This week’s best game deals: Free games abound

Thomas Duff 1 August 2016

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Every week, finder searches for the best gaming deals in Australia. This week PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live subscribers can start claiming their free games for August.

Free games abound this week as PS Plus and Xbox Live members can reap the rewards of their loyal memberships with Beyond Good and Evil (Xbox 360), Yakuza 5 (PS3) and more. Elsewhere, you can score some serious deals on The Division and Murdered: Soul Suspect.

beyondXbox

The August Games with Gold roster has been officially announced. There are four games with a combined value of $120.

The August roster includes two Xbox One titles, and two Xbox 360 titles. The Xbox 360 titles will also be available on the Xbox One through the consoles Backwards Compatibility. The dedicated Xbox One games are Warriors Orochi 3 Ultimate and WWE 2k16. The Xbox 360 games are Spelunky and the classic Beyond Good & Evil HD.

Each of these titles will be released throughout the month of August.


WRC5

WRC5

Rally cars are some of the fastest vehicles on the planet. The Rally championships are a high octane experience full of many memorable moments. Now you can experience these moments without having to leave the house.

WRC 5 offers all of the cars, drivers, and official rallies of the 2015 FIA World Rally Championship. Players will experience a realistic driving experience, dynamic damage, and an unpredictable weather system.

Ozgameshop is currently selling WRC 5 for $35.34, which is a saving of $15.15.


yakuza-5

PS4

The August PlayStation Plus roster has been officially announced. There are six games available.

The August roster includes two PS4 titles, two PS3 titles, one PS Vita title, and another game available on all of the consoles. The dedicated PS4 games are Tricky Towers, and Rebel Galaxy. The PS3 games are Yakuza 5, and Retro/Grade, and the PS Vita game is Patapon 3. Finally, the game available on all of the consoles is Ultratron.

These titles will be available to download throughout the month of August.


dying-light-the-followingDying Light The Following: Enhanced Edition

Apart from driving fast cars, shooting Nazis and eating mushrooms, gamers also seriously enjoy killing zombies.

Dying Light allows players to explore a massive city, full of beautiful locations, nice locals and an outbreak of a zombie virus. Your weapons against the zombie horde are handcrafted melee weapons, guns and your free-running skills.

Ozgameshop is currently selling Dying Light The Following: Enhanced Edition for $46.99, which is a saving of $8.50


pokken tournament

Wii U

With the recent explosion of Pokémon Go, now is the best time to have a look at some other games in the franchise.

Pokkén Tournament

Pokkén Tournament is an extremely fun and exciting fighting game. Players choose from a roster of Pokémon and battle it out in a variety of arenas.  As time passes, the battle goes through different stages which drastically alters each Pokémon’s attack set. This offers players a unique experience that keeps them on their toes.

Big W is currently selling Pokkén Tournament for $74.00, which is a saving of $5.00


star wars disney infinityDisney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Starter Pack

Nothing gets the geek community more excited than Star Wars. Combine Star Wars with a game that has cool collectible figurines, and you have yourself a match made in heaven.

Disney Infinity 3.0 finally provides players with access to the Star Wars franchise. You will be able to play Star Wars levels from several of the movies. Once you have finished with the main game, players will gain a variety of Star Wars items for their Disney Infinity Toy Box.

Big W is currently selling Disney Infinity 3.0 Star Wars Starter Pack for $49.00, which is a saving of $10.00.


the division underground

PC

After its initial showing at E3, The Division garnered so much praise, and so much hype.

The Division

The Division is set within the Big Apple itself, New York City. Players are members of an elite group of soldiers called "The Division". You must wander the abandoned streets of New York, helping those in need, and protecting them from those who want to cause them harm. You are not alone. Team up with a group of friends and become the city’s guardian angels.

Ozgameshop is currently selling a digital copy of The Division for $37.87, which is a saving of $12.62.


murdered soul suspectMurdered: Soul Suspect

Have you ever been murdered? Considering that you are reading this, probably not. Unless, that is, finder is accessible in the after-life! If a ghost is reading this, could you please contact me? I am available through mobile, email and Ouija board.

Murdered: Soul Suspect puts the player in the shoes of a man who has recently been murdered. So, you are off to a good start. The player must analyse clues and put the pieces together in order to find out who murdered them, and why.

Murdered: Soul Suspect is currently available on Mighty Ape for the special price of $14.99, which is a discount of $15.00.

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