Steam Kicks Off New PC Game Sale And Revamps Wishlists

Lunar New Year Steam Sale Brings Killer Deals and Steam Wishlist Changes

Steam's Lunar New Year sale is supposed to kick off today

Maybe best of all, you can filter out early access and unreleased games. Add these filters together, and it's now possible to quickly find an RPG you're interested in that's below a certain price threshold. Now you can sort your wishlist by genre, tag, price, and whether it's on sale or not. Clicking any of those tags will filter your Wishlist to just other titles with that same tag applied.

Valve has overhauled Steam's wishlist feature, introducing new filters and sorting options created to make it easier for users to keep track of the games they're most interested in.

Many players have reported that they find a promising game now in Early Access that they want to keep track of, but aren't interested in buying until the game has transitioned to full release.

It's easier to keep track of Early Access titles now as any game currently in development on the list will reflect whether it's still in Early Access or has transitioned to a full release. Unreleased games will also now display their release date, and a new filter option will let you hide unreleased games until they're available.


At the time of writing the wishlist filters and sorting improvements weren't available to me on the web or via the Steam client app unless I followed the link from the home page banner.

Another frequently requested feature was the ability to add items to your cart directly from your Wishlist. There's also now a button to add something directly to your cart from the wishlist, sparing you the extra step of having to first visit its store page.

Finally, Valve has remedied one of the original Steam wishlist's more annoying omissions. The only exception is for titles with multiple versions such as deluxe editions, as users could end up purchasing something they didn't want.

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