The week-long event provides access to playable demos of hundreds of upcoming games
Valve announced on Friday that its Latest Steam Next Fest Coming the first week of October, that gives access to playable demos of hundreds of PC games to come.
A video teaser gave a glimpse of some of the games to watch in the demo, including airhead from octato games, Unexplained 2: The Wanderer’s Legacy from ludomotion, Year: Change from the stars of thought, mahokenshi From Game Source Studios, Starship Troopers – Terran Command From The Artists, life of delta From Aero Games, and more. And IGN reported He the last campfire, makers of Hello Games no man’s skyA playable demo will also be available as part of Next Fest.
According to the promotional video, gamers can “explore the latest from seasoned devs and first-timers alike”.
Valve has been holding these online events for PC games every few months to try to fill the void of in-person gaming and developer events that have been canceled or postponed by the coronavirus pandemic. Originally called Steam Game Festival, Valve name changed For Steam Next Fest with its June 2021 event. For developers, this is a chance to get direct feedback from fans about their upcoming games, as in addition to giving the player access to game demos, the event will include livestreams with developers.
Steam Next Fest opens at 1 p.m. on October 1, and runs through October 7.