PlayStation Store sales don’t always feature big discounts top games because they can easily sell at full price. So it’s quite notable that the PlayStation Critics’ Choice Sale features savings on some of 2019’s best-reviewed titles, including The Game Awards’ Game of the Year Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice.
Running until February 18, the PlayStation Critics’ Choice Sale offers up to 50% savings on critically-acclaimed games going back several years, as well as deluxe editions that contain bonus content and expansions. If sales don’t show up on the main product page, they should apply when placed in the cart.
Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice is available for $39, down from its typical $60. It’s one of the most difficult games FromSoftware has ever made, and its unique parry-centric combat system turns even the smallest battles into a dance of blades.
Two of Capcom’s best 2019 titles — Resident Evil 2 and Devil May Cry 5 — are available for $20 each. Running on the super-powerful RE Engine, they’re technical showcases despite the PS4’s age. They also have plenty of fan service for longtime players, but newcomers will still be able to enjoy Resident Evil 2 for its survival-horror gameplay and Devil May Cry 5 for its ridiculous combat, which changes drastically depending on which of the three protagonists is active.
Fans of the Netflix series The Witcher can get The Witcher III: Wild Hunt game for $12. It’s set after the series, but several characters return, including Geralt of Rivia and Ciri.
Gamers who are partial to shooters can take advantage of several deals, including Call of Duty: Modern Warfare‘s “Battle Pass Edition” discounted to $64 from its standard $80 and Remedy Entertainment’s Control, which is available for just $36. The long-awaited Borderlands 3 is already half-off as well at $30 and contains enough content to keep players busy for weeks.
PlayStation VR players can even save some cash during the sale, too. The crime caper Blood & Truth is $20 during the sale, down from $40, and Superhot VR has been discounted to $15 from $25. The two games provide very different takes on first-person action and storytelling, and Blood & Truth is exclusive to the platform.
Below are some of the other highlights to consider during the sale period: