The 13th salary has fallen into the account and many people should take advantage of the extra money to buy a new game to enjoy the end of the year off. For PlayStation and PlayStation 5 owners, Sony has brought a great promotion that can help you find your next game for very little money.
The so-called PlayStation Store Holiday Sale brings discounts of up to 75% on hundreds of titles, including some very recent and popular ones. Releases like Mortal Kombat 1 e The Crew Motorfestfor example, can be purchased for up to R$180 — a much more affordable price than those charged when they arrived in stores.
However, PSN offers go even further and, with a little patience, it is possible to get even better discounts, with great games available for less than R$100. If money is tight or you just want to buy more for less, check it out some great games that can liven up your end of year.
But keep an eye on the date: the discounts are valid until January 6th.
15. GTA 5: Premium Edition
The awaited GTA 6 It won’t hit consoles until 2025, so returning to the previous chapter of the saga is a good way to deal with the anticipation. Even because GTA 5 is one of Rockstar’s masterpieces and shows how the studio is capable of creating incredible worlds full of things to do.
The Premium Edition is available for R$79.95 and includes the PS4 version of the game, in addition to the mode GTA Online. It also comes with a starter kit called Criminal Scheme to help your character start his career as a criminal in multiplayer.
14. Red Dead Redemption 2
Still speaking of Rockstar, its latest game is also on sale. Red Dead Redemption 2 is another impressive work from the studio, considered by many fans as its best game. Not only because of the care in building the world and all the details it presents — from the movement of the clouds to the horse’s testicle that shrinks in the cold — but because it is one of the most impactful stories the producer has ever made.
RDR 2 tells the story of Arthur Morgan, an outlaw who sees the downfall of his gang at the same time that he himself begins to question his role in this new world that is emerging on the horizon.
In the PSN Holiday Sale, Red Dead Redemption 2 is available for R$82.13 and features, in addition to the main campaign, the Red Dead Online.
13. Resident Evil Village
The fans of Resident Evil There will also be a lot to enjoy with this end of year promotion, as there are several games from the series at a discount. One of them is the excellent Villagethe eighth game in the saga and the second to adopt a first-person perspective to intensify the terror.
Featuring the figure of the monstrous (and also seductive) Lady Dimitrescu as the main antagonist, the game takes the player to a village in Europe to face figures such as vampires and werewolves — but whose real nature is much more linked to the franchise’s roots.
Resident Evil Village is available for PS4 and PS5 for R$73.80 and also features Re:Verse mode and support for PlayStation VR2.
12. Resident Evil: Raccoon City Edition
Two Resident Evil for the price of half of one. Raccoon City Edition is not exactly a game, but a package that brings the remakes of RE 2 e RE 3 for just R$74.97. So, it’s the opportunity for you to check out the reinterpretation of the classics from the first PlayStation for very little money.
The new version of Resident Evil 2 is one of Capcom’s best recent works, recreating the spirit of the original title very well, while updating mechanics and controls to make it more current. For those who prefer to buy just the remake, you can find the Deluxe Edition for R$51.97 in the PlayStation store.
Already Resident Evil 3 Remake greatly divided the opinion of fans. Although the return of Nemesis was greatly celebrated, the short duration of the campaign and the changes in the plot made more conservative players turn up their noses.
11. Final Fantasy 7 Remake
Speaking of iconic remakes, the excellent Final Fantasy 7 Remake It is also on sale for less than R$100 in the PlayStation store. It’s the perfect opportunity for you to hop on the hype train, as the sequel, FF7 Rebirtharrives on PS5 at the end of February 2024.
The game modernizes the classic Square Enix RPG, bringing incredible visuals and a much more modern and agile combat system. At the same time, the game changed the story a lot and gave new meanings to what we saw in the original 1997 game. That’s why it became so big that it was divided into three parts.
For this first one, there are two ways to take advantage of the promotion while paying little. The first of these is by purchasing the PS4 version of FF7 Remake, which is available for R$74.75. The version Intergradeexclusive to PS5 and which brings graphical improvements and an additional story section focused on Yuffie, costs R$75.81.
10. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
Anyone who got excited about the Marvel game plans revealed by the Insomniac leak can check out one of the best superhero games on PlayStation. Guardians of the Galaxy It translates very well the group’s playful and chaotic atmosphere in theaters, but it is not concerned with being a direct adaptation of the film.
Staying in this gray area, the game creates a very dynamic action RPG with an original and very interesting story. Furthermore, it has an incredible soundtrack, very well written dialogues full of charisma, as well as one of the best action sequences in recent years.
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy is available for R$74.97.
9. Marvel’s Midnight Suns
Another unexpected bet coming from Marvel was Midnight Suns, a strategy game that takes superheroes and puts them in the middle of a plot involving demons, ancient gods and crazy things like that. And, oddly enough, this all works very well.
This is a more niche game, that is, for those who like these more strategic matches in which you need to combine not only the powers of your characters, but their positioning in combat to gain some advantages over your enemies.
Marvel’s Midnight Suns It costs just R$89.97.
8. Gotham Knights
On the other side of the comic book stand, the DC offering coming to the PSN Holiday Sale is Gotham Knightsthe pseudo-spin-off of the series Batman which brings the Batfamily at the center of the action at a time when Batman is presumed dead.
The game was heavily criticized upon its launch for being a game as a service, that is, an experience focused on multiplayer and the continuous progress of its characters. And although this really takes away some of the atmosphere that the saga Arkham had built up until then, there is no denying that the title maintains some of the fun of going around beating up villains and henchmen.
Not to mention that, for R$69.99, Gotham Knights deserves a second chance.
7. Far Cry 6
Speaking of second chances, Far Cry 6 It’s a game that also deserves a slightly more affectionate look from players. Released at the beginning of the current generation, the latest chapter of Ubisoft’s open-world FPS ended up going unnoticed by many people. And, even though it doesn’t have the shine of more inspired iterations of the series, like FC3 e FC4the recreation of this Banana Republic has its charm.
Featuring actor Giancarlo Esposito in the role of Latin American dictator Antón Castillo, the player joins a group of guerrillas trying to free the small island of Yaran from this cruel and corrupt government. And you also have the help of a dog on wheels and an alligator in a jacket — which makes the R$69.97 worth of the promotion worth it.
6. Yakuza: Like a Dragon
The West only recently discovered how much the franchise Yakuza It’s cool and the latest title in the saga, Like a Dragon, changed the structure of the series a lot and made it even more insane than usual. Leaving aside the beat ’em up style brawling to adopt unexpected turn-based RPG mechanics, the game introduced a new protagonist and proved even crazier.
With adults wearing diapers and lots of metalanguage jokes, Yakuza: Like a Dragon It’s a great treat for fans of the genre and for those who enjoy Japanese weirdness — and it’s priced at just R$62.47 in this promotion.
5. Monster Hunter World Iceborne
Another game that Western audiences only came to appreciate very recently was Monster Hunter. It was only after the release of MH World that players understood the appeal of the franchise in Japan, seeing how fun it can be to join friends to hunt giant beasts.
And if you’ve never had the opportunity to experience this, your chance has come. The call Monster Hunter World: Iceborne Master Edition It’s a bundle that brings the base game and the Iceborne expansion and costs just R$99.75. It’s the complete hunting experience for anyone who’s always wanted to call on their companions to take down an ice dragon.
4. LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga
The franchise’s games LEGO marked the childhood of many people. If this is your case, you can relive this feeling with LEGO Star Wars: A Saga Skywalker, game that compiles all the content of the franchise in one place and in the form of cute buildable figures.
Both the basic version and the Galactic Edition are on sale on PSN. The simplest option costs only R$68.99, but whoever wants all the DLCs — which includes content related to the series The Mandalorian, Rebels, Andor, The Bad Batch and even the infamous Christmas Special — you can get the more robust version for R$89.97.
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