The most wonderful time of the year – Steam’s Summ...
The most wonderful time of the year – Steam’s Summer Sale 2014
Steam’s summer sale kicked off yesterday, with huge reductions on the price of many top games, and some hidden gems you might not have heard of. The sale is due to run through to the 30th June and has already included some top gaming titles in the opening rounds of discounts. Here at Plusnet we’ve got some avid gamers who love to buy and talk about all things gaming, so when the sale started we were pretty excited to see what was coming up. As well as the daily deals, there are regular shorter flash sales. Steam gamers can even vote for which games they want to go on sale next!
So why are my ISP talking about the Steam Sale?
Aside from my personal interest in gaming, which probably means this sale will empty my wallet again, we’ve already seen an increase in Steam traffic across our network. The resident Plusnet traffic management guru, Dave, pulled out this graph for us: You can see the impact easily on the above graph, with yesterday’s Steam traffic dwarfing any other day this week. Don’t worry, we’ve got plenty of bandwidth to cope with this increase, just make sure that you’ve got enough hard-drive space for all those new games. And don’t forget that our new products are totally unlimited, so you don’t need to worry about hitting your usage allowance My personal recommendation is Monaco, currently available for a massive 90% off at just £1.19. It’s a heist game for single player or co-op with your friends. Do you get tempted to buy in the Steam sales? Have you got a list of unplayed games too? Let us know