Steam Winter Sale Next Week; Award Nominees Begin Today

The Steam winter sale begins next Thursday at 1:00 pm EST, kicking off Valve's biggest event of the year. Here's a trailer to celebrate the news. As was previously announced, this will include the winners of the annual Steam Awards. To help build excitement, the nominees for each category will be unveiled, starting today at 1:00 pm EST:
There’s a feeling of holiday magic in the air—specifically the kind of holiday magic that translates to massive savings on thousands of games during the Steam Winter Sale, December 22nd at 10am PST through January 5, 2023 at 10am PST.

We promise no one will be following you around this store asking "CAN I HELP YOU FIND ANYTHING?” while you browse. And boy do we have fun things to browse. Beyond checking out discounted games, you can also hit up the Points Shop to claim free stickers throughout the sale, or look for deals on additional winter goodies.

While you’re visiting our magical “town” of deals, don't forget to cast your vote in the 2022 Steam Awards! Beginning Friday December 16 at 10am PST, we'll be announcing your nominations in each category, based on your votes during the Steam Autumn Sale. Voting for the winners will begin when the Winter Sale officially launches on December 22nd at 10am PST.