Bells are ringing, snow is flying, and the Epic Games Store’s already beneficiant gift-giving goes into overdrive. The Epic Games Store Holiday Sale 2020 kicked off on Thursday, December 17. You can discover deep reductions on a lot of the retailer’s catalog, after all, however Epic’s throwing in some mighty engaging doorbusters to coax you into its digital aisles, freely giving a free recreation every day for 15 straight days.
Epic’s aggressive freebies have lured hordes of players to The Store That Fortnite Built. The Epic Games Store provides away one or two video games free of charge each week, and so they’re of surprisingly top quality. Last yr, Epic gave away video games for 12 days for its vacation sale, and the corporate truly earned recognition from our Full Nerd podcast because the unorthodox winner of “Best PC accent” in 2019. Hey, it’s laborious to argue with free video games.
The freebies began with a bang, debuting with Cities: Skylines, the perfect metropolis builder round. Today’s giveaway is Tropico 5, a flawed however basically enjoyable (and surprisingly whimsical) metropolis builder dressed up as a Carribean dictator sim. Definitely give it a spin when you haven’t performed it but.
Here’s what’s been given away to date:
Epic’s Holiday Sale giveaways swap out day by day at 11 a.m. Eastern, so act quick if you wish to declare a recreation, and maintain coming again to see what’s new.
Better but, claiming a free recreation grants you an Epic Coupon, good for $10 off any recreation over $14.99 within the retailer. (You can even click on the Get my Epic Coupon button on this web page to snag it.) That knocks the already steep sale value of many video games down even additional. You can get the unbelievable Star Wars: Squadrons for a mere $14 after making use of the Epic Coupon to its Holiday Sale low cost, for instance, or just knock $10 off the worth of Cyberpunk 2077. And once you purchase a recreation, Epic will toss yet one more coupon your means—the corporate says they’re “limitless.”
Steam’s annual Winter Sale is predicted to begin subsequent week, however between $10 coupons and a barrage of free video games, the Epic Games Store is making a robust case for why it is best to spend your time at its vacation sale as an alternative.