Stuck in our gratefully safe but monotonous homes, there's only so much you can do to keep yourself busy before you run out of options. How many whipped coffees till you tire of it? But if you're fortunate enough to be stuck with your consoles and computers, you're in more luck than you think! With almost the whole world self distancing, consoles and launchers are giving you just what you need to keep it going; massive sales and deals.
Epic Games Launcher
With games like Fortnite, Paladins and Dauntless free to play, there's now even more reason to snatch deals from the Epic Games. While you might've missed some games in their weekly offers, there's more that's coming. They've already given away games like Grand Theft Auto V and Sid Meier's Civilization VI for free, and Borderlands is free for three more days. Keep an eye out on the Epic Games Launcher for more!
Apart from a large range of pre-existing free games, steam now has multiple deals and sales that make it even harder to resist the urge. From The Witcher 3 to Warhammer II, Steam is boasting jaw dropping sales on a multitude of games. Not to mention all the free indie games you could find with just a scroll through their free to play listings, Steam is the place to be to try something new.
Apart from the free trials and demos, Uplay has sales that bring prices down to less than a dollar for some DLCs and packs, while full games have upto 80 percent off. You might've missed Watch Dogs going on for free, but that doesn't mean you don't have time to snatch other deals! Like right now, the Far Cry games are on sale. What are you waiting for? Go get 'em.
Sales and deals aren't just coming to PC, PlayStation Store offers a wide range of games for much much lower prices, with games like Dragon Ball Z: Kakarot and PES 2020 going for almost 40 percent less than usual. Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection went for free earlier during the lockdown, and it'd be wise to keep an eye out for more lucrative deals such as these.
If you're bored at home and need something to get your adrenaline flowing, there's more than enough going around to keep you entertained while you're social distancing. Keep an eye out on your favourite launchers for more quarantine fixes and deals, make sure your Steam wishlist is updated. it's never too late to pick up something new and with all of this time stuck at home - why not grab all the games you've been putting off?
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