2023 is here, and it’s time to jump straight into the best sales of the New Year. There are a few great deals out there today to get your year started, including a 4TB external hard drive, Ring Fit Adventure on Nintendo Switch, and the recently-released Marvel Midnight Suns. Plus, the newest generation WD Black 2TB PS5 SSD for well under $200, a Raer Nari wireless gaming headset for a mere $35, or a Nintendo Switch 512GB memory card for just $50. These great deals and more below.
Ring Fit Adventure for $54.99
Do you want to work out but simply don’t enjoy working out? Ring Fit Adventure is one way to get around this hurdle. Ring Fit incorporates a huge variety of excellent workout exercises disguised as an RPG game. An epic adventure awaits you slaying monsters and dragons, tackling new levels, traversing different environments, acquiring powerups and skills, all the while toning your abs and burning calories.
Marvel’s Midnight Suns Is 28% Off
Midnight Suns is a great strategy game starring Marvel characters, and you can save on the PlayStation 5 version today at Amazon. The Enhanced Edition includes the Enhanced Premium Pack, which includes Premium Skins of Captain America, Captain Marvell, Magik, Nico Minoru, and Wolverine. Midnight Suns show off a darker side to Marvel, which is great for fans looking for another spin on the Marvel universe.
WD Black SN850X 2TB PS5 SSD for Only $199.99
This price beats out Black Friday and Cyber Monday. The SN850X is one of the best SSDs you can buy for your PS5 upgrade. The SN850X is the successor to the SN850 SSD. It has newer flash chips (BiCS5 vs BiCS4) and an updated firmware, which combined offer improved sequential and random read/write speeds. For PC gamers, there’s also an updated Game Mode 2.0 utility that’s designed to tune the SSD for better performance during gaming sessions. It even includes a beefy preinstalled heatsink.
WD Easystore 4TB Hard Drive for 25% Off
Everyone can use some extra storage, and right now, you can save $30 on four extra terabytes of storage with WD’s USB 3.0 hard drive. Easily store your important photos and videos on the hard drive with the simple USB connection.
Bowflex SelectTech Adjustable Dumbbells for $379
Amazon has the best price on a pair of Bowflex SelectTech 552 adjustable dumbbells. Each dumbbell is adjustable from 5 pounds all the way to 52.5 pounds, or a total of 105 pounds for both dumbbells. This is a excellent practical gift for the muscleheads in your family.
Crucial P5 Plus 2TB M.2 PS5 SSD for $164.99
Crucial’s newest M.2 SSD meets all the requirements for your PS5 SSD upgrade. It supports transfer speeds of up to 6,660MB/s which is well above the 5,500MB/s minimum threshold. Yes there are faster SSDs out there, but if your intention is to put this in your PS5, then that extra speed is worthless because you’re bottlenecked by the original PS5 SSD. If you’re worried about opening up your PS5 case, don’t worry it’s very easy. Crucial has an official YouTube PS5 SSD install guide to see you through the process.
Samsung 512GB Micro SDXC Card (Nintendo Switch and Steam Deck Compatible) for $49.99
If you’ve started compiling a collection of digital games, you probably already know just how limited the Switch’s base storage capacity. With only 32GB of starting space (and some of it reserved for the OS), you’ll barely fit The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Pokemon Sword or Shield, which tap out at 13.5GB each! There’s only one expansion slot in the Switch console so you want to make sure you get the biggest card you can afford. The Samsung 512GB Micro SDXC card is fully compatible with the Switch and Steam Deck. Since this card boasts faster speeds than your standard Micro SDXC card (it’s rated for U3 A2 speeds), it also makes an excellent expansion card for your SLR camera, GoPro, or smartphone.
Thrustmaster T. Flight Hotas One Joystick for $60
Elevate your Flight Simulator experience with a Thrustmaster T. Flight Hotas One Joystick for only $59.99, down from its original $90 MSRP. This is one of the best joysticks you can get for under $100. It’s also the first official joystick for the Xbox Series X|S consoles and it’s also compatible with Windows. The joystick features a detachable, full-sized throttle for easy maneuverability, even in VR.
PS5 God of War Bundle in Stock
The PlayStation 5 console is, thankfully, getting a little easier to find this holiday season. It’s still sold out at most places, but not all. Walmart has the PS5 Disc Edition console bundle with God of War: Ragnarok in stock right now. There’s no queue or invitations to wait for. No guarantees that they’ll stay in stock for much longer.
Wingspan from Stonemeier Games is an incredibly good board game. So good in fact that we deemed it the best board game of 2019. Wingspan looks like a deceptively simple game; the endgame goal is to attract as many birds as you can to your wildlife preserve and help them proliferate. There are only four actions you can perform: draw a bird card, play a bird card, get food, and lay eggs. Sounds simple enough, right? Well let’s just say these four actions mask an incredibly complex (albeit very newbie-friendly) engine-building game with which you will have to juggle between bringing new birds into the fold and keeping your existing birds well stocked and in a breeding frenzy. Wingspan is infinitely replayable and you’ll find yourself developing and honing new strategies with every subsequent playthough.
Gloomhaven: Jaw of the Lion
Gloomhaven: Jaws of the Lion is Celopahir Games’ followup release to the hugely successful Gloomhaven board game. It offers a similar gameplay experience to the original and far more daunting Gloomhaven but it’s been condensed to make the game more accessible to casual players; that means a simpler rule set, a more developed tutorial, and fewer overall pieces on the board. You’re still playing a cooperative campaign that emphasizes tactical combat and RPG-stye character building.
Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra
We’ve seen the original Azul go on sale pretty often, but less so the Azul: Stained Glass of Sintra board game. Azul is an unusual board game in that it doesn’t involve war or intrigue or anything high-stakes like that. Instead, players in Azul compete to design the most beautiful stained glass windows they can. You and your opponents claim tiles from a central market and place them on your board. Play wisely, and you’ll hamper your opponent while creating intricate patterns for extra points yourself.