Will the 2018 Steam Summer Sale Be the Last One for China?

In this episode we look back on the biggest Steam sale of the year, and what is perhaps the last Steam sale that we can enjoy with accounts set to the China region. Will Valve’s new arrangement for China, in partnership with Perfect World, destroy Steam sales as we know them to comply with increasingly tight regulation?

Topics Discussed

  • Introduction to the 2018 Steam Summer Sale
  • Recent news that Steam is “officially” launching Steam in China
  • What the new Steam in China might look like
  • How we, as expats in China, expect to react to a new Steam China store
  • Purchases we made in the Steam sale
  • Reflection on the games mentioned below

Games Mentioned

  • Dead Cells
  • Besiege
  • Wolfenstein II
  • Kairo
  • Late Shift
  • Fallout: New Vegas
  • Dying Light
  • Mario Tennis Aces