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It's been quite a week. We finally had confirmation that an upgraded PlayStation 4 is on the way, albeit announced in a less-than-thrilling way, and Nintendo told the world that Mario will be making his way onto mobiles devices soon in Super Mario Run. Oh, and Apple announced a new iPhone and made the internet very angry.
Well, if you're not absolutely overcome by all of this blistering excitement, maybe there's time to check out the best of this week's deals. As usual, you're welcome to check out any of these deals and see if they appeal to you. If not, no worries! If so, maybe you'll save some pocket change. As we've mentioned before, we do our best to make sure these deals are active and in stock at the time of posting, but there's always a chance things can change at a moment's notice, so keep that in mind.
Okay, let's get on with things. We'll be starting with UK Deals and moving onto the US deals further down the page.
In a week full of PlayStation announcements, let's not forget about Microsoft's little green monster. The old-style Xbox One consoles are quickly falling in price now that the Xbox One S is in the wild, and SimplyGames currently has one of the best offers we've seen. For £189.99 you can get a 1TB Xbox One console with Rainbow Six Siege, Rainbow Six Vegas and Rainbow Six Vegas 2. That ain't bad for the price at all. If you're not sold on the Rainbow Six titles, you can instead get a 1TB Xbox One with a copy of The Division for the same price.
- Xbox One 1TB Console with Rainbow Six Siege, Rainbow Six Vegas and Rainbow Six Vegas 2 for £189.99 from SimplyGames
- Xbox One 1TB Console with The Division for £189.99 from SimplyGames
Over at GamesPlanet, there's a sale on some of 2K Games' finest franchises over the next few days. When I say "2K Games' finest", you should have immediately thought of XCOM, and if you did, you'd be right. The whole range of XCOM games are discounted over there, with XCOM: Enemy Unknown - Complete Edition coming in at £4.99 while the more recent XCOM 2 is available for £16.79.
If you like your strategy games with a fantasy vibe, you probably don't want to miss out on Total War: Warhammer. While the game is still £40 on Steam, you can pick up a boxed version over at GAME for £25 for a limited time. Better still, the Limited Edition is the same price as the standard, meaning you can grab the version with a Steelbook and some form of digital guidebook. I'll still never forgive them for not naming this game Total Warhammer, though.
- Total War: Warhammer Limited Edition for £24.99 from GAME
- Total War: Warhammer Standard Edition for £24.99 from GAME
We're just about a month away from a new wave of Amiibos, so there's still time to clear some space on yet another shelf to fill with these little statues. Amazon currently has the entire set up for pre-order for £10.99, which is the cheapest we've seen online so far. That Boo is glow-in-the-dark too. Most importantly, though, we finally have the Waluigi Amiibo we deserve.
For those of you who were looking to pick up a PC copy of Pro Evolution Soccer 2017, if you pre-order it over at GamesPlanet for £33.99, you can pick one of four Konami games to receive for free along with your copy of PES. You'll get the PES 2017 pre-order bonuses too. Your choices and the mid-checkout voucher codes you'll need to enter are listed below (and in the image above, obviously, but text is easier to copy and paste).
- Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - PES-CASTLEU
- Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 - PES-CASTLE2
- Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance - PES-REVENGE
- Metal Gear Solid 5: Ground Zeroes - PES-GROUNDZ
If you don't own a copy of the original Dark Souls yet, now might be a good time to dip your toes into one of gaming's most frustrating (but most satisfying) franchises - if you're an Xbox owner. The Xbox 360 version of Dark Souls is currently reduced to £3.74 ($4.99 in the States) on the Xbox Live Marketplace which, while great for 360 owners, is even nicer given the fact that this game recently became backwards compatible for Xbox One.
With EA showing off brand new footage from Mass Effect Andromeda this week, it's hard not to want to just put everything else on pause and play through the entire Mass Effect trilogy again. Well, if that's something you're likely to end up doing, you may as well get a good deal on the games. GamesPlanet are selling the Mass Effect Trilogy as digital PC copies for £12.99 currently. All three games will redeem on Origin, not Steam, though, so keep that in mind before you take the plunge.
Over at Bundle Stars, you can pick up a pack called the 'FPS Heroes Bundle' for £2.29. While admittedly, that's not the most enticing title, the pack not only contains Steam copies of Betrayer and the extra weird Zeno Clash, but also a copy of the mighty System Shock 2. That game alone on Steam is currently £6.99 and worth every penny, so being able to get it for just over £2 is a bit of a steal. Besides that, there's also a game called 'Fancy Skulls' in the pack. Make of that what you will.
- System Shock 2
- Fancy Skulls
- Dead Effect
- Zeno Clash
- Xotic Complete Pack
- Dino D-Day
The franchise may have come to an end, but there's nothing that says you can't still enjoy Disney Infinity while there are figures to be collected. To make that collecting easier, GameStop US is currently selling off its stock of Disney Infinity 3.0's Star Wars-themed Starter Pack for only $15 on all formats. Bargain-basement pricing may mean that stock disappears quickly, though, so act fast.
- Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack on PS4 for $14.99 from GameStop US
- Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack on Xbox One for $14.99 from GameStop US
- Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack on Wii U for $14.99 from GameStop US
- Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack on Xbox 360 for $14.99 from GameStop US <
- Disney Infinity 3.0 Starter Pack on PS3 for $14.99 from GameStop US
The XCOM series' forgotten second cousin, The Bureau, is available as a Steam key from Amazon US right now for $4. If nothing else, it was certainly a game that had some unique ideas and under five bucks might be cheap enough to justify dipping into this one and seeing how you feel about it yourself.
StarCraft II's Kerrigan-centric middle chapter, Heart of the Swarm, is down to $7.97 over at GameStop right now. That's the price for the boxed version, which makes it significantly cheaper than getting the digital version at present, so if you're running behind on your StarCraft, it might be time to catch up.
Amazon still seems to have a fair amount of stock left of the Doom Collector's Edition, which features a 12-inch tall Revenant Statue and Steelbook case. They're selling this edition for under $45 on all three formats, which makes it far easier to justify buying yourself a little demon statue, whether you already own a copy of Doom or not.
- DOOM Collector's Edition on PC for $42.01 from Amazon US
- DOOM Collector's Edition on PS4 for $44.70 from Amazon US
- DOOM Collector's Edition on Xbox One for $43.66 from Amazon US
Over at Best Buy, they're taking advantage of the new range of consoles being geared towards 4K televisions in a surprisingly appropriate way. They're pairing up an Xbox One S 500GB console bundle including Halo: Master Chief Collection and Halo 5 with a high-end 55-inch LG 4K television for $799.98. Then they're throwing in an extra Xbox One controller on top.
In case you're wondering, that's an Xbox that usually costs $300, a controller that costs $60 and a TV that normally costs $700, but buying them all together will save you around $260. If you're in the market, this is one to check out.
With that, we're done for another week. Keep in mind that deals, prices, and availability can change at the drop of a hat, so apologies if you miss out on something you wanted. I'll be over at Jelly Deals, scouring the world wide web for more deals. Feel free to visit, or follow us on Twitter and give us a like on Facebook.