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Best cheap video game deals for June 2021

It’s an awesome time to be alive for gamers, as  Sony and Microsoft have launched their next-generation consoles. However, as developers are shif their focus to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, there are still some new games on the way for the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, in addition to highly anticipated titles for the Nintendo Switch. This means that there will still be an abundance of video game deals, as retailers will look to help gamers fill their libraries of games on both generations of consoles.

Gamers who have already upgraded to the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X should always be on the lookout for offers that will help jumpstart their collections. Meanwhile, those who are staying on the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch for now will want to keep looking for cheap video games as they tap into the established libraries of their preferred consoles. Whatever genre you prefer and whatever platform you’re on, you’ll surely find a video game worth your while, if you know where to look.

Today’s best video game deals

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In the search for cheap video games, you might be overwhelmed by the sheer number of deals that you can find online. Fortunately, we’re here to help you expand your gaming library with the best titles at their lowest prices. We’ve put together some of the best video game deals that are currently available across all consoles and retailers, so that you’ll spend less time looking for them and more time actually playing.

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Battlefield V - Digital Code (Xbox One)

$6 $60
The Battlefield series returns to its roots, as you assemble your company of soldiers in World War II. The game includes access to battle royale mode Firestorm.
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Ghost of Tsushima (PlayStation 4)

$40 $60
Uncover the beauty of Tsushima and defend it from invaders as samurai warrior Jin Sakai. The game offers free access to Ghost of Tsushima: Legends, a new cooperative multiplayer experience.
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Red Dead Redemption 2 Standard Edition (Xbox One)

$35 $60
Take control of Arthur Morgan, a member of the Van der Linde gang, as he chooses between his ideals and loyalty to the outlaws who raised him.
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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition (PS4)

$28 $40
The special edition of The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim includes the base game, add-ons, and features such as remastered art and effects, volumetric god rays, and more.
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BioShock: The Collection (Nintendo Switch)

$20 $50
Play through the popular series with this collection, which includes BioShock Remastered, BioShock 2 Remastered, and BioShock Infinite.
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Forza Horizon 4 Standard Edition (Xbox One)

$43 $60
Experience dynamic seasons in this open-world racing and driving game. Explore Britain like you've never seen it, collect more than 450 cars, and become a Horizon Superstar.
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Marvel's Avengers (PS4)

$25 $40
Step into the shoes of Earth's mightiest heroes, unlock powerful skills, and collect gear as you defend the world from escalating threats.
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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)

$50 $60
The definitive version of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe offers up to four-player local multiplayer. All the tracks in the game's Wii U version returns, joining new courses for the Nintendo Switch.
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Disney Classic Games: Aladdin and The Lion King Retro Edition (Nintendo Switch)

$33 $50
Enjoy a pair of classic platformer games from Disney! Explore Africa as Simba in The Lion King, or save Princess Jasmine from the evil Jafar in Aladdin.
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Grand Theft Auto V

$28 $30
If you want to steal cars, fight folks, and commit other crimes in a video game, this is what you need.
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NBA 2K19

$10 $20
You may not be able to play with the pros, but you can certainly play as the pros.
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Persona 5 Strikers (Nintendo Switch)

$33 $60
Join the Phantom Thieves of Hearts as they travel across Japan to fight against distorted realities, all during an epic road trip for their summer vacation.
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New Super Mario Bros. U Deluxe (Nintendo Switch)

$58 $60
Try to save the Mushroom Kingdom again as Mario, Luigi, or their friends in single-player or multiplayer modes. This includes the harder and faster New Super Luigi U.
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Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle

$30 $60
This unique blend of XCOM-style strategy and Mario and Rabbids charm is perfect for the whole family.
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Bayonetta and Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle (Xbox One)

$28 $40
Enjoy two games in the bundle. Play as Bayonetta as she shifts into various forms, summons demons, and uses bullet arts, or as space DARPA agent Sam Gideon in saving the space colony Providence.
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Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege Deluxe Edition (Xbox Series X, Xbox One)

$18 $30
The Deluxe Edition of Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege includes the full game and 16 operators from Year 1 and Year 2. Each new season adds more content, operators with abilities, weapons, and maps.
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Red Dead Redemption 2 (PlayStation 4)

$35 $60
Play as Arthur Morgan, a member of the notorious Van der Linde gang in 1899 America. Rob, steal, and fight your way across the Wild West, in an epic tale of honor and loyalty.
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Uncharted 4: A Thief's End (PS4)

$17 $18
Follow Nathan Drake in the fourth game in the popular Uncharted franchise, as his brother Sam resurfaces to seek help in searching for Captain Henry Avery’s long-lost treasure,
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Dreams (PS4)

