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Best Gaming Deals Today (May 21): Apex Legends, Resident Evil, And More
Here are some of the best gaming and tech deals available today.
Another week is here, bringing a brand-new batch of discounted games, tech, and more. From PC and PS4 to Nintendo Switch, there are plenty of great deals floating around today and throughout the week, including a huge sale at the Epic Games Store and an exciting free game, a steep discount on the Sega Genesis Mini, and a year of PlayStation Plus for over $20 off. You'll also find some great games on sale, including Apex Legends' Bloodhound and Lifeline editions and the Yakuza Remastered Collection.
Below, we've rounded up some of the best gaming and tech deals available today and will update this story throughout the week with the latest and greatest deals.
Apex Legends Bloodhound and Lifeline Editions
$6 (was $20)
While Apex Legends is free to play, the popular online shooter has physical editions that star one of the legends from the game and include 1,000 Apex Coins along with Legendary skin for that character, a weapon skin, an exclusive banner, and an exclusive badge. Normally sold for $20 each, these collectible physical editions are on sale for $6 each today. The Bloodhound Edition is currently sold out at Amazon, but the Lifeline Edition is still available for $6, and Walmart has both editions in stock at that price.
Free memory card when you buy two digital Switch games
From now until May 23, Walmart is offering a free 128GB Nintendo Switch memory card when you buy two digital Switch games from a select offering of first-party titles. Depending on what games you choose, you'll spend between $106 and $120 on the bundle--that's not much of a savings, but getting a free microSD card on top of what you'd normally pay anyway isn't shabby. The following games are eligible for the promotion:
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild
- New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe
- Super Mario Odyssey
- Splatoon 2
- Fire Emblem Warriors
- Mario Tennis Aces
- Yoshi's Crafted World
The Last of Us Part 2 Collector's Edition back in stock
This isn't a discount, but when it comes to sold-out collector's editions, even finding availability feels like a win. The Last of Us Part II releases June 2019 on PS4, and its long sold-out Collector's edition is finally back in stock at Amazon and Best Buy ahead of release. It sells for $170 and includes a few physical goodies along with digital content. See our full The Last of Us Part II pre-order guide for more info.
- Base game and any applicable pre-order bonuses
- 12" Ellie statue
- Life-sized replica of Ellie's bracelet
- Collectible steelbook
- 48-page mini art book from Dark Horse
- Set of six enamel pins
- Lithograph art print
- Set of five stickers
- PSN Dynamic Theme
- Six PSN avatars
- Digital soundtrack
- Digital version of the mini art book
Resident Evil Xbox One Pre-Owned Games Bundle
$25 (was $75)
Looking to experience more Resident Evil after playing through the recent remakes of Resident Evil 2 and Resident Evil 3? GameStop's Deal of the Day features a bundle with pre-owned Xbox One copies of Resident Evil 4, 5, 6, and 7, all for just $25, a third of their usual price. If you're looking to complete your Resident Evil Collection with some of the later games in the series, this is a great way to do it.
Lego Super Mario back in stock
The Super Mario Lego sets proved popular when they were first made available for pre-order last month, selling out quickly. But now, a new round of pre-order is available at Amazon and other retailers, so you can secure these Mario-themed sets for yourself ahead of their release on August 1. They're available for $60 each. See our Lego Super Mario pre-order guide for more information on the new collection.
Sega Genesis Mini
$50 (was $80)
One of the best mini retro consoles in recent years is on sale this week at multiple retailers. Normally $80, the Sega Genesis Mini is discounted to $50 today and comes pre-loaded with 40 classic games, from Sonic the Hedgehog and Castlevania: Bloodlines to Golden Axe and Ecco the Dolphin. The system also comes with two controllers so you can play multiplayer titles with someone else. While this isn't the cheapest we've ever seen the Genesis Mini, it's still rare to find it at this price and a solid purchase for fans of the original console.
SNK Neo Geo Mini Samurai Shodown Limited Edition Bundle
$90 (was $140)
The limited-edition Samurai Shodown model of the Neo Geo Mini comes with 40 classic games, including all six Samurai Shodown games released on the system, and it's on sale right now for $50 off. The bundle includes an HDMI cable to hook it up to your TV, but you can also play handheld using just the mini screen. It also comes with two controllers, one collectible character card, and more.
A Plague Tale: Innocence
$12.49 (was $50)
The Xbox Store's latest sale features a fantastic discount on one of 2019's best games. The story-driven stealth-adventure game A Plague Tale: Innocence is on sale for just $12.49 on Xbox One today, an absolute steal for this underrated gem.
