Video Game Sales

GameStop · 2 wks ago
$10 $40
pickup

It's the lowest price we could find by $30. Buy Now at GameStop

Features
  • includes 4 outfits, 2 trails, and 1,000 rocket fuel
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eBay · 6 days ago
$18 $40
free shipping

It's an all-time low and $2 cheaper than Amazon's price, but many stores still charge between $30 and $40. Buy Now at eBay

Tips
  • Sold by Best Buy via eBay. (May take 5-13 days to ship).
  • It's also available via Best Buy Direct with curbside pickup if you don't want to wait.
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PlayStation Store · 1 wk ago
free for PS Plus members

Trip and fall and bounce and bash your way to victory, all while saving $20 off the list price of this massively multiplayer chaotic experience. Shop Now at PlayStation Store

Features
  • play with up to 60 people online
  • competitive and cooperative challenges
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Best Buy · 2 wks ago
$6
pickup

It's at least $12 cheaper than any other store. Buy Now at Best Buy

Tips
  • Choose pickup to dodge the $3.99 shipping fee.
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Nintendo · 2 wks ago
7 cents $4

It's $4 under list price. Buy Now at Nintendo

Features
  • Advertised as a "creativity-driven RPG about a rundown theatre and pleasing its unruly clientele".
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Amazon · 2 wks ago
$10 $60
free shipping w/ Prime

That's a low by a buck, although most stores charge around $30. Buy Now at Amazon

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Nintendo · 3 wks ago
$37 $60
digital delivery

It's $23 off list and the first discount on a very well rated game in a series known for rarely going on sale. Buy Now at Nintendo

Features
  • Compatible with Nintendo Switch
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Amazon · 3 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 · 4 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

Tips
  • 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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Best Buy · 4 wks ago
Preorders from $60 w/ $10 Reward Certificate
free shipping

Become a guerilla fighter, join the revolution, and snag a $10 certificate to use on a future Best Buy purchase. (Certificate comes in the form of 500 Rewards Points credited to your My Best Buy account, and will arrive 15 to 20 days after the game's release or pickup.) Buy Now at Best Buy

Tips
  • My Best Buy members receive $10 in reward certificates with pre-order and purchase of qualifying physical or digital games.
  • You must be signed in to a My Best Buy account to get this deal. (Not a member? It's free to join.)
  • Release date is February 18, 2021.
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Amazon · 1 mo ago
$13 $30
free shipping w/ Prime

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

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Target · 3 mos ago
Shop Now
Tips
  • Check out the latest video game titles.
  • RedCard holders get 5% off and free shipping as a standard discount.
  • Or, get free shipping on $35 or more with pre-orders shipped out on or shortly after the release date.

Verified: 08/13/2020

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Walmart · 3 mos ago
Shop new & upcoming titles
Tips
  • Pre-order items may have an in-cart discount (typically around $10) or bonus items and arrive by the release date with free shipping. This applies to select items; see individual product pages for details.
  • Most games have free 2-day shipping.

Used 1 times · Verified: 07/16/2020

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GameFly · 3 mos ago
First 3 months from $9.50 per month
Tips
  • From $15.95 per month after

Used 1 times · Verified: 07/13/2020

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Microsoft Store · 3 mos ago
Shop upcoming Xbox titles
free shipping
Tips
  • Plus, discounts on select items.

Used 1 times · Verified: 06/19/2020

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GameFly · 3 mos ago
Free 30-day trial

Verified: 05/22/2020

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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.

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