The Steam Winter Sale Has a Start Date and Steam Award Nominees Announced

Happy money spending season everyone!

I know it seems like the Steam Autumn Sale just ended and with Christmas around the corner your money is just gone, gone, gone but you should still save a little because the Steam Winter Sale is officially starting December 20th. You read that right, the Steam Summer Sale starts tomorrow.


Along with this huge announcement the nominees for the Steam Awards have been released. Check out the full list below.

Game of the Year:

  • PlayerUnknown’s Battleground
  • Monster Hunter: World
  • Kingdom Come: Deliverance
  • Hitman 2
  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey

Labor of Love

  • Dota 2
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • No Man’s Sky
  • Path of Exile
  • Stardew Valley

Most Fun with a Machine

  • Euro Truck Simulator 2
  • Rocket League
  • Factorio
  • Space Engineers
  • NieR: Automata

VR Game of the Year

  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR
  • VRChat
  • Superhot VR
  • Fallout 4 VR
  • Beat Saber

Best Environment

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Far Cry 5
  • Dark Souls 3
  • Subnautica
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider

Better with Friends

  • Overcooked 2
  • Payday 2
  • Dead by Daylight
  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive
  • Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege

Best Alternate History

  • Sid Meier’s Civilization 6
  • Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus
  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Hearts of Iron 4
  • Fallout 4

Best Developer

  • CD Projekt Red
  • Ubisoft
  • Bethesda
  • Digital Extremes Ltd.
  • Paradox Interactive
  • Rockstar Games
  • Square Enix
  • Capcom
  • Klei
  • Bandai Namco Interactive