This week’s best gaming deals: Far Cry 5, Nintendo Classic Edition, Nier Autmomata and more

By Jamie Wallace, Friday, 25 May 2018 15:19 GMT

Time once more to take a look at the best of this week’s best gaming deals, featuring everything from digital PC downloads to Xbox One X consoles.

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.

UK & US Deals

From right this very second until June 1st, you can grab a quartet of free games that are usually only available as part of a Humble Monthly membership. Knight Club, Quiet City, Hitchhiker and Uurnog may not be titles you recognise but hey, there’s always time to try out some new things, especially if they’re free. Get ‘em while you can.

Knight Club, Quiet City, Hitchhiker and Uurnog free on PC from Humble

This week’s GOG sale features recently released puzzler Q.U.B.E. 2 for £15.99, old-school strategy gem Evil Genius for £2.39, Rogue Trooper Redux for £9.99, and dubious shooter Judge Dredd: Dredd vs Death for £1.49. It also features some of the best in campy FMV adventure games, including The 7th Guest for 89p and its sequel, The 11th Hour for 89p each, and Tender Loving Care (starring the late John Hurt) for £1.09.

Up to 90% off GOG Weekly Sale

The latest in the long-running series of Killer Bundles – the Killer Bundle 11 – will cost you a whopping £4.49 and features 10 games including The Technomancer, Zenith, The Swindle and even the official PewDiePie game if that’s your thing.

Killer Bundle 11 from Fanatical

If imported goods are your jam, head on over to Play-Asia at the moment and you’ll find a reported ‘over 4000 products’ with up to 90% off as a part of the site’s ‘Ultimate Summer Sale’ right now. There’s a lot of stuff to check out, but thankfully you can view things by format and type. Just be careful about clicking the ‘toys’ section. Trust me on that one.

Ultimate Summer Sale from Play-Asia

This month’s Humble Monthly offering is arguably one of the bigger ones. Destiny 2 is up for grabs, along with a stack of other games once the month finishes. All of that will cost you £10 / $12 if you feel like signing up. You’re free to cancel after this one month too, if you just wanted a really cheap copy of Destiny 2 and some extra games on top.

Destiny 2 for $12 / £10 with Humble Monthly

UK Deals

Despite Tesco Direct being set to close this coming July, you can still order and get some pretty significant deals on consoles and games while the site is still up. Case in point, this Xbox One X bundle – if you add an Xbox One X, COD WW2, Overwatch and LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2 to your basket, then use the code TDX-KHFJ during checkout, you’ll get the whole lot for £400.

Xbox One X with COD WW2, Overwatch and LEGO Marvel Superheroes 2 for £400 using code TDX-KHFJ from Tesco Direct

TheGameCollection has a monthly range of discounts known as the Pay Day Price Drops. The current batch of which offers some very decent price cuts including Yakuza 6 for £30, Ni No Kuni 2 for £28, Agents of Mayhem for £3, Dragon Ball Fighterz for £25, and more.

Pay Day Price Drops from TheGameCollection

Just ahead of the free World Cup update next week, you can pick up a copy of FIFA 18 on consoles at an extra low price this week. The game is down to £19.99 on PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch for a limited time.

FIFA 18 on Xbox One for £19.99 from Amazon UK
FIFA 18 on PS4 for £19.99 from Amazon UK
FIFA 18 on Nintendo Switch for £19.99 from Amazon UK

Once more, Nier Automata has made its way into one of these deals roundups. This time around, you can pick up a PS4 copy of the game for its lowest price yet, of just £16.49.

Nier Automata on PS4 for £16.49 from Argos

Calling all amiibo hounds – you can get your pre-orders in on the ‘Off the Hook’ set which features Pearl and Marina from Splatoon 2 over at the Nintendo UK Store right now. The set will cost you £19.99.

Off the Hook set (Pearl & Marina) amiibo set for £19.99 from Nintendo UK Store

Those of you looking for an affordable graphics card can attempt to pick up this GeForce 1060 GB model while it’s discounted to £235.99 over at Overclockers. While stock lasts and all that.

Gigabyte GeForce GTX 1060 6GB for £235.99 from Overclockers

Remember the NES Classic? It’s back next month and pre-orders are live right now, where you can secure your own tiny console for £49.99 via Argos.

