time for another roundup of this week's best gaming deals, from Theme Hospital to Xbox Live Gold and new Humble Monthly offers. Let's get to it.
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
Over at Humble this week, you can put down up to $12 / £9 to get yourself a series of games from the Magicka, Europa and Majesty series, as well as Pillars of Eternity, with the top tier reward being a copy of space politics and strategy sim, Stellaris.
Here is the full list of what's up for grabs:
Pay $1 (72p) or more
- Cities In Motion 2
- Magicka 2
- Majesty 2 Collection
Pay more than the average
- Crusader Kings 2
- Crusader Kings 2 Old Gods DLC
- Pillars of Eternity
- Hearts of Iron 3 Collection
- Europa Universalis 3 Complete Edition
Pay $12 (£8.60) or more
This month's Humble Monthly instant access titles were previously announced as Civilization 6 with two DLC packs but the folks at Humble weren’t done there. As a nice little extra, Humble has added an extra early unlock title in the form of Owlboy. You’ll get all that and a stack of other games after the month ends, for $12 / £10.
If all the news about the upcoming spiritual successor to Theme Hospital has got you itching to get right back into that management sim world, GOG’s got you covered. Theme Park, Theme Hospital, Tropico, Railroad Tycoon and more all feature in GOG’s weekly sale range with up to 85% off.
Fanatical’s latest Nemesis Bundle - the fifth one to be exact - is live now, featuring up to £181 worth of games for up to £8.59. Here’s what your money can get you.
Tier 1 - Pay 89p
- Holy Potatoes! A Weapon Shop?!
- Infectonator: Survivors
- Still Not Dead
Tier 2 - Pay £4.29
- Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide
- The Fall of the Dungeon Guardians
- Holy Potatoes! We’re in Space?!
- The Way
- Space Hulk Ascension
- The Warlock of Firetop Mountain
Tier 3 - Pay £8.59
- Lords of the Fallen Digital Deluxe
- Gloria Victis
In possibly the most timely of all deals on this list, Play-Asia is offering up this Rathalos and hunter amiibo figure from Monster Hunter Stories for only £5.15 / $6.99 at the moment.
Using the code PAYDAY during checkout will knock an extra 20% off the price of a range of Green Man Gaming’s already-discounted titles, including Just Cause 3 XL Edition for £6, Rise of the Tomb Raider for £10.56, Life is Strange’s Complete first season for £3.20 and a whole bunch more.
Odds are good that, sooner or later, you’re going to need to upgrade the built-in 32GB storage space in your Nintendo Switch. Thankfully, it’s getting cheaper to do that each week. Right now, you can grab a 128GB Micro SDXC card with a 100MB/s transfer speed for just under £30 / $38, with free delivery.
Tesco Direct occasionally offers up a batch of money-off vouchers on all sorts of gaming and tech related products. They're doing it again, conveniently enough, and you can save £5 on a £35 spend by entering the code TDX-PWFG, £10 off a £75 spend by entering TDX-GWRJ and £20 off a £150 spend by entering TDX-WFGR. There's everything from TVs to monitors to laptops on the site, so feel free to have a browse while you can.
If you’re looking to check out all this online service malarkey or you need a cheap way to re-up your existing membership, you can grab a 6 month Xbox Live Gold subscription for £14.99 for a limited time, which is about half the usual cost.
Stylish co-op crime adventure from that guy who ranted about the Oscars at The Game Awards, A Way Out, is due out in just under two months time and right now, you can pre order a copy for as little as £20 on both Xbox One and PS4.
While it seems a little lofty these days to hope for a sequel to the most underappreciated horror game of all time, Clive Barker’s Undying, what we can hope for instead is a few more cheap ways to get that Clive Barker experience onto our TVs. This Hellraiser Trilogy blu-ray box set is down to £12.99 at the moment if that’s your kind of thing.
After two straight weeks of US-only deals on DropMix, finally it’s the UK’s turn. Head to GAME and you can pick up a copy of the game for £75, down from its usual £110. Alternatively, Amazon UK will sell you a copy for £80.
Nintendo’s official UK store is discounting the price of this bundle of what they are calling ‘Nintendo Switch Essentials’. The Hori case is a great one that I’ve used myself for almost a year now, the screen protectors are a given, even the game cases are neat. I’m not so sure Mario and Luigi themed thumbsticks count as an ‘essential’ but hey, what do I know.
Horizon Zero Dawn may have been a little divisive and somewhat overshadowed by the launch of Breath of the Wild when it first launched but that hasn’t stopped it proving more than a bit successful in the year since. You can pick up the Complete Edition of the game for £32 right now at Amazon.
Last year, Hori brought back the classic SNES Fighting Commander controller in a brand new wireless form, designed to be compatible with the SNES Classic Edition. It’ll also work on most other devices, too, and it’s currently discounted to £17 from its original £30 at Argos.
The fancypants Special Edition of Fire Emblem Warriors is on sale over at Amazon US right now, bringing the total cost down to just under $52 from its original $80. The big box edition comes with the game on Switch and three CD soundtracks as well as a dual-sided poster.
For my money, one of the best Switch games released since launch, Puyo Puyo Tetris, is currently on offer over at Best Buy, where you can snag a copy of the game in its boxed form for under $30.
If you like the deadly duo of Overwatch and Nendoroid figures, you may just want to shield your wallets now. The Tracer Nendoroid figure is down to $40 if you go via Amazon US this week.
Oh, poor Marvel vs Capcom Infinite. This game has not had a good run since it launched last year, mere months ago. Despite a chunk of the fighting community having some decent things to say about the gameplay, this thing keeps falling in price. If you want to try it yourself, you can pick it up for $20 right now on Xbox One and PS4.
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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