Epic Games Store sales will bring a steady stream of discounts in 2023, as the storefront has safely secured a spot in the gaming landscape, providing some much-needed competition to Valve and Steam.
It's always good to plan ahead when bolstering our endless backlogs, especially given how we need to track sales on multiple storefronts. That is why we've put together this handy expected schedule of Epic Games Store sales for 2023, in an effort to help signal when you will be able to grab stuff on your wishlist at a discount.
While Epic Games Store sales don't usually have as many bells and whistles as Steam's, they compensate through discounted exclusives and coupon giveaways.
Epic Games Store sales tend to begin on Thursdays, usually giving players a few weeks to peruse and decide which discounted titles they want to grab.
- The next scheduled Epic Games Store Sale is: Holiday Sale from December 14 - January 4
Should there be any significant changes in 2023, we'll be sure to update this article as soon as we catch wind of them. As always, keep in mind that these are our predictions, at least until each sale is officially announced. Here's a quick overview of 2023's sales:
Epic Games Store Sale 2023 Schedule
- Epic Games Store February Savings 2023 - February 2 - February 16
- Epic Games Store End of Winter Sale 2023 - March 9 - March 16
- Epic Games Store Spring Sale 2023 - April 6 - April 20
- Epic Games Store Mega Sale 2023 - May 18 - June 15
- Epic Games Store Summer Sale 2023 - July 20 - August 3
- Epic Games Store Halloween Sale 2023 - October 18 - November 1
- Epic Games Store Black Friday Sale 2023 - November 21 - November 28
- Epic Games Store The Game Awards Sale 2023 - December 7 - December 9
- Epic Games Store Holiday Sale 2023 - December 14 - January 4, 2024
Below, you'll find the schedule of Epic Games Store saless in 2023.
Epic Games Store February Savings 2023
Active between: February 2 - February 16
The Epic Games Store February Savings Sale 2023 replaces the Lunar New Year sale this year. Although it kicks off a bit later, it still brings with it a good set of discounts for anyone looking to refresh their library early in the year. Titles like Goat Simulator 3, Need for Speed Unbound, and Dying Light 2 count among those you can grab for a cheaper price while it's live.
Epic Games Store End of Winter Sale 2023
Active between: March 9 - March 16
The weeklong Epic Games Store End of Winter Sale 2023 replaces, brings a new set of discounts as the first half of March comes to a close. Both newer and older games participate, so you can get the likes of GTA V, Borderlands 3, Goat Simulator 3, alongside the more recent Tortuga - A Pirate's Tale for a cheaper price.
Epic Games Store Spring Sale 2023
Active between: April 6 - April 20
Kicking off later than it did last year, the Epic Games Store Spring Sale 2023 ushers in a new set of discounts, including titles like Dead Space Remake, The Settlers: New Allies, Battlefield 2042, and others.
Epic Games Store Mega Sale 2023
Active between: May 18 - June 15
A single big sale throughout the year isn't enough and you'll be hard-pressed to find someone who disagrees. The month-long Epic Games Store Mega Sale 2023 embodies that belief. Featuring plenty of discounted titles alongside an endless supply of coupons that further reduce the price of eligible games, it also introduces Epic rewards as a means of getting back 5% on eligible purchases. Among the discounted titles count Returnal, The Settlers: New Allies, Tchia, and many others.
Epic Games Store Summer Sale 2023
Active between: July 20 - August 3
Another of the year's smaller sales, the Epic Games Store Summer Sale 2023 provides a good opportunity to grab new titles that keep us busy during the summer drought. Discounts include Dead Island 2, Star Trek: Resurgence, and Crime Boss: Rockay City, among others.
Epic Games Store Halloween Sale 2023
Active between: October 18 - November 1
The Epic Games Store Halloween Sale 2023 brings with it seasonal spooks while also slashing the prices of several non-spooky games. From The Outlast Trials to Dead Island 2 and Dead by Daylight, this is the moment to grow your horror game collection.
Epic Games Store Black Friday Sale 2023
Expected to be active between: November 21 - November 28
The Black Friday Sale at the Epic Games Store in 2023 is poised to rival the Steam Autumn Sale, offering a slew of discounts. This week-long event will feature a variety of prominent releases at reduced prices. Earthlock,, and will be given away for free during the sale period.
Epic Games Store + The Game Awards Flash Sale 2023
Expected to be active between: December 7 - December 9
EGS' The Game Awards Sale 2023 gives gamers a final opportunity to grab discounted titles before the big December Holiday Sale wraps up the year. The nominated titles for the award ceremony are usually discounted.
Epic Games Store Holiday Sale 2023
Expected to be active between: December 14 - January 4, 2024
The Epic Games Store Holiday Sale 2023 should kick off in mid-December and is Epic's response to Steam's Winter Sale, featuring the biggest discounts of the year and unlimited coupons that make prices even more accessible. God of War, Saints Row, Tiny Tina's Wonderlands, and more were discounted last year, while coupons slashed 25% off the price of full games that costed $14.99 or above.
Now that you're up to speed on the Epic Games Store Sale 2023 schedule, drop by our article covering Steam sales in 2023 to get the full picture. Additionally, here are all the exclusive games you can get on the storefront in 2023.
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