Valve Has Posted The Nominees For The Steam Awards!

Valve has just announced the nominees for its yearly Steam Awards! Voting begins tomorrow, December 20, which also happens to coincide with the beginning of the annual Steam winter sale! All categories and winners are decided by the community through the vote which will remain open until January 3, 2019. Results from the voting will be announced in early February 2019 so be sure to check back for the results! Here is the list of all the nominees!

Nominees for Game of the Year



  • Kingdom Come: Deliverance

  • HITMAN™ 2

  • Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Nominees for VR Game of the Year

  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR

  • VRChat

  • Beat Saber

  • Fallout 4 VR


Nominees for Labor of Love

  • Dota 2

  • Grand Theft Auto V

  • No Man's Sky

  • Path of Exile

  • Stardew Valley

Nominees for Best Environment

  • The Witcher® 3: Wild Hunt

  • Subnautica

  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider

  • Far Cry 5


Nominees for Better with Friends

  • Counter-Strike: Global Offensive

  • Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six® Siege

  • PAYDAY 2

  • Dead by Daylight

  • Overcooked! 2

Nominees for Best Alternate History

  • Wolfeinstein II: The New Colossus

  • Assassin's Creed® Odyssey

  • Hearts of Iron IV

  • Sid Meier's Civilization® VI

  • Fallout 4

Nominees for Most Fun with a Machine

  • Euro Truck Simulator 2

  • Rocket League

  • NieR:Automata

  • Factorio

  • Space Engineers

Nominees for Best Developer


  • Ubisoft

  • Bethesda

  • Rockstar Games

  • Digital Extremes Ltd.

  • Square Enix

  • Capcom

  • Paradox Interactive

  • BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment

  • Klei

Unlike other awards nominations, Steam does cater to games from the past years as they remain popular on steam. It is also worth noting that Valve has decided to leave themselves out of the best developer category while also expanding the nominees from 5 to 10 for this year.

What games do you think you will vote for this year? Drop a comment below!

Source: Steam Blog