Games are getting huge discounts and great deals can be snagged during the Steam Winter Sale, with some big games going as cheap as $5. Gamers should check out their highly sought after games as they can be quite cheap or find some interesting titles to play during the winter holidays.
There are some excellent choices to be found in the $30 range, with some triple A and some indie titles getting a hefty discount.
Great games under $30 in the Steam Winter Sale
Here’s a list of five great deals under the $30 price point in the Steam Winter Sale:
1) The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
The Witcher 3 is a massive title that launched almost a decade ago, but still receives so much love and attention.
It recently got its Next Gen update which upgraded the graphics and introduced Ray tracing along with new features and UI improvements. Over the years it has received several DLCs and expansions.
This open world action-adventure title is highly praised for its detailed open world, stunning graphics and excellent writing. It follows the story of a mutant monster hunter named Geralt, who is searching for his adopted daughter Ciri.
She has mysterious powers that make her the target of dangerous otherworldly beings known as the Wild Hunt. This game can be purchased for just $7.99 on the Steam Winter Sale.
2) Divinity: Original Sin II Definitive Edition
The fantasy world of Rivellon is invaded by the monsters of the void, as its protector, the divine, has died. Void monsters are attracted to the source, a form of magical energy that the source can harness.
To stop it, the divine son has established a harsh regime that drains the source out of people and turns them into mindless husks. This divine order captured the player who was soon chosen by the gods as the next divine.
Divinity is a tactical game with a strong emphasis on character building and role playing. Players can have a party of up to four characters to explore and engage in combat together.
Many unique recruitable characters have their own story, and the game has a punishing tactical difficulty inspired by player strategies. The game normally costs $44.99 million, but on the Steam Winter Sale. it can be purchased for $17.99.
Hades is a rogue-like hack and slash indie title released in 2020. The game is set in hell where Zagreus, the son of Hades, is trying to get out of it. His attempt to escape is aided by the gods of Olympus who eagerly await his arrival.
These aids come in the form of Boons, various upgrades that give Zagreus an increase in power. The game features a top-down view with players trying to kill their way out of the underworld with one of six weapons of their choice.
The story has an excellent theme and is voiced by a talented cast. The graphics and art style are stunning, and the musical score is striking. No indie or rogue-like fan should miss out on this title, and luckily it’s on the Steam Winter Sale for the low price of $12.49.
4) Resident Evil 2
RE2 follows the story of Leon S. Kennedy, a rookie police officer who is drawn into a zombie filled night in the Racoon City Police Department. Gameplay involves solving elaborate puzzles around the police station while managing limited resources such as ammo and healing items to ultimately escape the zombie outbreak.
The game can also be played from Claire Redfield’s perspective, with changes such as some subplots, accessible areas, accessible items, weapons, and the final boss fight. Both characters must be completed to get the true ending. The game can be purchased for a low price of $9.99 in the Steam Winter Sale.
5) Half-life: Alyx
These are arguably the best Virtual Reality (VR) games available. It takes full advantage of VR and its technological advancements to deliver an experience many have dubbed a Killer app. The game takes place five years before the events of Half-Life 2, where the Combine has established a brutal police state on Earth.
Alyx and her father, Eli, are captured while trying to steal Combine resources. Eli is about to be taken to Nova Prospekt for questioning, but Alyx embarks on a dangerous mission to save her father who is sure to be doomed. The game can only be played on a VR set and it runs on most PC compatible systems. It can be picked up for the low price of $23.99 on Steam’s Winter Sale.
The Steam Winter Sale kicks off on December 22nd, so gamers should hurry up and pick up their favorite games before it ends on January 5th.