The most recent Steam Subsequent Fest occasion is now underway, bringing a whole lot of game demos, developer chats, and livestreams to the platform together with one thing new: Subsequent Fest badges.

For the Steam badge collectors on the market, the Steam Subsequent Fest: October Version will provide a profile badge for blasting via your discovery queue—basically Steam’s personalised advice middle. You possibly can shortly roll via it a number of occasions to stage all of it the best way up.

My thrilling new badge! (Picture credit score: Valve)

It is value taking it slowly, although, no less than you probably have any curiosity in any respect within the video games themselves, as a result of there are a whole lot of demos of upcoming video games obtainable during the occasion. What number of a whole lot? I do not know, but it surely’s lots, and covers each Steam class out of your fundamental action-adventure and technique to controller-based video games and VR.

(There have been roughly 700 demos within the October 2021 Subsequent Fest, and I would count on no less than that a lot this time round. So, y’know, get able to do some digging.)

Acknowledging once more that there are actually a whole lot of demos on this occasion and we won’t probably speak about all of them, listed below are handful that we have taken discover of lately:

  • Aquatico
  • Warhammer 40,000: Warpforge
  • Ceaselessly Skies
  • Thirsty Suitors
  • Storyteller
  • Terror: Countless Evening
  • RomanceIvania
  • Atone: Coronary heart of the Elder Tree
  • Season: A Letter to the Future
  • Dredge

The printed schedule is likewise overloaded, with a number of occasions set to happen each hour, virtually across the clock: The ultimate show of the primary day is a Area Menace livestream that begins at 1 am ET, after which the motion resumes at 5 am ET with a Q&A with the builders of Howdy Neighbor 2, a Masks of the Rose livestream, and one thing known as Hijack Overdrive—all occurring on the identical time.

The Steam Subsequent Fest: October Version is reside now and runs till October 10.