As much as Santa is a tradition, the Steam Winter Sale has pretty much gotten the same status. Well, at least in my house. So ho ho hold on to your hats (and your wallets) as the sale starts today!
Games – Steam Sale
I might want to lead off with some great game news. Like have you heard about the new update for Planet Coaster. But let’s be honest. Most of you will now be frantically looking for that one game you had on your wish list but couldn’t get for a decent price. And I can’t blame you. So lets run through some of the nice deals you can get:
- Firewatch is 11,99.
- Planet Coaster is 32,29.
- Age of Empires II HD is down to 4,99.
- Ark Survival Evolved is now 11,19.
- Rocket League is also on sale for 11,99.
- Cities Skylines will now cost you 6,99.
If you haven’t been to the cinema lately, you might want to do so this december. There are so many geek-inspired movies out this season that I am surprised people find the time to read my blog. First and foremost there is of course the new Star Wars movie: Rogue One. But this week is no slouch either with the release of Assassin’s Creed.
If you want a Pebble for Christmas last year, then you’re pretty much out of luck. The company is sold off to competitor Fitbit which promptly announced that the Pebble lineup would be discontinued. The watch that is already on your wrist will keep functioning for at least another year. No promises for 2018 though.
AMD has rebranded it’s Zen cpu to AMD Ryzen. Yes, it sounds fancy and, as it goes with this sort of thing, the company has also released a rough date when to expect the new processors. It will be in Q1 of 2017. Chances are AMD will launch its new platform in January however with availability in stores lagging a bit behind. Hopefully the prices of Ryzen will not be as insanely inflated as the recent batch of new video cards.
The e-sports schedule for this weekend isn’t that long with it being Christmas and all. There are however a few matches you might enjoy: