Todays Best Gaming Deals: Sega Genesis Mini, GTA 5 For Free, And More

Another week is here, bringing a brand-new batch of discounted games, tech, and more. From PC and PS4 to Nintendo Switch, there are plenty of great deals floating around today and throughout the week, including a huge sale at the Epic Games Store and an exciting free game, a steep discount on the Sega Genesis Mini, and a fantastic gaming keyboard and mouse combo at Best Buy you don’t want to miss. You’ll also find some great games on sale, including Persona 5 Royal and the Yakuza Remastered Collection.

Below, we’ve rounded up some of the best gaming and tech deals available today (May 18) and will update this story throughout the week with the latest and greatest deals.

Sega Genesis Mini

$50 (was $80)

Sega Genesis Mini
Sega Genesis Mini

One of the best mini retro consoles in recent years is on sale this week at multiple retailers. Normally $80, the Sega Genesis Mini is discounted to $50 today and comes pre-loaded with 40 classic games, from Sonic the Hedgehog and Castlevania: Bloodlines to Golden Axe and Ecco the Dolphin. The system also comes with two controllers so you can play multiplayer titles with someone else. While this isn’t the cheapest we’ve ever seen the Genesis Mini, it’s still rare to find it at this price and a solid purchase for fans of the original console.

Razer Huntsman gaming keyboard

$95 (was $150), includes free Razer Mamba Elite gaming mouse

Razer Huntsman gaming keyboard + free Razer Mamba Elite gaming mouse
Razer Huntsman gaming keyboard + free Razer Mamba Elite gaming mouse

Best Buy has a fantastic deal on a gaming keyboard and mouse pair. The excellent Razer Huntsman gaming keyboard is discounted from $150 to $95, and you’ll get a free Razer Mamba Elite gaming mouse (normally $90 on its own) with your purchase. All you have to do is add the keyboard to your cart, and the free mouse will be added as well.

Persona 5 Royal

$49.94 (was $60)

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Persona 5 Royal (PS4)

Persona 5 Royal released March 31 on PS4, offering an expanded version of the critically acclaimed JRPG. This definitive edition of Persona 5 introduces new characters, story events, gameplay changes, and much more, and right now, you can get it on sale for $49.94 at Amazon instead of its usual $60. Be sure to check out our Persona 5 Royal review for more information on why this version of P5R is absolutely worth owning–the game earned a rare 10/10 score for its powerful new story arc, evocative soundtrack, beautiful art style, and more.

Nintendo Switch games at Ebay

Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch)

A slew of Nintendo Switch games are on sale at Ebay for about $10 off right now–these are brand-new games and include free shipping. That includes popular racing game Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, which is down to $50 as part of the sale. You can also find nice discounts on Super Mario Maker 2, Luigi’s Mansion 3, and more.

Yakuza Remastered Collection

$40 (was $60)

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Yakuza Remastered Collection (PS4)

Ahead of Yakuza: Like a Dragon, experience Kazuma Kiryu’s story in the Yakuza Remastered Collection, which compiles remastered versions of Yakuza 3, 4, and 5. All three games are available with 1080p graphics at 60 frames per second, and the collection adds content that was missing from the original Western releases. It’s on sale for $40, down from $60.

Nioh 2

$40 (was $60)

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Nioh 2 (PS4)

One of the most recent PS4 exclusives, Nioh 2, is on sale for $40 at Amazon today. Released in March, Nioh 2 is a Japanese action-RPG and sequel to 2017’s Nioh. The game earned an 8/10 in GameSpot’s Nioh 2 review for its precise combat, enemy and level variety, and challenging boss battles.

Grand Theft Auto V for free

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Grand Theft Auto V (PC)

The Epic Games Store kicked off its annual Mega Sale last week with a fantastic free game offer. From now until Thursday, you can claim Grand Theft Auto V – Premium Edition for free on the Epic Store. The Premium Edition includes the full story, free access to Grand Theft Auto Online, and all existing gameplay upgrades and content; plus, you’ll get the Criminal Enterprise Starter Pack and $1 million in-game bonus cash to spend in GTA Online. The Epic Games Store gives away free games every week, with another mystery game planned to replace GTA V on Thursday. Plus, see our full list of free-to-own games right now.

Epic Mega Sale’s $10 coupon deal

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Epic Mega Sale 2020

Aside from the GTA V freebie, the Epic Mega Sale on its own offers some fantastic discounts on PC games, largely due to its underrated $10 coupon offer, which was present in Epic’s holiday sale as well. Here’s how it works: Any Epic Store users can sign in to claim a free $10 coupon right now–if you make your first purchase or claim a free game during the sale, you’ll receive the coupon automatically. You can then use that $10 coupon on any game or add-on that’s $15 or more. Every time you use an Epic coupon, you’ll receive another $10 coupon that can be used right away. With some of Epic’s best games like Control, Borderlands 3, and Red Dead Redemption 2 already discounted for the sale, getting another $10 off lets you nab some of these titles at extremely good prices. You can see some of the best deals below.

Malwarebytes Premium

$30 (was $60) for one year of protection

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Malwarebytes Premium

It’s important to have anti-virus software to protect your devices from malware, and one of our favorite virus protection services is currently 50% off today. Using promo code 52PTYHC4 at Newegg, you can get one year of Malwarebytes Premium for $30 instead of its usual $60. You can also stack subscriptions if you want to extend your current subscription or buy several years at once. The subscription lets you protect up to five different devices as well.

PlayStation Plus 12-month membership

$36 (was $60)

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PS Plus 12-month membership

PlayStation Plus is a necessity for PS4 owners looking to play online, and it gets you free monthly games and exclusive discounts as well. Normally $60 for a year, PS Plus is down to $36 at Ebay right now via seller NeoGames. This deal has been ongoing for quite some time and fluctuates between $35 and $37 usually. We’ve tested this deal, and it’s a digital code you receive within 24 hours. You can then redeem the code in the PlayStation Store to automatically start or extend your current membership at a discount.

Comixology 60-day free trial

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Comixology free trial

As many people spend more time inside these days, finding free entertainment for beating boredom without spending too much money has become crucial. For fans of comics, manga, and graphic novels, Comixology’s free trial is currently the best deal around. The service, which is owned by Amazon, recently extended its free trial from 30 to 60 days, so you can get a full two months free and immediately unlock access to over 25,000 comics, manga, and more.