$18 $40
Explore and play in the ever-expanding Dreamiverse, where you can learn how to design your own games, animate, make music and more.
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Kingdom Hearts Melody of Memory (Nintendo Switch)

$30 $50
Experience the music of the Kingdom Hearts series with rhythm-action gameplay featuring the franchise's most memorable tunes and more than 20 characters.
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Little Nightmares - Complete Edition (Nintendo Switch)

$60 $80
Find your way out of an oversized dollhouse that's inhabited by monstrous residents. Use your imagination to solve complex puzzles, then run for your life as you try to escape.
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Shin Megami Tensei III: Nocturne HD Remaster (Nintendo Switch)

$40 $50
Reawaken your inner demon in the remastered version of this Atlus classic. Enjoy remastered 3D models and backgrounds, select additional difficulty settings, and save your progress whenever needed.
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Cooking Mama: Cookstar (Nintendo Switch)

$34 $64
Follow Mama's instructions to create delicious dishes. Chop, mince, slice, and dice with precision motion controls. You'll be the world's greatest cook in no time!
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Biomutant (PlayStation 4)

$50 $60
Recode your character's genetic structure to change the way you look and play. You'll need every advantage to survive in Biomutant's open world, including crafting weapons and gearing up.
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Plants Vs Zombies Battle for Neighborville Complete Edition (Nintendo Switch)

$25 $40
In this shooter from the Plants Vs Zombies franchise, tackle hilarious missions and take on epic bosses to collect medals and unlock outfits. The game offers both PvP and PvE modes.
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Outriders Day One Edition (PlayStation 4)

$45 $60
Outriders is a co-op RPG shooter set in a sci-fi universe, with twisted weapons and violent powers in your arsenal. The Day One Edition includes the Hell's Rangers Content Pack.
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Power Rangers: Battle for the Grid Collector's Edition (Nintendo Switch)

$17 $30
The fighting game's Collector's Edition includes the full game, the Season One DLC, Lauren Shiba, the Lord Drakkon Evo II Skin, and the Kimberly Hart Mighty Morphin Pink Ranger Skin.
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Just Dance 2021 (Nintendo Switch)

$31 $50
Play with friends in co-op mode, dance to your personalized playlists, and access over 600 songs with the Just Dance Unlimited subscription service.
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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order (PlayStation 4)

$20 $60
Play as a Jedi Padawan in this story-driven, single-player game set in the Star Wars universe, after the events of Episode 3: Revenge of the Sith. Rebuild the Jedi order after Order 66.
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Borderlands 3 (PS4, PS5)

$10 $30
Blast your way through this looter-shooter in an all-new adventure, with new worlds to explore, new enemies to defeat, and new Vault Hunters to control.

How to choose a video game

Even with the range of video game deals that are available online, games aren’t cheap. Also, with next-generation consoles being backward compatible with previous-generation games, you have access to a daunting library of titles that have steadily grown over the past several years. If you want to make the most out of your gaming budget, you should have a clear idea of what you can buy for your console, and what kind of games that you want to spend your time and money on.

Console exclusives should be among your primary targets when buying games, as they are the primary difference between the PlayStation, Xbox, and Nintendo Switch. Examples include Marvel’s Spider-Man, God of War, The Last of Us Part II, Ghost of Tsushima, and Final Fantasy VII Remake for the PlayStation; Halo: The Master Chief Collection, Halo 5: Guardians, Sea of Thieves, Gears 5, and Forza Motorsport 7 for the Xbox; and The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Super Mario Odyssey, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Animal Crossing: New Horizons, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate for the Nintendo Switch.

There are games that are available on multiple platforms, and choosing among them depends on your preferred genre. If you like exploring open-world environments, you might want to check out Red Dead Redemption 2, Final Fantasy XV, and Cyberpunk 2077. For fans of first-person shooters, you can’t go wrong with Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War, Doom Eternal, and Overwatch. For sports enthusiasts, cheer for your favorite teams and athletes on NBA 2K21, Madden NFL 21, and MLB The Show 20. If you want adrenaline-pumping action, try Devil May Cry 5, Resident Evil 3, and Control.

Once you’ve found a few games that have piqued your interest, you should check out reviews to make sure that you’ll like their story, gameplay, and other details. You might also want to check out trailers and gameplay videos online for these particular games, so you won’t be disappointed once you purchase and load them up in your console. Be very careful when choosing the videos you’re going to watch though, as you wouldn’t want to unnecessarily come upon some spoilers.

Lastly, and perhaps the most determining factor of the games that you buy, is your budget. This is why it’s important to always search for cheap video games, as discounts will determine whether you can only buy one new game or multiple titles at a time. It’s a good thing that video game deals aren’t stopping even with the release of the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X, so gamers should keep taking advantage of them for the near future.

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