Ways to Save on Video Games
There are several ways to save when purchasing video games, from promo codes and coupons to waiting for new release prices to drop. Here are a few ideas:
- Look for promo codes and coupons. Amazon, the PlayStation Store and Steam are examples of retailers that frequently offer video game coupons. You can find a list of current discount codes here.
- Search for video game deals at retailers like Amazon, GMG, Fanatical or keyshops where you can find very good deals. You can find a list of stores here.
- Purchase second-hand games. Used products often sell at a substantial discount. A retailer like Amazon carries select used video games for both Sony PlayStation and Xbox consoles.
- Shop during popular sales like Black Friday and Cyber Monday to take advantage of specials and other video game offers.
- Keep your eyes open for deals during January and July. For example, Steam’s famous Summer Sale takes place during late June and early July.
- Stay flexible about format. Take advantage of price differences between physical and downloadable versions.
- Start using a credit card with gaming-related rewards. Look for a card that offers extra points when you use it to purchase games, video game consoles and accessories.
- Wait a few weeks to purchase new releases. Prices tend to drop within weeks or months of release dates.
- Rent before you buy. Try things out before spending your hard-earned money on an unknown product.
- You can also use our Market page with over 10,000 games. Thanks to this, you are able to compare prices for each game from over 40 stores.
How Get Deals on Gaming Consoles and Accessories?
If you’re looking to pump up the intensity of your experience with a new gaming console, controller or gaming mouse, Amazon and Ebay etc. frequently have offers on accessories. You can also find a variety of cable ties, gaming chairs and gaming desks at those retailers. Two other places to look for deals on gaming accessories like headsets, microphones and cameras are GameStop. Another way to save on new consoles is to wait a few months for the prices to drop. You can also increase your savings even more by purchasing a bundle containing a console with several games.