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Best Christmas Gaming Deals

Rishabh Jain
Deals on gaming merchandise are available for holiday shoppers both online and offline.

As Christmas nears, holiday shoppers are looking out for the best deals. Gamers can do their yearly restocking as deals are available on a range of gaming merchandize, including gaming consoles, titles and VR headsets.

We have prepared a list of gaming deals that you should look out for this Christmas season:

Gaming Console Deals

Deals on gaming consoles are available at both official outlets and leading retailers. Both Microsoft and Sony are offering bundle deals on the Xbox One S and PlayStation 4 (PS4).

Sony’s PS4 “Unchartered 4” bundle is available for $249.99 till Dec. 24. The bundle includes PS4 with a 500GB hard drive, a DualShock 4 controller and the “Uncharted 4: A Thief's End” game on a Blu-ray disk. Microsoft is offering a limited time deal — selling the Xbox One S for $249. It is also offering other bundled deals such as:

  • Xbox One S “Gears of War 4” 2TB special edition bundle for $399 (original price $449), a $50 discount.
  • Xbox One S “Battlefield 1” 1TB special edition bundle for $299 (original price $349), a $50 discount.
  • Xbox One S “Minecraft” 500GB favorites edition bundle for $249 (original price $299), a $50 discount.
  • Xbox One S “Gears of War 4” 500GB special edition bundle for $249 (original price $299), a $50 discount.
  • “Madden NFL17” 1TB bundle for $299 (original price $349), a $50 discount.
  • Xbox One S “FIFA17” 500GGB special edition bundle for $249 (original price $299), a $50 discount.
  • “Halo Collection” 1TB bundle for $349.
  • “Halo Collection” 500GB bundle for $299.
  • Xbox One S 2TB edition for $399.

Target has gone a step ahead and is offering a 10 percent discount on top of the $249 pricing for the Xbox One, which makes it $229 for the console. It is also offering a $30 gift on the purchase of both consoles.

Newegg is offering the PS4 Pro for $399, including “Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare,” while Amazon is offering the standard model PS4 for $229 and the PS4 Pro 1 TB for $370 (original price $429.99).

Walmart is selling the PS3 for $190.48 (original price $229).

VR headset deals

Many companies have offers and discounts on VR headsets as part of Christmas deals.

  • Amazon is selling the Google Daydream View for $143.97.
  • The Samsung Gear VR is free along with $50 worth Oculus content on the purchase of Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge.
  • Gamestop is offering the PSVR bundle, including the PSVR headset, PlayStation Camera, PlayStation Move motion controllers and PlayStation VR Worlds game disc at $459.99 ($40 discount).
  • Microsoft is offering $100 gift cards on the purchase of HTC Vive or Oculus Rift.

Gaming Titles

A lot of offers are available on gaming titles,including the Steam Winter sale, which takes place from Dec. 22 to Jan. 2. Different gaming titles are available at discounted prices.

  • “Doom”— $20
  • “Stardew Valley” — $10
  • “Planet Coaster” — $38
  • “Tyranny” — $40
  • “XCOM 2” — $30
  • “Hyper Light Drifter” — $1
  • “Dirt Rally” — $24
  • “Total War: Warhammer” — $45
  • “Civilization VI” — $54
  • “Rise of the Tomb Raider” — $30

The PlayStation Store’s offers include:

  • 60 percent off on “Lego Marvel Super Heroes” available at $7.99, original price $19.99
  • 40 percent off on “Doom” full game available at $35.99, original price $59.99.
  • 20 percent off on “Fallout 4” season pass available at $39.99, original price $49.99.
  • 40 percent off on “Fallout 4” full game available at $35.99, original price $59.99.
  • 40 percent off on “Grand Theft Auto” trilogy available at $20.99, original price $34.99.

The Xbox store is hosting a Countdown Christmas sale till Jan.9, offering Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners an Xbox Live Gold membership for $1 for the first month.

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