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Best gaming deals in January 2021

Best gaming deals right now
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Game retailers are putting their best gaming deals forward this month. So whether you're gaming on a budget or shopping for that gamer in your life, you've come to the right place.  

Since the release of the Sony PS5 and the Microsoft Xbox Series X gaming consoles over the holidays, we've been seeing solid deals on PS4 and Xbox One physical games. We're also spotting considerably lower prices on gaming laptops as well as accessories like gamepads, surround sound headsets, and external hard drives.

Generally speaking, frugal gamers usually look to Black Friday and even Amazon Prime Day to rack up on gaming gear. However, we've seen excellent deals on gaming laptops as well as games and accessories throughout the year. 

Whether you're on the hunt for PC, console or handheld gaming discounts, we're rounding up the top gaming deals for every platform. From gaming laptops to gaming headsets, here are the best gaming deals you can get right now.

Top gaming deals right now

PC Gaming Deals

Lenovo Legion 7 Gaming Laptop: was $1,999 for $1,399 @ Walmart
Walmart is taking $600 off the the Lenovo Legion 7 gaming laptop. This powerful machine packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 144Hz display, 2.6-GHz i7-10750H 6-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and a 1TB SSD. For graphics handling, it's equipped with an RTX 2070 Super GPU with 8GB of graphics memory. View Deal

Microsoft Xbox Wireless SE Controller (Arctic Camo): was $70 now $39 @ Walmart
The Xbox Artic Special Edition wireless controller features a rugged white and grey translucent design, button mapping and an etched trigger grip. It's equipped with a 3.5mm headset jack as well as Bluetooth for versatile connectivity. It works with Xbox One Series X|S Xbox One X|S, Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs, and tablets.View Deal

Oculus Rift S PC-Powered VR Gaming Headset: was $399 now $299 @ Best Buy
Currently $100 off, the Oculus Rift S is at an all-time low price. We tested this PC-powered VR gaming headset and gave it a 4 out 5 star rating for its smart, comfy design and a sharp gorgeous display.View Deal

Lenovo Legion 5i 15.6": was $1,099 for $889 @ Lenovo
Currently $210 off, the Lenovo Legion 5i gaming laptop is one of the best gaming laptops to buy. The base model laptop on sale packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) 120Hz display, a 2.5-GHz Core i5-100300H quad-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, 128GB SSD, and a GTX 1650 GPU with 4GB of graphics memory.View Deal

Gigabyte Aorus 7 17.3 Gaming Laptop: was $1,599 now $1,099 @ Newegg
If you're looking to beast of a gaming rig, you can save $500 on the Gigabyte Aorus 7. It packs a 17.3-inch (1920 x 1080) Thin Bezel 144Hz IPS display, 2.6-GHz Intel Core i7-10750H 6-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, 512GB SSD and GeForce RTX 2060 graphics with 6GB of dedicated memory. View Deal

Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED: was $1,899 now $1,345 @ Amazon
Great for gamers and creators alike, this beast of a machine is now $554 off Amazon. The Gigabyte Aero 15 packs a 15.6-inch 4K AMOLED display, Core i7-9750H CPU, 16GB RAM, 512GB SSD, and a GTX 1660Ti GPU. View Deal

Nintendo Switch Gaming Deals

Gaming Deals: up to $40 off video games @ Best Buy
Best Buy's Last Second Savings Event lets you save on select video games for all platforms. Choose from fan favorites like Grand Theft Auto V Premium Edition, Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle, The Last of Us Part II and more.View Deal

Fitness Boxing 2: was $50 now $39.99 @ Best Buy
Now $10 off, Fitness Boxing 2 for Nintendo Switch has never been cheaper. Work out at home and punch, jab, uppercut, and dodge to catchy pop tunes. This fitness boxing games offers a full-body workout. Pass a Joy-Con controller to an exercise buddy and box to the beat together.View Deal

Super Mario 3D All-Stars: was $60 now $49.94 @ Walmart
One of the best Nintendo Switch game deals this week takes $10 off Super Mario 3D All Stars. If you're a proud Nintendo Switch owner, this 3-in-1 Super Mario game is a must have. Super Mario 3D All-Stars includes three of Mario’s greatest 3D platforming adventures: Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine.  View Deal

