Steam Autumn Sale 2013 starts now

Ready to get lots of games for relatively little money?

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If you're a PC (or Mac) gamer and you're ready to get a jump on your holiday shopping, the Steam Autumn Sale starts today.

Running through December 3, there are the usual slate of deals:

  • General sales in place until the end of the promotion
  • Daily Deals that last for 1-2 days
  • Flash Sales that change every 8 hours

Pro-tip: if you want to make sure you're alerted as soon as a game you're waiting for goes on sale, just add it to your wishlist to get an emailed reminder.

Also, while some of the ongoing sales might be tempting, we'd recommend holding off on any purchases until the game comes up on one of the Daily Deals or Flash Sales to ensure you get the biggest discount. A few of the current notable sales:

  • Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim for $7.49 (75% off)
  • Sleeping Dogs for $4.99 (80% off)
  • The Walking Dead for $6.24 (74% off)

What are you waiting to pick up? Let us know in the comments!

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TIP: If you guys see a game on sale and you kinda want to buy it because its cheap but not sure if your going to play it anytime soon. BUY IT AS A STEAM GIFT, that way if you do regret buying it, you can trade it in for other games (or trading cards) in the steam Marketplace.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> You tell me this 100 games later?! .-.

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I use these sales for what I like to call "Rainy Day Games". It doesn't need to be a rainy day to apply, just whenever I find myself with free time and want to tear through a game or two. I won't play through them all immediately, but at least I'm assured I won't be bored any time soon.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Same, I have a load of indies and adventure games I won't be playing anytime soon but know when good game releases go dry like in the summer I'll have some hidden gems to fall back on.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> That you can`t even choose, right. Oh wait it`s not free at all, you have to pay a monthly subscription don`t you? And guess what with what you pay for said subscription I can buy 4 or 5 games in a steam sale.


Yeah keep living under that black rock, Sony`s gonna love you forever for your loyalty.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> lol, are you sure you don't live beside him under a black rock? Shut up.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> He's just being painfully honest. I like PSN+ but it doesn't compare to Steam at all

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got Skyrim my life is gone now :)

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ARG! So close! I just need to finish the two Skyrim DLCs and I'll have caught up on everything from the summer sale!

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bought sleeping dogs today 4.99 is a steal for that game.

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Just got Walking Dead 400 days. Good thing I didn't buy it last week like I was going to lol.

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I had no idea they charged for Garry's Mod. Last I remember it was free but that was years ago.

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bye bye console peasants

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Only if you can do this with your PC: type that bullshit.

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@elegantspock @MateykoSlam with a spock avatar i EXPECT more logical intelligence!!! If Spock was my nextdoor neighbour and a gamer he'd be playing on a PC , no question.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Umm, Spock is an elf, not a troll. Stop that.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> Somewhat-related joke: Apparently, someone who applied to a job gave a CV that was written in Klingon! :P

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Bye bye money! Well, only game I really want now is Shadow Warrior which is nice 50% off, but it most likely goes to 66 or 75% at some point. I just have to just say no to some deals, even if they're good, because I'll most likely never play all the games that're already in my library.

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If I'm lucky, they won't put anything on sale that I don't already have or don't want and I will be able to avoid the evil temptation of the vile Steam sale. I'm fairly certain they won't put Baldur's Gate 2 Enhanced Edition on sale during this sale so I should be safe.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> It's worse than you think. The Humble Bundle store is having a sale, too: << LINK REMOVED >>

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> omfg why do this to me :O

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wrong article?

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I love sales and whenever people complain about expensive games I just think to myself: that won't be an issue once the next Steam sale arrives. This time, though, things will be different. This time I won't buy anything. At all. I promise.

I have too many games and too little time to play them. I need to work off my backlog or I'll just get further and further away from the new games.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> i can just see you saying that as you look at a game youve been wanting to buy for like 6 months and it comes up on the sale and you'll be like......"**** IT!!!"

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<< LINK REMOVED >> I actually managed not to buy anything in the summer sale, but only because there weren't that many games out then I didn't have and wanted.

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@Hurvl Lucky person right there. If you check the dictionary for "lucky", Hurvl will be right next to it.

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@RC-Sev Lmao, that's funny, because I made that name up long ago. It'd be really weird if it happened to be in a dictionary. Also, my avatar is from a game called Clive Barker's Undying, a very good game, but nothing that screams "lucky".

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Stupid freakin Wasteland 2 needs to come out already.. i'm sick and tired of this waiting.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> Beta is up in two or so weeks.

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> They said that the beta would be up by the beginning of november about a month ago. this is what happens when a small studio throws a second game up on kickstarter before they are finished with their first game.

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@super_tramp_tri @focuspuller I rather wait one, two months, even six than getting a half-assed game, specially if said game is a isometric RPG with an emphasis in storytelling and choice making. The better thing you do with projects like this is forget they exist and then get all happy and giddy when it actually comes out.

We are used to getting games 3 or 6 months after they are announced, because they usually announce stuff when they are already in the ending phase of development, so they have or are really close to a definitive release date, Kickstater projects are quite the opposite since we get to learn about them before they even go into pre-production.

People are getting mad and all this shit because they`re stupid enough to take such elusive things as "possible release date" for granted.

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<< LINK REMOVED >> I really want to like Brian Fargo. He seems like a genuinely good guy. but his method of operation, like you say, is a total circus show.

Oh well.. from what i've seen, it does look like a great game.

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@super_tramp_tri @nodbgp That operation is such a shit show. But yeah, "keep the game out of the hands of publishers....." my ass.

That game will not see the light of day in 2013.

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Awesome!!! Been waiting for this all year long!

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<< LINK REMOVED >> They have 4+ sales a year! Where have you been?

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<< LINK REMOVED >><< LINK REMOVED >> The larger sale, or even largest, is about a month away. It will suck all of your remaining Christmas money away, muahahaha!!!!!!!

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Great. It's that time of year where I buy games that I'll never play and call it "saving money".

But hey, I don't have to worry about losing my whole library due to a lack of backwards compatible next time a new video card comes out.

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Dragonborn DLC costs more than the actual game. Yeah...

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<< LINK REMOVED >> This is why i got the legendary edition a while ago, still not opened it yet lol, waiting till i want the DLC.

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@SteamyPotatoes @RC-Sev Dragonborn and Dawnguard together cost more than the Legendary Edition... Amazing.

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