Nintendo Classic Mini for £49.99 from Argos

It’s not quite an OLED TV but it’s only one letter off. The Samsung QLED 4K HDR-enabled set is one of the highest rated TVs on the market right now and you can save £549 when you pick one up via Currys PC World right now. It’ll still cost you £1150, but hey, it’s a little victory.

Samsung QE55Q7CAMT 55-inch 4K QLED TV for £1149.97 from Currys PC World

If all this GDPR stuff hasn’t put you off having your very own robot that may or may not be able to monitor you, you can go ahead and take advantage of Amazon’s current discounts on its range of Echo devices, as well as some Fire HD tablets.

Amazon Echo and Fire HD discounts from Amazon UK

Over at Amazon currently, you can treat yourself to a NOW TV box and get a 2 month entertainment pass along with it, all for the discounted price of £10 for a limited time. All of this is to say that you should probably watch Westworld now that season two is on.

NOW TV Box with 2 month Entertainment Pass for £10 from Amazon UK

If you fancy adding a big stack of extra storage to whatever device you happen to need it for, you can pick up ar recertified version of a WD MY Passport and take advantage of a big ol’ discount right now. A 3TB model will currently set you back £45 rather than its usual cost of £130.

WD My Passport recertified 3TB for £44.99 from WDC

Look, there’s not a whole lot I can write about a copy of Windows 10 Home 64-bit edition for £30.49 that would be anywhere near entertaining so uh, here’s a copy of Windows 10 Home 64-bit edition for £30.49 if you needed one.

Windows 10 Home 64-bit OEM for £30.49 from Amazon UK

The one-disc Blu-ray of Blade Runner 2049 is currently down to £9.99, making it a markedly affordable way to get yourself a copy of the movie and proceed to watch it and once again be strangely impressed by Dave Bautista’s acting skills.

Blade Runner 2049 on Blu-ray for £9.99 from Amazon UK

US Deals

Overwatch, despite being two years old as of this month, maintains its price fairly impressively most of the time. That said, right now you can pick up the Game of the Year edition on all formats for $20 by going through Amazon.

Overwatch Game of the Year on PS4 for $19.99 from Amazon US
Overwatch Game of the Year on Xbox One for $19.99 from Amazon US
Overwatch Game of the Year on PC for $19.99 from Amazon US

Far Cry 5 is looking likely to be one of those games that prove to sell more and more as the price falls and this discount from NewEgg will certainly help that become a reality. Be sure to enter the code at checkout to pick up a copy for $40.

Far Cry 5 on PS4 for $39.99 using code EMCPURT64 from NewEgg
Far Cry 5 on Xbox One for $39.99 using code EMCPURT64 from NewEgg

Even if the Solaire of Astora amiibo has been tragically delayed to a vague ‘summer’ release date, you can currently snap up a pre-order exclusively at GameStop for $15.99. Knowing the way amiibo stock usually goes, you may want to get an order in while you can.

Dark Souls Solaire amiibo for $15.99 from GameStop

Yakuza 6 and Kiwami are out now, Kiwami 2 is due out this summer and Sega has just announced HD remasters of Yakuza 3-5 are headed to PS4 as well. What better time to grab one of the franchise’s best titles, Yakuza Zero, for $30.

Yakuza Zero for $29.99 from Amazon US

Final Fantasy 15 Dawn of the Future

The most complete version of the game to date, the Royal Edition of Final Fantasy 15, is currently discounted down to $40 over at Amazon, on both PS4 and Xbox One.

Final Fantasy 15 Royal Edition on Xbox One and PS4 for $39.99 from Amazon US

Nendoroids, for the uninitiated, are chibified versions of various pop culture and gaming characters that are super poseable and tend to become collector’s items overnight.

Breath of the Wild Link Nendoroid for $33.99 from Amazon US

Mafia 3 is a complex and sometimes troubling story as well as a big dose of 60s nostalgia wrapped around a big open world filled with classic American muscle cars. It’s also $10 right now if you missed out on it so far.

Mafia 3 on PC and Mac (Steam) for $9.99 from MacGameStore

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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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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