Gog, Steam and Epic start Black Friday Game Sales: our top 3 picks

Martin Brinkmann
Nov 25, 2021
Games
|
4

There has been a huge increase in sales in recent years, especially so in gaming. Black Friday game sales have started on many gaming platforms, including Gog, Steam and Epic Games.

Here is the rundown on what you can expect:

  • Gog: Gog's sale runs until November 30, 2021.
  • Steam: Valve's Steam platform runs until December 1, 2021.
  • Epic Games: The sale on the Epic Games Store runs until November 30, 2021.

Gog is the only one of the three that is running time-limited flash sales. Game sales are not time-limited during the Black Friday sale on the other two platforms.  Below are our top 3 picks for each of the stores.

Gog Black Friday Games Sale

ADVERTISEMENT

Let's get started with the Gog offering.

  • Cyberpunk 2077 -- After a botched start, especially on consoles, the game is finally getting into shape. Expect the first major DLC next year, and continued improvements throughout. The game is available for $33.84 on Gog currently.
  • Stellaris -- If you want an epic 4x space game, Stellaris is certainly one that you may want to check out. It suffers a bit from DLC overload, but that is true for most Paradox Interactive games. This is the base game, which gives you hundreds of hours of playtime. The game is available for $11.27 during the sale. DLCs are also discounted, may be worth a look.
  • A Plague Tale: Innocence -- The game is a beautiful adventure game with action elements that plays in 1349 in France. You follow the story of two siblings who are hunted by the inquisition. The game is available for $11.27 currently.

Epic Games Store Sale

Here are the three suggestions from the Epic Games Store.

  • Hitman 3 -- I always enjoyed games in the Hitman series. While the AI is arguably not the brightest, it is still a fun game to play, especially since you get lots of options to complete your assassination missions. It is a game for adults, because of the theme. Note that there are add-ons available that add more missions and content to the game. It is available for €23.99 during the sale.
  • Read Dead Redemption II -- Rockstar Games' second Western-style game offers everything that you come to expect from GTA-style games. A wide open world, lots of choices and options, and an interesting story that you follow. The game is available for €29.99 currently.
  • World War Z Aftermath -- I enjoyed the first World War Z game, which you could play with human players in coop or alone with the AI. This new game in the universe plays just like the first.  Lots of zombies in this one. Get if for €29.99 during the sale.

Steam Store Black Friday Sales

Here are my top three choices from this year's Steam Sale on Black Friday.

  • Europa Universalis IV -- Play four centuries in this grand strategy game. Lead a nation, master diplomacy, trade and war. The base game can be expanded with lots of DLCs. The base game is available for €9.99 during the sale.
  • FTL: Faster Than Light -- FTL is probably the game that I played the most in this year. It is a strategy game in which you command a spaceship that is trying to escape pursuers, and defeating the enemy mothership in the end. Get different ship designs, alien crewmembers, weapons and enhancements for your spaceship. It can be very frustrating at times, but it is still fun to play. Available for just €2.49 during the sale.
  • King's Bounty: Crossworlds -- Arguably the best King's Bounty game. It is an enhanced version of King's Bounty: Armored Princess. It is a turn-based combat game, not unlike Heroes of Might and Magic games. You explore the world, find treasure, equip your character, spend skill points, get good at magic, or not, and more. If you like this kind of game, you can spend hundreds of hours playing it. It is available for just €3.74 currently, and definitely the better choice when compared to the new King's Bounty II game that just came out.

Now You: have any game recommendations? Let us know in the comments below.

Summary
Gog, Steam and Epic start Black Friday Game Sales
Article Name
Gog, Steam and Epic start Black Friday Game Sales
Description
There has been a huge increase in sales in recent years, especially so in gaming. Black Friday game sales have started on many gaming platforms, including Gog, Steam and Epic Games. 
Author
Publisher
Ghacks Technology News
Logo
Advertisement

Previous Post: «
Next Post: «

Comments

  1. Usha said on November 25, 2021 at 5:07 pm
    Reply

    Gaming setup is incomplete without VPN, use a renowned gaming VPN like PureVPN they are offering 5 years plan in 1.33 per month. They also have increased their servers from 5000+ to 6500+, so the speed is going to be good.

    1. Mike Williams said on November 25, 2021 at 8:31 pm
      Reply

      Why do I need a VPN for gaming?

      I only play single player games and offline.

      1. DrKnow said on November 25, 2021 at 10:41 pm
        Reply

        It’s obviously an advert spammer. Considering comments are pre-approved, I’ve no idea why it got through.

    2. beemeup5 said on November 25, 2021 at 8:42 pm
      Reply

      As can be seen here, PureVPN clearly has shills on payroll, which should already be reason enough to avoid them, but they also happen to be shady AF:
      https://restoreprivacy.com/vpn/reviews/purevpn/

      PureVPN also spends tons on affiliate marketing on so-called “review” sites. Do a simple search for top VPNs and PureVPN shows up everywhere. Windscribe for example avoids playing this game because it’s just bad business:
      https://blog.windscribe.com/were-not-paying-for-1-25b4e55ca10f/

      I’ve asked Martin before to cease all association between Ghacks (on Ghacks Deals) and PureVPN because it’s such a shady and fraudulent company and it is a disservice to push new users to them. Almost any other VPN would be better.

Leave a Reply

Check the box to consent to your data being stored in line with the guidelines set out in our privacy policy

We love comments and welcome thoughtful and civilized discussion. Rudeness and personal attacks will not be tolerated. Please stay on-topic.
Please note that your comment may not appear immediately after you post it.