Jun 28, 2024 7 min read

The Best Games Under $10 in the Steam Summer Sale 2024

These are the best games you can get for under $10 in the new Steam Summer Sale — all Steam Deck friendly.

Cheap games in the Steam Summer Sale

These are the best games you can get for under $10 in the new Steam Summer Sale — all Steam Deck friendly.

Update: Thanks to the fine folks over at Reddit, we've found even more great deals. We added them to the end of the post!

Alrighty — prepare your wallet as Steam's big, annual summer sale is now underway!

The seasonal sale runs from today, Thursday, June 27 through until Thursday, July 11th. You've got two weeks to snag a slew of game bargains, including the likes of Manor Lords, Penny's Big Breakaway, and Pepper Grinder — even the Steam Deck itself is reduced. The sale features deep discounts across thousands of titles — so you're bound to find something worth picking up. Of course, there are plenty of discounts on a wide range of games — but today, we're gonna focus on just those games you can pick up at real wallet-friendly price tags.

Yep, to help make finding some of those cut-price gems a little easier, we've gone through the list of Steam Deck friendly titles and picked out a collection of great games — all of which can be had for under ten bucks each.

These are our picks from the Steam Summer Sale — the best Steam Deck friendly games you can snag for under $10. Let's get to it!

🏝️ Steam Summer Sale Bargains:

Disco Elysium: The Final Cut - $3.99

🤑 Discount: 90% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

This celebrated award-winning, mature open-world RPG sees you play a detective attempting to solve a murder case — you can either become the hero or "an absolute disaster of a human being". Tough call. A huge discount for a Steam Deck Verified hit.

‣ Disco Elysium for Steam Deck

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt - $3.99

🤑 Discount: 90% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified/Playable

Play as Geralt of Rivia in this complete edition of this award-winning RPG — now down to an insanely low price in this summer sale. One of the best games ever made for less than your iced Frappuccino. No brainer.

‣ The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Steam Deck

Inkulinati - $9.99

🤑 Discount: 60% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

A highly unique and fresh take on the turn-based strategy game, filled with nuance and challenge — all of which takes place on medieval manuscripts. Eurogamer said it has a "rare balance of playfulness and genuine strategic depth, plucked from the margins of history".

‣ Inkulinati for Steam Deck

Hades - $9.99

🤑 Discount: 60% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

This smash-hit action roguelite, first released back in 2020, is now regarded as one of the best of all time. You're tasked with defying "the god of the dead" as you stylishly hack and slash your way out of the underworld. The sequel is currently in early access.

‣ Hades for Steam Deck

Monster Hunter World - $9.89

🤑 Discount: 67% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

Capcom's celebrated monster-hunting romp is filled with plenty of mammoth, gigantic beasts to take down and slay in thrilling fights. Has co-op too!

‣ Monster Hunter: World for Steam Deck

Braid, Anniversary Edition - $4.99

🤑 Discount: 75% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

This indie darling first came out back in 2008, but recently returned with this new 'Anniversary Edition', complete with new art, new levels, and commentary. The 2D puzzle platformer will have you scratching your head as you get to grips with its unique time manipulation mechanics. A real modern classic.

‣ Link for Steam Deck

Quadroids - $8.39

🤑 Discount: 30% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

This quirky puzzle platformer has a rather unusual premise — seeing you control multiple 'screens' at once. It's packed with great ideas and will really test your coordination. Our review called it a "gruelling multitasking ordeal" but one that delivers a "great slice of plate-spinning puzzle platforming".

‣ Quadroids on Steam

Deep Rock Galactic - $9.89

🤑 Discount: 67% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

You and a group of "badass space Dwarves" take on dangerous alien hordes in various destructible caves. A real co-op spelunking FPS blast. The 'Survivor' single-player auto-shooter set in the same universe is also discounted right now.

‣ Deep Rock Galactic on Steam Deck

Batman Arkham Knight - $1.99

🤑 Discount: 90% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

A superb price for this closing chapter in the much-loved Arkham trilogy from Rocksteady. The Dark Knight even gets to take his Batmobile for a spin in this open-world action romp.

‣ Batman: Arkham Knight for Steam Deck

Celeste - $1.99

🤑 Discount: 90% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

I adore this precision platformer. It's a superb 2D adventure up the side of a mountain — filled with devious challenges and smart ideas. The soundtrack is just straight-up great too. A bargain at just two bucks.

‣ Celeste for Steam Deck

Subnautica - $9.89

🤑 Discount: 67% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

Go underwater in this survival game and explore the depths of an alien world. Plenty of creepy things lurk in the deep, though. For those of you who have really gotten over any potential thalassophobia, the sequel is also on sale.

‣ Subnautica for Steam Deck

Fallout 4 - $7.99

🤑 Discount: 60% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

After watching the Amazon Prime show, everyone is after a bit of nuclear action. So why not exit the vault and explore the wasteland in Fallout 4 — here's how it performs on Steam Deck btw. 2020's Fallout 76 is also on sale.

‣ Fallout 4 for Steam Deck

A Little to the Left - $8.99

🤑 Discount: 40% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Verified

A charming cozy puzzle game that is a guaranteed chill time. Organise, sort, and arrange things neatly. There's over 100 messes for you to tidy.

‣ A Little to the Left for Steam Deck

Lethal Company - $7.49

🤑 Discount: 25% off
🎮 Steam Deck compatibility: Playable

This online co-op horror experience, currently in Early Access, sees you scavenging abandoned moons for resources. A popular collaborative game of risk versus reward.

‣ Lethal Company on Steam Deck

💵 Other great Summer sale bargains:

Still looking for some additional recommendations? We've got you. Here's a quick list of other Steam Deck friendly games that are well worth grabbing.

Ok, that about wraps it up for our Steam Summer Sale picks — I hope you found a couple of games worth picking up. We're still adding to this list with any additional killer finds, so be sure to keep coming back for updates, and share with us anything you end up grabbing! 😎

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