of Karsten Scholz
The lunar year sale 2020 started yesterday evening, on January 23, on Valve's sales platform Steam. In addition to numerous bargains, you can also expect a special promotion through which you can earn brands with which you can then buy all sorts of gimmicks such as seasonal items or chat stickers and chat effects on the New Year's market. We have the details for you.

Yesterday evening, on January 23, those responsible at Valve fired the starting signal for the lunar year sale 2020 on Steam. The Chinese New Year is celebrated again this year with numerous bargains. Until January 27th at 7 p.m. you can take advantage of the offers, here are some highlights:

  • Star Wars: Jedi – Fallen Order for 47.99 euros
  • Assassin's Creed: Odyssey for 23.99 euros
  • Hunt: Showdown for 27.99 euros
  • Resident Evil 2 remake for 19.79 euros
  • Total War: Three Kingdoms for 44.99 euros
  • Age of Empires 2: Definitive Edition for 14.99 euros
  • Gris for 8.49 euros
  • Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen for 8.99 euros
  • Middle-earth: shadow of war for 9.99 euros
  • Fell Seal: Arbiter's Mark for 12.49 euros
  • Resident Evil 7 for 14.99 euros
  • The Surge 2 for 29.99 euros
  • GreedFall for 37.49 euros
  • A Plague Tale: Innocence for 22.49 euros
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year Edition for 14.99 euros
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice for 38.99 euros

The lunar year is not only celebrated with discounts, but also with a special campaign. Here is the official FAQ for the campaign:

Details on the campaign for the new lunar year

Earn brands for the new lunar year on Steam

Open your daily red envelope and receive stamps as a gift

Open a red envelope every day of the campaign and receive stamps! The red envelopes always appear on the campaign page for the new lunar year at 7 p.m. CET.

Earn more brands by buying during the promotion

Make purchases during the Lunar New Year promotion and earn 110 New Year stamps if you spend $ 1 on Steam (your payments will first be converted to US dollars and you will then receive 100 stamps per US dollar).

You will receive stamps for topping up your Steam balance during the promotion and for purchases made with other payment methods. If you top up your Steam balance in the week before the New Year promotion (from January 16 at 7:00 p.m. CET to January 23, 2020 at 7:00 p.m. CET), you will also receive stamps for it.

Count your brands

You can find a detailed breakdown of all your brands from Steam purchases, your Steam balance and the daily red envelopes in your brand History,

Spend your brands in the New Year market

Treat yourself to something festive on the New Year's market

Celebrate the season with your friends on Steam! Decorate your chat rooms with new chat stickers and chat effects from the New Year market. There are also other seasonal items like coupons and the Golden Profile of the New Year's promotion. The Golden Profile Upgrades and Chat Effects are available until March 27, 2020 at 6:00 p.m. CET. Chat stickers, on the other hand, have no expiry date.

In addition to seasonal items, you can also buy chat emoticons, profile backgrounds and the campaign badge in the New Year's market. Not only during this campaign, but also afterwards.

Note: All items purchased on the New Year's Market cannot be exchanged, sold on the Steam Community Market, or converted into gems.

Try the new Steam features now

To access your new chat stickers and chat effects, please open any Steam chat window. There you can also find chat emoticons in the emoticons menu. In order to activate your golden profile for the new lunar year, you may first have to call it up in your Steam inventory instead of your active golden winter 2019 profile.

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