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Prime Day Gaming Deals You Won’t Want to Miss

In particular, PlayStation fans have a lot to be excited about.

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Amazon Prime Day has officially started, which means you can cash in on plenty of great video game deals from July 15th to July 16th. 

While sale items span across all consoles and PC, this year we’ve seen the most discounts on PlayStation games and hardware. Amazon is offering specials on PS4 bundles as well as bargain first-party Sony games like Days Gone, Horizon Zero Dawn and Marvel’s Spider-Man. And if you’ve been meaning to pick up a new controller for some multiplayer action, pretty much every color is on sale as well.

To help you make informed buying decisions we rounded up the best Prime Day discounts we’ve seen on video games both new and old, as well as specials on console bundles, controllers and other gaming accessories. We also put together a few tips you can follow to ensure you maximize on Prime Day savings and all game-related perks that come with being a Prime member.

Check Game Deals at Amazon

Take a look through our Prime Day 2019 Shopping Guide for coverage of all Amazon’s best deals and discounts.

Noteworthy Game Discounts

  • Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4) — Sale Price: $19.99 | Reg Price: $39.99
  • Kingdom Hearts 3 (PS4 or Xbox One) — Sale Price: $19.99 | Reg Price: $59.99
  • Pokémon: Let’s Go Eevee (Switch) — Sale Price: $29.99 | Reg Price: $59.99
  • Devil May Cry 5 (PS4 or Xbox One) — Sale Price: $39.99 Reg Price: $49.80
  • NieR: Automata: Game of The Yorha Edition (PS4) — Sale Price: $24.77 | Reg Price: $39.99
  • Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night (PS4, Xbox One, Switch) — Sale Price: $32.84 | Reg Price: $39.99
  • God of War (PS4) — Sale Price: $19.99 | Reg Price: $39.99
  • Monster Hunter World (PS4) — Sale Price: $18.93 | Reg Price $29.99
  • Crackdown 3 (Xbox One) — Sale Price: $29.86 | Reg. Price: $59.99
  • The Sims 4 (PC) — Sale Price: $4.99 | Reg Price: $39.99

Crackdown 3 is beautiful

Hardware and Accessory Discounts

Hardware Deals

While it historically hasn’t brought the deepest discounts of the year, Prime Day is still a pretty good time to pick up a new gaming console. Notable deals include:

Accessory Deals

If you already have all the consoles you need you can use Prime Day as an excuse to pick up some extra controllers, headsets and other accessories. We’ve already seen more than a few discounts on gaming gear, including:

Twitch Prime Exclusive Offers

To celebrate Amazon Prime Day 2019, Twitch Prime members get exclusive Legend and weapon skins for Apex Legends. The first set of skins are available July 3rd, with three more limited edition packs dropping in late July and August.

On top of that, Twitch Prime-exclusive content for multiple EA SPORTS titles is also in the works.

Free Games and Add-Ons With Twitch Prime

Every month, Twitch Prime members get access to a plethora of free games and DLC. This month’s offerings include:

  • Yooka-Laylee (full game)
  • For the King (full game)
  • The Escapists (full game)
  • Vorazun: Nerazim Bundle (loot for StarCraft II)
  • Buy the Overwatch League 2019 All-Access Pass and get 500 Bits (promo)

You can check out a full list of Twitch Prime freebies here.

Twitch Prime members can also claim up to 12 months of free Nintendo Switch Online.

Yooka Laylee is definitely worth playing for free!

Tips To Maximize Prime Day Savings

Even if a product is already discounted, there are still usually a few ways to take more money off the purchase price. Here are a couple of our preferred strategies for boosting deal values while shopping on Prime Day:

Sell Amazon Your Old Games and Hardware

Amazon buys used video games, gear and even consoles, so if you clean house before Prime Day you can be ready with some extra Amazon gift card money.

To sell stuff to Amazon, find the trade-in storefront on Amazon’s website and select the product you’d like to offer. Once you’ve accepted the proposed trade-in value you’ll receive an e-mail with a label that lets you ship your trade-in back to Amazon free of charge. You’ll also get an instant Amazon Gift Card credit to use on Prime Day (or sooner).

While you probably won’t get much for older franchise games like Madden or Assassin’s Creed, Amazon does offer pretty good buyback prices for recent releases.

High-Value Trade-ins Include:

  • Rage 2 (PS4) — Trade in for $34.90
  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice (PS4) — Trade in for $22.90
  • Jump Force: Standard Edition (PS4) — Trade in for $26.71
  • A Plague Tale: Innocence (Xbox One) — Trade in for $20.84
  • Mortal Kombat 11 (Xbox One) — Trade in for $25.50

Set Deal Alerts for the Games You Want Most

With so many great deals coming and going, it’s nearly impossible to keep track of everything Prime Day has to offer. To ensure you don’t miss out on the discounts you’re most excited about, set up some Deal Alerts for the products you want most and we’ll notify you the second they go on sale.

Even if the game you’re interested in doesn’t get marked down for Prime Day, the Deal Alert will stay active so you can keep your eyes peeled until the price you’ve been waiting for appears.

The top Amazon deal from our website’s front page is also worth your consideration:

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Our editors strive to ensure that the information in this article is accurate as of the date published, but please keep in mind that offers can change. We encourage you to verify all terms and conditions of any product before you apply.

Louie Patterson

Louie Patterson is a Content Editor at Slickdeals. Based in Los Angeles, they have written and edited for several digital publishers including Ranker and Zócalo Public Square. They're always on the lookout for hot video game deals and are utterly incapable of walking away from a game that's on sale for less than $5 (even if they already own it on another console). You can also talk to them about anime, BMX and anything related to electronic music.

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