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Digital PS4 and PS5 games are discounted during Sony’s Summer Sale

Digital PS4 and PS5 games are discounted during Sony’s Summer Sale


Plus, Amazon Echo and Fire TV gadgets are discounted when you buy them via Alexa

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Through August 18th, a vast selection of digital PS4 and PS5 games are discounted through Sony’s online store. You can get these discounts through the consoles themselves, through the mobile app, or by signing in and purchasing them through its website here. There are 1,264 games and other kinds of content on sale, and it’s a great time to load up on PS5-exclusive games that rarely see a discount, as well as newer PS4 releases that are compatible on the newer console. Some of the standouts include Returnal for $49.69 (30 percent off its original price), Demon’s Souls for $49.69 (30 percent off), Marvel’s Spider-Man: Miles Morales for $35 (usually $50), and Hitman 3 for $30 (usually $60).

The new Mass Effect Legendary Edition that includes the remastered trilogy of sci-fi action RPG games is $45 (25 percent off), and the co-op adventure It Takes Two is $30 (down from $40).

Woot is selling brand-new Pixel 2 XL models with 128GB of storage in either the once-coveted “Panda” colorway, with white and black on the back, or in black. Both are going for $135, which is a great deal for the specs you’re getting, and because it works with most carriers and the bootloader’s unlocked for easier software flashing. Keep in mind Google’s Pixel 2 XL no longer receives security updates or any other kind of software tweaks, but if that’s no bother to you, this could be a solid phone to pick up.

Google Pixel 2 XL

$49973% off

Google’s Pixel 2 XL tops out at Android 11 software and no longer receives updates of any kind, but it’s still not a bad phone if you want an OLED screen, decent speakers, and a solid camera.

Best Buy is hosting deals on select Amazon products, but only if you order with your voice via Alexa. These deals aren’t listed on its site. Weird, I know, but stick with me. Here’s the list of products you can get and their associated discounts if you give Alexa a shout through a compatible device or the mobile app (note that you’ll need to snag the Best Buy skill for Alexa and link your Best Buy account to get started):

  • Fire TV Stick 4K is $25 (usually $50)
  • Echo Dot (latest gen) is $25 (usually $50)
  • Blink Mini camera is $15 (usually $35)
  • Fire TV Stick Lite is $18 (usually $30)
  • Blink Outdoor camera is $50 (usually $100)
  • Echo (latest gen) is $60 (usually $100)
  • Ring Spotlight Cam wire-free in white is $140 (usually $200)