about other Steam Sales in 2018, most notably the Steam Summer Sale.

When is the Steam Summer Sale 2018?

There are a number of Steam Sales throughout the year, but dedicated PC gamers know the Summer Sale is the big one. It normally takes place in June, but the exact dates are shrouded in mystery until closer to the time.

In 2018, the internet predicts that the Steam Summer Sale will start on June 21. While this isn’t confirmed, the 2017 Summer Sale started on June 22, so it’s a good idea of when to expect the deals to start flooding in. In terms of timings, Steam Summer Sale deals usually go live live  6pm BST/1pm EST/10am PST.

For reference, here’s when the ‘big four’ Steam Sales kicked off in 2017:

  • Steam Summer Sale: June 22
  • Steam Halloween Sale: October 26
  • Steam Black Friday Sale: November 22
  • Steam Winter Sale: December 21

That’s all we know right now, but we can expect more Steam Summer Sale rumours and leaks to break cover after the Steam Lunar New Year Sale this February. There’s also likely to be another small Steam Sale this spring, possibly timed around Easter.

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