Amazon Prime Day returns again this July – and members can now pack free games as part of this year’s offerings.
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48 hours on Amazon Sale of Prime Day is set to launch again on July 12 – and is already set to be bigger for gamers than previous events.
In recent years, the online retail giant has expanded its Prime offerings to include Prime Gaming, which sees members receiving a wide range of benefits such as free computer games.
Although we are still short of Prime Day sales, Amazon has already started launching brand new games as part of its free selection, and the titles will include Star Wars Jedi Knight – Jedi Academy, GRID Legends and Legendary edition of Mass Effect.
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We are also likely to see a huge selection of other deals when the event starts, including discounts on consoles, games, accessories and gaming laptops.
Scroll down to find out what to expect this year and bookmark this page to see all the best deals when they arrive.
HOW TO CHOOSE FREE GAMES THIS AMAZON PRIME DAY
From June 21 to the end of Prime Day, Amazon Prime members can start “free download” of 30 computer games as part of Prime Day celebrations. Free games are a mix of popular and indie titles, which makes the deal worth checking out.
You can see the full list of included games below:
- Star Wars Jedi Knight – Jedi Academy
- Jedi Knight of Star Wars II – Exile of the Jedi
- Republican Command of Star Wars
- GRID Legends
- Legendary edition of Mass Effect
- Need for Speed Heat
- 10 seconds ninja X
- 8Doors: Arum’s adventure to the afterlife
- Addling Adventures
- Bang Bang Racing
- Clouds and sheep 2
- Death squared
- A special fatal rage
- Sisters Jana: Distorted dreams
- Samuel’s Guide
- Metal block
- Inflated BMX Pro
- Puzzle of the Year – 10 packages
- Rainy world
- Gone Viral
- Travel – 3 packages
- Samurai Shodown II
- Serial cleaner
- The raven’s eye
- Metal plow 2
- The Darkside Detective
- Darkside Detective: Stir in the Dark
- The King of Warriors 2000
- The King of Warriors 2002
- Metronomicon: Kill the dance floor
Prime Gaming sees members gain access to a revolving collection of free computer games, in addition to exclusive game content, free in-game loot, and a free Twitch channel subscription each month.
Amazon Prime subscription also comes with many other benefits, including fast and free delivery of eligible Amazon purchases, access to Prime Video, access to two million songs without ads through Amazon Music, and access to thousands of eBooks through Prime Reading.
EXPECT THE GAMES AT AMAZON PRIME DAY
Last Prime Day we saw a bunch of great gaming deals, including a $ 121.95 discount on Nintendo Switch consoles, a $ 101.95 discount on Nintendo Switch Lite consoles, up to 75% off game titles on all platforms, and up to 58% off computer accessories .
We also expect to see other discounts offered this year, including deals for gaming laptops and for the Nintendo Switch OLED model. We’ll give you all the best deals when the sale starts, so be sure to check back closer to the date.
AMAZON AUSTRALIA BEST CURRENT GAME DEALS
Don’t want to wait for Prime Day to shop? Below we have collected some of the best current gaming offers in Amazon Australia.
Please note: Prices are correct and products are available at the time of publication.
WHAT IS AMAZON PRIME DAY?
Amazon Prime Day is an annual shopping event held exclusively for Amazon Prime members. Both local and international deals are available through Amazon Australia websiteas international transactions usually start after the end of the Australian sale.
Despite its name, Prime Day is a multi-day event that gives members many opportunities to get discounts on everything from fashion and electronics to home appliances and basic groceries.
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Lauren Chaplin is the best consumer technology writer at news.com.au. Prior to that, she worked at the comparison site Finder as a senior shopping writer, where she reported on everything from technology gadgets to the latest home products. Before cutting her teeth as a journalist, she earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of South Australia and worked as a media advisor for JB Hi-Fi, where she sells the very products she is currently writing about.