Steam: Biggest Digital Video Game Sale Event
Tons of platforms sell digital versions of video games. The industry is huge. One of the biggest platforms is Steam. It is a storefront developed by Valve Corporation or Valve Software. Its headquarters are in Bellevue, Washington. Steam hosted its most successful sale event this autumn as “Steam Autumn Sale 2020.”
The autumn sale came as a follow-up of “Black Friday'' and “Cyber Monday” sales. According to steam, AAA titles generated from $10,000 to a $1M mark. The player number also peaked at over 24 million and it is a 33% increase following the same timeframe in 2019.
Some of the top-selling games in September 2020 were Crusader Kings III, Craftopia, Marvel’s Avengers, NBA 2k21, eFootball PES 2021, Hades, Serious Sam 4, Port Royale 4, etc. It’s not only paid games that ranked higher, Surviv.io a 2D Battle Royale, Mythgard, DPS Idle, and High Entropy: Challenges and Idle Expanse also made it to the list.
With over a million new customers and the winter sale just at the corner, Valve is promising PC gamers around the world a great time in this Covid-19 situation.
Steam also introduced new store browsing features that tend to make life a lot easier for gamers. People chose Steam on top of other platforms because of its realistic functionality, flexibility, community, and a ton of rich features.
Badges are enjoyable to craft. The autumn sale had 4 levels of badges and players had to nominate, play a nominated game, and review a nominated game to unlock all of them.
The Steam Winter Sale, one of the two biggest sale events of this platform should start at 22nd December to January 5th. Event hosts many features to bring developers, gamers, or the world together with great deals in games and software.
The steam community is a place to get lost in. Any help regarding games, disclosing discussions directly with developers or even to have a good time, is possible.
Epic games store previously known as the launcher for Fortnite has come a long way too. They are giving away free games as a good gesture to promote the platform. Although major companies like Ubisoft and Origin started to work closely together with steam to give gamers the benefits, we are still not seeing any epic and steam collaboration.
Valve is a tech giant which started with legendary Half-Life series and CS. CS: GO is still one of the most popular FPS of all time and it shows no sign to stop. Gamers around the globe will have great time by purchasing games in the sale and spend time in their games on wish list.