We already knew that Steam Next Fest could be returning subsequent month, now we all know precisely when and what video games will be highlighting Steam’s latest competition of timed demos – essentially the most notable being the prospect to try out the latest from the creators of No Man’s Sky, The Last Campfire, and a brand new Starship Troopers game.

If you don’t know Steam Next Fest, it’s Steam’s common celebration of upcoming PC video games that was beforehand referred to as the Steam Game Festival. The most up-to-date occasion in June rebranded the competition into its present moniker, nevertheless it nonetheless stays an opportunity to try out demos for fascinating new video games on Steam – though solely through the occasion itself.

The latest Steam Next Fest kicks off on October 1 and begins at 10 AM PDT / 1 PM EDT / 18:00 BST, then will run till October 7. Any Steam person can obtain preview variations and demos of any game that’s a part of the occasion throughout this time and play them till the occasion’s up.

As IGN reviews, The Last Campfire from No Man’s Sky developer Hello Games will be playable free of charge – after showing on Steam a 12 months after it debuted completely on the Epic Games Store. Other welcome video games that’ll be playable embrace RTS Starship Troopers: Terran Command – which has been delayed a number of occasions however nonetheless appears on observe for this 12 months – and the latest game from the creator of the terrifying Pony Island, Inscryption.

Here are all of the Steam Next Fest October video games revealed to this point:

  • The Last Campfire (Hello Games)
  • Starship Troopers: Terran Command (The Artistocrats)
  • Tunic (Andrew Shouldice)
  • Airhead (Octato Games)
  • Unexplored 2: The Wayfarer’s Legacy (Ludomotion)
  • ANNO:Mutationem (Thinking Stars)
  • Biwar Legend of Dragon Slayer (Devata Game Production)
  • Mahokenshi (Game Source Studio)
  • Decoherence (Efecto Studios)
  • Inscryption (Daniel Mullins Games)
  • Negative Nancy (FEED)
  • Life of Delta (Airo Games)
  • Itorah (Grimbart Tales)
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Steam Next Fest kicks off October 1. In the meantime, there are already loads of nice video games out there free of charge on Steam, so give a few of them a try whereas you’re ready.