There are a lot of big games coming out in March and April for the Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One consoles. Fortunately, you don’t have to pay full price for any of them. If you want to be one of the first to get your hands on Animal Crossing: New Horizons, Final Fantasy VII Remake, Doom Eternal, Resident Evil 3, or Persona 5 Royal, you’ll actually be saving some money. Other standout deals today include a hefty discount on the 1-year PS Plus membership, the lowest price we’ve seen for an Xbox One X console, and some new Alienware gaming laptop price drops.
Out 3/20: Preorder Animal Crossing for Switch, Get $ 10 in Best Buy Credit
This is the only deal available right now for preordering the hottest Switch game of 2020 so far. You’ll need a MyBestBuy membership to get this free credit, but it’s free to sign up. If you like games such as Stardew Valley or Harvest Moon, this one should be right up your alley.
Out 4/10: Preorder Final Fantasy VII Remake for PS4, Get $ 10 in Best Buy Credit
Our preview is up, but I’d suggest you give the demo a whirl and make your own opinion first. After all, it’s free. The game is out in just over a month and Best Buy is the only place you can preorder it with cash back. You’ll need a MyBestBuy membership, which is free to sign up.
Out 3/31: Preorder Persona 5 Royal Steelbook Launch Edition for PS4, Get $ 10 Best Buy Gift Card
If you thought Persona 5 couldn’t get any better, guess again. One of the best (if not the best) RPGs to grace the PlayStation 4 console is receiving the royal treatment in 2020. Persona 5: Royal Edition introduces a new character, the ability of customize your Thieves’ Den, and new story lines with new cutscenes and new endings. The Steelbook Launch edition throws in a snazzy metal case at no additional cost.
Xbox One X (Factory Refurbished) for $ 229.99
This is the lowest price we’ve ever seen for an Xbox One X gaming console from a reputable vendor. Note that this is a Microsoft refurbished item, which means that it still comes with a 90-day warranty. Microsoft refurbished items generally look brand new and come in its original packaging. Since you’re getting it from Walmart (and not a marketplace vendor), it’s easy enough to return to your local store if you have any problems with the unit.
Sign Up for Verizon Fios Gigabit Internet $ 79.99/mo, Get Google Stadia Premiere Edition
This sponsored deal is brought to you by Verizon FIOS.
If you’re eligible for FIOS, Verizon’s fiber optic internet service, then you have access to one of the fastest internet services available at a price that traditional cable and DSL companies simply can’t compete with. Once you’ve had a taste of fiber, there’s no turning back. This internet only deal gives you blazing fast 940/880Mbps internet speeds. For a limited time, sign up for this $ 79.99 Gigabit plan and you get perks like 3 years of router rental, Disney+ subscription, and Google Stadia Premiere Edition. This Premiere Edition includes the console and controller, Google Chromecast Ultra, and 3 months of Stadia Pro.
Out 4/3: Preorder Resident Evil 3 and Save $ 10
Resident Evil 3 has dropped $ 10 to $ 49.94. For those of you who have already preordered the game from Amazon, your price is automatically adjusted to the lower one. Resident Evil 2 was a remake done right, and we expect RE3 to receive the same treatment. RE3 completes the Raccoon City arc, and this time you’re playing as the iconic Jill Valentine.
Out 3/20: Preorder Doom Eternal and Save $ 10
Doom Eternal is another hugely anticipated release and you can save $ 10 when you preorder it. If you’ve watched any of the gameplay trailers you already know this game is going to pretty amazing. Preorder it and you’ll also receive a digital copy of Doom 64.
33% Off 1 Year of PS Plus Membership, Now $ 39.99
PS Plus membership discounts only happen a few times a year so grab this deal when you can. This membership lets you play games online (absolutely necessary for games like NBA 2K20, Madden NFL 20, FIFA 20, Overwatch, Rocket League, and more). You’ll also get PS Plus exclusive discounts at the PlayStation Store as well as new free games every month. For example, PS Plus members get the outstanding Titanfall 2 game FREE until tomorrow.
Out 5/29: Preorder The Last of Us Part II Collector’s Edition Only at Best Buy and Gamestop
Last of Us Part 2 is the other huge release for 2020 and the Collector’s Edition is back in stock for a limited time at Best Buy and Gamestop only. The Collector’s Edition includes a steelbook case, 48-page mini artbook by Dark Horse, and some DLC. The Collector’s Edition includes the game with steelbook case, a 12″ Ellie statue, Ellie’s bracelet, lithograph art print and thank you ltter, stickers, pins, 48-page mini artbook by Dark Horse, DLC, and more.
Out 3/31: Preorder Star Wars The Skywalker Saga 9-Movie 27-Disc 4K UHD or 18-Disc Blu-ray Collection
The 27-disc 4K Ultra HD edition will be available exclusively at Best Buy and the 18-disc Blu-ray edition only at Walmart. These are the first official sets that contain all nine of the Saga movies that follow the Skywalker storyline.
