GOG's Summer Sale is go


The Sale Stoat Says


Digital goods are effectively limitless, and so you don't need to wrestle a potential rival to the ground in order to guarantee a good deal. Take it easy. and have fun!

GOG, the digital peddler of DRM-free games, is holding a summer sale from now until June 21. Expect new deals to appear every 12 hours. In total, GOG says that over 700 games will be discounted.

It's not just discounts either. There's also the chance for free games. Or, more accurately, games that you'll given for free if you also spend money. Every penny you spend throughout the sale is totalled up. Spend over any of the following milestones, you'll be given the corresponding game:

  • SimCity 2000 - free for everyone who spends at least $1.
  • S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Clear Sky - free for everyone who spends at least $20.
  • Xenonauts - free for everyone who spends at least $50.

Right now, deals include 10% off The Witcher 3, 85% off The Witcher 2, 74% off Mount & Blade: Warband, and 40% off Telltale's Game of Thrones.

In fact, looking at the current crop, and the games that are likely to be added across the next two-and-a-half weeks, this is a great time to pick up some of our overlooked RPG recommendations.

(Stoat source: Ashley Cohen)

Phil Savage

Phil has been writing for PC Gamer for nearly a decade, starting out as a freelance writer covering everything from free games to MMOs. He eventually joined full-time as a news writer, before moving to the magazine to review immersive sims, RPGs and Hitman games. Now he leads PC Gamer's UK team, but still sometimes finds the time to write about his ongoing obsessions with Destiny 2, GTA Online and Apex Legends. When he's not levelling up battle passes, he's checking out the latest tactics game or dipping back into Guild Wars 2. He's largely responsible for the whole Tub Geralt thing, but still isn't sorry.