Steam Summer Sale 2019 kicks off with tons of game discounts

What you need to know

  • Steam's Summer Sale 2019 is now live.
  • As usual, the digital game store has slashed the prices of a ton of PC games.
  • This year's theme is a racing event, through which players can earn points and other items.

It's summertime once again, which means it's time for Steam's annual Summer Sale to kick off. The Steam Summer Sale 2019 is now live, serving up the usual smorgasboard of discounts on PC games across Steam's digital storefront.

As usual, there are too many big discounts to list here. However, there are some notable releases to check out. Devil May Cry 5, for example has been dropped to $39, while other popular titles like Assassin's Creed Odyssey and Mutant Year Zero are $30 and $21, respectively.

The Steam Summer Sale 2019 is set to run through July 9, so we'll likely see more sales go live as it wears on. Steam users can also buy games and complete challenges to compete in a racing-themed event for this year's sale.

For more, check out the full sale at Steam. At the moment, Steam is being hammered with traffic, so you may have some trouble staying connected initially.

Affordable accessories that'll pair perfectly with your PC

Every one of these awesome PC accessories will enhance your everyday experience — and none cost more than $30.

KLIM Aim RGB gaming mouse (opens in new tab) ($30 at Amazon)

Whether you're a gamer or not, this is an absurdly good mouse for the price. It's ambidextrous, has a responsive sensor, a braided cable, tank-like build quality, and, yes, it has RGB lighting, though you can turn it off if that's not your thing.

AmazonBasics USB speakers (opens in new tab) ($16 at Amazon)

These neat little speakers may only pack 2.4W of total power, but don't let that fool you. For something so small you get a well-rounded sound and a stylish design. And they only cost $16.

Razer mouse bungee (opens in new tab) ($20 at Amazon)

Use a wired mouse? You need a mouse bungee to keep your cable tidy and free of snags. You get no drag on the cable, and this one has subtle styling, a rust-resistant spring and a weighted base, all for $20.

Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the former Editor-in-Chief of Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central, Android Central, and iMore as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl