Just a small sale, this one, but a welcome one nonetheless.
Do you like survival games? Do you also own an Xbox One? If you’re at the centre of this – admittedly unambitious – Venn diagram then Microsoft have a treat for you: it’s the Xbox Survival of the Fittest sale.
There are only five games in the Xbox Survival of the Fittest sale, but they’re all worth mentioning.
First up, there’s 40% off Conan Exiles, the open world survival MMO with an awful lot of nudity. There’s also resource gathering, crafting, building and combat, but you know, the willies are pretty much all anyone talks about.
Next is 30% off Deep Rock Galactic, which is currently in the Xbox Game Preview programme. It’s basically Tolkien-esque Dwarves (they delved too greedily and too deep) mashed up with Borderlands and the on-world parts of No Man’s Sky. Expect lots of digging, treasure hunting, and shooting aliens.
There’s also 60% off the Don’t Starve megapack, the quirky survival adventure set in an alternate reality wilderness. Included in the megapack is the base game, plus Don’t Starve Together, which offers up to six player multiplayer.
The Flame in the Flood is 30% off, and it’s just wonderful. A beautiful, eerie adventure of a girl and her dog making their way down a river in a post-apocalyptic world, stopping off at islands to scavenge resources.
Finally there’s 80% off Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide from 2016, not to be confused with the more recent Warhammer: Vermintide 2, but still well worth your time.
Head over to the Xbox store to take advantage of these deals, but you’ll have to be quick; they close on September 10th, 2018.