Cyber Monday 2018 Buyers Guide: the best digital deals in town

JC Torres - Nov 26, 2018, 7:02am CST
Cyber Monday 2018 Buyers Guide: the best digital deals in town

Another Thanksgiving, another maddening run to get the best Black Friday sales deals. These days, though, you rarely need to literally run and rampage through stores thanks to online shopping. In fact, some of the deals aren’t even physical things you need to race for to grab before anyone else. So while you recover from the weekend’s festivities and frenzy, why not grab an app or game that’s going to last you more than just one season.

Google Play Store

Why settle for just one day or two when you can claim the whole week? That might be Google’s mentality when it decided to declare a Cyber Week, not just a Cyber Monday. That said, Google’s week seem to be a few days short of an actual week and is ending, of course, on Cyber Monday, so grab these before they vanish into the Internet aether.

The Amazing Spider-Man 2 – $1.49 (normally $6.99)
Star Wars Knight of the Old Republic – $2.99 (normally $9.99)
Reigns and Reigns: Her Majesty – $0.99 each (normally $2.99)
Harry Potter Hogwarts Mystery – IAP discounts
Monument Valley and Monument Valley 2 – $0.99 each (normally $3.99 and $4.99, respectively)

App Subscriptions
STARZ – $5 per month for 3 months
Headspace – 40% discount for one full year
Run with Map My Run – 50% off one year

iTunes App Store

Apple itself may not hold its own Black Friday and Cyber Monday promo craze, but that won’t stop developers and studios from cutting their would be customers and subscribers some slack. So whether you’re looking to while your time away or be more productive, there’s an app for your new iPhone XS or iPad Pro waiting for you.

Baldur’s Gate II: Enhanced Edition – $1.99 (normally $9.99)
Alto’s Odyssey – $2.99 (normally $4.99)
Hitman Sniper – FREE (normally $0.99)

• Affinity Designer -(iOS), (Mac)
• Deliveries – (iOS), (Mac)
Pro Cam 6 – $2.99 (normally $5.99)


While Valve isn’t subscribing to a particular holiday, it is calling its sale period the “Autumn Sale” instead. But it doesn’t matter if you live in a country with only two or even one season, you can still grab a few PC games until the sale ends on November 27, 10 AM PT.

Final Fantasy franchise-wide sale – 40-50% off select titles
Assassin’s Creed franchise-wide sale – 60-67% discount on select games
Pathfinder: Kingmaker – $31.99 (normally $39.99)


For some PC gamers, the freedom to have unlimited access top games they legally purchased is more important than tens of thousands of DRM-encumbered titles. Fortunately, GOG is holding its own holiday sale, ending 27 November, 11 PM UTC

The Witcher EE and The Witcher 2 EE – $1.49 and $2.99 (normally $9.99 and $19.99)
Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines – $4.99 (normally $19.99)
Dragon Age: Origins Ultimate Edition – $4.99 (normally $19.99)


Who says the PC Master Race gets all the fun? Naturally, console makers and game developers have a few treats for their faithful gamers, no matter their loyalties.

Microsoft Xbox (Ends November 26)
Assassins Creed Odyssey ULTIMATE EDITION – $89.99 (normally $119.99)
Read Dead Redemption 2: Special Edition – $75.99 (normally $79.99)
Fallout 76 – $40.19 (normally $59.99)

Sony PlayStation (Ends November 27, 8AM PT
Marvel’s Spider-Man – $39.59 (normally $59.99)
Destiny 2: Forsaken – $29.99 (normally $39.99)
NBA 2K19 – $29.99 (normally $59.99)

Nintendo Switch (Ends November 28, 8:59 AM PT)
The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – $29 (normally $59)
Dead Cells – $19 (normally $24)
Monster Hunter Generations – $44 (normally $59)

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