Best PC gaming deals of the week

Yep, it’s that time of the week again. Time to mute anyone using the phrase “TGIF” on Twitter. Oh, and also time to check out another batch of the week’s best gaming deals. This week involved a lot of PC download deals with a smattering of gaming mice on the side. If any of that sounds like your kind of thing, do read on.

As is the norm by now, we’ve got deals that’ll work in the UK, deals that’ll work in the US and some deals that will work in both the UK and US, as well as presumably many other places.

UK & US Deals

Hey look, another Humble Bundle. This time, the bundle has a bit of a Star Wars flavour with just a pinch of greatness. By now, you’ll know the drill with Humble Bundles – the more you pay, the more you get, plus it can all go to charity if you like. They’re great. Even better, this bundle sees the Steam debut of Shadows of the Empire which was originally released as a Nintendo 64 launch title in the UK. I’m sure it definitely holds up twenty years after I initially played it and won’t at all be better left behind the rose-coloured glasses of nostalgia. Oh hey, you’ll get a t-shirt if you pay enough, neat!

Pay what you want
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic
Star Wars X-Wing Alliance
Star Wars X-Wing vs. TIE Fighter Balance of the Power Campaigns
Star Wars Galactic Battlegrounds Saga

Pay more than the average
Star Wars Battlefront II
Star Wars Jedi Knight II: Jedi Outcast
Star Wars Starfighter
Star Wars Knights of the Old Republic II: The Sith LordsStar Wars Rebel Assault I & II

Pay $14 (£11.32) or more
Star Wars The Force Unleashed Ultimate Sith Edition
Star Wars The Force Unleashed II
Star Wars Rogue Squadron 3D
Star Wars Shadows of the Empire
Star wars Empire At War Gold Pack

Pay $35 (£28.30) or more
X-Wing Vs. TIE Fighter T-Shirt

Star Wars Humble Bundle 3 from Humble Bundle

While you’re over there at Humble, you should know that if you sign up to the site’s monthly subscription thingy this month, you’ll be getting a copy of Total War Warhammer along with a stack of other games for £10 / $12. The folks from Humble say you can quit any time you like, too. So that’s a thing.

Total War Warhammer on PC (Steam) for £10 / $12 with Humble Monthly

This weekend, the LEGO Batman movie hits cinemas. Also this weekend, you can get yourself a copy of LEGO Batman 3 along with a massive seven DLC add-on packs, all for £6.69 / $9.99 over at Bundle Stars. Wow, how about that for timing, it’s almost like it was planned!

LEGO Batman 3 with seven DLC packs on PC (Steam) for £6.69 / $9.99 from Bundle Stars

For those who don’t quite get enough underground railway in their day-to-day lives, the Metro series of gritty first-person-shooters may just have what you need. Over at Bundle Stars, you can pick up the Metro Redux Bundle, featuring both games, for £4.99 / $7.99 at the moment. These games use bullets as currency, too, which will be a valuable thing to learn for the future at the rate things are going.

Metro Redux Bundle on PC (Steam) for £4.99 / $7.99 from Bundle Stars

UK Deals

At some point in our lives, all we’re going to want is to be held by a giant robot friend. Thankfully, Titanfall 2 is here to let each and every one of us experience that kind of joy. It’s currently down to just shy of £25 for one of those awkward code-in-a-box copies but the game itself is absolutely worth playing, in this writer’s opinion.

Titanfall 2 on PC (code in box) for £24.95 from Amazon UK

I’m a believer that if you’re going to use a controller to play a game on your PC, it’s hard to go wrong with the Xbox One Elite Controller. For all its bells and whistles, I personally find it to be one of the best feeling controllers out there. That being said, it’s absurdly expensive by default, so if you fancy saving some pennies, you could go for a refurbished version (that still has a 12 month warranty) from Home and Garden’s eBay outlet. One of those will run you £72.49.

Refurbished Xbox One Elite Controller for £72.49 from eBay

US Deals

As part of Microsoft’s ‘Play Anywhere’ campaign, the majority of first-party Xbox One games, when bought digitally, will come with a PC copy as well. A Windows 10 PC copy, sure, but a PC copy nonetheless. Such is the case for Forza Horizon 3, the digital version of which is currently reduced over at Amazon US, down to $39.99.

Forza Horizon 3 on PC/Xbox One (Digital) for $39.99 from Amazon US

Logitech is no slouch when it comes to PC gaming peripherals and other related techy bits, so it’s always nice to see some of its stuff get reduced to slightly more affordable prices. NewEgg is currently offering the Logitech G602 gaming mouse (which somehow has eleven buttons without looking like a monstrosity) for $39.99, making it half price.

Logitech G602 gaming mouse for $39.99 from NewEgg

If you’re not quite taken by the Logitech G602 above, maybe you’d like to try the Razer Diamondback Chroma gaming mouse, which is reduced down to $41.99 at the moment at Amazon US. This one has Razer’s Chroma tech in it so it’s all shiny and stuff.

Razer Diamondback Chroma Ambidextrous gaming mouse for $41.99 from Amazon US

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.

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7 Comments

  1. Konservenknilch says:

    Is Empire At War any good? Wondering if I should get the second or third SW tier… Not a huge RTS player, but I do enjoy some occasionally.

  2. Diziet Sma says:

    Seems like the controllers linked to are £84.99 which isn’t quite the same bargain. Did the cheaper ones sell out already?

  3. stringerdell says:

    £72.49 for a controller, and this is a deal!? my goodness.

    Ive used one before and it feels nicer than the 360 pad but it doesn’t feel £50 nicer

    • Scandalon says:

      It’s the “Elite” controller, which by all accounts is noticeably different, and most say superior to the standard One controllers.

      To quote the article above it’s absurdly expensive by default.

      • Jalan says:

        A chum of mine took apart both versions and remarked that the insides of the elite are of a higher grade of materials than that of the standard. There’s likely still an amount of markup happening based solely through branding but that’s Microsoft for you.