Enjoy a long weekend of gaming — we found the best sales on games and more, from $9 – Yahoo News
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Gaming is a great way to spend a cold, three-day weekend. (Photo: Getty Images)
It’s no wonder gaming has grown exponentially in popularity over the past two years. It’s a great escape: Immersing yourself in another world lets you take a break from this one. And lately we can all use some time away from our worries and responsibilities.
If you’re a committed gamer, chances are you’re ready for some fresh challenges. And if you’re new to the pastime, well, now is the perfect time to give it a try.
Whether you have an Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch or PC, there are exciting deals this January on games and accessories waiting for you.
Best Xbox deals
The Force is strong with this sale. (Photo: Walmart)
Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order for Xbox, on sale for $17 (originally $34), takes place between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope in the Star Wars timeline. It follows a young Jedi Padawan named Cal Kestis, who survived Emperor Palpatine’s Order 66 — the massacre of the Jedi Order. Now he must complete his Jedi training and master his lightsaber, while the Galactic Empire tries to hunt him down.It’s fun for just about anyone.
“I’m 45 and really never played games, but I picked up this Star Wars game on Xbox One X. It helps me de-stress after 12 hours in a medical facility,” shared a five-star reviewer. “This is pure awesome. This game is insane. My Xbox One X has all kinds of passes and games, but this is the only one I want to play; it will blow your mind.”
$34 at Walmart
More Xbox deals:
Madden NFL 22 (Xbox Series X/S), $50 (was $70), walmart.com
PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (Xbox One), $9 (was $20), amazon.com
Riders Republic: Limited Edition (Xbox Series X/S), $49 (was $60), walmart.com
Street Outlaws: The List (Xbox One), $16 (was $40), walmart.com
Marvel’s Avengers (Xbox One), $20 (was $40), amazon.com
Gears Tactics (Xbox One), $18 (was $40), amazon.com
South Park: The Fractured But Whole — Day 1 Edition, $15 (was $64), walmart.com
Best Sony PlayStation deals
Why go outside and play baseball when you can stay inside and play MLB: The Show 21? (Photo: Walmart)
Walmart has marked down MLB: The Show 21 for PS5 for more than half off. The game has all 30 MLB teams, along with deep rosters featuring the best and brightest in baseball today, including Fernando Tatís Jr., Shohei Ohtani, Vladimir Guerrero, Aaron Judge, Mookie Betts, José Ramírez and many more. Here’s your chance to play as your favorite athletes or run your favorite teams.
“Another great entry in the MLB show franchise,” wrote a delighted gamer. “And it’s the first entry that is being released multi-platform. If you love America’s pastime in stunning detail? Get it.”
$69 at Walmart