The Epic Games Store Mega Sale – A Guide to the Best Games to Buy

Check out our picks for stuff you should pick up this weekend!

Prepare your bank accounts because the Epic Games Store is having a huge sale on a variety of popular and independent titles. Running from May 14 until June 11, the “Epic Mega Sale” features several dozen games ranging from recent successes like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order to smaller, lesser-known games such as Into the Breach.

The catch with this sale is you’ll be given a $10 Epic Games Store coupon for any purchase of $14.99 and above. This means you can get quite a few games for under 50 to 75 percent of their original price. Just remember you can only spend the coupon on games that are also $14.99 or up, so don’t expect to nab any free titles.

When picking out the best deals we went under the assumption that you will have the initial $10 coupon you get for free during the event However, we’re also including games not eligible for the coupon deal — since there are some shockingly cheap titles still absolutely worth buying. Because of this, our lists will be broken up into those above and below the critical $14.99 price point. If you’re looking to pick up some new games, here are the best deals during the Epic Games Store’s Epic Mega Sale!

Best Deals Above $14.99

  • Control – $29.99 ($19.99 with coupon)
  • Borderlands 3 – $29.99 ($19.99 with coupon)
  • The Outer Worlds – $38.99 ($28.99 with coupon)
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order – $38.99 ($28.99 with coupon)
  • Tetris Effect – $27.99 ($17.99 with coupon)
  • Zombie Army 4 Dead War  – $39.99 ($19.99 with coupon)
  • Rainbow Six Siege Ultimate Edition – $49.49 ($39.49 with coupon)
  • The Division 2: Warlords of New York Edition – $32.99 ($22.99 with coupon)
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – $47.99 ($37.99 with coupon)
  • Metro Exodus: Gold Edition – $29.24 ($19.24 with coupon)

There are some great games you can purchase during this sale for a relatively cheap price. Those looking for a more solo-driven experience should consider picking up The Outer Worlds, Metro Exodus: Gold Edition, or Control (and listen to our wonderful spoilercast when you’re done). Metro: Exodus is an especially good deal since it also includes both existing expansions, which range between 5-10 hours each. Red Dead Redemption 2 is also a fairly good deal since Rockstar rarely puts there titles on sale with any kind of a substantial discount.

Those who enjoy playing with others should know that Rainbow Six Siege Ultimate Edition is just $39 with the coupon. That is an absolute steal. This includes a plethora of expansions and typically goes for $89.99. The Division 2: Warlords of New York Edition is also a fantastic choice since it includes the base game and previous expansions. Finally, if you want something more casual that won’t consume hundreds of hours, Zombie Army 4 Dead War is an excellent solo or co-op action game — in spite of its seemingly generic name.

Best Deals Below $14.99

  • Totally Reliable Delivery Service – $9.89
  • Assassin’s Creed Odyessy – $19.79 ($9.79 with coupon)
  • Watch Dogs 2 – $17.99 ($7.99 with coupon)
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon Wildlands – $19.99 ($9.99 with coupon)
  • Vampyr – $14.99 ($4.99 with coupon)
  • Far Cry 5 – $14.99 ($4.99 with coupon)
  • South Park: The Fractured But Whole – $12.49 ($2.49 with coupon)
  • Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden – $17.49 ($7.49 with coupon)
  • The Wolf Among Us – $7.49
  • Rayman Legends – $7.49
  • Into The Breach – $7.49
  • Faster Than Light – $2.49
  • Layers of Fear: Masterpiece Edition – $5.74
  • RiME – $5.99
  • This War of Mine – $4.99
  • Hades – $19.99
  • Alan Wake – $1.49 (to get ready for that crossover DLC with Control)
  • Transistor – $3.99
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Game of the Year Edition – $14.99 ($4.99 with coupon)

There are a ton of terrific games you can pick from during this sale, many of which are going for comically cheap. Vampyr, Assassin’s Creed Odyessy, Far Cry 5, Watch Dogs 2, and The Witcher 3 are all lengthy single-player titles that can easily offer dozens upon dozens of playtime. If you want something spookier, the Layers of Fear Masterpiece Edition and Alan Wake are going for a shockingly low price. If you’re looking for hilarious, wholesome fun then do not pass on Totally Reliable Delivery Service. However, we strongly recommend you rope some friends into getting this as well since it’s infinitely better with others.

Remember, this sale runs until June 11, so make sure to pick up any games you want by then!

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Collin MacGregor

Collin MacGregor is the Guide Staff Writer at Fanbyte. He's also the person who willingly plays the support class (you're welcome) and continues to hold out for an Ape Escape remake.

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