This week’s best gaming deals: Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Outlast Trinity, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds and more

By Jamie Wallace, Friday, 28 April 2017 11:27 GMT

We’ve reached the end of April and seen a brand new Call of Duty game unveiled. That must mean we’re approaching the summer at a tremendous speed. With that in mind, let’s take a look at the best gaming deals of the past week.

Onto the deals! 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.

Giveaway time

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We’ve got another couple of giveaways going on, if you fancy being in with a chance of winning some free things. Firstly, we’ve got a Steam key for that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds game that all the people on the internet are talking about right now. You can enter to win that via the link below. Entry for that one ends tonight, so be quick.

Win a copy of PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds from Jelly Deals

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Next, we’ve got five copies of this week’s brand new release of Outlast 2 to give out to a few of you, kindly provided by the generous folks from GOG.com. If you’d like to be in with a chance of winning a copy of the perhaps-overly-grotesque horror survival thing, head over to the link below and you can enter to do just that.

Win one of five copies of Outlast 2 on PC from GOG.com and Jelly Deals

UK & US Deals

HUMBLE MONTHLY

As we are somehow at the tail end of April, the chance to sign up to Humble’s Monthly subscription service and get both Inside and DiRT Rally for $12 / £10. In a week or so, it’ll be a brand new set of games that you’ll get for your troubles but if you’d like to get in while you can still get that particular duo, you’ll want to do it in the next few days.

Inside and DiRT Rally for $12 / £10 with Humble Monthly subscription

Steam Weeklong Deals

Not to be outdone by all these third party Steam key sellers, the folks from Valve have put together their own set of Weeklong Deals, for those interested. This week, you’ll find games like Kholat, Mount Your Friends, ibb and obb and the very underrated Hidden In Plain Sight, at a nice discount. Here are some highlights:

  • ibb and obb for £3.59 / $4.79
  • Mount Your Friends for £1.59 / $1.99
  • The Stronghold Collection for £6.99 / $9.99
  • Kholat for £2.99 / $3.99
  • Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 Gold Edition for £3.41 / $4.49
  • Hidden in Plain Sight for £3.59 / $ 4.49

Weeklong Deals from Steam

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Over at GamesPlanet this weekend, you’ll find a sale on the entire Total War franchise. Everything from Medieval Total War all the way to Total War Warhammer is on offer with up to 75% off. You can even get the whole lot at once with the Total War Grand Master Collection, if you fancy it. Here are some highlights:

  • Empire: Total War Collection for £6.75
  • Medieval II: Total War Collection for £4.75
  • Rome: Total War Collection for £2.25
  • Napoleon: Total War Collection for £4.99
  • Shogun: Total War Collection for £1.75
  • Total War: Attila for £7.49
  • Total War Grand Master Collection for £29.99
  • Total War Master Collection for £24.99
  • Total War: Warhammer for £20.99

Total War Weekend Sale from GamesPlanet

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This week’s Weekly Sale over at GOG.com includes the recent PC release of one of my personal favourite Wii titles, Little King’s Story, along with the Commandos franchise, the very weird Albedo: Eyes From Outer Space and Corpse Party.

Some highlights:

  • Little King’s Story for £11.39 / $14.15 / €13.39
  • Corpse Party for £7.09 / $8.83 / €8.39
  • Ys Origin for £4.89 / $5.99 / €5.69
  • Commandos Ammo Pack for 99p / $1.19 / €1.19
  • Commanders 2-3 for 79p / 99¢ / 99¢
  • Stronghold Crusader 2 for £7.49 / $9.32 / €8.79
  • Albedo: Eyes from Outer Space for £2.49 / $2.99 / €2.89

GOG’s Weekly Sale with Up to 90% off from GOG.com

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Also at GOG, you’ll find a batch of classic PC horror games on sale with up to 90% off. Most notably, the range includes the entire Alone in the Dark series, FMV classics like Phantasmagoria, The 7th Guest and The 11th Hour as well as newer gems like Oxenfree and Stories Untold.

Highlights from the range:

  • Alone in the Dark: The Trilogy for £1.19 / $1.49 / €1.49
  • Call of Cthulu: Shadow of the Comet for £1.19 / $1.49 / €1.49
  • Among the Sleep for £3.09 / $3.74 / €3.59
  • Gabriel Knight: Sins of the Fathers – 20th Anniversary Edition for £3.29 / $4.02 / €3.79
  • STASIS for £5.09 / $6.32 / €5.99
  • The 7th Guest for £ / $1.19 / €1.19
  • The 11th Hour for £ / $1.19 / €1.19
  • Stories Untold for £5.29 / $6.51 / €6.19
  • Oxenfree for £3.79 / $4.64 / €4.39
  • Phantasmagoria for £2.09 / $2.49 / €2.39
  • Phantasmagoria 2: A Puzzle of Flesh for £1.19 / $1.49 / €1.49
  • Layers of Fear for £6.49 / $7.99 / €7.59
  • Outlast for £3.29 / $3.99 / €3.79

Haunted Horrors sale from GOG.com

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It’s Fantasy Week over at the Humble Store, where you can get up to 80% off games like Shadow of Mordor’s Game of the Year Edition, Pillars of Eternity’s Hero Edition, Tyranny’s Commander Edition and a handful of other games, some of which without somewhat arbitrary names for their various editions. Here’s the entire range:

  • Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Game of the Year for £7.99 / $9.99 / €9.99
  • Vikings – Wolves of Midgard for £27.99 / $31.99 / €35.99
  • Hand of Fate for £5.43 / $6.79 / €6.28
  • Stories: The Path of Destinies for £5.99 / $7.49 / €6.99
  • Mordheim: City of the Damned for £8.99 / $11.99 / €11.99
  • Child of Light for £5.99 / $7.49 / €7.49
  • Portal Knights for £8.24 / $11.24 / €7.49
  • War for the Overworld for £9.19 / $11.99 / €11.24
  • War for the Overworld Underlord Edition for £11.99 / $15.99 / €14.79
  • War for the Overworld: Heart of Gold for £4.47 / $6.39 / €6.39
  • Overlord: Fellowship of Evil for £2.99 / $4.74 / €4.74
  • Overlord for 87p / $1.24 / €1.24
  • Overlord II for £1.74 / $2.49 / €2.24
  • Brothers” A Tale of Two Sons for £2.19 / $2.99 / €2.99

Fantasy Week sale from Humble Store

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If you’re an Oculus Rift or HTC Vive owner who has been slightly jealous of PlayStation owners’ ability to be the Bat in Arkham VR, your time has come. Over at Bundle Stars, you can pick up a copy of Batman: Arkham VR’s brand new PC release for £11.99 / $15.99 / €15.99.

Batman: Arkham VR on PC (Steam) for £11.99 / $15.99 / €15.99 from Bundle Stars

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This week saw the somewhat surprise release of Introversion’s latest game, the atmospheric and beautiful Scanner Sombre. If this striking game seems like your kind of thing, you can pick up a Steam copy for £7.19 / $9.59 from Humble, where you’ll get Introversion’s first four games for free along with your purchase.

Scanner Sombre on PC (Steam) for £7.19 / $9.59 from Humble Store

UK Deals

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Tesco Direct has a couple of online vouchers running at the moment that can make for some rather fantastic bargains.

  • Save £20 when you spend £150 on selected products with code TDX-KPYK
  • Save £10 when you spend £75 on selected products with code TDX-WNFX
  • Save £5 when you spend £40 on selected products with code TDX-JHMW

With these two codes, you can pick up a range of things with a nice extra discount. Most specifically, it means you can get Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for the cheapest price around along with getting £20 off a Switch console itself.

Here are some examples:

You can also use the code TDX-JHMW to take another £5 off the site’s “2 For £40” range of games, bringing the total cost down to £35 for games including Skyrim Special Edition, Far Cry Primal, Assassin’s Creed: The Ezio Collection, Mirror’s Edge Catalyst, Dark Souls 3 , Destiny: The Collection and more.

2 Games for £35 using code TDX-JHMW from Tesco Direct

Apparently, it’s voucher season right now, since Amazon UK is also offering up its own variation on the ‘input this code and get some money off’ model. Specifically, on video games. Here’s the codes you’ll need.

  • £5 off video games when you spend £40 or more – VG5OFF40
  • £10 off video games when you spend £75 or more – VG10OFF75
  • £20 off video games when you spend £150 or more – VG20OFF150

These codes work on a whole variety of gaming related bits and pieces, most notably, it includes pre-orders and Amazon Prime members will get an additional £2 off each gaming pre-order, which is also lovely. If you’d like some inspiration, here are some of the stand out things to use these on.

Experiment for yourselves using the above codes and leave a comment if you find anything particularly good.

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If you’ve been after a PS4 Pro console recently, you’ve probably noticed that they’ve very rarely seen any form of discount. That is, until SimplyGames lowered the price of its stock of the console down to £319.99 as it did this week. That’s the best price for a PS4 Pro console around right now, even if it doesn’t come with any games.

PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB console for £319.99 from SimplyGames

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If you prefer your games to be more along the ‘board’ variety but your heart rests firmly with Nintendo, have Zavvi got a deal for you. Right now, you can pick up a Nintendo-themed copy of notorious friendship ending board game Monopoly for a mere £17.99.

Nintendo Monopoly for £17.99 from Zavvi

outlast trinity uk

While this week saw the release of Outlast 2, that hasn’t stopped the boxed edition from being discounted pretty swiftly. Currently, you can pick up Outlast Trinity – which collects Outlast, Outlast: Whistleblower and Outlast 2 in one box – on Xbox One and PS4 for just shy of £25.

Outlast Trinity on PS4 for £24.85 from Base
Outlast Trinity on Xbox One for £24.85 from Base

Wipeout Omega Steelbook

In case you missed it, WipEout Omega Collection is coming to PS4 soon and is comprised of shiny new versions of WipEout HD, Fury and 2048. If the very thought of that excites you beyond measure, you may want to pick up this limited Steelbook Edition of the game, which also comes with some fancy WipEout Team themes for your PS4. It’s £29.86 from ShopTo right now.

WipEout Omega Collection Steelbook Edition for £29.86 from ShopTo

Bloodborne

Look, if you own a PS4 but don’t already own Bloodborne you might be doing something wrong. That being said, if you’ve somehow ended up in that situation, you’re going to want this copy of Bloodborne: Game of the Year Edition while it’s discounted down to £21.99 at Base.

Bloodborne: Game of the Year Edition on PS4 for £21.99 from Base

Surface pro 4 128GB tablet deals

If big, pricey, techy things are more your style, it’s worth pointing out that you can currently get an extra £77 off this Microsoft Surface Pro 4 128GB tablet by entering the code LAPTOP10 during checkout. That will bring the cost down from £770 to around £692 for a limited time. Still not cheap, but it’s a lot better with that code.

Microsoft Surface Pro 4 128GB tablet for £692 with code LAPTOP10 from Currys

US Deals

Bloodborne Card Game

While I already mentioned Bloodborne earlier in this article, I’m not quite done yet. The super interesting Bloodborne: Card Game is currently discounted over at Amazon US, costing only $19.99 for a limited time. That’s reduced from its original $35 price tag. If you’re a tabletop game fan, this one might be up your alley.

Bloodborne: The Card Game for $19.99 from Amazon US

MGS and Fallout 4

In what looks to be a randomly chosen bundle of games, you can currently pick up both Fallout 4 and Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain on Xbox One in one bundle, costing you $28. Quite why these two games are paired up, I have no idea, but getting both of these massive games for under $15 each ain’t bad.

Fallout 4 and Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain on Xbox One for $28 from NewEgg

Joy Con Grey

Right now, the best price you’ll find for a new set of Joy-Con controllers in the US is over at Rakuten, where a Gray pair will cost you $64.99. That’s $15 less than the RRP and $5 less than Amazon’s current price (at the time of writing, anyway). Free shipping, too.

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Pair (Gray) for $64.99 from Rakuten

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Speaking of Rakuten, the site is also selling a 12 Month Xbox Live Gold membership for its cheapest price right now – it’s down to $39.99 for a limited time. Just in time to get a new batch of Xbox Live freebies, too.

12-Month Xbox Live Gold Membership for $39.99 from Rakuten

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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