Persona 5 Royal
$49.94 (was $60)
Persona 5 Royal released March 31 on PS4, offering an expanded version of the critically acclaimed JRPG. This definitive edition of Persona 5 introduces new characters, story events, gameplay changes, and much more, and right now, you can get it on sale for $49.94 at Amazon instead of its usual $60. Be sure to check out our Persona 5 Royal review for more information on why this version of P5R is absolutely worth owning--the game earned a rare 10/10 score for its powerful new story arc, evocative soundtrack, beautiful art style, and more.
Nintendo Switch games at Ebay
A slew of Nintendo Switch games are on sale at Ebay for about $10 off right now--these are brand-new games and include free shipping. That includes popular racing game Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which is down to $50 as part of the sale. You can also find nice discounts on Super Mario Maker 2, Luigi's Mansion 3, and more.
- The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild -- $54
- Luigi's Mansion 3 -- $50
- Mario Kart 8 Deluxe -- $50
- Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX -- $52
- Super Mario Maker 2 -- $50
Yakuza Remastered Collection
$40 (was $60)
Ahead of Yakuza: Like a Dragon, experience Kazuma Kiryu's story in the Yakuza Remastered Collection, which compiles remastered versions of Yakuza 3, 4, and 5. All three games are available with 1080p graphics at 60 frames per second, and the collection adds content that was missing from the original Western releases. It's on sale for $40, down from $60.
$40 (was $60)
One of the most recent PS4 exclusives, Nioh 2, is on sale for $40 at Amazon today. Released in March, Nioh 2 is a Japanese action-RPG and sequel to 2017's Nioh. The game earned an 8/10 in GameSpot's Nioh 2 review for its precise combat, enemy and level variety, and challenging boss battles.
Epic Mega Sale's $10 coupon deal
Aside from the weekly freebie, the Epic Mega Sale on its own offers some fantastic discounts on PC games, largely due to its underrated $10 coupon offer, which was present in Epic's holiday sale as well. Here's how it works: Any Epic Store users can sign in to claim a free $10 coupon right now--if you make your first purchase or claim a free game during the sale, you'll receive the coupon automatically. You can then use that $10 coupon on any game or add-on that's $15 or more. Every time you use an Epic coupon, you'll receive another $10 coupon that can be used right away. With some of Epic's best games like Control, Borderlands 3, and Red Dead Redemption 2 already discounted for the sale, getting another $10 off lets you nab some of these titles at extremely good prices. You can see some of the best deals below.
- Assassin's Creed Odyssey -- $19.79 / $9.79 with coupon
- Borderlands 3 -- $30 / $20 with coupon
- Control -- $30 / $20 with coupon
- The Outer Worlds -- $39 / $29 with coupon
- Red Dead Redemption 2 -- $48 / $38 with coupon
- Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order -- $39 / $29 with coupon
PlayStation Plus 12-month membership
$34 (was $60)
PlayStation Plus is a necessity for PS4 owners looking to play online, and it gets you free monthly games and exclusive discounts as well. Normally $60 for a year, PS Plus is down to $34 at Ebay right now via seller NeoGames. This deal has been ongoing for quite some time and usually fluctuates between $35 and $37--this might be the best price we've seen. We've tested this deal, and it's a digital code you receive within 24 hours. You can then redeem the code in the PlayStation Store to automatically start or extend your current membership at a discount.
Neo Geo Arcade Stick Pro Controller Pack
$100 (was $190)
Available for nearly 50% off, the NeoGeo Arcade Stick Pro comes pre-installed with 20 classic SNK fighting games and can plug into not only a Neo Geo Mini but also a PS4, PC, or Switch to use as a controller. The pack comes with an HDMI cable so you can connect it to your TV and play any of the 20 included games.
Comixology 60-day free trial
As many people spend more time inside these days, finding free entertainment for beating boredom without spending too much money has become crucial. For fans of comics, manga, and graphic novels, Comixology's free trial is currently the best deal around. The service, which is owned by Amazon, recently extended its free trial from 30 to 60 days, so you can get a full two months free and immediately unlock access to over 25,000 comics, manga, and more.
Best Deals This Week
- New PS4 Sale Spotlights Some Fantastic Games You May Have Missed
- Get 54 Steam Games For Under $40 In Latest Square Enix Bundle Benefiting Charity
- All The Free Game Promotions You Can Claim On PS4, Xbox One, PC, And More
- Here's Where You Can Get A Nintendo Switch Lite
- PS Plus Drops To $37.50 In Limited-Time PS4 Deal
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