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Weekend Console Download Deals for Oct. 21: PlayStation Halloween & Xbox Shocktober sales

PlayStation and Xbox are both reporting in with Halloween sales, which include first-time discounts on Cult of the Lamb.

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Halloween is upon us and the big console makers are looking to bring the frights this holiday season. PlayStation has kicked off its Halloween Sale with major third-party titles like Cult of the Lamb, Dying Light 2: Stay Human, and Dead By Daylight while also including a few exclusives like Ghostwire: Tokyo. Xbox is matching with its Shocktober Sale, which features many of those third-party hits, along with 2021 GOTY contender Psychonauts 2.

Nintendo is continuing its Try Before You Buy Sale for another week, but is also offering discounts on some noteworthy third-party titles, including Alan Wake Remastered, LEGO Star Wars: The Skywalker Saga, and Two Point Campus.

If Halloween isn't your thing and you're more into sports, basketball season is underway. That means you can find the first major sale on NBA 2K23 across all three major console makers.

The Minnesota Timberwolves' Rudy Gobert in NBA 2K23
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Source: 2K Games

Here's our selection of this weekend's console deals:


The following games are a part of Xbox Games with Gold/Deals with Gold. An Xbox Live Gold Subscription is required to receive these discounts.

The following deals are available to all Xbox users. Xbox Live Gold members may be eligible for additional discounts.


The following deals are available to all users. PlayStation Plus members may be eligible for additional discounts.

The following deals are available only to PlayStation Plus members.

Nintendo Switch

If you've found any deals we might have missed or there's a specific one you wish to highlight, be sure to join the conversation and let us know in the comments.

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