Over the past year or so, Amazon has been offering seasonal sales with big discounts on all kinds of things, from smart home electronics to ergonomic furniture. Starting on March 25th, the Amazon Spring Sale promises to once again wow gamers with markdowns on controllers, gaming mice, and, obviously, video games.

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Gamers are constantly finding new ways to save on their favorite titles, using various memberships and platforms to maximize their gaming library, so it’d be silly to skip out on Amazon’s video game deals. There are tons of games available at low price for a limited time, so let’s dive into Amazon’s Spring Sale so players can save on some fresh adventures!

The Best PS5 Game Deals During Amazon’s Spring Sale

  • Assassin’s Creed: Mirage

    $55 $60 Save $5

    Assassin’s Creed: Mirage is the latest entry in Ubisoft’s iconic stealth series.

    The game will be set in 9th century Baghdad and is going to take the Assassin’s Creed franchise back to its action-adventure roots with a more linear structure, rather than the role-playing style seen in the recent main series games. 

  • Prince of Persia The Lost Crown

    Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown

    $32 $50 Save $18

    Ubisoft’s The Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown is a throwback to the franchise’s early 2D days, albeit with a heavy focus on stylish combat. Inspired by Persian mythology and set on Mount Qaf, the game features platforming, parkour, action, and storytelling.

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    The Crew Motorfest

    $60 $70 Save $10

    An open-world racing game, The Crew Motorfest is the third entry in Ubisoft’s franchise. Unlike its predecessors which are set on the mainland United States, The Crew Motorfest is set on Hawaii’s O’ahu island and takes place during a festival. The title features multiple vehicle types along with a heavy focus on multiplayer.

  • DYSCHRONIA Chronos Alternate

    DYSCHRONIA: Chronos Alternate

    $23 $35 Save $12

    A new VR experience for players to enjoy, DYSCHRONIA: Chronos Alternate takes players through an investigation spanning across reality and dreams. Players will also travel through time, rewinding and altering the past. Packed with puzzles and challenging mysteries, the game also makes use of AI facial recognition, allowing players to reenact the crime with the evidence they collect and reveal the truth!

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    Like a Dragon: Ishin!

    $25 $41 Save $16

    Players will have a chance to relive Like a Dragon: Inshin! with this upcoming remake crafted by the creative minds at Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio. With a colorful cast that features many of the familiar faces and voices from the Yakuza universe, Like a Dragon: Ishin! is sure to be a riot for fans of the series.

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    Payday 3

    $29 $40 Save $11

    Payday 3 is a first-person shooter video game developed by Overkill Software that was released in September 2023. 

    The game is set after the end of its predecessor, Payday 2, and features the original cast of characters from 2011’s Payday: The Heist. 

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    Harry Potter: Hogwarts Legacy

    $55 $70 Save $15

    Hogwarts Legacy is a game that allows players to explore the wizarding world and create their unique witch or wizard character. Now, players can save on this magical adventure on PS5, Switch, and Xbox!

Playstation owners have recently been relishing their ever-expanding list of exclusives, even as the industry wrestles with whether to scrap the idea of console-specific game releases in the future. However, just because Playstation fans can play a ton of awesome games doesn’t mean that they can afford all of them. A Playstation Plus membership helps budget gamers out (though less so than Xbox’s Game Pass), but the best medicine for high prices is a lucrative sale.

Take, for instance, Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown. Released in January of this year, it already has a modest 36% discount, offering players a savings of $18. Game Rant gave the new Prince of Persia game a score of 4.5/5, noting its excellent quality of life upgrades and challenging Metroidvania gameplay. Similarly, the recently remastered Like a Dragon: Ishin! Game is currently 40% off, available for less than $25.

While not every game comes with such steep discounts, Playstation gamers can save on some of the most popular and recent titles, such as Assassin’s Creed Mirage and Payday 3. New deals are going to be revealed every day leading up to the Spring Sale on the 25th, so there will be even more opportunities to save on top PS5 games!

The Best Xbox Series X/S Game Deals During Amazon’s Spring Sale

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    Star Wars Jedi: Survivor

    $37 $48 Save $11

    Star Wars Jedi: Survivor is the sequel to the critically-acclaimed Fallen Order, which was also developed by Respawn and published by EA. Continuing Cal Kestis’ story, Survivor is an action-adventure game with Soulslike combat, multiple planets to explore, and an engaging story.

  • Like A Dragon Infinite Wealth

    Like A Dragon: Infinite Wealth

    $55 $70 Save $15

    Ryu Ga Gotoku Studio’s Like a Dragon: Infinite Wealth builds on its predecessor’s ideas, delivering turn-based combat and a gripping and lengthy narrative led by Ichiban Kasuga. However, the story also brings back Kazuma as a protagonist and introduces a new location in Hawaii, which is a significant departure from the franchise’s previous games.

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    Resident Evil 2 (2019)

    $30 $60 Save $30

    Resident Evil 2 is a remake of the original sequel that helped push the iconic series further into the limelight. The horror survival adventure follows both Leon S. Kennedy and Claire Redfield as they attempt to escape the zombie-filled Raccoon City and put an end to Umbrella’s plans.

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    Subnautica: Below Zero

    $30 $32 Save $2

  • Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy game

    Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy

    $17 $22 Save $5

Xbox Game Pass may make it more affordable than ever to play new games on day one, but some of the biggest game titles are still released with a price tag attached. While this is totally unsurprising and makes perfect sense given the thousands of hours developers put into their best-selling games, it’s still ultimately a bummer for plenty of players hoping to save money on gaming.

