Best Video Game Deals & Sales

The Best Video Game Deals

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The best of the best when it comes to video game deals, cheap consoles, and discounted accessories are gathered here, in one convenient roundup.

Best Video Games Freebie Deal
Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition for PS4
Store: PlayStation Store
Price: free
Lowest By: $17
Expiration: May 14

One of Sony's biggest hits of the last generation is now free for all as open world robo dinosaur adventure Horizon: Zero Down enters the continuing Play at Home initiative. It also includes the Frozen Wilds DLC. The sequel is due out this year although whether it makes that deadline or not is still very much up in the air. Either way you can catch up on Aloy's first outing for free right now, while also saving $17 versus buying a physical copy.

Best PS4 Video Game Deal
Windjammers for PS4
Store: PlayStation Store
Price: $5.99
Lowest By: $9
Expiration: May 13

Windjammers (known as Flying Power Disc in Japan) has been declared the greatest game of all time by many* and is 60% off on PSN at the moment. It's pong filtered through an 80s aesthetic, with rad art and arguably an even more rad soundtrack. It's the very definition of easy to play, hard to master delivering thrilling back and forth rallies not seen since the likes of Rockstar Games Presents Table Tennis. It may have been a 90s arcade release originally but it has aged majestically over the years and for $5.99 is well worth the addition to anyone's PlayStation games collection.

*Ok fine, by many I mean by me.

Best Nintendo Switch Video Game Deal
New Pokemon Snap for Nintendo Switch
Store: eBay
Price: $49.99
Shipping: Free shipping
Lowest By: $10

It may have taken Nintendo 21 years to make a sequel to Pokemon Snap but it only took less than a week for said sequel to drop in price. New Pokemon Snap is currently available for $50 on eBay, which is a low by $10. If you've ever wanted to take pictures of a Scorbunny, the time is now.

Best PC Game Sale
Yakuza Franchise Sale at Fanatical
Store: Fanatical
Discount: up to 77% off

In a situation that would have been unthinkable a few years ago, the entire mainline Yakuza series is now available on PC. Fanatical is rightly celebrating this achievement, with up to 77% off all titles. If you're new to the series and wondering where to start, there are two easily recommendable options. Option 1: If you want the traditional Yakuza brawler experience start with Yakuza 0, the prequal to all other games. If you're more partial to turn based JRPG combat, the latest release Yakuza: Like A Dragon is the choice for you. Either way, whacky fun times in Japan are guaranteed.

Another Great PC Games Sale
Green Man Gaming Best of Japan Sale
Store: Green Man Gaming
Discount: up to 95% off
Expiration: May 13

There's a dangerous amount of anime in Green Man Gaming's Best of Japan Sale. You can save up to 95% off anime games as well as the likes of oddball cult classic Killer 7, numerous Guilty Gear fighting games, and Nippon Marathon (it's like Fall Guys but good). There's even a few visual novels too for those who like to combine their reading and games playing.

Trade Offers & Values at GameStop: Save when you trade
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Video Game & Pre-Order Deals at Best Buy: Bonus offers, game discounts, & more
Best Buy · 1 yr ago
Bonus offers, game discounts, & more

Verified: 09/29/2020

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New Video Game Releases & Preorders at Gamestop at GameStop: Bonus offers & more
GameStop · 1 yr ago
Bonus offers & more
  • Check out new and upcoming titles. If applicable, bonus offers are listed on the product page.
  • Get one-day shipping for $10 for release date delivery or free shipping on $35 for delivery 2 to 4 days after release.
  • The Preorder Street Date Guarantee means you can choose one-day shipping on orders placed by 12 pm ET the day before release for guaranteed release date delivery, or shipping charges will be returned.
  • Preorders have a low price guarantee in the case of the GameStop price going lower before release.

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Best Buy Video Game Pre-Order Program: for $10 in rewards for My Best Buy members
Best Buy · 1 yr ago
$10 in rewards for My Best Buy members
  • Get $10 in reward certificates with the pre-order and purchase of qualifying physical or digital games.

Verified: 10/02/2020

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Video Games: The Basics

This category doesn’t include just the deals on games themselves; the resident deal experts here at DealNews are always on the hunt for a good deal on consoles and accessories, as well.  We’ve compiled a list of advice and resources to help you dive into the world of gaming:

Consoles vs. PC Gaming

First, you have to decide just where you want to spend your gaming hours. One of the biggest debates among gamers often comes back to whether consoles or gaming computers are the superior choice.

Your answer depends on many different factors, including price, comfort, available titles, and more.  For instance, gaming PCs often will pack a better graphical punch and offer smoother game performance —  but at the cost of a heftier price tag. One also should consider whether a keyboard and mouse setup or a controller offers you a more comfortable and enjoyable experience. It’s also worth considering the types of games you’re interested in, as well as any specific franchises, since many titles are console-exclusive . If Mario Kart is your jam, then you probably shouldn’t be looking at a PlayStation or Xbox console.

Ultimately, your gaming platform choice comes down to personal taste, and what you can reasonably manage financially (no matter what passionate fans on the internet might insist). But no matter what your choice, you can often score cheap video game deals right here at

Gaming Desktops vs. Laptops

How much space do you have to dedicate to gaming? If you have a permanent desk or home office set up, then a desktop might be the way to go. But if portability and/or travel is a concern, then you may lean towards a