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Best gaming deals in July 2021

Best gaming deals right now
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If you're on a budget, the best gaming deals right now offer jaw-dropping discounts on gaming gear. Whether you're bargain shopping for a new gaming laptop, console or just want to stockpile games, you've come to the right place. 

Several retailers are also offering respectable discounts on gaming laptops and peripherals like, surround sound headsets, gaming mice, external hard drives, and more. And if you're a proud PS5, Xbox Series X or Nintendo Switch owner, you'll want to take advantage of this week's deals on digital and physical games.

Traditionally, frugal gamers wait for Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and even Amazon Prime Day to save big on gaming gear. However, we've seen excellent deals on all things gaming throughout the year. 

Whether you're treating yourself or that gamer you know, now is a great time to save. Here are the best gaming deals you can get right now.

Best gaming deals right now

PC Gaming Deals

HP Pavilion Gaming 16: was $799 now $679 @ Walmart
For a limited time, you can save $120 on the HP Pavilion Gaming Laptop 16. It packs a 16.1-inch (1920 x 1080), 144Hz IPS display, a 2.5-GHz 10th Gen Intel Core i5-10300H quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD.View Deal

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14: was $1,149 now $949 @ Best Buy
At $200 off, the Editor's Choice Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 is at its lowest price ever. This particular model nets you a 14-inch 1080p display, Ryzen 7-4800HS  8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and a 512GB SSD. For graphics handling it packs Nvidia's GeForce GTX 1650 GPU. Gaming deals this stellar are only as good as stock permits, so we recommend you grab it while you still can. View Deal

Lenovo Legion 5 Gaming Laptop: was $899 for $789 @ Walmart
One of the best gaming laptop deals this week takes $100 off the Lenovo Legion 5. It packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 120 Hz display, a 3-GHz AMD Ryzen 5-4600H 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, and an Nvidia GTX 1650 Ti GPU with 4GB of graphics memory. For your storage needs, it houses a 256GB SSD and 1TB secondary hard drive.View Deal

Dell G7 17: was $1,499 now $1,099 @ Dell
The Dell G7 17 is currently $400 off in the PC maker's sitewide sale. This machine packs a 17.3-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, 10th Gen Intel 2.6-GHz Core i7-10750H 6-core CPU, 16GB of RAM and 512GB SSD. Rounding out its specs sheet is NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GPU with 6GB of graphics memory.
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Nintendo Switch Gaming Deals

The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon
Save $10 on the newly released The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD. This updated HD version of the Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword offers immersive swordplay. Newly added button controls let you switch between button inputs and motion controls. Add this physical copy to your game collection for its lowest price yet. Walmart has it for the same price.View Deal

Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon
Now $10 below retail, Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is at its lowest price ever. This latest installment of the wildly popular game series has an immersive storyline, charming characters and challenging quests. For RPG and Monster Hunter fans alike, Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin is a must-buy adventure game.View Deal

Nintendo Switch Lite w/ 128GB SanDisk Memory Card: was $235 now $225 @ Amazon
Save $9 with this Nintendo Switch Lite bundle from Amazon. The bundle includes a Nintendo Switch Lite console and 128GB SanDisk microSDXC memory card for Nintendo Switch. Compact and lightweight with a sleek, unibody design, the Switch Lite is great for handheld gaming anywhere. View Deal

Hori Nintendo Switch Split Pad Pro: was $49 now $39 @ Amazon
At $10 off, the Hori Split Pad Pro controller has never been cheaper. Over the Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons, it has larger grip, analog sticks, and D-pad. Incorporated into to design are assignable rear triggers and Turbo functionally for optimal gameplay on the go. Walmart has it for the same price. View Deal

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller: was $69 now $59 @ Walmart
An excellent accessory to your new console, the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller includes motion controls, HD rumble and built-in Amiibo functionality. It is lightweight and comfortable and the battery lasts for 40 hours. View Deal

PowerA Enhanced Wireless Controller: was $49 now $32 @ Walmart
The PowerA wireless controller for Switch is cheaper alternative to the pricier Nintendo Switch Pro controller. It features Bluetooth technology, an ergonomic design, motion controls, and advanced gaming buttons. Amazon has it for the same price. View Deal

