Weekend PC gaming deals: The Walking Dead to collect, Far Cry to try and more

Weekend PC gaming deals: The Walking Dead to collect, Far Cry to try and more

Humble Choice August Bundle Game Highlights

Humble unveiled the August Choice pack update earlier this week, and eight games are on the way if you choose to subscribe.

The titles available this time are The Ascent, Hot Wheels Unleashed, A Plague Tale: Innocence, In Sound Mind, Mind Scanners, Gas Station Simulator, Emily is Away, and Omno. All arrive as Steam keys.

You’ll receive all eight games if you drop the subscription’s $11.99 price tag, with 5% going to charity. You also get added benefits like access to the pool of DRM-free games in the Humble Games Collection, and an ever-increasing Humble Store discount.

Humble walking dead bundle promotion

As for standard one-off bundles, Humble also brought out The Walking Dead 10th Anniversary Collection with seven games and one DLC.

It starts off very strong with the Telltale titles The Walking Dead Season One, it is 400 days DLC, and The Walking Dead season two for just $1. If you go for the average price level, which is currently around $8, you get The Walking Dead A New Frontier, Michonneand The last season to complete the series.

Going for the latest layer, the remastered complete collection The Walking Dead: The Telltale Definitive Series as well as the VR title The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners are available, all for $11.

Fanatical also brought its new Platinum build your own bundle this week, offering titles such as Shadow Tactics Aiko’s Choice, Children of Morta, The Evil Within, Frost Punk, Moon Lighter and more. You can choose three games for $9.99, five for $14.99, or seven for $19.99.

Unskinned art with Epic Games logo

The ongoing Epic Games Store freebie train stopped this week to give away Unrailedreplaces last week’s Lawn mowing simulator.

This arcade party game is a four-player cooperative experience that has the group building railroads as the train continues to barrel forward. In the procedurally generated levels, there are resources to harvest, bridges to build, mountains to dig through and tracks to lay at the same time.

Unrailed will remain free to claim until next Thursday, August 11, which is when Cook, serve, delicious! 3 will be a freebie on the Epic Games Store.

Free events

Far Cry 6 key art

Far Cry 6 headlines this weekend’s freebie events, with Ubisoft giving the game a try throughout the weekend until August 7. The action game’s campaign is available during this period to play from start to finish, and it can also be played in co-op.

On PC is Far Cry 6 free event runs across Ubisoft Connect and Epic Games Store starters.

Great deals

Highlights of the offerings available to you this weekend include specials from the recent Survival Games Festival, fighting games from Evo and more. Find our handpicked great deals below:

DRM-free goodness

If it’s DRM-free games you’re interested in, here are some highlights from all the games on sale on the GOG store this weekend:

Remember that availability and prices for some deals may vary depending on the region you are in.

And that’s it for our selection of this weekend’s PC gaming deals for everyone, and hopefully some of you have enough self-restraint not to break the bank adding new games to the ever-growing backlog. Of course, there are a huge number of other deals ready and waiting if you comb the interwebs hard enough, so keep your eyes peeled for them, and have a great weekend.

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