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The best free games for Amazon Prime members

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed, Baldur’s Gate 2, and more are free to Prime subscribers for a limited time

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Amazon Prime Day 2023 won’t be around for much longer, but there is still plenty of time to Prime members to pick up free games and in-game content. Lots of perks are already available, like a handful of free (and very good) games, in-game cosmetics for Diablo 4, and bonus items for Pokémon Go. However, the freebies won’t be available forever; we’ve included the end date next to each title to let you know when they expire.

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Prime Day free games

Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition (ends July 31)

A screenshot of Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition Image: Beamdog

If you’re a Prime subscriber, you can also nab the influential isometric CRPG, Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition, for free. Now’s a perfect time to revisit the game ahead of the Baldur’s Gate 3 release date on Aug. 3.

Baldur’s Gate 2: Enhanced Edition is redeemable through the Amazon Games app.

Shovel Knight Showdown (ends Aug. 9)

A screenshot from Shovel Knight Showdown Image: Yacht Club Games

Shovel Knight Showdown is now available for free through the Amazon Games app. Shovel Knight Showdown is platform fighting game with 20 characters from the Shovel Knight games, and allows up to four players to play simultaneously.

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Ultimate Sith Edition (ends Aug. 15)

A screenshot from Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Ultimate Sith Edition Image: Lucasarts

Star Wars: The Force Unleashed Ultimate Sith Edition is available through the Amazon games app until August 15. This is an updated version of the 2009 third-person game where you play as Darth Vader’s secret apprentice, Starkiller.

Nairi: Tower of Shirin (ends Aug. 16)

The vivid adventure title, Nairi: Tower of Shirin, will be available through the Amazon games app through August 16.

a screenshot from Nairi: Tower of Shirin
Nairi: Tower of Shirin
Image: Hound Picked Games

Wytchwood (ends August 23)

Somewhere between Over the Garden Wall and Wolfwalkers lies Wytchwood. A charming crafting title that’s available through the Prime Gaming app until August 23.

a screenshot from Wytchwood
Image: Whitethorn Games

Free games coming soon

Lunar Axe (available July 27)

Lunar Axe is a moody and atmospheric adventure game that weaves puzzles into a series of dark and evocative vignettes. You can check it out for yourself for free on the Amazon games app starting July 27.

A screenshot from Lunar Axe
Lunar Axe
Image: Ops Game Studio

Control: Ultimate Edition (available August 1)

The trans-dimensional third-person shooter Control originally launched in 2021, but hasn’t aged a day. The Ultimate Edition, which bundles the base game and its two DLC expansions, will be available free for Prime Members starting August 1.

A screenshot from Control
Control: Ultimate Edition
Image: Remedy

Myst (available August 1)

The esoteric puzzle game Myst was a staple of mid-90s PC gaming and will be made available to Prime members for free starting August 1.

Cover art for Myst
Image: Broderbund

Prime Day free in-game rewards

Diablo 4 (ends Aug. 3)

A sorcerer attacks a group of enemies in Diablo 4 while standing in a snow field Image: Blizzard Entertainment

Diablo 4 players can now get the Brackish Fetch mount bundle, which includes the following cosmetic items that are valued at 800 Platinum. (that’s $7.99 worth of in-game currency).

  • Scales of the Dead Sea Horse Armor
  • Mariner Will Trophy
  • Dead Sea Vessel Trophy

Hearthstone (ends July 19)

Prime members can pick up three standard card packs for Hearthstone until July 18.

Pokémon Go (ends Aug. 14)

For Pokémon Go players, you will get the exclusive “Time Research” content drop, containing tasks that yield special rewards, including a Pokémon Go Fest T-shirt for your avatar. Amazon notes that this content won’t be available for non Prime-members until Aug. 1. Here’s a complete list of loot you can claim.

  • Limited Partner Research: Amazon Prime Gaming
  • 3 Pokémon Encounters
  • 20 Ultra Balls
  • Incubator
  • GO Fest 2023 Avatar Shirt
  • Surprise encounters in GO Snapshot

Through July 20, Pokémon Go players can also claim the following rewards.

  • 2 Golden Razz Berries
  • 2 Mysterious Components

Hi-Fi Rush (ends Sept. 8)

a series of Hi-Fi rush characters Image: Tango Gameworks/Bethesda Softworks

The Hi-Fi Rush Teamplay costume pack includes six alternate character skins and is available for free to Prime members until Oct. 9.

Destiny 2 (ends July 16)

Image: Bungie

Prime members can claim the Ninja Vanish exotic emote bundle for Destiny 2 through July 19.

World of Warcraft (ends July 27)

Prime Members can claim the free Swift Shorestrider mount in World of Warcraft until July 27.

New World (ends Aug. 17)

Players of the game New World can snag the Frontier Supply Crate bundle pack that’s full of some useful in-game items. Once you link your game account and claim the freebie, you’ll receive 2 old log stools, a firewood pile, 10 vegetable boil items, 5 Gypsum orbs, 10 vials of suspended Azoth, 500 Umbral shards, and a runestone stopwatch.

Amazon Prime

  • $15

Prices taken at time of publishing.

New subscribers can get a free 30-day trial. Along with getting access to Prime Day deals, you’ll get free and fast shipping, Prime Video’s TV shows and movies, a Twitch subscription, free games, and more.

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