Video Game Sales

Amazon · 1 mo ago
$10 $60
free shipping w/ Prime

That's the lowest price we could find by at least $10. Buy Now at Amazon

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Amazon · 6 days ago
$13 $40
free shipping w/ Prime

That's the best price we could find by $16. Buy Now at Amazon

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  • requires Final Fantasy XIV Online Starter Edition
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Amazon · 2 wks ago
$10 $40
free shipping w/ Prime

That's the best shipped price we could find by $10. Buy Now at Amazon

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Amazon · 2 wks ago
Preorders for $50 $60
free shipping

That's the best preorder price we could find for this recently-announced title by $10. Buy Now at Amazon

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  • It's expected to release on November 17. (Amazon's page notes the release date as December 31, but this is incorrect.)
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Amazon · 2 wks ago
$13 $30
free shipping w/ Prime

That's $7 less than most stores charge. Buy Now at Amazon

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Amazon · 1 mo ago
Preorders for $50 $60
free shipping

That's $10 less than most stores charge and the first discount we've seen for this upcoming title. Buy Now at Amazon

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  • This game is expected for release on December 31, 2020.
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Amazon · 4 wks ago
$15 $20
free shipping w/ Prime

That's the best price we could find by $6. Buy Now at Amazon

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Amazon · 1 mo ago
$20 $50
free shipping w/ Prime

That's the lowest price we could find now by $23 and the best deal we've seen.

Update: The price has increased to $19.99. Buy Now at Amazon

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  • Best Buy offers the same price.
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  • extra 50 hours of gameplay
  • includes all additional content new weapons, armor, companion outfits, new game mode, and side quests
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Amazon · 1 mo ago
$13 $60
free shipping w/ Prime

That's the best price we could find by $27. Buy Now at Amazon

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  • Search for "B07RP42TMG to see it for the same price on Xbox One.
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Amazon · 1 mo ago
$10 $20
free shipping w/ Prime

It's $10 under list price. Buy Now at Amazon

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  • Many major retailers will match the price, but shipping charges or pickup availability may vary.
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  • rated T for teen
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Amazon · 1 mo ago
$15 $40
free shipping w/ Prime

That's $10 less than Walmart's price. Buy Now at Amazon

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  • GameStop charges the same price with in-store pickup available depending on location.
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Amazon · 1 mo ago
$40 $60
free shipping

That's $20 off list and the best price we've seen. Buy Now at Amazon

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  • Best Buy matches this price.
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Amazon · 1 mo ago
$40 $60
free shipping

That's $20 off and the best price we've seen for this year's edition, which was just released back in March. Buy Now at Amazon

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Amazon · 2 mos ago
$34 $40
free shipping

This is $40 almost everywhere else. Buy Now at Amazon

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  • It's temporarily out of stock but can still be ordered at this price today.
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Amazon · 2 mos ago
$10 $20
free shipping w/ Prime

That's the best deal we could find by $2, although most stores charge $20. Buy Now at Amazon

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  • It's due back in stock on June 7.
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Video Game Basics

Video games can be pricey, but the resident deal experts here at DealNews know how to find the best deals on indie titles and AAA games alike. We've compiled a list of related articles as well as terms you should know when shopping for video games.

Frequently Asked Questions

Should I get a digital or physical video game?

Both have their pros and cons, but how you get your games is mainly about personal preference. Note that many games require an online connection to play, regardless of whether you have a digital or physical copy.

  • Digital games can be downloaded immediately upon release or purchase. Digital collector's editions typically only include in-game items. Digital games don't take up physical space.
  • Physical games offer a backup in case something happens to a digital copy of a game. Physical collector's editions can come with physical keepsakes. Physical copies of games can be resold or traded.

What does GOTY mean?

“GOTY” refers to the Game of the Year editions of a video game. While this can refer to a game being re-released after receiving many awards and accolades, most games — especially AAA titles — will receive some kind of award from somewhere. While the GOTY designation may be suspect, these editions of a game tend to be the better buy, as they almost always include all of a game’s DLC.

What is DLC?

DLC is downloadable content, or additional content for an already released video game. This can include additional assets like character skins or weapons, or full-blown expansions that add new quests and locations to a game. DLC is rarely free; it’s best to purchase DLC in a bundle with a GOTY edition.

What is a AAA game?

The term “AAA” is an informal name used for games produced by mid-size or major publishers. They typically retail for $60. “Deluxe” or “collector” editions include digital or physical extras, and can easily cost $100 or more.

What is an indie game?

Indie games are titles created by smaller teams (or even individuals) without the backing of a bigger parent publishing company. It can also be a general term referring to games that buck mainstream trends — even if the publisher is pretty big. In general, indie games are cheaper than AAA games; expect a list price between $15 and $30.

What do the ESRB game ratings mean?

The Entertainment Software Rating Board is a self-policing trade organization of game publishers, serving a role similar to the MPAA . The ESRB system assigns letters to denote the appropriate audience for a video game.

The ESRB ratings are:

  • Everyone (E): Content is generally suitable for all ages.
  • Everyone 10+ (E10+): Content is generally suitable for ages 10 and up.
  • Teen (T): Title is appropriate for ages 13 and up.
  • Mature 17+ (M): The game is unsuitable for ages below 17, and may include graphic content.
  • Adults Only 18+ (A): The game is intended for ages 18 and up, and may include very graphic or explicit content.
  • Rating Pending (RP): The title hasn't received a rating yet. This term is only used in advertising, marketing, and promotional materials related to the video game in question.
By: Julie Ramhold, Senior Staff Writer

Julie joined DealNews in 2015. Her work has been featured on MSN, Business Insider, Lifehacker, The Motley Fool, GoBankingRates, and Moneyish.