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There are big savings on offer in the Epic Games Store summer sale

You’ll find decent discounts on big games in the Epic Games Store summer sale, including Borderlands 3, Control and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.

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You’ll find decent discounts on big games in the Epic Games Store summer sale, including Borderlands 3, Control and Assassin’s Creed Odyssey.

If you’re one of those pragmatic people who very quickly got over the “but it’s a second launcher on my desktop!” furore, then you’ve been reaping the benefits. Aside from the free games every week, which have included some absolute crackers, there have been big sales, too.

The Epic Games Store sales haven’t always been without their issues, either. Some developers and publishers took issue with Epic’s blanket voucher system, for instance, for devaluing their full-priced games. But on the whole, the consumer benefits from competition in the market, and the consumer definitely benefits from the Epic Games Store.

There’s a combination of recent big hitters, charming indies and some all-time classics in the Epic Games Store summer sale. There is, of course, a good chance you might have picked up a bunch of these games for free when Epic has given them away as freebies, but if you didn’t, then there are some solid discounts all round.

Epic Games Store summer sale highlights

  • Maneater
  • Civilization VI: Platinum Edition Upgrade
  • SnowRunner
  • Control
  • Borderlands 3
  • Red Dead Redemption II
  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey
  • Assassin’s Creed Origins
  • Grand Theft Auto V: Premium Edition
  • Rainbow Six Siege
  • The Outer Worlds
  • Metro Exodus
  • Superliminal
  • Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  • Journey to the Savage Planet
  • Disco Elysium
  • Slime Rancher
  • Superhot
  • Outer Wilds
  • The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series
  • Overcooked
  • Journey
  • Borderlands: The Handsome Collection
  • Shenmue III
  • Steep
  • The Escapists
  • Manifold Garden
  • Celeste
  • Enter the Gungeon
  • This War of Mine
  • Moonlighter
  • Alan Wake
  • Gone Home
  • What Remains of Edith Finch
  • Abzu
  • Limbo
  • Inside
  • Gorogoa
  • Into the Breach
  • Bad North Jotunn Edition
  • Donut County
  • Mutazione
  • FTL: Faster Than Light
  • Ape Out

And that’s not the whole lot, those are just a few of the highlights we’ve picked out of the Epic Games Store summer sale.

For users who bought games during the Epic Mega Sale in May, you might be sitting on a voucher worth €10 / $10 / £10, which will be automatically credited to your next purchase over a qualifying value. For further details, there’s an FAQ on the Epic Games Store site.

The Epic Games Store summer sale is on right now and finishes on August 6, 2020.


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Tom is an itinerant freelance technology writer who found a home as an Editor with Thumbsticks. Powered by coffee, RPGs, and local co-op.