As we wave goodbye to Prime Day 2023, we’re additionally saying adieu to Video Game Fashion Week, Polygon’s annual custom of celebrating the entire fabulous and weird methods gaming and glamour collide. Fortunately, good offers are all the time in vogue right here at Polygon, and whilst you might not have the ability to save on Sailor Moon Jimmy Choos, or Team Rocket streetwear, we’d simply have a Space Marine bomber jacket along with your title on it.
We’ve included a few of our favourite offers this week from the worlds of gaming and leisure, together with a number of the best-selling merchandise which have made an look on Polygon this week.
One of the best gaming offers this week
It’s usually $349.99, however you’ll be able to at the moment choose up the Japanese mannequin of the Nintendo Swap OLED at Woot for simply $289.99, lower than the value of the vanilla Swap. The OLED mannequin is much like its normal counterpart, however options a number of enhancements, together with a bigger and brighter show, higher audio, and a extra sturdy kickstand.
The one actual catch right here is that the field and documentation are in Japanese. Nevertheless, when you arrange the console and choose English as the first language, it can operate identical to some other Swap you could possibly buy in North America.
Even with the arrival of extra highly effective gaming handheld just like the Steam Deck and Asus ROG Ally, the Swap remains to be the one (official) place to expertise first-party Nintendo titles like The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom, Metroid Dread, and Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope.
This deal will stick round for the subsequent seven days or till inventory runs out, however this can be a improbable alternative for those who’re contemplating investing in Nintendo’s upgraded handheld.
GameStop will nonetheless throw in a free recreation whenever you buy one other eligible title of equal or better worth throughout its Summer season Sale. This promo consists of titles like Elden Ring, New Pokémon Snap, Tony Hawk Pro Skater 1 + 2, and extra.
When you can’t discover what you’re on the lookout for in GameStop’s BOGO sale, there are many different superior titles you’ll find for a flat $20 low cost, together with Metroid Dread, Persona 5 Royal, and Pokémon Legends: Arceus.
After all, for those who’d favor to pay nothing in your video games, Amazon is all the time providing a complimentary record of video games for Prime members. Proper now, you’ll be able to choose up titles like Prey, Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition, and Shovel Knight Showdown completely free. You’ll be able to even get free in-game bonuses and beauty gadgets for titles like Diablo 4, Hearthstone, and Pokémon Go.
Simply in case the Nintendo Swap isn’t your most well-liked console, there are a few Xbox-centric offers price trying out too. At present, Halo: The Master Chief Collection is on sale at Xbox for simply $9.99. Whereas this huge assortment for the Xbox and PC has all the time been free for Sport Go subscribers, this isn’t a nasty deal for a bundle that features six of the perfect shooters ever made.
Newegg remains to be providing a reduced Xbox Series X bundle with a digital code for Diablo 4. Usually this bundle would value $559.99, however you’ll be able to at the moment choose one up for $519.99, saving you $50 on the mixed value of each merchandise.
The huge 43-inch Asus ROG Strix 4K gaming monitor remains to be discounted at Newegg to $699.99 (was $899.99), you’ll be able to even knock an extra $50 off with the mail-in rebate. The big flat panel monitor contains a 144Hz refresh charge, is AMD FreeSync appropriate, and boasts a 1ms response time. When you’ve bought the house for it, the ROG Strix 4K gaming monitor is a wonderful alternative for a top-tier gaming monitor.
The highest-selling stuff on Polygon this week
One of the best leisure offers this week
The mom of all trendy consoles is now out there in Lego kind. The Lego Atari 2600 is often $191.99, however is at the moment discounted to $191.99 for Lego VIP members on the Lego on-line storefront. The two,532-piece set, is a cleverly designed and becoming tribute not simply to the basic console, however its iconic titles as effectively. The set options the Atari 2600 console, a single controller, and three cartridges with matching dioramas.
Lego VIP members also can save on a number of different much less typical Lego merchandise, together with the Delight flag-inspired Everyone is Awesome Lego set, which is obtainable for $24.49 (usually $34.99). The Spice Girls Brick Headz set can be out there for $29.99 (usually $49.99).
A number of video game-themed hardcover artwork books and encyclopedias are at the moment discounted at Amazon, able to maintain your espresso desk firm. Some standouts embody The Art of the Mass Effect Trilogy, Diablo: Book of Lorath, and The Halo Encyclopedia.
Barnes & Noble is at the moment providing a wonderful sale on movies from the Criterion Assortment, discounting eligible field units and 4K UHD titles by 50% via July 28. The Criterion Assortment consists of a number of the most essential and influential movies from the higher a part of the final century. A few of the titles on sale embody Time Bandits, Thelma & Louise, The Sound of Metal, and Malcom X.