How Often Do PlayStation Sales Happen? Save money on games

How Often Do PlayStation Sales Happen Save money on games

PlayStation sales or PSN sales are one of the best offerings wherein you can stock up on your favorite games in advance if you want to save a good amount of money. The sales being offered are pretty generous ones, and you can grab a good deal if you keep on checking the PlayStation sales and discounts.

PlayStation sales generally happen every week; the best deals happen around the holiday season, that is, around Christmas and the new year’s time period. You can visit the PlayStation store deals or visit the following subreddit PS4 deals and PS5 deals, where you can keep abreast of the latest deals.  

Are there any ways to double up your discounts, and which games should you buy first if you find them on sale? Let’s answer your questions one by one.

How to track game prices?

As we said earlier, PlayStation sales generally happen every week along with some seasonal sales also, e.g., spring, summer sale, days of play, Black Friday or E3 sale, etc., which come with awesome deals. But you might be wondering, is there any way to keep track of the online price changes happening across a specific period? You are in luck today because you can keep track of the price of your favorite PlayStation games over a given period by using the following websites:

How long does it take for a new game to go on sale?

There is no way we can predict when a new game will be on sale after its first release date, only the game publisher and Sony can tell when the game will be on sale at the PlayStation store. You should be on the lookout for the discounted price of your favorite game and take advantage of a drop-in price around black Friday, and Christmas (holiday season), as the best PS deals are generally provided at this point only. Check the PlayStation store deals page and the subreddits at PS4 deals and PS5 deals for the latest deals.   

Playstation Plus member exclusive deals during the sale

Having a Playstation Plus membership opens your doors to more deals and discounts. For example, with every PlayStation sale on PS Store, some game deals provide double discounts to PlayStation Plus members, which provides an excellent bang for your buck. In addition, PlayStation Plus has many more benefits apart from exclusive discounts. If you want to know more about Playstation Plus and its benefits, you can read further at All-New PlayStation Plus: Which tier is best for you?

What time does PS Plus Free Games update?

Playstation Plus free games update every month, i.e., you get two PlayStation games for free every month plus a monthly bonus game if Sony decides to give it away with the subscription. This makes the PS Plus a must-have subscription. You can learn more about Playstation Plus subscription at All-New PlayStation Plus: Which tier is best for you?

When do the Days of Play sale happen, and Shall I wait for it?

Sony’s days of play sale happen every year in the month of May-June to honor the PlayStation community all over the world. It is one of the most significant sales with a large assortment of deals to choose from; apart from the biggest discount on games, PlayStation subscription services such as Playstation Plus and Playstation Now(Update: Replaced with All New PlayStation Plus) are also heavily discounted during the sale. To give you an idea we are posting previous years’ discounts offered on the service:

  • 12 Months PlayStation Plus membership – 30% off on MSRP
  • 3 Months PlayStation Now membership – 20% off on MSRP
  • 12 Months PlayStation Now membership – 30% off on MSRP

You can load up your gaming arsenal by purchasing the following games at discounted rate whenever possible (you will be glad you did):

  • Ghost of Tsushima
  • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare
  • The Last of Us Part II
  • NBA 2K21
  • Final Fantasy VII Remake
  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt
  • Madden NFL 21
  • Red Dead Redemption 2
  • Grand Theft Auto V
  • Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War

Is PS4 still worth buying during the sale?

More than 115 million PS4 consoles have been sold globally, PS4 has a vast community, and Sony will still support the console for the foreseeable future, and PS4 has got a massive lineup of PlayStation exclusives available to be played. 

The discounts being offered during the PlayStation sale, combined with a massive library of games, makes the PS4 console worth buying. So if you are new to PlayStation or even a PlayStation veteran, PS4 offers a bang for your buck; you can grab it at a discount from your favorite retailer during the sale period.

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