Happy Video Games Day! It’s one of the best events on the gaming calendar, and for one great reason: right now you can pick up a BUNCH of discounted games to truly make this a day to remember.
There are frankly unmissable deals on games like open-world shooter Far Cry 5, sandbox racer The Crew 2, and the Summerset expansion for sprawling MMO The Elder Scrolls Online. There are so many it’s hard knowing where to start first.
That’s why we’ve made a list. So whether you’re getting these games for yourself or picking out a present for your mate to celebrate Video Games Day in style, here are the top seven video game sales you need to know about.
1. Far Cry 5
Head to Montana and take on cult members in Ubisoft’s outrageous, wildlife-stuffed open-world shooter. And hey, now you can fight hordes of zombies across seven thrilling scenarios in new expansion Dead Living Zombies. Watch out for those shuffling monsters…
2. Crash Bandicoot
Relive one of the defining platformers of the original PlayStation era with this eye-soothingly crisp remake on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch. From faithful recreations of classic levels like Hang 8, Snow Go, and Makin’ Waves to never-before-played content like Stormy Ascent, this is a must for any gamer.
3. The Crew 2
The entirety of America is open for business in The Crew 2, so long as your business is diving a variety of land, sea, and air vehicles at very high speeds. With the novel vehicle-switching system, you can even turn your plane into a boat and drop onto the Hudson River.
4. Overwatch: Legendary Edition
The Legendary Edition of Blizzard’s beloved online shooter features an assortment of awesome skins. Five origin, five epic, and five legendary looks make for 15 new ways to personalise your hero. We’re particularly fond of Junkrat’s jester gear, and D.Va’s police officer getup.
5. LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2
Feeling blue (or should that be purple?) after Avengers: Infinity War? Fancy taking control of all your favourite Marvel characters in an adorable adventure that mixes LEGO with world saving? Well, make a date with LEGO Marvel Super Heroes 2 this Video Games Day.
6. The Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset
Summerset may look lovely, but darkness looms over the High Elves’ ancestral home. Join others and bash up new foes like the angry Gryphon and fanged Reef Viper, or just roam around with your bear mount waving at people. The choice is yours in Bethesda’s epic MMO.
7. Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus
Fight to reclaim the United States from Nazi occupiers in this alternate history ‘60s shooter. It shouldn’t be too difficult with your arsenal of face-melting laser rifles, grenade-firing pistols, and of course, the iconic B.J. Blazkowicz’s granite chin.
8. Star Wars Battlefront II
Become one with Star Wars Battlefront II this Video Games Day. If you’ve been waiting until now to experience DICE’s spectacular shooter, your timing couldn’t be more perfect. Not only is there new downloadable content inspired by the recent Han Solo film, but more playable characters and maps planned.
9. Tennis World Tour
Featuring 31 of the world’s best tennis players, including Roger Federer and Caroline Wozniacki, and authentic motion-captured animation, this Video Games Day you can make the court yours by snagging this ace tennis game.