Steam Summer “Picnic” Sale is here for 2016, and we have to say, it’s a little disappointing. With no flash sales and no daily deals, the sense of discovery, the anticipation that caused you to make those impulse purchases are gone. Also, the titles are not expected to go any cheaper than they are right now, so it will be somewhat tougher to hoard up all those games we won’t play for the next 2 years.
Still, Lord Gaben hasn’t forsaken us completely, and something good will come out of this. You no longer have to worry about missing the perfect deal for you, because most of the games will remain on sale till July 4th. So anyone who wants to make sure that they don’t end up spending too much (like that’s ever gonna happen), can browse at their leisure and decide what they want. However, some developers have already made their titles available on sale for a limited period of time, so make sure you the first thing you check out when you visit the game’s store page is the date when its discount ends. This will give you ample time to choose.
Here are some of what we feel are the best deals that you can grab on the Steam Store.
Doom (40% off) – INR 1799/-
This is an absolute steal. Though we can’t think of a lot people who still haven’t played the game, but their patience seems to have paid off. Live the gory nostalgia, slaying demons from hell in this fast paced action FPS. Discount ends July 4th.
The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (50% off) – INR 499/-
Play the best RPG ever at 1/3rd of the price it was launched at for the PC, only a year ago. Travel through the vast landscapes in this open world, story driven, immersive RPG in which every choice you make has a consequence. Hunt and slay nasty creatures, take part in horse races, gamble, and make love to sorceresses. What more could a monster hunter ask for? Goes off sale on July 4th. Alternatively, you can buy the base game + expansion pack for INR 1084/- or the trilogy bundle containing all three Witcher titles for INR 857/-
Firewatch (33% off) – INR 378/-
Play as a fire lookout in the wilderness of Wyoming as you try to unravel a deep mystery, your only help being your walkie talkie and your supervisor at the other end. Firewatch is a great example how a narrative can be presented in a creative and beautiful manner.
Dishonored (50 % off) – INR 335/-
Winner of multiple accolades, Dishonored has been a favourite game for both critics and players. And with Dishonored 2 scheduled to release in November, this is the best time to live and relive life in the steampunk world of Dunwall as an assassin with supernatural powers, with emphasis on how you want to experience the game. The gameplay mechanics allow you to choose your own way through the game, hence providing you with a different experience each time you make a different choice. You can get the definitive edition at INR 804/-
XCOM 2(40% off) – INR 1799/-
The sequel to the award winning strategy game XCOM: Enemy Unknown, the game takes to the time 20 years after the humans have lost the war against the alien invasion, establishing a new order on Earth. Rise to the occasion and eliminate the threat after spending years in darkness.
Deus Ex: Human Revolution (Director’s Cut) (75% off) – INR 141/-
You play Adam Jensen, an ex-SWAT specialist who’s been handpicked to oversee the defensive needs of one of America’s most experimental biotechnology firms. Play this critically acclaimed cyberpunk-themed first person action role-playing stealth game today as you wait for its much anticipated sequel Deus Ex: Mankind Divided.
Valkyria Chronicles (75% off) – INR 141
Valkyria Chronicles is a tactical role-playing game in which the player uses a unique turn-based battle system with unique units, each having their own set of strengths and weaknesses. It has earned numerous awards from several notable video game publications. The success of the game spawned a media franchise, including several manga titles and an anime series.
ARMA III (50% off) – INR 1249/-
Experience one of the most realistic combat gameplay in this massive military open world sandbox game. With a wide array of weapons and vehicles at your disposal and limitless opportunities, ARMA III is truly an experience to behold.
South Park: The Stick of Truth (75% off) – INR 124/-
Prepare yourself to be bombarded by silliness and hilarity all combined into one concoction as you go on a quest to become……cool. Following the core values of the show, South Park: The Stick of Truth ensures hours of fun and entertainment and spare no expense.
ARK: Survival Evolved (45% off) – INR 400/-
As a man or woman stranded naked, freezing & starving on a mysterious island, you must hunt, harvest, craft items, grow crops, & build shelters to survive. Use skill & cunning to kill, tame, breed, & ride dinosaurs & primeval creatures living on ARK, and team up with hundreds of players or play locally.
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