Best Video Game Deals Online for Christmas 2023

Robert_Stark
edited December 2023 in Gaming

Christmas is almost here, and if you're still shopping for those last gifts, scoring sweet deals on video games could make for happy holidays. No need to brave the mall - online shopping means no lines and serious savings. Getting the perfect game the night before? No sweat with instant digital delivery. 

1. Humble Bundle Store 

The Humble Bundle Winter sale is here again! Knocking up to 90% off some game prices until February 7, 2024. 

Bundles let you name your price while supporting charity - the more you pay, the better the deal, and the more the charity receives.

With a benevolent ethos, Humble Bundle delivers handpicked software, games, and books while helping good causes. As you decide how much to pay, you realize the more you contribute, the better your deal and the more the featured charity receives. You can even pick your charity.

Be warned: bundles change weekly, so if you see one you like, grab it today.

2. GOG Winter Sale 

GOG (Good Old Games) hasn't yet confirmed its winter sale catalog; the DRM-free gaming platform's sales are not to be missed.

GOG preserves classic video games, upgrading them to ensure they run smoothly on modern systems. With round-the-clock customer support and a no-strings-attached 30-day refund policy, the company puts you at the center.

Having evolved from a niche retro gaming site into an acclaimed industry leader, GOG handpicks a curated collection of DRM-free games, old and new. From forgotten gems to the latest releases, GOG's winter sale offers a chance to score classics and fresh favorites for your library.

Celebrated by TIME as one of the "50 Best Websites," GOG is a force that has evolved from a niche platform into a powerhouse, handpicking the finest in gaming for a curated collection, making it a must to check out for those who love the artistry of video games. For gaming free of hassles and strings, this sale delivers.

3. Xbox Store Christmas Sale 

The Xbox Store's full Christmas Sale catalog remains under wraps. But they are already offering a special gift promo.

For a limited time, give up to 5 friends a free 14-day trial of PC Game Pass, scoring each recipient a $5 Xbox store credit when they claim it by December 31.

It's the perfect setup for the bigger Xbox Store Christmas sale. Log into your account and claim codes to share for the Game Pass trials. But act fast, as this bonus offer ends December 31.

PC Game Pass grants access to over 100 high-quality games to discover. By gifting trials, you can game and save together this holiday season.

4. PlayStation end-of-year deals 

The 2023 PlayStation end-of-year deals have over 2800 games on sale, with massive savings of at least 25% on these games.  

PlayStation's best-selling deals are: 

  • NHL 24 X-Factor Edition: $64.99 (usually $129.99) 
  • Hogwarts Legacy: Digital Deluxe Edition: $59.99 (usually $99.99) 
  • EA SPORTS FC™ 24 Ultimate Edition: $64.99 (usually $129.99) 
  • Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut: $37.79 (usually $89.99) 
  • Red Dead Redemption 2: Ultimate Edition: $35.99  (usually $119.99) 
  • Grand Theft Auto V: $26.39 (usually $79.99) 
  • Grand Theft Auto Online: $12.49 (usually $24.99) 
  • Remnant II – Deluxe Edition: $51.99 (usually $79.99)

Get your skates on, though, as they're only available until December 20, 2023.

5. Steam Winter Sale 

With over 30,000 games available, Steam is a prime destination for deals - even when it's not the holiday season. But their upcoming ​​Winter Sale (December 21-January 4) promises up to 75% savings on top titles.

As the largest PC gaming platform, Steam lets you connect with fellow players and discover new games. And their Winter Sale brings those joys together with serious discounts.

While the official catalog remains under wraps for now, Steam's range ensures deals for all interests when their seasonal savings hit. Mark the dates and prepare to score gifts for loved ones (and perhaps sneak one in for yourself).

6. Epic Games Store Holiday Sale 

The Epic Games Store holiday deals aren't confirmed yet, but if history repeats, expect them to run from around December 13 through January 4.

Last year brought 25% off coupons with every eligible purchase, with a new coupon arriving each time you made a purchase. A hard-to-beat bonus, we can hope for equally wondrous savings this winter.

Epic rotates its discounts rapidly, so anticipation runs high for each reveal. Mark your calendar and check back regularly once their sale launches. When you spot the game you want at an epic price, claim it quickly before the offer disappears in early January 2024.

With Epic promising more free weekly games this month, it's worth bookmarking for holiday shopping and beyond. For PC gamers, this store promises a season packed with gifts.

7. Square Enix Store Holiday Sale 

Beyond their legendary games like Final Fantasy and Dragon Quest, Square Enix offers products that bring their fantasy RPG worlds to life. Think statues, plushies, soundtracks, art books, collectible cards that add an extra dimension to the games.

Sadly, we don't have information about a Square Enix Store Holiday Sale between now and Christmas. But don't let this stop you from getting great bargains from the Square Enix Store.

Grab a Dragon Quest Pixel Monsters gaming mouse pad ($34.99). Or go big with pre-orders of the Final Fantasy VII Rebirth game ($69.99), Final Fantasy VII Remake Play Arts Kai Tifa figure ($154.99), and a lavish Final Fantasy XIV 10th anniversary playmat ($39.99).

Treat the fantasy fan in your life - or yourself - to a piece of the magic this season. Square Enix brings legendary worlds to your shelves.

8. Amazon Winter Sale 

Amazon overflows with holiday deals, including a free 30-day Prime trial unlocking extra savings. Prime membership unlocks free games for download plus in-game perks with Prime Gaming.

Being a Prime member offers access to

  • Twitch.tv subscription 
  • Prime Gaming 
  • Amazon Music has over 100 million songs and millions of podcasts. 
  • Prime Video streaming services 
  • Prime Reading: Around 3,000 books in a rotating ebook library, including adult and children titles 
  • $5 flat fee for eligible prescription medications 
  • Discounts at Whole Foods Stores 
  • Fast, free delivery on physical purchases

Get online and see what you can find that will make great gifts this Christmas.

9. Walmart Winter Sale 

Walmart's excellent video game deals typically run for around 4 weeks starting in January. While specific winter sale details remain unconfirmed, expect hot savings soon based on their Black Friday success.

Score Xbox highlights like: 

  • Xbox Series X – Diablo® IV Bundle: Usually $559.99, now $462.97 
  • Xbox Series S Starter Bundle with 3 Months of Game Pass Ultimate: $283.22 
  • Microsoft Xbox Elite Series 2 Wireless Controller in black: $174.89

With bundles pairing consoles or controllers with subscriptions, Walmart offers sweet Xbox packages for less. Stay tuned for their winter catalog, revealing more Xbox and cross-platform deals.

With Christmas fast approaching, 'tis the season for gaming deals. This year brings no shortage of digital discounts and bundles across major online stores.

Competition breeds consumer savings, so prices will continue to drop as the holiday nears. Take advantage of timed sales and special promos now, but keep checking back, too. The best bargain on that most-wanted title is likely yet to come.

Happy deal hunting and happy holidays! 

Robert is a Taiwan-based writer and digital marketer at iamrobert design. He has a passion for helping people simplify their lives through tech.

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