We’ve reached another weekend and so there’s another batch of this week’s best gaming deals to check out, right here and now. While all I really want to do is lose myself entirely inside the new PC release of Monster Hunter World, there are definitely things that might raise an eyebrow in this week’s selection.
As usual, we’ve got deals that’ll work in the UK, deals that’ll work in the US and some deals that will work in both the UK and US, as well as presumably many other places. Let’s get started.
It’s time once more to offer up the chance for you folks to get your hands on some free games. This time around, GamesPlanet has got together with Jelly Deals to offer up a selection of ten PC titles that you can enter to win. Entry closes at 23:59:59 on Monday, 13th August, so get your entries in while you can.
UK & US Deals
Summer is truly here when online retailers all showcase their summer sale ranges, and digital-only newcomers Voidu are no exception. You can take an extra 18 per cent off your choice of already-discounted game when you enter SUMMER18 at checkout, too.
There’s a Devolver Digital sale going on right this very moment at Green Man Gaming, which means everything from Hotline Miami to Marc Ecko’s Getting Up is getting discounts of up to 80 per cent. Get ’em while you can.
Fanatical’s Summer Sale range is now live, offering a wide variety of PC digital discounts, complete with a set of 24-hour deals that will run through the weekend and a voucher that’ll get you an extra 10 per cent off your purchase. Just enter SUMMER10 at checkout.
Humble is having itself a QuakeCon sale to celebrate, well, QuakeCon, shockingly enough. Until Monday, you can get yourself up to 75 per cent off a range of Bethesda titles – including Quake Champions itself for under 14 / $18.
It’s hard to argue with a digital bundle that not only pairs two of the best first-person shooters of recent years, but offers them to you at a price that’s cheaper than buying one of the titles individually. Get Doom and Wolfenstein 2 for under 19 / $27 right now, via Xbox Live.
Now that we’re into August, it’s time for another fresh set of games up for grabs with a Humble Monthly membership. This time around, you can spend 10 / $12 and get instant access to Sniper Elite 4, Tales of Berseria and Staxel. Then, once the month finishes up, you’ll get a stack of other games, too.
Given the release of the Switch and all that mania that has ensued, you’d be forgiven for overlooking the 3DS-exclusive remake of Metroid 2 that was Metroid: Samus Returns when it originally launched. If you happened to sleep on a purchase, though, you can grab a copy right now for only 23.
It’s a bit of an odd pairing, but Box is currently offering a discounted ASUS 15.6-inch gaming laptop – equipped with a GeForce 1060 6GB graphics card – along with a free backpack. All for 749.97 while stock lasts.
If you like driving games and dislike having lots of money in your bank account, you can invest in this Logitech G920 Driving Force Racing Wheel for PC and Xbox One, currently discounted to 173 from its original 299.
As graphics card prices get more and more reasonable, it’s nice to see that every now and then you can still get yourself a good deal. Currently, this MSI-branded GeForce 1080 8GB card is down to 445 at Ebuyer.
This weekend, Insert Coin is offering up the chance to bag six randomly selected T-shirts from the site for the discounted price of 50. The ‘Season Pass Tee Box’ is only available for the next couple of days and the shirts normally sell for well above the less-than-10 price point you’ll be getting them for. Worth a gander if you need some new threads.
Need some quick storage space or a dedicated drive for your computer to boot Windows from? You can get a 240GB Kingston SSD right now for under 40, or double the capacity without doubling the cost and get a 480GB drive for 68.
The Switch is fast becoming the easiest way to play time-consuming and story-rich JRPGs and one such title, Xenoblade Chronicles 2, is now available for just shy of 30 over at Argos, if that’s your kind of thing.
Remember the dice that showed up in The Last Jedi and then Solo, months later? The ones that are apparently an important part of the Millennium Falcon’s overall style and aesthetic, enough to become an actual plot point in both movies? You can buy a set now, exclusively at Zavvi, for 15, if you like.
Right now, you can head to Amazon and pick up a NES-themed New Nintendo 3DS XL along with a digital copy of Super Mario Kart, all for $149.99. This deal originally appeared as a Prime Day exclusive but is now available once more, for a limited time.
Immense JRPG Ni No Kuni 2’s Premium Edition is down to $40.74 this week in one of the game’s rare discounts since launch. Grab it while you can and prepare to lose dozens of hours of your life once it arrives.
Whether you want to concentrate on thwarting an increasingly militant cult in America’s midwest or you just want to run around and have fun with your bear sidekick, you can grab Far Cry 5 on consoles for $35 this week.
Finally, many long months since its initial announcement, The Art of Metal Gear Solid 1-4 is available to buy right now. It’s also discounted to $47.99 for a limited time before the price is set to raise back up to its $80 RRP. If you’re a fan of the series, you may want to take a look while you can save some cash.
If you’re into giant hardcover compendium-type books that take deep dives into the history and making of classic games – and you have a penchant for JRPGs – you might want to pick up the Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 1 while it’s discounted to just under $28 this week.
Set for release sometime in October this year, the Switch port of the tragically under-represented DS action-RPG The World Ends With You has been discounted by an extra $10 before launch over at Amazon US.
With that, we’re done for another week. Keep in mind that deals, prices and availability can change at the drop of a hat, so apologies if you miss out on something you wanted. I’ll be over at Jelly Deals scouring the world wide web for more deals. Feel free to visit, or follow us on Twitter and give us a like on Facebook.
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