The Nintendo Switch Joy-Cons have a lot of cool features, but exceptional comfort isn’t one of them. If you’re playing Switch games for an extended length of time you’ve probably looked into the Switch Pro Controller, but its $70 price tag makes it one of the most expensive gamepads on the market. Amazon just marked it down to $59, saving you $10. The Horipad Wired Controller is another (more budget-friendly) option, with a detachable D-pad that’s great for fighting games. It’s on sale right now for $20.99 (usually $29.99).
Microsoft is still offering Sea of Thieves for free with any new Xbox One purchase from the Microsoft Store or at other retailers like GameStop and Best Buy. Polygon played this silly pirate game all day on Tuesday after its launch and it’s pretty dang fun. If you’ve been thinking about upgrading your Xbox, this is as good excuse as any to take the plunge.
HTC announced their upgraded Vive Pro virtual reality system on Monday, which will be released on April 5 at a price point of $799. In anticipation of the new model, the previous edition of the HTC Vive got a $100 price drop, down to $499.
Consoles and Hardware
- Xbox One X Sea of Thieves bundle at the Microsoft Store for $499.
- Xbox One S Sea of Thieves bundle at the Microsoft Store, Amazon, B&H, and Walmart for $299.
- HTC Vive VR System at Amazon for $499.99 (usually $599.99).
- Nintendo Switch Pro Controller at Amazon for $59 (usually $69.99).
- Nintendo Switch Horipad Wired Controller at Amazon for $20.99 (usually $29.99).
- PS4 DualShock Red Crystal Wireless Controller at Best Buy for $39.99 (usually $64.99).
- Attack on Titan 2 on PC at Green Man Gaming for $46.79 (usually $59.99 — full discount taken at checkout).
- Final Fantasy 15 on PC at Green Man Gaming for $37.99 (usually $49.99).
- Warhammer: Vermintide 2 on PC at Fanatical for $24.89 (usually $29.99).
- Titanfall 2: Ultimate Edition on Xbox at the Microsoft Store for $10 (usually $39.99).
- Street Fighter 5: Arcade Edition on PS4 at Amazon for $29.99 (usually $39.99).
- Prey on PC at Amazon for $14.99 (usually $59.99).
- Dynasty Warriors 9 on PS4 at Amazon for $35.01 (usually $59.99).
- Star Wars Battlefront 2 at Amazon on PS4 for $25.99, on Xbox for $33.90 and on PC for $44.98 (usually $59.99).
- Skyrim on Switch at Amazon for $49.99 (usually $59.99).
- PC games are 10 percent off at Fanatical with code SPRING10 (excludes bundles, preorders and star deals.)
- Nintendo Switch Joy-Con USB Charging Dock at Amazon for $12.23 (usually $17.59).
- Dungeons and Dragons Player’s Handbook at Amazon for $29.97 (usually $49.95).
- Sandisk Ultra 64 GB MicroSD at Amazon for $19.99 (usually $24.99).
Commerce Team Picks
- Some pretty sweet games were announced at yesterday’s Nindies presentation, but the one I’m most excited about might be Reigns: Kings and Queens. The repackaged version of Reigns, the popular mobile game in which you play as monarch using a Tinder-style swipe mechanic to make decisions for your kingdom, has a local co-op mode which is kinda my thing. If you haven’t played Reigns, or its sequel Reigns: Her Majesty yet, you can pick them up for $2.99 each at iTunes or Google Play.
- Whether you loved or hated Star Wars: The Last Jedi, you probably have a strong opinion on it. (Just to be clear — we loved it.) The digital home release on March 13 included a ton of deleted scenes, director commentary, and a feature-length documentary that you can now watch at home. If you haven’t picked up Star Wars: The Force Awakens yet, you can get it for 35 percent off at Amazon Video when you download The Last Jedi in HD.
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