Big financial savings: China’s Lunar New Year begins immediately, and many of firms are taking benefit of the festivities to launch their very own gross sales occasions. Steam kicked of its Lunar New Year sale a pair days in the past, and now, GOG has adopted go well with. The digital distribution platform is ringing within the Year of the Rat with discounts on a big selection of DRM-free titles, starting from growing older classics to newer AAA experiences.
Unlike Steam, there are not any meta-events or further rewards to take benefit of right here, however the offers themselves are important sufficient that we would not name that a lot of a draw back.
In whole, GOG at the moment boasts over 1500 discounted games, some of which could be had for as much as 90 p.c off. Beginning with the standard suspects, you possibly can seize The Witcher 3’s Game of the Year Edition for a mere $15. Given that it is regular asking worth is $50, and also you’re more likely to get at the least just a few dozen hours of leisure out of it, that is a reasonably good worth.
Never performed the earlier games within the franchise? GOG has you coated: the glorious Witcher 2 prices little greater than pocket change at $2.99, and the unique Witcher (its Enhanced Edition, to be particular) is much more inexpensive at $1.49.
Speaking of pocket change, for those who’re a stealth recreation fan with only a few bucks to spend, older games in each the Thief and Deus Ex franchises could be snagged for beneath $1 every. Thief 1, 2, and three are proper round 97 cents, and Deus Ex 1 & 2 are priced equally.
Keeping in step with this yr’s Lunar New Year mascot, the Rat, we really feel obligated to toss a point out to Ghost of a Tale, which is 50 p.c off proper now ($12.49 in whole). It’s an lovely, but darkish semi-open world RPG wherein you play as an clever mouse bard named Tilo in a medieval surroundings stuffed with hazard, thriller, and — most significantly — evil rat antagonists.
If you’ve got had your fill of fast-paced RPGs or sneaking round and need a barely completely different expertise, you may contemplate selecting up Pathfinder: Kingmaker. It’s a superb, $16 D&D-like CRPG with in-depth character creation (and development), a party-based Baldur’s Gate-like fight system, and dozens of hours of content material to maintain you hooked.
As we mentioned earlier than, there are hundreds upon hundreds of discounted games so that you can peruse over at GOG, and we could not presumably cowl all of them right here. However, hopefully, we have given you an concept concerning the type of offers you possibly can anticipate to see the following time you boot up GOG Galaxy 2.0 (or go to the GOG web site).