Best Gaming Deals for October 2018

Updated

If you're searching for pre-Black Friday PS4 Pro, Xbox One X, or Nintendo Switch deals, you've come to the right place. Trusted retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart are offering great deals right now on consoles, games, and accessories.


Searching for a deal on the PS4 Pro game console? Here's one for you. You can pre-order the PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Red Dead Redemption 2 Bundle for $399.99 at GameStop. The Sony PS4 Pro 1TB game console alone has a list price of $399.99, whereas the Red Dead Redemption 2 game for PS4 Pro costs $59.99. If you were to buy them individually, it would set you back $459.98. This deal is great for anyone who wants to jump on the PS4 Pro platform since you get a free game out of it. Alternatively, you can also pre-order the game console at Target for the same price. The PlayStation 4 Pro 1TB Red Dead Redemption 2 Bundle has an October 26 release date. 


Basketball is back. You can play your favorite teams with a copy of NBA 2K19 for PS4 from Best Buy for $39.99 ($20 off). If you can't wait to get your hands on Shadow of the Tomb Raider for PS4, you can grab the title now from Amazon for the low price of $69.99 ($20 off). 

Walmart is offering discounts on a large selection of PlayStation 4 games, so now's the time to rack up. You can get Resident Evil 7: Biohazard for PS4 for just $16.79 ($43 off) or NBA 2K18 for PS4 for $18.50 ($41 off). Other popular PS4 game titles on sale are WWE 2K18 for $29.83 ($30 off) and Grand Theft Auto V  for $27.97 ($33 off). These prices are a steal and beat that of many pre-owned games. Amazon also some popular PS4 games on sale for less than retail price. You can get Destiny 2 for PS4 Standard Edition on Amazon for $12.90. That's $37 off the game's $49.99 list price. 

Feeling nostalgic? Walmart has the Sega Genesis Classic Game Console for the discounted price of $44.50 ($15.46 off). It comes with 81 classic games built-in so you can take a trip down memory lane when the mood strikes. If you've been hunting for a Nintendo Switch game console, Walmart is selling it for just $299. That's just $1 below the console's list price but enough to treat yourself to a cup of coffee or a candy bar.  

Walmart has select Switch games on sale so now is the time to rack up. You can get Mario+ Rabbids Kingdom Battle for $39.12. This deal saves you $20.76 off the game's $59.88 list price. You can also grab Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 for $25.95 ($34 off) or Rocket League Collector's Edition for $29.83 ($10 off). If you're looking for Nintendo Switch accessories, you can an extra set of Joy Con-Controllers from Amazon for $68 ($12 off).  

Are you into PC games instead of the Nintendo Switch? Then you might be interested in knowing that you can get the Amazon is offering PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset for $72.94. Normally, this headset sells for $99.99, so this deal saves you $27. Despite its moniker, the PlayStation Gold Wireless Headset also works with PC as well as PS4, PS3, and Vita. Whether you're battling opponents or climbing levels in role playing game, this headset ensures life-like sound during game play. With 7.1 surround, you'll hear every detail from whisper quiet warnings to loud bomber missiles. 

If you're interested in buying an Xbox One X gaming console, you can get the Xbox One X PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Bundle on Walmart for $458.95. The bundle includes the Xbox One X console, a wireless controller, and a full-game download of Xbox One X PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Enhanced which saves you $70. You might want to swing over to Amazon and get Road Rage for Xbox One for just $6.33. That's a savings of a whopping $23 off the game's regular selling price. You're going to need an extra Xbox controller if you plan on gaming with friends. Walmart has the Xbox One Stealth series wired controller on sale for $32.69 ($20 off).

Another way to save money on the Xbox One X is to take advantage of GameStop's trade-in deal. Bring in your current (working) console to get up to $250 off the Xbox One X. Depending on your trade-in, this will drop the price of the Xbox One X down to just $250-- its lowest price ever! Walmart has the best available deal on the standalone Xbox One X system itself for $449.99. It's $49.00 less than what it normally sells for, making it the best price option if you don't have a console to trade-in.

Here's how much store credit GameStop is offering for each console: 

PS4 Pro: $250 credit
Nintendo Switch: $200 credit
PS4 (Slim): $175 credit
Xbox One S: $120 credit
Xbox One (original): $110 credit

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Consoles DEALS

Xbox One ($499 on Amazon)

Turtle Beach Xbox One Headset - $45 ($79 on Walmart)