Steam Summer Sale launches with discounts, special cards

The Steam Summer Getaway Sale kicked off today, offering discounts on thousands of games and content through July 22 on Valve's digital distribution platform.

The games discounted at the beginning of the Summer Getaway Sale include the following:

Daily Deals

  • Antichamber for $6.79 (regularly $19.99)
  • BioShock Infinite for $29.99 (regularly $59.99)
  • Call of Juarez: Gunslinger for $10.04 (regularly $14.99)
  • Defiance for $13.59 (regularly $39.99)
  • Don't Starve for $8.99 (regularly $14.99)
  • Endless Space Emperor Edition for $10.19 (regularly $29.99)
  • Left 4 Dead 2 for $4.99 (regularly $19.99)
  • Scribblenauts Unlimited for $4.99 (regularly, $19.99)
  • Toki Tori 2+ for $9.89 (regularly $14.99)

Flash Sales - new every eight hours

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive for $5.09 (regularly $14.99)
  • Dragon Age: Origins Ultimate Edition for $8.99 (regularly $29.99)
  • The Elder Scrolls 5: Skyrim for $35.99 (regularly $59.99)
  • GRID 2 for $29.99 (regularly $49.99)

Community's Choice - vote on the next discount

  • Borderlands 2
  • Dishonored
  • Far Cry 3

The Steam Summer Getaway Sale also incorporates Steam's new trading cards. By crafting a card, purchasing $10 in games, voting in the Community's Choice Flash Sale, as well as trading or purchasing a card from the community market, users can collect 10 Summer Getaway Trading Cards from which they can craft the Summer Getaway badge, emoticons and backgrounds.

You can find today's deals at the official Steam page, and check back daily for each new wave of discounts.

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