Amazon's 24-hour 'Digital Day' sale begins at midnight

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Good news for those of you who need more things to throw your money at: Amazon is getting into the year-end bargain business with a 24-hour "Digital Day (opens in new tab)" sale. Beginning at 12 am PT on December 30 (aka midnight tonight), Amazon will offer "up to 80 percent off hundreds of videogame titles," plus assorted deals on movies, television shows, comics, and other popular content of the digital sort. 

In the lead-up to Digital Day, Amazon has a number of other deals on the go including Cities: Skylines (opens in new tab) for $10, Rocket League (opens in new tab) for $12, Dishonored 2 (opens in new tab), Titanfall 2 (opens in new tab), and Watch Dogs 2 (opens in new tab) for $40 each, and, let's see... how about The Stronghold Collection (opens in new tab) for $4. Oddly, some of the games among the markdowns, like Metro Redux (opens in new tab) or the non-deluxe edition of Cities: Skylines, are listed as "currently unavailable," although I suppose it's possible that Amazon will wheel some stock out of the backroom for the start of Digital Day. Metaphorically, of course. 

Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.