However, with titles like Star Wars Jedi: Survivor being marked down by over 20%, gamers will have the chance to save on AAA games during Amazon’s Spring Sale. Players who would prefer not to join Game Pass often have great luck finding individual titles at an absolute steal. Resident Evil, one of greatest series in gaming history, has been on a remastering spree in recent years, most of which are available on Game Pass. Thanks to that availability, gamers looking to pick up only their utmost favorite iteration can do so at a discount. During the Spring Sale at Amazon, Resident Evil 2 is 50% off, saving players a whopping $30.

Other games are just as lucratively priced, such as Marvel’s intensely fun Guardians of the Galaxy game from 2021, which is less than $20 for the Spring Sale. Subnautica fans who are missing Below Zero being available on Game Pass can pay just $30 for the game during the sale, thanks to a small discount.

The Best Nintendo Switch Game Deals During Amazon’s Spring Sale

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    Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope

    $20 $60 Save $40

    Ubisoft’s sequel to 2017’s Kingdom Battle, Mario + Rabbids Sparks of Hope is a turn-based strategy game with a quirky sense of humor. Featuring iconic Nintendo characters alongside Ubisoft’s Raving Rabbids, this crossover is available exclusively on the Nintendo Switch.

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    Rune Factory 3 Special

    $20 $30 Save $10

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    Sonic Superstars

    $30 $60 Save $30

    Inspired by the franchise’s 2D heyday, Sega’s Sonic Superstars is a co-op platformer that features Sonic, Knuckles, Tails, and Amy as playable characters. The game is expected to launch in Fall 2023 on PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and PC.

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    Sonic Origins Plus

    $30 $40 Save $10

    Sonic Origins Plus includes four remastered classic games. These games are Sonic the Hedgehog, Sonic 2, Sonic 3 & Knuckles, and Sonic CD. They feature high-definition graphics and new animations for the opening and ending sequences. 

    The game offers two modes: Classic and Anniversary. Classic mode preserves the original resolution and has limited lives. Anniversary Mode comes with unlimited lives and revamped widescreen HD.

  • Just Dance 2024 Edition - Amazon Exclusive Bundle

    Just Dance 2024 Edition

    $25 $60 Save $35

    Just Dance 2024 Edition features 40 songs, from the latest hits and beloved classics including “Flowers” by Miley Cyrus, “Tití Me Preguntó” by Bad Bunny, “How You Like That” by BLACKPINK, and “I Wanna Dance With Somebody” by Whitney Houston!
    This Amazon exclusive bundle includes the Standard Edition of Just Dance 2024 (Code in Box) and The Mythological DLC Pack (Ubisoft Connect Code).

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    Hello Neighbor 2

    $30 $40 Save $10

    Hello Neighbor 2 is a December 2022 single-player stealth adventure and horror game developed by Eerie Guest and tinyBuild. The game features an AI-controlled enemy (the neighbor), creepy environments, open zones to explore, and mysteries to discover.

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    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe

    Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is a racing game in the world-renowned racing game series. The game was released in 2017 for Nintendo Switch and was at the time the first Mario game on the platform. It is an improved version of the Wii U game Mario Kart 8. It comes with added characters and changes in Battle Mode.

Nintendo has long been known to be a bit stingy with price drops, even during big sales like Amazon’s Spring Sale. Switch players may be fully prepared to pay full-price on every new title they want, but for those who have been patiently awaiting discounts on Nintendo’s games and other Switch titles, now may be the best time yet to catch up on fan favorites and timeless classics.

One of the best deals available to Nintendo fans comes in the form of Just Dance 2024 Edition, which is nearly 60% off at $25 during the Spring Sale. Just Dance is on sale often, but it may be a while before it’s on sale again, given its current steep discount. Those who would prefer to be stationary while they game can dive into Rune Factory 3 Special for just $20 or save on snooping in Hello Neighbor 2, which is available with a 25% discount during this Amazon sale.

Mario + Rabbids: Sparks of Hope continues to be the bastion of Nintendo-branded game deals, offering a massive 67% discount that brings the price down to below $20. This is largely due to its poor reception, but hope remains that other titles will be added to Amazon’s Spring Sale roster. In the meantime, fans can save $20 on Mario Kart 8, if they don’t already have a copy of the best kart racer ever, or they can catch up with Sonic in adventures new and old with discounts of up to 50%.

Should I Purchase A Video Game During the Amazon Spring Sale?

With frequent sales through Humble Bundle and Steam, many gamers will wonder whether they should spend money on the Amazon Spring Sale. For video games in particular, the choice is fairly nuanced.

How new is the game? Is it a title that’s never on sale, or one that’s only rarely seen such steep discounts before? If a player has really been wanting to play a game and the Spring Sale on Amazon is offering the title at a price within that person’s budget, it’s probably a good idea to take advantage of the discount.

However, it’s almost guaranteed that better deals will arrive during summer sales and in October for Prime Day. Anyone willing to wait that long to pick up a new video game should probably keep holding out. Of course, most games are, at most, discounted by 60-75% during even the best sales of the year. If a player sees a game they want at 60% off or more, they’re probably not going to get it for any cheaper later in the same year and should just buy it through this Spring Sale.


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