Right now Epic Games is giving away 15 free games throughout December 2020 which is great for experiencing certain titles you’ve never played before for the cost of nothing. While it’s undoubtedly a fantastic offering for those who use the Epic Games store, those on the other side of the PC spectrum are left asking: what time does the Steam Winter Sale 2020 start? Here you’ll find the release date and start time for the Steam Winter Sale 2020.
As previously mentioned, Epic Games is giving away 15 free games with their first offering having been Cities Skylines. A new title is offered every day from 16:00 GMT for 24-hours, and there’s also an incredible selection of titles on offer for up to 75% off. It’s a fantastic offering from Epic Games regardless of what you think about their practices, but the good news is that Valve’s annual holiday offerings are set to begin soon.
Whether you’re planning to buy something that has been in your back catalogue for awhile or fancy taking a risk on a game you’re not sure you’ll like, below you’ll find out what time the Steam Winter Sale 2020 is slated to start.
Steam Winter Sale 2020 dates
The Steam Winter Sale 2020 is expected to start on the date of December 22nd.
While it’s expected to start on the above date, the Steam Winter Sale 2020 is then expected to end on January 5th.
In addition to the annual holiday offerings, in alignment with the above dates there will also be Valve’s Game Awards.
The Game Awards will see Valve announce the final nominees for a new category every day from December 22nd until January 3rd, and you’ll be able to cast your vote across all categories.
What time does the Steam Winter Sale start?
The Steam Winter Sale 2020 is expected to start at the time of 18:00 GMT on December 22nd.
This means that the Steam Winter Sale 2020 should also start at the time of 10:00 PT and 13:00 ET on the same day.
Each of the above hours come courtesy of the countdown which can be found on SteamDB.
As for what games will have huge discounts, we don’t know what the line-up will be but there’ll be certainly be plenty of extremely tantalising deals.
Whether you use Epic Games or are fiercely loyal to Valve, you most probably won’t want to miss out on many of the Steam offerings which could spell bad news for your wallet.