PlayStation Gaming Deals

PlayStation Store Summer Sale: up to 70% off PS4|PS5 games @ PlayStation Store
The biggest PlayStation sale of the summer is here and you don't want to miss it! For a limited time, save up to 70% off PS4|PS5 digital games and DLC content. Outside of the holidays, now is the best time to stockpile your game library with new and classic titles. This sale ends August 18.
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NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition: was $99 now $44 @ Amazon
For a limited time, NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition is $56 below retail on Amazon. It comes with a digital copy of NBA 2K21 Standard for PlayStation 4 and game bonuses. You get 100,000 Virtual Currency, 10,000 MyTEAM points, MyTEAM packs and digital items for your MyPLAYER campaign. NBA 2K21 Mamba Forever Edition is a must-have collector games for any Kobe Bryant fan. Own it now for an all-time low price. View Deal

Razer Raion Fightpad for PS4 and PS5: was $99 now $62 @ Walmart
One of the best gaming deals happening at Walmart knocks $37 off the Razer Raion Fightpad. One of the best controllers for PS4 and PS5, it has a 6 face button layout as found on arcade sticks — strategically spaced to give you quicker access to your commands. The Mecha-tactile 8-way D-pad helps you execute moves with more precision than a 4-way D-pad. View Deal

Madden NFL 21 Next Level Edition for PS5: was $69 now $37 Amazon
Save $32 on Madden NFL 21 Next Level Edition for a limited time. This football game features Next Gen Player Movement fueled by real-world Next Gen Stats. Authentic new environments inside NFL stadiums for realistic gameplay like never before.View Deal

Assassin's Creed Valhalla for PS5: was $59 now $29 @ Amazon
One of the best gaming deals today takes $30 off Assassin's Creed Valhalla for PS5. Lead epic Viking raids against saxon troops and fortresses with Assassin's Creed Valhalla. View Deal

Ghost of Tsushima for PS4: was $59 now $39 @ Best Buy
This PlayStation Days of Play deal at Best Buy takes $20 off Ghost of Tsushima for PS4|PS5. This best-selling title lets you immerse yourself in great sword flighting in a beautiful open world. We rate Ghost of Tsushima 4 out of 5 stars in our review — it's one of the best games out there.


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Logitech G29 Racing Wheel for PS4|PS5: was $399 now $235 @ Amazon
This gaming deal from Amazon knocks $164 off the Logitech's G29 racing wheel. This solid all-around force feedback wheel adds a whole new level of realism to driving simulators. It works with the latest PS5 and previous-gen PS4 and PS3 consoles. View Deal

Xbox Gaming Deals

Microsoft Xbox Wireless Controller: was $64 now $59 @ Microsoft
Now $10 off at Microsoft, the Xbox Wireless Controller features triggers and bumpers and Hybrid D-pad. Button mapping and improved responsiveness of dynamic latency input elevate your gameplay. Microsoft Xbox Wireless Controller Xbox One Series X|S Xbox One X|S, Xbox One and Windows 10 systems. View Deal

Madden NFL 21 Next Level Edition for Xbox: was $69 now $37 @ Walmart
Save $32 on Madden NFL 21 Next Level Edition for a limited time. This football game features Next Gen Player Movement fueled by real-world Next Gen Stats. Authentic new environments inside NFL stadiums for realistic gameplay like never before. View Deal

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: was $59 now $47 @ Walmart
Now $10 off, Assassin's Creed Valhalla for Xbox Series X and Xbox One is a must play. Lead epic Viking raids against Saxon troops and fortresses with Assassin's Creed Valhalla.
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Hilda Scott is a Deals Writer at Tom's Guide and Laptop Mag, bringing you the best bargains on laptops, gaming gear, smart home gadgets, and wearables. After graduating from Hunter College with a degree in Film and Media Studies, she's written for iTechPost, Examiner.com, Parle Mag, Enstars, and Latin Times. When she's not bringing readers the best deals, she's streaming her favorite shows or attending a live concert or pro wrestling event.