Best Gaming Deals for Christmas 2018

Updated

Updated Dec. 7:  eBay's one-day sitewide sale lets you score the Nintendo Switch for $269.99. Plus, save $50 on the Xbox One X 1TB Gold Rush Special Edition Battlefield V Bundle at Walmart. 

The holiday season is upon us and Christmas is less than a few weeks away so there are plenty money saving gaming deals online and in-store. Big retailers including Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop, Newegg, Target, and Walmart are offering discounts on consoles, games, and accessories.

Now is the perfect time to shop for gamer gifts, upgrade your console, or try a new platform. Both the PS4 and Xbox One offer great features and tons of games including popular titles like Battlefield V, Call of Duty Black Ops 4, Fallout 76 Steelbook Edition, Fortnite, and Red Dead Redemption 2

Whether you're shopping for Nintendo Switch, PS4 Pro, Xbox One X gaming deals, here's a round-up of bargains available today. 

PS4 Deals

The PS4 console is currently back to its regular $299.99 selling price at Best BuyGameStopTargetWalmart. For the best value, we recommend buying a console bundle since it nets you a free game and costs the same price as the stand-alone system. While it's temporarily sold out at most retailers due to Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, you can get the Sony PS4 Slim 1TB Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Bundle for $299.99 at Walmart. This deal saves you $60 since the console alone sells for $299.99 and the game costs $59.99. The bundle includes a jet black PS4 Slim game console, a matching DualShock 4 wireless controller, and a Blue-ray game disc of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 for PS4. Best Buy and Target also have the console bundle in stock.  

PS4 Pro Deals

There are still some PS4 Pro bundles up for grabs, including the PS4 Pro 1TB Red Dead Redemption 2 Bundle for $399.99 ($60 off). Alternatively GameStop and Target offers the PS4 Pro Bundle for the same price.

PS4 Game Deals

If you're looking for PS4 games, you can get Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 for $50 ($10 off) or FIFA 19 for $40 at Walmart. Meanwhile, GameStop offers discounts on select PS4 games. You can get Danganronpa V3: Killing Harmony for $29.99 ($10 off). 

Some noteworthy deals on PS4 games and accessories:

PS4 Accessory Deals

AR and VR Deals 

Looking for Star Wars gift ideas for adults and kids alike? You might be interested in knowing that the Star Wars: Jedi Challenges Lenovo Mirage AR Headset Kit is on sale for $99 at Jet. That's a savings of $31 off its 130 retail price. A must have for any Star Wars fan, this augmented reality experience kit includes a replica Lightsaber controller and tracking beacon. 

Meanwhile, Best Buy offers the family-friendly PlayStation VR Astro Bot Rescue Mission + Moss Bundle for $299.99 ($70 off) which includes the PSVR headset, Playstation Camera, Demo Disc 2.0, Astro Bot Rescue Mission Blu-Ray game disc and Moss game voucher. No PlayStation Move motion controllers are included with this virtual reality PS4 gaming accessory. 

Nintendo Switch Deals 

The Nintendo Switch rarely goes on sale, but this next deal slashes dollars off its retail price. For today only, you can get Nintendo Switch from Newegg via eBay for the low price of $269.99. That's $30 off the console's $300 regular price. Enter code "PHLDAYTEN” at checkout for 10 percent off your purchase.

Meanwhile, GameStop will gift you with a $25 GameStop gift card when you buy the Nintendo Switch console for $299.99. Walmart has a similar sale where you get a $35 eShop gift card. Keep checking their link, as out of stock items often replenish. 

Mario fans can also score the Nintendo 2DS Super Mario Maker Bundle for $79 at Walmart, Amazon, and Best Buy.

PC Gaming Deals

Dell has some of the best gaming PC deals for the gamer crowd. You can score the Alienware 13 Gaming Laptop from Dell for $1,371.99 ($597 off). You can also pick up the Alienware 17 Gaming Laptop from Dell for $1,549.99 ($210 off). 

Amazon is also running a sale on all things PC gaming. Here are some highlights:

Xbox One Console Deals 

If you're looking for Xbox One Christmas deals on consoles, games, and accessories, Walmart is the place to go. You can get the Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft Creators Bundle for $219 ($80 off). Also, Walmart offers the Xbox One S 1TB Forza Horizon Bundle for $299.99, which saves you $60 off, since it's bundled with a free game. Newegg is also selling a $50 Xbox Gift Card for just $45 right now!

Xbox One Game Deals

Atari Flashback Deals

Gamers love a blast from the past every once in a while. You'll find the Atari Flashback Portable Gaming Device on sale at Kohl's for $39.99 ($10 off). Alternatively, Walmart is offering the Atari Flashback 8 Gold: HD Classic Console for $59.99 ($5 off). 

Xbox One ($499 on Amazon)

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