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Best Christmas gaming deals 2018: Huge discounts on Xbox One, PS4, and Switch games

Grab yourself the latest titles in the Christmas sales

If you haven’t noticed, Black Friday has come and gone, but don’t panic: the Christmas sales are in full swing. This page is your one-stop-shop for all the best deals and discounts on games from all major online retailers; for all your hardware needs, why not check out our dedicated deals pages for Playstation, Xbox, and Nintendo.

In particular, we’ll be keeping track of gaming retailer Game. If you fancy losing yourself in the vast worlds of Far Cry 5 or No Man’s Sky, then look no further. The sales are still chugging along, and all the deals, offers, and discounts are right here.

Best gaming deals: Save on digital copies on Xbox and Playstation

Deals with Xbox Live Gold

Microsoft is currently offering savings of up to 75% across a range of games with Xbox Live Gold. If you own an Xbox One and are a member of Xbox Live Gold, the deals are already at your fingertips. Find them here.

If you’re on the fence about which console to choose, but are being drawn to the prospect of 75% off games, why not check out our dedicated deals page for Xbox One console bundles?

In fact, the 1-month Xbox Live Gold subscription is on offer right this very second. If you’re not looking for something long-term but still want to take advantage of those extraordinary discounts (and the free Games with Gold, featuring Battlefield 1), head here.

Deals with Playstation

In the opposite corner, Sony’s Black Friday deals are still running a few weeks after the sales event. Make savings on PS4 exclusives such as Spider-Man, God of War, and Detroit: Become Human, as well as smash hits like Red Dead Redemption 2 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. Check out their deals page here.

If you’re after a PlayStation Plus top-up, to play online or bag some free games, why not check out this 12-month top-up card on Amazon. It’s the cheapest we’ve seen it for a long time.

Best gaming deals: Save on new releases from Amazon, ShopTo and more

1. Spyro Trilogy Reignited (was £30, now £21)

Amazon has knocked a third off Spyro Trilogy Reignited ahead of the festive season. With a £9 saving, the game would make the perfect gift for children that have a fondness for cute dragons. 

Buy now from Amazon

2. NBA 2K19 (was £44.99, now £27)

There’s a £20 saving to be made on NBA 2K19 from Amazon at the moment. Celebrating 20 years of the game, the latest NBA features a brand new open-world mode named ‘Neighbourhood.’

Buy now from Amazon

3. Fallout 76 (was £49.99, now £32.99)

The best thing about the Fallout 76 fiasco is that it’s currently on offer at Amazon for a neat discount. Let the country roads take you home and make your own mind up on Bethesda’s multiplayer apocalypse.

Buy now from Amazon

Christmas gaming deals: Best of the rest

4. Sea of Thieves (Xbox One) – £19.99 from Amazon

5. Battlefield V (PS4/Xbox One) – £39.85 from ShopTo

6. Elite Dangerous: Legendary Edition (PS4/Xbox One) – £14.86 from ShopTo

7. LEGO Jurassic World (PS4) – £14.10 from Amazon

8. Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection (PS4) – £16 from Asda

Christmas at Game: Best deals on games

1. WWE 2K19 (was £45, now £25)

Return to the ring in WWE 2K19, now reduced by £20. Featuring a roster of stars from WWE Superstars, Legends, and Hall of Fame, the latest entry in the franchise boasts better character creation, new match types, and returning fan favourite game modes.

Buy now from Game

2. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Specialist Edition (was £60, now £38)

Save £20 on this special edition of the latest Call of Duty, exclusive to Game. The regular edition is also on offer, for £32.99 – that’s a saving of £17.

Buy now from Game

3. PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (was £24.99, now £15)

Game is offering £8 off the original Battle Royale game. If you’re after something with more intensity, more grit, and fewer 12-year-olds with microphones, then PUBG is the one for you.

Buy now from Game

4. Monster Hunter World (was £32.99, now £22.99)

This deal might not seem that impressive, but Monster Hunter World is a cracking game that makes the notoriously baffling hunting-crafting franchise both accessible and enjoyable. For less than £25, it’s not one to miss.

Buy now from Game

Christmas at Game: Best of the rest

5. Middle-Earth: Shadow of War Gold Edition with Season Pass (PS4/Xbox One) – £27.99

6. Strange Brigade (PS4/Xbox One) – £19.99

7. Injustice 2: Legendary Edition (PS4) – £27.99

8. Elder Scrolls Online: Summerset (PS4/Xbox One) – £12.99

9. Dynasty Warriors 9 (PS4/Xbox One) – £20.99

10. Prey (PS4/Xbox One) – £10.85

This is just the tip of the iceberg. For the full list of titles on offer, head on over to the Game deals page here. As always, this page will be updated constantly with new deals, so be sure to check back in from time to time.

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