Memorial Day 2020 Best Gaming Deals: Games, 4K TVs, Headsets, And More
Memorial Day weekend is upon us, and with most parts of the US still stuck inside and social distancing because of the coronavirus, this holiday weekend is sure to feel different than previous years. Whether you have a three-day weekend ahead of you or still have to work on Monday–our condolences in advance–there are plenty of online deals available as retailers kick off their annual Memorial Day sales, with tech brands like Razer, HyperX, and Lenovo offering some great discounts on gaming headsets, controllers, laptops, and more. On Friday, GameStop and Best Buy kicked off their big Memorial Day sales as well, with discounts running all weekend long and into Monday. It’s the perfect time to stock up on gaming goodies for the next few months.
Below, we’ve rounded up some of the best Memorial Day deals available so far. It’s a great time to stock up on PC gaming accessories, a new gaming laptop, or a 4K smart TV as several brands are discounting these products right now. We’ve also curated a list of the best game deals worth taking advantage of this weekend across Nintendo Switch, PS4, Xbox One, and PC, with steep discounts on fantastic titles like Red Dead Redemption 2, Control, Borderlands 3, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.
From now through May 25, Razer is offering some solid discounts on some of its controllers and headsets, including the Wolverine Ultimate Xbox One controller, which made our list of the best Xbox One controllers for its excellent, clicky face buttons, interchangeable D-pad, and six programmable buttons. Normally $160, the Wolverine Ultimate is discounted to $130 for Memorial Day. And fortunately, it’ll be compatible with Xbox Series X when that console launches.
You’ve also got some great Razer headset deals available at Amazon, including the ever-popular Razer Kraken wired headset on sale for $60 (was $80) and the Tournament-edition Kraken for $75 (was $100). The Gears 5-edition Thresher wireless headset for Xbox One is down to just $130 from its usual $180, and for Overwatch fans, the Lucio-edition Nari Ultimate wireless headset is down to $150, normally selling for $230.
Best Razer Memorial Day Deals
HyperX is going all out with some nice discounts on some of its best products this Memorial Day. Most of its deals kicked off early–you can already take advantage of discounts on headsets, keyboards, and more. Notable deals include the Pulsefire FPS Pro gaming mouse, which is $10 off its usual price of $45. You can also snag the Cloud Revolver S wired gaming headset on sale for $100, down from $150–this headset is compatible with both PC and console, including the Nintendo Switch. We’re fans of the Alloy Origins mechanical gaming keyboard as well, which is on sale for $100. That’s not much of a discount of its usual $110, but this is still an excellent keyboard with three adjustable angles, customization, RGB lighting, and more.
Best HyperX Memorial Day Deals
Lenovo has quite a few great gaming monitor deals for Memorial Day, ranging from budget monitors under $200 to larger, pricier options. On top of these deals, you can take another 5% off by using promo code MONITOREXTRA5 at checkout–the prices shown below reflect that full discount. Notable deals include the Legion Y25f 24.5-inch AMD FreeSync gaming monitor, which features a near-edgeless panel, 1920×1080 resolution, and 144 Hz refresh rate, on sale for $190 (was $300) using the promo code. On the pricey end of the spectrum, Lenovo is offering its Legion Y44w-10 ultrawide 43.4-inch gaming monitor with a curved display for $912 (was $1,200) when you apply the promo code.
You can also find one of our favorite gaming laptops on sale at Lenovo, the Y740. Normally sold for $1,720 online, this excellent laptop is down to $1,290 for Memorial Day with promo code MEMDAY10, which should be applied automatically at checkout. After testing the Lenovo Y740, we called it one of the best gaming laptops for comfort, with a keyboard designed for business laptop users.
Best Lenovo Memorial Day Deals
Live now through Monday, GameStop’s Memorial Day sale notably includes a buy two, get one free offer on new and pre-owned PS4, Switch, and Xbox One games; unfortunately, first-party Switch games and retro titles are excluded from the sale, and many of the included games are actually full price. As usual, the price of the cheapest game is discounted from your final total, so you’ll want to be picky about which games you choose in GameStop’s sale. That said, there are some good games included in the promotion, including Final Fantasy VII Remake – Deluxe Edition, Persona 5 Royal’s steelbook launch edition, and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. We’ve rounded up the best games available in GameStop’s B2G1 sale, so be sure to take a look.
Best GameStop Memorial Day Deals
Best Buy’s full Memorial Day sale kicked off on Friday and runs until Monday. Right now, you’ve got a nice selection of discounted smart 4K TVs to pick from. Best Buy’s spotlight offer is on a premium model, the Samsung 85-inch Class Q80T Series 4K TV, which is $500 off its usual price of $4,000, selling for $3,500 during Memorial Day weekend. It features a direct backlight for deeper contrast and object-tracking sound in its speakers that adjust the sound to follow the action onscreen. As usual, there are some MacBook deals as well, including the 15-inch MacBook Pro with an Intel Core i9 processor, Touch Bar, and AMD Radeon Pro Vega 20 graphics for $2,900, a full $1,250 off its list price of $4,150.
The sale also includes a nice deal on Sony WH-1000XM3 headphones, which are normally $350 but on sale for $280 at Best Buy during Memorial Day. There are also some markdowns on monitors, including this fantastic HP Omen 27-inch monitor with 2K Quad HD 2560 x 1440 resolution and FreeSync technology for $100 off, down to $400.
Best Buy’s Best Memorial Day Deals
Whirlwind FX is known for its Vortx, an environmental simulator for PC gaming, but its entire collection of peripherals is on sale for Memorial Day, with promo code MEMORIAL available at checkout to slash an additional 15% off the price (and everything is already discounted). The Vortx, which produces physical effects like wind and heat to match with game conditions in real-time, is discounted to $63.75 by using the promo code, down from its usual $120. The sale also includes a fantastic price on Whirlwind FX’s Element keyboard, which is content-reactive, syncing its dynamic RGB effects with what’s happening on your screen to further increase immersion. Normally $130, you can get it for just $85 right now using the promo code. To add even more RGB lighting to your setup, the Whirlwind FX light strip is also available for just $21.25 with the promo code and adds an amazing ambiance to your gaming area. It can be wrapped around your desk, your PC, and more.
Best Whirlwind FX Memorial Day deals
Memorial Day tends to bring a ton of great tech deals, but there aren’t a lot of game deals specifically tied to the holiday. That said, if you have a three-day weekend coming up and are looking for some new games to keep you busy, there are a ton of game discounts floating around for PS4, Nintendo Switch, Xbox One, and PC. Plus, see our updated list of all the free games you can claim right now.
The biggest sale going on right now is the Mega Sale happening right now at the Epic Games Store. Now only can you grab Civilization VI for free this week; you’ll also receive a $10 coupon to spend on any games or add-ons $15 or more. And every time you use the coupon, you’ll get another one to spend. To claim your first coupon, sign into your Epic account or, if you’re new to Epic, create a free account and claim this week’s free game to get your first coupon.
Here are some of the best games on sale during the holiday weekend:
*Price indicates discount when you apply $10 Epic coupon. See Epic Mega Sale for more info.
Content courtesy of Gamespot.com published on , original article here.