EVOO Gaming 15″ 1080p 144Hz Intel Core i7-9750H GTX 1660 Ti Gaming Laptop for $ 999
If you’re looking for a 15″ gaming laptop, it’s hard to find a deal better than this. This EVOO laptop comes equipped with an Intel Core i7 processor, GTX 1660 Ti video card, 16GB of memory, and 512GB of SSD storage, all for under $ 1K. It even sports a 144Hz refresh rate, THX tuned display and speakers, and an RGB mechanical keyboard.
Alienware m17 17-Inch 4K 3840×2160 Intel Core i7-9750H RTX 2060 Gaming Laptop for $ 1399.99
Use code “AFF700AW”
The m17 is the 17″ variant of the new generation of Alienware m-series gaming laptops. Despite the larger screen size, it still clocks in at only 5.8 pounds. It’s equipped with a gorgeous true 4K (3840×2160) IPS display and an RTX 2060 Max-Q video card. The RTX 2060 is more powerful than the GTX 1660 Ti Max-Q and even the GTX 1070 Max-Q. You’ll need this kind of firepower for games like the upcoming Horizon Zero Dawn.
Alienware m15 Intel Core i7-9750H 15″ 1080p 144Hz GTX 1660 Ti Gaming Laptop with 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD for $ 1199.99
Use code “AWM15R1AFF”
The Alienware m15 is the newly designed 15″ laptop and weighs only 4.8 pounds, which is remarkable given its payload. We reviewed the m15 and highly recommend it. It’s easily one of the best laptops you can get in terms of build quality and under-the-hood power.
Alienware Aurora Intel Core i7-9700 RTX 2060 SUPER PC with 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, 1TB HDD for $ 1199
Use code “AWAUR8AFF”
This gaming PC is equipped with the newest generation RTX 2060 SUPER video card. This “SUPER” model performs about the same as the original RTX 2070 video card and is perfect for 1080p and 1440p gaming. It’s paired with a 9th generation Intel Core i7 8-core processor, tons of RAM, a big SSD to serve as your boot drive, and a 1TB hard drive for extra storage.
Happy Mario Day: 25%-33% Off Super Mario Maker 2 and More Nintendo Switch Games
All of these discounted games are part of the Mario Day Event running from now until Saturday, March 14. These first party Nintendo titles are discounted only a handful of times per year. They’re also physical copies, meaning you have the option to trade them in or sell them once you’re done playing them (you still can’t do that with digital).
Sign up for a Free 30-Day ComiXology Unlimited Trial
ComiXology is Amazon’s digital comic platform and is the largest digital retailer of American comics. The site hosts 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from DC, Marvel, Image, Dark Horse, and more. Here’s your chance to access all of it, totally free, for 30 days. If you’re an avid comic reader, you might want to consider continuing on afterwards, since it’s only $ 5.99/month. You can even sign in with your Amazon account.
55″ Vizio M558 4K HDR QLED Smart HDTV for $ 499.99
The Vizio M-series QLED TVs are one of the best values you can get if you’re looking for a TV that’s fully HDR capable. The new Vizio M-series Quantum TVs utilize the same “Quantum Dot” technology used in Samsung QLED TVs. This particular model is the best M-series TV that Vizio offers: it features a wide color gamut, full-array backlight with 90 local dimming zones and 600 nits of brightness for excellent HDR.
Nintendo Switch Video Game Deals:
- Animal Crossing: New Horizons + $ 10 Best Buy Credit for $ 59.99
- Battle Chasers: Nightwar for $ 14.99 on Amazon
- Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night for $ 19.99 at Gamestop
- Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker for $ 29.99 on Amazon
- Digimon Story Cyber Sleuth Complete Edition for $ 39.99 at Gamestop
- God Eater 3 for $ 29.99 at Gamestop
- Hyrule Warriors Definitive Edition for $ 44.97 on Amazon
- Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle for $ 14.99 at Best Buy
- Mario & Sonic at the Olympic Games for $ 34.99 on Amazon
- Mario Tennis Aces for $ 44.99 on Amazon
- Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden for $ 9.99 at Gamestop
- Our World is Ended for $ 19.99 at Gamestop
- Pokemon Sword for $ 49.49 on Amazon
- Super Mario Bros U Deluxe for $ 44.99 on Amazon
- Super Mario Kart 8 Deluxe for $ 44.99 on Amazon
- Super Mario Odyssey for $ 44.99 at Best Buy
- Super Mario Party for $ 39.99 on Amazon
- Thronebreaker: The Witcher Tales for $ 19.99 at Nintendo eShop
- Witcher 3: Wild Hunt Complete Edition for $ 49.99 on Amazon
- Yoshi’s Crafted World for $ 39.99 on Amazon
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