Even with the vacation season in full swing, Polygon is right here to help your whole last-minute procuring with some wonderful gaming offers and different related nerdery. This weekend is likely to be your finest alternative to decide up an Xbox Series X, which is accessible for as low as $349.99, or bundled with a free sport for $399.99. The Epic Games Store is providing a sitewide 33% low cost on video games, whereas yow will discover some top-tier literature on sale at Amazon.
As we do each weekend right here at Polygon, we’ve rounded up a set of our favourite offers from the worlds of gaming and leisure, together with among the best-selling merchandise which have made a latest look on our website.
The most effective gaming offers this week
This week, Microsoft introduced that it might be formally discounting the Xbox Series X to simply $399.99 throughout the holidays. Nevertheless, you’ll be able to at present discover the standalone console on sale for simply $349.99 at Walmart. We aren’t certain how lengthy this low cost will final, however it’s price trying out when you’ve been procuring round for Microsoft’s console.
Microsoft’s discounted value for the Xbox Series X additionally extends to the Diablo 4 bundle, which is accessible from Xbox, and GameStop for $399.99. However, if Diablo 4 isn’t your fashion, quite a lot of bundles that embrace Fashionable Warfare 3, Forza Horizons 5, Forza Motorsport, Halo Infinite, or further controllers are additionally out there for $399.99 from Antononline.
Right here is your weekly reminder that the Epic Games Store Holiday sale is reside, and thru Jan. 10, 2024, it can save you 33% on hundreds of video games within the Epic Video games catalog. Whereas Epic usually gives a single-use coupon throughout its vacation gross sales, this yr, it’s providing limitless 33% coupons that may be utilized to purchases of $14.99 or extra.
We’ve highlighted a handful of latest releases and private favorites for you to try. However, when you’re going to decide up only one sport, we’d suggest Alan Wake 2, which comes bundled with a voucher for a free copy of Alan Wake Remastered if you are going to buy a duplicate throughout the Epic Vacation Sale.
Epic can also be gifting away 17 free video games by Dec. 31, beginning with the Destiny 2: Legacy Collection. The Legacy Assortment will stay out there by Dec. 20, after which it should return to its common $59.99 value.
The highest-selling stuff on Polygon this week
The most effective leisure offers this week
The most recent model of the Lego Star Wars Final Collector Series X-Wing can also be its largest, sporting a whopping 1,949 items. This iteration of the legendary starfighter is at present out there from Walmart for $199.99 (was $239.99). As well as to its folding S-Foils, the mannequin encompasses a show stand, nameplate, and minifigs of each R2-D2 and Luke Skywalker.
Blanche: The Rise of Grimdark, the approved biography of fantasy / sci-fi illustrator John Blanche, is on sale at Amazon for $43.46 ($50.39). Blanche is liable for a myriad of depraved works, however is maybe finest recognized for his collaboration with Video games Workshop and serving to to set up the setting and taste of Warhammer and Warhammer 40K.
Should you’re planning to stroll into Mordor, a map may assist. The illustrated version of The Lord of the Rings and The Hobbit are at present discounted to their lowest value ever on Amazon. Usually $74.99 every, The Lord of the Rings is on sale for round $27, whereas The Hobbit is accessible for round $39.
Every single-volume hardcover consists of thirty coloration illustrations, maps, and sketches (all produced by the creator) sprinkled all through together with detachable, fold-out maps of Frodo and Bilbo’s journeys by Center-earth produced by Tolkien’s son, Christopher.
Video Sport of the 12 months by creator Jordan Minor doesn’t simply spotlight the very best video games of the previous 40 years, it’s a crash course on the cultural influence of gaming and its historical past. The 296-page chronicle is at present out there to from Amazon for $16.79 (was $27.99).