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Best gaming deals in April 2021

Best gaming deals right now
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Good news for gamers on budget this week. The best gaming deals of the season continue to slash prices on gaming gear. So if you're bargain hunting for a new gaming machine, gaming console or just want to stockpile games, you've come to the right place. 

Following the release of the Sony PS5 and the Microsoft Xbox Series X gaming consoles, we're seeing solid deals on PS4 and Xbox One physical games. We're also spotting respectable discounts on gaming laptops and peripherals like, surround sound headsets, gaming mice, external hard drives, and more. 

Normally, 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. 

From gaming laptops to gaming headsets, here are the best gaming deals you can get right now.

Best gaming deals right now

PC Gaming Deals

Dell G5 15 SE Gaming Laptop: was $1,215 now $950 @ Dell
This epic gaming laptop deal knocks $265 off the Editor's Choice Dell G5 15 SE. This machine packs a 15.6-inch FHD (1920 x 1080) 120Hz display, 2.9-GHz AMD Ryzen 7 4600H 6-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and 512GB of RAM. Rounding out its specs are an AMD Radeon RX 5600M GPU with 6GB of dedicated memory, and 512GB of fast SSD storage.View Deal

Asus ROG Zephyrus M15: was $1,929 now $1,429 @ Amazon
Now $500 off, the Asus ROG Zephyrus M15 is at its lowest price yet. This machine packs a 15.6-inch (1920 x 1080), 240Hz 3ms IPS display. It packs a 2.6-GHz 10th Gen Intel Core i7-10750H six-core CPU, 16GB of RAM, and Nvidia GeForce GTX 1660 Ti GPU.
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Razer Kraken Gaming Headset (Black): was $80 now $66 @ Amazon
Now $14 off, the Razer Kraken is one of the best gaming headsets for the money. With its 50mm drivers and built-in cooling cushions, the Razer Kraken gaming headset is built for sound and comfort.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

HP X27i 2K Gaming Monitor: was $380 now $300 @ Amazon
You can save $80 on the top rated HP X27i 2K gaming monitor at Amazon. This 27-inch QHD (2560 x 1440) matte IPS display features a 144Hz refresh rate and 4ms response time. It also has AMD FreeSync baked in to ensure smooth, lag-free gaming. View Deal

Nintendo Switch Gaming Deals

Super Mario 3D All-Stars: was $60 now $50 @ Walmart
If you're a proud Nintendo Switch owner or know one, this 3-in-1 Super Mario game is essential. Super Mario 3D All-Stars includes three of Mario’s greatest 3D platforming adventures: Super Mario 64, Super Mario Sunshine.  View Deal

Paper Mario: The Origami King: was $60 now $49 @ Amazon
Free Princess Peach’s castle from the clutches of King Olly in Paper Mario: The Origami King. This comedy-filled adventure lets you join Mario and his new pal, Olivia to battle evil Folded Soldiers. View Deal

Super Mario Maker 2: was $60 now $50 @ Walmart
Super Mario Maker 2 lets you unleash your creativity by building your own side-scrolling courses from the ground up. In addition to 100+ colorful levels to explore in single-player Story mode, there are tons of customization tools for fidgety minds to play with.View Deal

Nintendo Ring Fit Adventure: was $80 now $69.88 @ Amazon
You can save $10 Nintendo's Ring Fit Adventure game. It's one of the best games to help you lose weight. You'll burn calories playing games that make you jog, sprint, and jump in place. Walmart has it for the same price.View Deal

SanDisk 400GB Nintendo Switch Memory Card: was $180 now $103 @ Walmart
Now $99 off, the 400GB SanDisk microsD card for Nintendo Switch offers high capacity storage for games. This high speed memory card delivers incredible read and write speeds of 100MB/s and 90MB/s, respectively for fast file transfers. View Deal

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller: was $70 now $59 @ Amazon
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. Walmart offers this same deal.View Deal

Xbox Gaming Deals

Madden NFL 21 Next Level Edition for Xbox: was $70 now $52 @ Walmart
Save $10 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. Amazon has it for the same price. View Deal

The Outer Worlds for Xbox One: was $30 now 20 @ Amazon
Outer Worlds is one of the best RPG games to play. What makes it stand out is its in-depth dialogue options, excellent voice acting, and incredibly immersive narrative. View Deal

Assassin's Creed Valhalla: was $60 now $30 @ Amazon
Now half price, 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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Far Cry 6 for Xbox One (Pre-order): was $60 now $50 @ 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. This game is slated for a December 31, 2021 release date.View Deal

Microsoft Xbox Core Controller: was $60 now $55 @ Amazon
Save $5 on the Xbox Core Controller. This redesigned wireless controller offers enhanced comfort and effortless control during gameplay. It works with Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One and PC. View Deal

Razer Raion Fightpad for PS4 and PS5: was $100 now $60 @ Walmart
The Razer Raion Fightpad is one of the best controllers for PS5 and PS4 gaming consoles. 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

 Seagate 2TB External Hard Drive: was $110 now $60 @ Amazon
The Seagate Portable Hard Drive 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 manage games. View Deal

PlayStation Gaming Deals

Just Dance 2021 for PS4: was $50 now $30 @ Amazon
Save $20 on Just Dance 2021. This game is filled with hit songs that you can dance to like "Rain on Me" by Lady Gaga and Ariana Grande, "Don't Start Now" by Dua Lipa and "Blinding Lights" by The Weekend.View Deal

Madden NFL 21 Next Level Edition for PS5: was $70 now $60 Amazon
Save $10 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 PS4|PS5: was $60 now $38 @ Amazon
One of the best gaming deals right now takes $23 off Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Lead epic Viking raids against saxon troops and fortresses with Assassin's Creed Valhalla. This game includes a free upgrade to the PS5 version. View Deal

Final Fantasy VII: Remake: was $60 now $44 @ Walmart
Final Fantasy VII: Remake reimagines the iconic game. Enjoy unforgettable characters, a mind-blowing storyline, and epic battles in this standalone game. Amazon has it for the same price.
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 Seagate 2TB External Hard Drive: was $110 now $60 @ Amazon
The Seagate Portable Hard Drive 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 manage games. View Deal

Logitech G29 Racing Wheel for PS4|PS5: was $400 now $250 @ Amazon
Logitech's G29 is a great all-around force feedback wheel that will add a whole new level of realism to driving simulators. It works with PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PlayStation 3. View Deal