Mar 15, 2024 8 min read

The Best Games Under $10 in the Steam Spring Sale

The best bargains that you can grab in the 2024 Steam Spring Sale. All under ten bucks, and all Steam Deck friendly.

The Best Games Under $10 in the Steam Spring Sale

The best bargains that you can grab in the 2024 Steam Spring Sale. All under ten bucks, and all Steam Deck friendly.

It's the big one! From today, March 14 through until March 21 Steam is hosting one of its big seasonal sales and this time it's the Steam Spring Sale!

There are currently thousands of games discounted including Sea of Stars, Death Stranding, Palworld, Stray, Enshrouded, and many, many more. But, we're here to dig out the bargains!

As ever, we've gone through all of the best games on offer to bring you a selection of the best Steam Deck friendly games you can pick up for under ten bucks.  

Let's get to it, and scope out the best Steam Deck bargains!

🛵 Steam Spring Sale Bargains:

Monster Hunter: World - $9.89

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

Capcom's 2018 mega hit brings thrilling, epic monster slaying action to the Steam Deck, thanks to its Verified status — and there's a meaty near 70% discount on it right now.

‣ Monster Hunter: World for Steam Deck

Helldivers Dive Harder Edition - $3.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

Sure, Helldivers II may be so hot right now, but what about checking out what came before it? This is another slice of co-op alien shooting but instead takes a top down twin stick shooter approach to the action. 80% off in this sale.

‣ Helldivers Dive Harder Edition on Steam

It Takes Two - $9.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

An award-winning two player adventure that's brimming with creativity. As a bonus your buddy can play for free — it's a truly co-op experience that's a joy from start to finish.

‣ It Takes Two on Steam

Lethal Company - $7.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

This online co-op first-person sci-fi romp sees you and some buddies take to abandoned moons to find and sell scrap, but be warned as creepy dangers are said to pretty on the lonely — basically, get ready some some horror moments. You can get to work now as this indie hit currently has a 20% discount.

Lethal Company: Performance and Best Settings on Steam Deck
Lethal Company, the indie-game phenomenon, runs on the Steam Deck. But with Timo’s settings, it will run even better.

‣ Lethal Company on Steam

Celeste - $4.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

Step into Madeline's shoes and make your way up the titular mountain to fight her anxiety and depression. The game is probably one of the best platformers currently available on Steam, even winning Best Independent Game during the 2018 Game Awards.

‣ Celeste on Steam

Halo: The Master Chief Collection - $9.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

More Master Chief than you can shake a stick at. This mammoth collection features Halo: Reach, the very first game 'Combat Evolved', Halo 2, 3, and ODST. That's an insane amount of gaming for under ten bucks. Good stuff, especially if you like sniping grunts.

‣ Halo: The Master Chief Collection on Steam

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim - $9.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

For the three of you who don't own this yet, here's the full-fat 'Special Edition' version of Elder Scrolls V, verified for the Deck, and under 10 bucks.

Skyrim is a classic open world RPG, and it that took home over 200 Game of the Year awards, so that's gotta count for something.

‣ The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition for Steam Deck

Tinykin - $9.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

Do me a favour — just take a punt on this game and give it a try, I'm pretty confident you'll come away glad that you did. It's a delightful third-person 3D platformer that's like Pikmin meets Honey I Shrunk the Kids, and it's just ever so charming. One of my faves from 2022.

‣ Tinykin on Steam Deck

Sid Meier's Civilization VI - $5.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

A huge empire-expanding epic. This turn-based gem is a satisfying, rewarding, award-winning strategy gem. It's got a massive 90% discount during the sale, which makes it a no brainer is this is your bag — but you'll lose hours here, so be warned.

‣ Sid Meier's Civilization VI on Steam

Resident Evil 7 Biohazard - $7.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

Capcom's creepy survival horror series goes south in this 2017 first-person adventure. Verified on Steam Deck and currently 60% off.

‣ Resident Evil 7 Biohazard for Steam Deck

Pentiment - $9.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

This historical narrative adventure takes place in 16th century Bavaria. It's a beautifully illustrated, story rich murder mystery investigation game that has a unique look akin to artistic manuscripts and scrolls coming to life.

Half price right now, and Verified for the Steam Deck

‣ Pentiment on Steam Deck

Disco Elysium - The Final Cut - $9.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

An award winning RPG hit from 2019, that's got a whopping Metacritic score of 97/100. Considered one of the best role playing games ever made, Disco Elysium features no combat, but instead resolves events through skill check and dialogue alone. 

It features a fascinating story with intriguing characters, and a beautiful painterly art style.

‣ Disco Elysium - The Final Cut on Steam

Little Nightmares II - $9.89

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

Little Nightmares II is a puzzle-platform horrow adventure game (that's a lot of genres), in which you control Mono in a 2.5D world. Your goal is to survive the horrors of the Pale City and discover its dark secrets with the help of Six, the protagonist of the previous game. The third game is imminent, so time for a refresher?

‣ Little Nightmares II on Steam

Titanfall 2 - $2.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

Titanfall 2 by Respawn is probably the best shooter-game EA has ever published (not taking any comments). You control both mechs and their pilots to either fight in a story-mode, or in multiplayer. While the game is now eight years old, it still has a dedicated following, and was the catalyst of sorts for Apex Legends.

It's 90% off, and less than the price of a small drink at Starbucks, so come on...

‣ Titanfall 2 on Steam

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - $9.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

Step into the shoes of Geralt of Rivia in this much-celebrated genre-defining open world RPG. An award-winning mega hit. If you want to spend a few more bucks you can get the complete edition with all the DLC for just over $12.

‣ The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt on Steam

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order - $3.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

Cal Kestis is a Jedi Padawan who went into hiding after the events of Revenge of the Sith (the movie) and but was discovered by the Empire. In this Metroidvania-like game, you learn new abilities, upgrade your lightsaber and fight the Imperial Inquisitors to help rebuild the Jedi Order. A huge 90% off.

‣ Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order on Steam

Thronefall - $7.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

A rather minimalist take on the tower-defence genre. You have to build and defend your very own little kingdom.

‣ Thronefall on Steam

Grand Theft Auto IV: The Complete Edition - $5.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

What's there to say, it's a GTA-game after all. And it's got it all: guns, cars, violence, the mob, taxis, and more, all taking place in Liberty City, Rockstar's version of New York. It's also the first title in the so-called HD Universe, which was later followed by GTA V, and the upcoming GTA VI.

Fallout 76 - $9.99

🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

This is just one of many Bethesda games that are currently on sale. Here we see a sizeable 75% taken off the sticker price for this 2018 action role-playing post-nuke American adventure.

‣ Fallout 76 on Steam

💰 Other great bargains:

Still after few more suggestions? Here's a snappy list of some other games that you may want to consider grabbing (or adding to the Wishlist).

Alrighty, that's it for our recommendations for now — we're still adding to this list though! Let us know if you grab anything, either in the comments below, or over on Bluesky.

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