Steam Summer Sale 2022

Another year of summer sales on Steam has gone by. Here’s what I purchased, and what I’ve noticed.

More games from the Xbox 360 / PlayStation 3 generation have re-released, prompting me to buy a few older games and DLC to play in my spare time. While most games have reduced in price, DLC of popular franchises rarely drop below 35% off. It costs more to buy all the DLC of a decade old Call of Duty game than the cost of the latest full Call of Duty game. Regardless, I purchased the four DLC packs for Black Ops 1. Black Ops 2’s DLC didn’t appeal to me, and I already had Black Ops 3’s DLC.

I had previously wrote a massive guide for Call of Duty: Black Ops that was also shown on IGN’s Wikis. It would seem I forgot to add information to the later Zombies guides even though I know I filled them out on IGN previously. Maybe I forgot to transfer them or maybe the info wasn’t saved. Either way, the Call of Duty: Black Ops guide has been reformatted once again and updated over a decade later!

For a moment I thought about buying the last two new Call of Duty games, Vanguard and Black Ops: Cold War, but they are only available on Activision Blizzard’s platform Battle.Net. The latest Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II set to release at the end of the year will be available on Steam, so I am hoping the other newer Call of Duty games will become available on Steam in the same way EA did with their games and Origin platform.

I also purchased a newer game like Hatsune Miku, and I was happily surprised the series finally came to Steam! I was thinking of purchasing WWE2K22, but I see there are still glitches and issues, and the price was only reduced about 20% for being such a new release.

I still have Resident Evil 6 and 7 to play. along with the Resident Evil 2 and 3 remakes. Resident Evil 4’s remake was announced, and fans are hoping for a Resident Evil Code Veronica remake after the RE4R release. Lastly, I’m still waiting on the Dead Space remaster to release.

These are the type of games I continue to play. While I play Pokemon from time to time, I don’t have the same enthusiasm for the series as I once did. The franchise is releasing too many games, and there are far too many Pokemon at over 1000.