Steam Autumn Sale and Steam Awards Nominations Begin

The annual Autumn Sale is now underway on Steam, offering discounts on thousands of games for the next week. It also kicks off the run-up to The Steam Awards. Everyone is invited to nominate their personal choices for these honors on this page. After these are sorted out there will be a chance to vote on the actual awards during the Winter Sale slated to begin on December 22nd. The plan is to unveil the winners on January 3rd. This page includes a Steam Awards 2022 Nominations How-To! Video and the following:
This is also the time to nominate your favorite games from the past year for the Steam Awards! We have 11 different categories this year, including a brand new category for games you love playing on portable devices:

  • Best Game on the Go
  • Game of the Year
  • VR Game of the Year
  • Labor of Love
  • Better with Friends
  • Most Innovative Gameplay
  • Outstanding Story-Rich Game
  • Best Game You Suck At (no offense)
  • Outstanding Visual Style
  • Best Soundtrack
  • Sit Back and Relax