For those who’ve been eagerly awaiting the return of Amazon Prime Day, the sale extravaganza is back and is bigger than ever before.
The two-day event will take place on Tuesday 12 and Wednesday July 13, so get your calendar alerts set up to make sure you bag the best gaming discounts out there.
Forget battling with a broken controller or using a headset that’s falling apart, now is the time to upgrade your tech so you can have the best of the best.
If you’re not yet a Prime Member, don’t fret. You can subscribe for just £7.99 a month (£3.99 for students), and for those who are new to the service, you can sign up for a 30-day free trial. You’ll gain access to the sales, benefit from free next day delivery on thousands of items, and enjoy hundreds of movies on Prime Video, among other perks.
With thousands of deals to wade through, we’ve rounded up the best gaming offers so you don’t have to do the legwork.
When is Amazon Prime Day 2022?
Calendars at the ready… this year the will be taking place for 48 hours, from 00:01am on July 12 right through to 11:59pm on July 13. Bookmark this page for all the best deals when things kick off on July 12 to make sure you don’t miss out on anything that might be on your wishlist.
Do you need a Prime account to get the deals?
That’s the one catch, you will need a Prime account. The good news is that if you’ve never subscribed before you can sign up for a 30-day free trial, meaning you can shop the sales without the fee, alongside access to next day delivery, Amazon Gaming, Video, Music, and Books. If you’ve already trialled the service, Prime costs £7.99 per month, or £79 per year, and for students, the monthly cost is reduced to just £3.99 a month.
What type of deals are available?
There are three deals to look out for. The ones that will last the entire event, Deals Of The Day (clue’s in the name), and Lightning Deals which typically last a matter of hours. To keep track of the best discounts in real time, you can check out our live blog where we’ll be posting constant updates. Make sure you get in there quick, because once the stock’s gone, so is the discount.
What deals on gaming were there last year?
Last year, the deals ranged from bundle deals on the Nintendo Switch, to 75 per cent off sought after games like Assassins Creed Odyssey and FIFA 21, to huge discounts off state of the art controllers and headsets.
What deals can we expect this year?
If last year is anything to go by, it’s going to be big. We’ll see deals across consoles, accessories, and games, so get your wishlist ready.
Are there any deals live now?
They sure are, check them out below.
Seagate Game Drive for PlayStation 4 & 5, 2TB Portable External Hard Drive
Buy now £62.99, Amazon
Demon’s Souls, PlayStation 5
Buy now £44.95, Amazon
Horizon Forbidden West, PlayStation 4
Buy now £48.09, Amazon
PlayStation 5 DualSense Wireless Controller
Buy now £56.99, Amazon
PlayStation 4 DualShock Controller
Buy now £44.99, Amazon
PlayStation 5 PULSE 3D Wireless Headset
Buy now £81.00, Amazon
FIFA 22, PlayStation 5
Buy now £27.20, Amazon
Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2 USB White, Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One
Buy now £74.99, Amazon
Xbox Elite Series 2 Wireless Controller - Black
Buy now £143.00
Forza Horizon 5, Xbox Series X
Buy now £34.95, Amazon
Halo Infinite, Xbox Series X, Xbox One
Buy now £27.99, Amazon
Xbox Series S Charger Stand with Cooling Fan
Buy now £49.95, Amazon
Seagate Game Drive for Xbox, 4TB
Buy now £96.99, Amazon
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes, Nintendo Switch
Buy now £14.95, Amazon
Nintendo Switch (Neon Red/Neon blue)
Buy now £239.95, Amazon
Nintendo Switch Lite, Coral
Buy now £39.95, Nintendo
LEGO Jurassic World, Nintendo Switch
Buy now £24.99, Amazon
Big Brain Academy: Brain vs Brain
Buy now £17.99, Amazon
Pokémon: Let’s Go, Pikachu!
Buy now £39.95, Amazon
Nintendo Switch Lite - Blue
Buy now £183.92, Amazon