Autumn Steam Sale 2023 Countdown – Start Time & Date!

We've got a countdown ticking down the days, hours, minutes, and seconds until the Autumn Steam Sale and the Steam Awards!
Steam Autumn Sale
Image: Valve

If you’re excited about the Autumn Steam Sale, then you will obviously be wondering what date and time the Steam sale will start! If that’s the case, you’ve come to the right place because we’ve got a Black Friday Steam Sale countdown that will tick down the days, hours, minutes, and seconds until you can start buying games!

If you’re wondering when the next big gaming release, event, or reset will happen, then head to our Game Countdowns page to stay in the loop!

Autumn 2023 Steam Sale Start Time Countdown and Date

The Autumn Steam Sale is set to release on November 21, 2023. This has been confirmed by Valve. When the countdown below reaches zero, you can start purchasing games on the Autumn Steam sale, no matter where you live in the world!

Autumn Steam Sale has begun!

Autumn Steam Sale 2023 End Time Countdown and Date

The Autumn Steam sale ends on November 28, 2023, so you have a whole week to decide if you’re going to purchase that game you’ve been thinking about. When the Autumn Steam sale timer below ends, the Steam sale has ended!

Autumn Steam Sale has ended!

Nominate Your Favorites in The Autumn Steam Awards

The Steam Autumn Sale is more than just a chance to grab games at discounted prices; it’s an opportunity to celebrate the games that have captivated, challenged, and entertained us throughout the year. The Steam Awards are a platform where your voice can elevate the games that have truly made a difference in your gaming life. Whether it’s a narrative that kept you glued to the screen, innovative gameplay that broke new ground, or just a fun experience with friends, every game has a chance to shine in the Steam Awards.

All Steam Award Categories

There are 11 categories this year in the Steam Awards, and a new addition has appeared revolving around the Steam Deck. Here are all 11 categories you can vote in:

  • NEW: Best Game on Steam Deck
  • 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

How to Vote in the Steam Awards

Participating in the Steam Awards is a straightforward process, here’s how you can get involved:

  1. Visit the Steam Awards Nomination Page: Once the Steam Autumn Sale kicks off, you can access the nomination page directly from the Steam homepage. This is your starting point in the nomination process.
  2. Nominate Through Developer Posts: Keep an eye out for event posts by game developers on Steam. These posts often provide a direct link to nominate their games, making it easier for you to support your favorites.
  3. Explore the Categories: Steam offers 11 different categories for nominations, covering a wide spectrum of gaming experiences. From VR adventures to games that are perfect for portable play on the Steam Deck, there’s a category for every type of game.
  4. Make Your Voice Heard: Sitting in your gaming chair, you have the power to honor the games that have defined your year. Whether it’s a game that offered an immersive VR experience or one that was your go-to for relaxation, your nominations help celebrate the diversity and creativity of the gaming world.
Mark Carpenter

Mark Carpenter

Mark Carpenter is the Managing Editor at Try Hard Guides, and main guide writer. With over five years of experience in games media, including almost three years as an Assigning Editor for Pro Game Guides, and before that a Staff Writer.

His writing and game guide work has also been featured on platforms such as Metro UK and Game Rant, along with other smaller publications. He has been a devoted gamer since the days of Amiga, with a journey spanning roughly 31 years.

Mark's future goals are to grow the Try Hard Guides network as much as possible while helping gamers everywhere with gaming guide content. When not immersed in gaming, Mark enjoys delving into the worlds of D&D (Dungeons & Dragons), strumming his guitar, and indulging in a good read. His heart belongs to RPGs, the Final Fantasy series, and The Legend of Zelda. Moreover, he has a keen affection for dogs.


More Content


Leave a Comment

All comments go through a moderation process, and should be approved in a timely manner. To see why your comment might not have been approved, check out our Comment Rules page!

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.