This week’s best gaming deals: GTA5, Wolfenstein 2, 50 Games for £50 / $50, and more

By Jamie Wallace, Friday, 24 August 2018 12:40 GMT

Another week, another batch of this week’s best gaming deals – all that just in time for the weekend, too, because we’re just that nice to you. This time around we’ve got everything from PC hardware to GTA5 to Puyo Puyo Tetris.

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

This week, you can not only get yourself a whopping fifty games for £50 / $50 / €50, but you’ll also be benefitting UK-based charity GamesAid while you do it. Titles include Metal Gear Solid 5, This Was of Mine, Human Fall Flat, Rage, The Little Acre, Arkham Asylum, and more.

50 Games for £50 / $50 / €50 Bundle from Green Man Gaming

Humble’s got a batch of horror games up for grabs in the aptly titled ‘Humble Spooky Horror Bundle 2018’, just in time for a really, really early Halloween party. Pay $15 (£11.61) or more and you’ll get the similar-game double whammy of Friday the 13th and Dead by Daylight.

Pay what you want for the Humble Spooky Horror Bundle 2018

Wolfenstein 2 has been out for almost a year now but it’s still one of the first games I would recommend someone play if they needed something new to delve into. Currently, you can pick up a copy of the game as a Steam key for £14.71 / $18.92 from Gamebillet.

Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus on PC (Steam) for £14.71 / $18.92 from Gamebillet

The Square Enix Collective is a subset of Square Enix’s publishing arm that focuses on some interesting and out-of-the-norm indie games, and right now, you can save up to 75 per cent off a range of its offerings at Humble, including the wonderful Forgotton Anne.

Square Enix Collective Sale from Humble Store

Now that we’re into August, it’s time for another fresh set of games up for grabs with a Humble Monthly membership. This time around, you can spend £10 / $12 and get instant access to Sniper Elite 4, Tales of Berseria and Staxel. Then, once the month finishes up, you’ll get a stack of other games, too.

Sniper Elite 4, Tales of Berseria and Staxel OR Rise of the Tomb Raider for £10 / $12 from Humble Monthly

UK Deals

From now until Wednesday, 29th August, Amazon is offering up a cavalcade of offers on everything from household appliances to video games, consoles, accessories and tech. The deals change daily, so be sure to check back often in order to grab any particular Lightning Deals that catch your eye.

August Bank Holiday Sale from Amazon UK

From now until the end of Tuesday, 28th August, you can take an extra 10 per cent off a range of purchases at eBay by entering the code PAYME10 during checkout. Some of the stores featured in the offer include MusicMagpie and Tesco Direct. Here’s some of what you can get:

10 per cent off using code PAYME10 from eBay

Grand Theft Auto 5 has been consistently one of the UK’s biggest sellers and as such, you probably own a copy already. If not, though, you can pick up a boxed copy of the game on Xbox One and PS4 right now for £19 at Amazon.

Grand Theft Auto 5 on PS4 for £19 from Amazon UK
Grand Theft Auto 5 on Xbox One for £19 from Amazon UK

If you’ve yet to pick up a copy of DICE’s World War One themed shooter from last year, Battlefield 1, you can grab a PC copy (an Origin key, specifically) for only £4.37 right now, which is a bit of a steal.

Battlefield 1 on PC (Origin) for £4.37 from Amazon UK

Those of you whose video game nostalgia crosshairs fall squarely on the PS1 era of platformers may want to check out this trio of Crash Bandicoot themed mugs, styled after the in-game crates. You’ll get all three of these for £10 right now, via Geekstore.

Crash Bandicoot mug bundle for £9.99 from Geekstore

Expand your Switch storage space or transfer files and data between tablets, phones, PCs or other devices a little cheaper this week, with this 128GB SanDisk Micro SD card, currently down to £24.

SanDisk 128GB Micro SD card for £23.99 from Base

I Want One Of Those, otherwise known as IWOOT, is currently offering up a bunch of discounts on various Board and Card games as its Deal of the Week. This includes editions of Monopoly and Cluedo as well as versions of Fluxx, and more.

Discounts on Board and Card games from IWOOT

LEGO Advent Calendars are, year after year, one of the highest selling advent calendars around. As such, they actually tend to sell out a few months before December itself. With that in mind, the LEGO Advent Calendars are now up for order at IWOOT, starting at £23.

LEGO Advent Calendars from £23 from IWOOT

Jaybird’s Freedom bluetooth headphones are geared towards exercise and sport use, with a smaller frame than regular bluetooth headphones, without compromising on sound quality, so they say. This set is also discounted to £50 at the moment via Amazon’s Bank Holiday sale.

Jaybird Freedom Special Edition Bluetooth headphones for £49.99 from Amazon UK

US Deals

500 Million PS4 Pro Limited Edition

Unless it’s already sold out by the time you’re reading this, you can now get yourself that very shiny, very blue limited edition 500 million PS4 Pro. It’ll cost you $500 for the pleasure, but you can follow one of the links below to try your luck at getting one.

Limited Edition 500 Million PS4 Pro for $499.99 from Amazon US
Limited Edition 500 Million PS4 Pro for $499.99 from Best Buy
Limited Edition 500 Million PS4 Pro for $499.99 from Target

Look, whatever kind of game-player you are, you should probably try out Puyo Puyo Tetris. It’s one of the most gleefully silly and fun games the Switch has to offer and is its price is finally getting into more affordable territory – case in point, you can get a digital copy of it for $24 at Amazon right now.

Puyo Puyo Tetris on Switch (digital) for $23.99 from Amazon US

Overwatch being the obscure indie game that it is, you may not have heard of it until now. If so, you can grab a digital copy on PC for just under $20 and see what all those gaming blogs are talking about.

Overwatch on PC (digital) for $19.99 from Amazon US

Tamashii Nations S.H. Figurarts, despite being a bit of a mouthful, is the name of a range of intricately detailed action figures based on video games, anime and other media. Right now, you can save some money on both the Ryu and Ken figures in this range via Amazon, where they will cost you $48 and $42, respectively.

Tamashii Nations S.H. Figurarts Ryu figure for $47.99 from Amazon US
Tamashii Nations S.H. Figurarts Ken Masters figure for $42.52 from Amazon US

On top of having one of the best video game theme songs in many years, Captain Toad Treasure Tracker’s Switch edition is a superb port of the Wii U title and as close as a must-own for Switch owners as you can get. It’s down to $30 right now, too.

Captain Toad Treasure Tracker on Nintendo Switch for $29.99 from Walmart
Captain Toad Treasure Tracker on Nintendo Switch for $29.99 from Amazon US

Amazon’s offering the official ‘Gold’ PS4 wireless headset (which is definitely black, despite the ‘Gold’ name), at a $20 discount, bringing the total cost down to $79.99.

PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset for $79.99 from Amazon US

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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