Weekend PC download deals: Payday 2 free weekend, spring/summer sales, and more

We've reached the end of May and that means we're about to usher in the summer season. Of course, depending on how you look at things, you might be anticipating a summer drought. If that's the case, perhaps you'd like to stock up on some low-priced PC games. Let's take a look at what's on the docket this week. Steam is leading off with a pair of free weekends for Payday 2 and RPG Maker XV Ace, but if those don't strike your fancy, they also have some great deals on The Wolf Among Us, Super Street Fighter IV: Arcade Edition, State of Decay, and many more. It's a tale of two seasons, as Gamestop is continuing its Spring Sale while GameFly Digital is kicking off its Summer Sale. Both sites have some good games to be found, with the latter site switching out games daily. Amazon is in the middle of wrapping up their huge sale and while many of the bundles from last week are still available, you can also find some new discounted games, like Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. Check out the full list of deals after break! Here's our selection of this weekend's PC deals:


  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 [Steam] - $19.97 (67% off)
  • Thief [Steam] - $24.99 (50% off)
  • Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition [Steam] - $7.50 (75% off)
  • Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition [Steam] - $5.00 (75% off)
  • Castlevania: Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate HD [Steam] - $7.49 (50% off)
  • XCOM: Enemy Within [Steam] - $9.89 (67% off)
  • LEGO Marvel Super Heroes [Steam] - $8.00 (60% off)
  • Tony Hawk's Pro Skater HD [Steam] - $2.50 (75% off)
  • Need for Speed Most Wanted [Origin] - $4.99 (75% off)
  • Assassin's Creed III [Steam] - $7.50 (62% off)
  • The Banner Saga [Steam] - $16.74 (33% off)
  • Prototype 2 [Steam] - $10.00 (75% off)
  • Grand Theft Auto IV [Steam] - $6.00 (70% off)
  • Ultimate LEGO Bundle (LEGO The Hobbit + LEGO Batman 2 + LEGO Batman + LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1-4 + LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5-7 + LEGO Lord of the Rings + LEGO Marvel Super Heroes + The LEGO Movie Videogame) [Steam] - $45.00 (75% off)
  • Batman Mega Bundle (Batman: Arkham Asylum GOTY + Batman: Arkham City GOTY + Batman: Arkham Origins + Batman: Arkham Origins Season Pass) [Steam] - $22.50 (75% off)
  • Tropico Bundle (Tropico 5 + Tropico 4 + Tropico Trilogy) - $44.99 (44% off)
  • Firaxis Strat Pack (XCOM Enemy Unknown + Civilization V Complete + Civilization IV Complete) [Steam] - $42.88 (61% off)
  • Fightin' and Brawlin' Bundle (Batman: Arkham Origins + Injustice: Gods Among Us Ultimate Edition + Lord of the Rings: War in the North + Mortal Kombat Komplete Edition) [Steam] - $25.00 (75% off)

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2

Bundle Stars

Pay $4.99 for Sniper: Ghost Warrior 2, Alien Rage: Unlimited, Disciples III: Reincarnation, Deadly 30, Fearless Fantasy, Muffin Knight, Street Racing Syndicate, I Am Vegend - Zombiegeddon, Iron Grip: Warlord, and Iron Grip: Warlord - Scorched Earth DLC. All activate on Steam. Or pay $9.99 for Axis Game Factory Premium, Zombie FPS Player DLC, and Fantasy Side-Scroller Player DLC. All activate on Steam. Or Pay $2.99 for Tropico Trilogy, Hard Reset Extended Edition, Combat Wings: Battle of Britain, Inquisitor Deluxe Edition, Zeno Clash 2, and The First Templar. All activate on Steam.

Shattered Haven

GameFly Digital

  • GameFly Digital is kicking off their Summer Sale this weekend! New games are on sale every day and Friday kicks things off with Titanfall, Thief, Borderlands 2 GOTY Edition, and Dishonored GOTY Edition among many others. Check out the full list here.



  • CREATE YOUR OWN ROCKSTAR BUNDLE! Select from Bully: Scholarship Edition, Grand Theft Auto III, Grand Theft Auto IV, Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas, Grand Theft Auto: Vice City, L.A. Noire, L.A. Noire DLC Bundle, Max Payne, Max Payne 2: The Fall of Max Payne, Max Payne 3, and the Max Payne 3 Rockstar Pass. Get 3 for $15, 4 for $18, or 5 for $20.
  • Europa Universalis IV [Steam] - $10.00 (75% off) (Other Europa Universalis IV content on sale can be found here.)
  • Orc Attack: Flatulent Rebellion [Steam] - $2.00 (80% off)
  • Beatbuddy: Tale of the Guardians [Steam] - $3.00 (80% off)

Europa Universalis IV


  • Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn - $11.99 (60% off)
  • Thief [Steam] - $29.99 (40% off)
  • Other Square Enix titles featured in Gamestop's Spring Sale, including Final Fantasy VII and VIII, can be found here.
  • Typing of the Dead: Overkill [Steam] - $9.99 (50% off)
  • Alpha Protocol [Steam] - $2.99 (80% off)
  • Other Sega titles featured in Gamestop's Spring Sale, including Football Manager 2014 and Renegade Ops, can be found here.
  • Dead Space 3 [Origin] - $4.99 (75% off)
  • Dragon Age Origins: Ultimate Edition [Origin] - $5.99 (80% off)
  • Other EA titles featured in Gamestop's Spring Sale, including Mirror's Edge and SimCity, can be found here.
  • Sid Meier's Civilization V [Steam] - $7.49 (75% off)
  • South Park: The Stick of Truth [Steam] - $40.19 (33% off)
  • Dishonored GOTY Edition [Steam] - $17.99 (40% off)
  • Transformers: Fall of Cybertron [Steam] - $14.99 (75% off)
  • Check out the full list of titles on sale during GameStop's Spring Sale here.

Final Fantasy XIV: A Realm Reborn

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SimCity 4

Green Man Gaming

Use the 20% off code ZMMIEX-EW1476-0PNL11 to get (roughly) these prices on items $10 or higher. Restrictions may apply.

Resident Evil 6

Humble Bundle

Pay what you want for Symphony, Draw a Stickman: EPIC, and Galcon Legends. Pay more than the average $4.86 to also receive Skulls of the Shogun, Metal Slug 3, Fieldrunners 2, and Breach & Clear. Select soundtracks are also included. All games work with Steam, as well as Android devices. Also pay what you want for RPG Maker VX Ace, RPG Maker DLC Bundle #1, Skyborn, Sweet Lily Dreams, and RPG Maker Free Games Bundle #1. Pay $6 or more to also get RPG Maker XP, RPG Maker Exclusive Resource Pack, RPG Maker DLC Bundle #2, To the Moon, Deadly Sin 2, and RPG Maker Free Games Bundle #2. Pay $12 or more to also get Game Character Hub, RPG Maker DLC Bundle #3, and Legionwood 2: Rise of the Eternal's Realm. All games work with Steam.

TowerFall Ascension

Indie Royale

Pay $4.25 minimum for Eschalon: Book III, Eterium, 3 Stars of Destiny, Fractured Soul, Motte Island, and a mystery title. Pay at least $6.00 for a bonus soundtrack album. All of these games come with Steam keys, except Fractured Soul.


South Park: The Stick of Truth


As well as regular discounts, Steam has a couple of additional weekend deals.

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