There are so many great, good and adequate games out there, it is unreal. Where the world of gaming, especially console, used to be a mixed bag when it came to entertainment and quality, things have evened out a lot in recent years. Sure, you still have a fair share of duds out there, but it isn’t the risk it used to be to pick something up and give it a shot.
Especially when you have the many deals circulating the web that exist now. Here are some to take advantage of this week, so you can expand your library for less…or free.
A surprising number of people with Xbox Gold don’t take advantage of the monthly free games that they provide. There are usually two or three at any given time, and they are worth grabbing while you can.
For January, you can get Worms Battleground and D4: Dark Dreams Don’t Die for the Xbox One, or Witcher 2: Assassins Of Kings Enhanced Edition for the Xbox 360. There is also a list of discounts for the week, including Terraria, Dead Rising, and Never Alone.
Playstation also provides free games every month with a Playstation Plus account, and usually some pretty in demand (if older) games. Given their wider range of platforms, you can choose from Playstation 4, Playstation 3, and Playstation Vita games.
This month you have First Light and The Swapper for PS4, Prototype 2 and Duck Tales Remastered for PS3, and Duke Nukem 3D Megaton Edition and Woah Dave! For Vita. A lot of their games are 75% off right now, if none of those tickle your fancy.
This week only, Sony is also providing a 10% off all items in their PS store for current PSN members. The sale starts on 1/23 and ends on 1/26. The code can be used on pre-orders, as well. It is their way to say they are sorry for the downtime on the network during the Christmas season, and keep people happy.
While it isn’t much off of a small item, it would be great if you have been waiting for something big ticket during regular post-Christmas sales.
Anyone that isn’t keeping up with Humble Bundle’s weekly game sales needs a lobotomy. There is no better way to feed your addiction for both official and indie games, while still providing something meaningful in the process.
For those not in the know, Humble Bundle is a pay-what-you-want service that donates a percentage of the proceeds to charity. Every week they have a theme with a handful of matching games. You pay whatever for some of them, then pay above an average to unlock others.
They also have stores with major discounts, and work on a number of platforms. For additional goodies, check out their ebooks.
Amazon For $20
Know of any other good game deals this week? Let us know in the comments.