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Best gaming deals of October 2020

Best gaming deals right now
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Retailers are offering some of the best gaming deals of the season right now. So if you're gaming on a budget, there are some solid discounts to be had.

As we await the release of the new PS5 and the Xbox Series X consoles, we're seeing markdowns on games to gaming laptops to surround sound headsets. Generally speaking, frugal gamers usually look to Black Friday and even Amazon Prime Day to rack up on gaming gear. However, retailers offer excellent deals on gaming laptops as well as games and accessories throughout the year. 

In fact, in some instances, deal prices top even the best gaming deals we saw during the holidays.

Whether PC, console or Switch handheld gaming is your bag, we've got you covered. We're rounding up the most noteworthy discounts for every platform.

Here are the best gaming deals you can get right now, from gaming laptops to gaming headsets

The best gaming deals right now

PC Gaming Deals

HP Omen 15 Gaming Laptop (512GB): was $1,249 now $1,099 @ Amazon
The HP Omen 15 2020 (15-DH1020NR) packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080) display, 2.6-GHz i7-10750H 6-core CPU, 8GB of RAM, a 512GB SSD and an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1660 Ti.View Deal

Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 (Ryzen 9): was $1,525 now $1,399 @ Amazon
Now $126 off, the Asus ROG Zephyrus G14 features a lightning-fast SSD and epic battery life. This model on sale packs a 14-inch (1920 x 1080) display, a 2.3-GHz Ryzen 9 4900HS 8-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, a 1TB SSD, and NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 GPU. It's the perfect laptop deal for anyone looking for a laptop that can handle casual gaming.View Deal

Gigabyte Aero 15 OLED: was $1,899 now $1,529 @ 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. Great for gamers and creators alike, this beast of a machine is now $370 off. View Deal

Cyberpunk 2077 (Preorder): was $59 now $49 @ Amazon
In this first-person action/RPG, you can be a brilliant hacker, a deadly sharpshooter, a suave conversationalist or anything in-between. Preorder now and save $10 in this Amazon gaming deal. View Deal

Switch Gaming Deals

The best gaming deals we're seeing for the Nintendo Switch platform are on games and accessories. Switch Lite consoles are going in and out of stick at Best Buy, so we recommend you keep an eye on the link. 

Ring Fit Adventure: $79 @ Amazon
While it's not on sale, this accessory has been near-impossible to find in stock most of the summer. The peripheral lets you burn some calories while playing games by making you jog, sprint, and jump in place while playing games. Best Buy has it in stock for $79.View Deal

Witcher 3: Wild Hunt for Switch: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon
The Complete Edition of Witcher 3: Wild Hunt contains every piece of downloadable content released for the game, including story expansions: Hearts of Stone & Blood and Wine. For a limited time, you can save $10 on this Switch game deal at Amazon. View Deal

Fire Emblem Warriors: was $59 now $30 @ Best Buy
Clash with legions of enemies as Marth, Xander, Corrin, Chrom, and other Fire Emblem warriors by unleashing over-the-top-powerful Dynasty Warriors-style moves. View Deal

SanDisk 128GB Memory Card: was $34 now $26 @ Amazon
Add up to 128GB of additional space to your Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch Lite gaming console. High speed transfer rates up to 100MB/s ensures fast game loads. View Deal

SanDisk 256GB Memory Card for Nintendo Switch: was $99 now $52 @ Best Buy
This officially license SanDisk microsD card for Nintendo Switch delivers incredible read and write speeds of 100MB/s and 90MB/s, respectively.View Deal

Xbox Gaming Deals

Microsoft  Xbox Series X Controller (Shock Blue) Pre-Order Bundle: was $119 now $109 @ Best Buy
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his Xbox Series X pre-order bundle includes an Xbox Series X compatible controller (a $65 value), Xbox Game Pass Ultimate 3-month membership ($45 value) and an Xbox Series X metal collectible card ($65). View Deal

Pre-order Halo Infinite for Xbox Series X|One: for $59.99 @ Best Buy
Pre-order Halo Infinite for $59.99 at Best Buy and get a free Halo Infinite SteelBook Case (a $10 value). It's the only gaming deal we've seen for this upcoming title. View Deal

Injustice 2: Legendary Edition: was $30 now $19 @ Amazon
All downloadable content characters: Includes 10 additional characters and 5 Premiere Skins - including Hellboy and TMNT..View Deal

Far Cry 6 Preorder for Xbox One: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon
Save $10 when you preorder 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

Turtle Beach Recon 200 Gaming Headset: was $59 now $49 @ Best Buy
The Turtle Beach Recon 200 features 40mm speakers and high-sensitivity flip-to-mute mic to deliver high-quality game sound and crystal-clear chat. It works with Xbox Series XIS, Xbox One, PS4 and PS4 Pro. 


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PS4 Gaming Deals

Assassin's Creed Valhalla Preorder for PS4: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon
Lead epic Viking raids against saxon troops and fortresses with Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Preorder it now from Amazon and save $10. Orders will ship to meet its November 10 release date.

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Far Cry 6 Preorder for PS4: was $59 now $49 @ Amazon
Save $10 when you preorder Far Cry 6 for PS4. 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

Bengoo G9000 Gaming Headset: was $69 now $27 @ Amazon
This gaming headset features an adjustable headband, comfy ear cushions and a soft headband. It works with every game console and any audio device with a headphone jack. View Deal