LEGO Disney Pixar's The Incredibles: was $40 now $19.99 @ Amazon
Explore action-packed story levels and an epic hub world and use the Parr family's unique abilities to bring the city's Super Villains to justice. You can even team up with family and friends in 2 player co-op to assemble incredible LEGO structures. View Deal

Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu!: was $59 now $44 @ Amazon
Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu is a delightful blend of classic Pokémon and the mobile action of Pokémon Go. View Deal

Animal Crossing: New Horizons: was $59 now $49 @ Walmart
Tap into your creativity as you build your community from scratch on a deserted island. This social simulation game lets you create your personal getaway and customize your character, home, decorations, and the landscape itself. At $10 off, it's down to its lowest price ever (see price in cart). View Deal

Ring Fit Adventure: $79 @ Best Buy
Ring Fit Adventure has been near-impossible to find in stock most of the summer. The Nintendo Switch accessory lets you burn calories while playing games by making you jog, sprint, and jump in place while playing games. View Deal

Xbox Gaming Deals

Microsoft Xbox Wireless SE Controller (Arctic Camo): was $70 now $39 @ Walmart
The Xbox Artic Special Edition wireless controller features a rugged white and grey translucent design, button mapping and an etched trigger grip. It's equipped with a 3.5mm headset jack as well as Bluetooth for versatile connectivity. It works with Xbox One Series X|S Xbox One X|S, Xbox One and Windows 10 PCs, and tablets.View Deal

Xbox One S 1TB All-Digital Console: from $249 @ Microsoft
Xbox One consoles are hard to find these days. Luckily, Microsoft Store lets you build your own Xbox One S bundle. This value pack saves you money since it includes 3 free games and comes with an optional $10 off an Xbox Wireless Controller offer. View Deal

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: was $60 now $39.99 @ Amazon
Now $20 off, Assassin's Creed Valhalla for Xbox Series X and Xbox One is a must have. Lead epic Viking raids against Saxon troops and fortresses with Assassin's Creed Valhalla.
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F1 2020 Standard Edition: was $50 now $49.99 @ Amazon
Now $10 off, F1 2020 lets you sit in the drive seat and race against the best drivers in the world. . For the first time ever, you can create a driver, choose a sponsor, an engine supplier, and hire teammates.  Own this game for its lowest price yet.  View Deal

Far Cry 6 for Xbox One: was $60 now $49.94 @ Amazon
For a limited time, save $10 on Far Cry 6 for Xbox One. Play as Dani Rojas, a local Yaran, and become a guerrilla fighter to liberate your nation. Fight against Anton's troops in the largest Far Cry playground to date across jungles, beaches, and Esperanza, the capital city of Yara. View Deal

WD Easystore 5TB External USB 3.0 Hard Drive: was $180 now 109.99 @ Best Buy
For a limited time, you can save $70 on the 5TB WD Easystore external hard drive. Mac and PC ready, it features an easy-to-use USB 3.0 interface. This high capacity storage option gives you plenty of space for games. View Deal

PlayStation Gaming Deals

WWE 2K Battlegrounds for PS4: was $40 now $28 @ Amazon
Now $12 off, WWE 2K Battlegrounds features over 70 WWE Superstars and Legends. This game lets players take their favorites into battle and brawl without limits with in-your-face pandemonium! The Xbox version is on sale for the same price. Walmart also has it in stock for $29.99.View Deal

Assassin's Creed Valhalla for PS4|PS5: was $60 now $39.99 @ Amazon
Lead epic Viking raids against saxon troops and fortresses with Assassin's Creed Valhalla. This game includes a free upgrade to the PS5 version. Grab it now from Amazon and save $20.

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Logitech G29 Racing Wheel for PS4|PS5: was $400 now $249 @ Amazon
Logitech's G29 is a great all-around force feedback wheel that will add a whole new level of realism to driving simulators like GT Sport and F1 2019. It's $150 off right now and fully compatible with the PS5.View Deal

PS4 2TB Seagate Game Drive: was $110 now $79.99 @ Amazon
The officially licensed Seagate Game Drive for PS4 gives you enough storage space for over 50 games. It's lightweight, compact and doesn't need its own plug, and serves as an easy way to bring your PS4 collection to PS5.View Deal