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Black Friday Deals For Some of Your Favorite Games

By Suzie Ford on November 22, 2018 | Columns | 0

If today is Thanksgiving, you know what that means: Tomorrow is BLACK FRIDAY, the day when many things go on sale for once-a-year savings. Some of your favorite games and game companies have put together some fantastic deals. We've compiled some of them, though we're pretty sure we missed a few so be sure to add to the thread with some of the deals YOU'VE managed to dig up!

Steam Autumn Sale

Running from today through November 27th, Steam, arguably the biggest game site on the planet, is offering some screaming deals. Look for big savings on some of the biggest titles. Entire franchises are on sale. The Fallout franchise, for instance, is 50-75% off, while brand new games like NBA2K19 is 50% off. In fact, Steam has nearly 14.5K titles on sale throughout the weekend.

What's the best deal you've found?

Perfect World Entertainment

PWE is pulling out all the stops on its stable of games. Whether you're looking for a good deal on Zen or on other C-Store items, PWE has you covered. Check out the deals for Neverwinter, Star Trek Online, PWI and Forsaken World.


Games throughout the company's catalog on are sale, some up to 80% off. Add in a free game for any purchase over $40 and you have the makings of a pretty great shopping day. Assassin's Creed: Odyssey is up to 50% off while Far Cry  is up to 67% off and Watch Dogs 2 is sporting a hefty 70% savings.

Daybreak Games

Every game in the Daybreak catalog is featuring a number of good deals including DDO offering double bonus points and sales on the Ravenloft expansion while LOTRO includes expansion sales, crafting XP boost and High Elf race sales. 

  • DCUO (Nov. 23 - 26, 2018) The DCUO Black Friday Sale is back for 2018 with major discounts. Be sure to visit the in-game Marketplace this weekend, and check back on Cyber Monday for some additional superhero-sized deals!
  • Dungeons & Dragons Online (Nov. 22 - 26, 2018) Dungeons & Dragons Online offers Black Friday deals including double bonus points for point bundles, sales on all versions of the Raveloft Expansion and deep-discounts on the Deep Gnome Iconic Hero, Dragonblood Prophecy Adventure Pack and more! For a limited time, Otto's Box is back with with a big character level booster, reincarnation reset timer, cosmetic pet and other bonus items. 
  • EverQuest (Nov. 21 - 27, 2018) Even though Fall Fun is still in full swing with 50% shorter instance lockout timers for ALL players, EverQuest is ringing in the season with holiday items available in the Marketplace. Members can also score a 25% off sale on the in-game Marketplace.
  • EverQuest 2 (Nov. 21 - 27, 2018) EverQuest 2 is offering a 25% off sale for Members on the in-game Marketplace. Added bonuses for Members include double status and double guild XP.
  • H1Z1 (PlayStation Store: Nov. 21 - 27, 2018; In-game: Nov. 23 - 27, 2018) Get great deals in-game in H1Z1 on PS4 with its Black Friday sale on crates and Battle Pass Season 2. North American players can also check out the PlayStation Store for even more deals on crowns and the Black Friday bundle starting today at 10 am PT.
  • Lord of the Rings Online (Nov. 22 - 26, 2018) Lord of the Rings Online brings the Black Friday deals with double bonus points for point bundles, sales on the Mordor and Mines of Moria expansions, and discounts on Crafting XP Boosts and the High Elf Race. In addition, players will be able to grab the Keepsakes of the Grey Mountains Bundle, Bombur's Bounty, Weapons of the Depths Cosmetics, and more! 
  • PlanetSide 2 (Nov. 23 - 26, 2018) Cheers to 6 years! In addition to the anniversary bundle, from Black Friday to Cyber Monday, PlanetSide 2 will have four days of different sales on the Marketplace. Don’t miss out on your chance to score 40% off on infantry weapons, vehicle weapons, infantry & vehicles cosmetics and all camo.


Arguably the "hottest console" on the market today, Nintendo is aiming to keep its momentum up with some big sales.

Starting now and running until Nov. 28 at 8:59 a.m. PT, the Nintendo eShop Cyber Deals promotion offers up to 50 percent off the digital versions of select Nintendo Switch and Nintendo 3DS games. Games featured in the sale include Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze, Starlink: Battle for Atlas Deluxe EditionThe Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim and CELESTE for Nintendo Switch, and The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time 3DHyrule Warriors Legends and Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove for Nintendo 3DS.

Just about every game in Nintendo's eShop is featuring 25-50% off its normal price.

Square Enix 

Square Enix is getting the holidays going with big savings for customers including $10 off shipping (SHIP10OFF) for all physical orders over $75. Add in some sweet deals for all games on all platforms, and you've got a recipe for happiness.

Featured deals include:

  • PS4 and Xbox One versions of Shadow of the Tomb Raider™ – Croft Steelbook Edition are being discounted from $89.99 to $49.99
  • The PS4 version of NieR: Automata™ (Standard Edition) will see a price drop from $39.99 to $19.99
  • Both the Xbox One Limited Edition and Xbox One Standard Edition of Life is Strange: Before the Storm are being lowered from $19.99 to $9.99, while Life is Strange: Before the StormStandard Edition will enjoy the same price drop on PS4
  • PS4 and Xbox One versions of Final Fantasy® XV Royal Edition are being discounted from $39.99 to $19.99
  • Digital versions of Final Fantasy® XIV will be 50 percent off
  • Select merchandise items will be discounted up to 40 percent off


You can grab hold of big Blizzard savings this Black Friday from both the Blizzard Gear Store and the Battle.Net Shop.

Battle.net is having its biggest Black Friday sale on Blizzard and Activision games. Today through November 26, save on these games and game bundles:

  • World of Warcraft®: Battle for Azeroth™ – Save up to 20% off with discounts on the standard, Digital Deluxe, and Complete Collection editions.
  • Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 on PC – Get up to 20% off with discounts on the base game, Digital Deluxe, and Digital Deluxe Enhanced editions.
  • Destiny® 2: Forsaken for PC – Up to 35% off with discounts on the base game, base game + Annual Pass bundle, Digital Deluxe, and Legendary Collection.
  • Diablo® III – Get 50% off the base game and upgrades including Reaper of Souls™, Battle Chest®, and Rise of the Necromancer.
  • StarCraft®: Remastered and StarCraft® II – Get 50% off StarCraft: Remastered, StarCraft IICampaign Collection, and StarCraft II Announcers.
  • Heroes of the Storm® – Head into the Nexus with up to 78% off Boosts and Bundles! These deals are only available in the in-game shop.

PlayStation Store

No list is complete without the awesomeness of a PlayStation sale and the PlayStation Store has you covered for games, PS Plus, PS Now and PS Vue. Check  out big savings on games like Destiny 2: Forsaken for $29.99 or Marvel's Spider-Man for $39.59 or even Grand Theft Auto V for just $19.79.

We know we've barely scratched the surface so you tell us: What deals have you dug up? Leave them in the comments!


Suzie Ford

Suzie is the former Associate Editor and News Manager at MMORPG.com. Follow her on Twitter @MMORPGMom