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The PlayStation 5 with God of War Ragnarök is $50 off

The PlayStation 5 with God of War Ragnarök is $50 off


Boy, it’s finally time for some good console discounts! Today’s deals also include the Xbox Series X, the Resident Evil 4 remake on PC, Jabra’s Elite 4 Active earbuds, and more.

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A PlayStation 5 DualSense controller rests on a PlayStation 5 console.
It brings me much joy that we’re well beyond the limited availability of PS5s. May we never experience that Wild West of restocks again (at least not until the next thing).
Image: Vjeran Pavic / The Verge

Whoa, Nelly! We’ve got some hot deals in herre on this Friday. The Sony PlayStation 5 console bundle with God of War Ragnarök is on sale for $509 at Walmart and $509.99 at Best Buy, Amazon, GameStop, and direct from Sony. That’s right, the hottest console with one of the best games of last year is actually discounted by $50. You’re essentially buying the standard PS5 with a disc drive and getting God of War Ragnarök for just $10.

Sony’s site indicates that this deal is running through April 16th, so you have a little time to ponder it — but frankly, if you’ve been contemplating a PS5 and even remotely interested in Santa Monica Studio’s latest epic, it’s an easy recommendation. The PS5 may be in its third year, but it remains a formidable machine that plays the latest games at up to 4K resolution with HDR and 120 frames per second. Just be sure you have an HDMI 2.1-capable TV or monitor to take full advantage of the graphics it offers. Read our review.


This PlayStation 5 bundle packages the disc-based version of the PS5 with a digital copy of God of War Ragnarök, a title exclusive to Sony’s hardware.

Don’t worry, Xbox fans. We didn’t forget you. The Xbox Series X is available in a bundle with the Xbox Elite Series 2 controller for $579.98 from Verizon. That’s a $100 discount off both items compared to their normal combined price of $679.98, and you don’t need to be a Verizon subscriber to get the deal. Think of it like buying Microsoft’s top-tier Xbox console for a regular price and getting a leveled-up spare controller for $80 instead of the usual $179.99.

The Xbox Series X is a great console for 4K gaming, with excellent backward compatibility that even covers some original Xbox games. Though, if you subscribe to Xbox Game Pass, there are loads of games, both new and old, to play — including surprise hit Hi-Fi Rush and upcoming day-one releases like Redfall and Starfield. As for the Elite controller, while it’s been plagued by some durability issues, it remains one of the best premium gamepads you can get for playing on both Xbox and PC. Read our review.


This Xbox Series X bundle comes with the Xbox Elite Series 2 controller as well as the standard controller.

Flaws and all, the Elite Series 2 is a feature-rich controller, and it now carries a one-year warranty.
Flaws and all, the Elite Series 2 is a feature-rich controller, and it now carries a one-year warranty.
Image: Tom Warren / The Verge

Now onto the world of PC gaming, where you can get the just-launched Resident Evil 4 remake on Steam for $44.99 ($15 off) from Eneba when you use code RE4US until March 27th at 7AM ET. We don’t always see such sizable discounts on AAA titles just a week after launch, but it’s awesome to get a substantial savings on Capcom’s latest update to one of its most iconic games.

The new version of Resident Evil 4 brings some excellent visual and gameplay updates (you can move and shoot now!) while honoring its video game-ass video game origins. Lots of creepy villains chasing you? Check. Intense action bits bringing you toe-to-toe with giant troll-like monsters and eerie cultists? Check. Lots of exploding red barrels, yellow-painted item boxes, and roundhouse kicks? A massive, joyous CHECK. Read our review.


The new remake of the 2005 classic, first launching on the Nintendo GameCube, is a massive graphical overhaul that stays true to its horror action roots. Eneba is selling the PC version on Steam for $44.99 after fees when you use code RE4US until March 27th at 7AM ET.

A screenshot from the Resident Evil 4 remake.
Look at those lovely barrels, rendered in beautiful 4K and just waiting to be exploded.
Image: Capcom

If gaming deals aren’t your jam, maybe this deal on affordable, workout-friendly earbuds is just what the doctor ordered (alright doc, I gotta lower my cholesterol, I get it). The Jabra Elite 4 Active wireless earbuds in black are on sale for $77.07 (about $43 off) at Amazon, while the colorful mint and blue versions are a close $79.99. The Elite 4 Active may sadly lack the handy multipoint connectivity found on many other Jabra earbuds, but they’re some of the cheapest noise-canceling fitness-focused buds you can get. They feature IP57 water and dust resistance, wireless charging, and up to seven hours of continuous battery life. It’s hard to beat all that for $77.

Jabra Elite 4 Active

$12033% off

Jabra’s Elite 4 Active are smaller than Jabra’s Elite 3 and offer active noise cancellation and IP57 water resistance.

Some more deals to jump-start your weekend:

  • Apple’s second-gen AirPods Pro are on sale again for $199.99 ($50 off) at Amazon. Hey Apple, maybe you should have just launched them at this price since they’re discounted so frequently. The latest AirPods Pro buds have improved noise cancellation, sound quality, and some handy gesture controls for volume. Read our review.
  • The Bose QuietComfort Earbuds II are once again selling for $249 ($50 off) at Amazon. It’s a bummer that these excellent Bluetooth earbuds lack the convenience of wireless charging, but their best-in-class noise cancellation does make up for it if you prioritize drowning out the outside world. Read our review.
  • Eneba is selling a $100 Apple gift card for $82.99 (about $17 off) when you use code 100Tunes at checkout until March 27th at 7AM ET. A discount on an Apple gift card means you can save a bit on Apple hardware, accessories, subscriptions, or App Store apps / games of your choosing. Or you can gift it to someone and never tell them it didn’t cost you $100, you crafty rascal, you.