Digital Store Weekly Round-Up (August 23, 2018)
Welcome to RPGamer’s weekly digital round-up. In this column we look to provide our readers with updates on recent releases and sales for RPGs across the digital marketplace.
- Fall of Light (PS4, Switch)
- Phantom Doctrine (One)
- Shenmue I & II (PC, PS4, One)
- Sword Art Online: Re: Hollow Fragment (PC)
- Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr (PS4, One) (Europe only*)
The remaster collection for Shenmue I & II arrives on PC and console. Meanwhile, Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor finally makes its way to console, while Fall of Light and Phantom Doctrine head to additional platforms. Finally, Sword Art Online: Re: Hollow Fragment finally gets it separate PC release.
Update* — NeocoreGames has revealed that the North American PlayStation 4 and Xbox One releases of Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor – Martyr have been pused back to August 28, 2018.
Sales and Discounts
The North American PlayStation Store features an “Attack of the Blockbuster” sale, with the titles on offer including Atelier Firis, Battle Chasers: Nightwar, Blue Reflection, ClaDun Returns, Deux Ex: Mankind Divided, Grand Kingdom, Horizon Zero Dawn, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, The Witcher 3, Utawarerumono: Mask of Deception, and Vampyr.
In Europe, this week sees to returns of the Games Under €20/£16 and Games Under €10/£9 sales, with discounts including Abo Khashem, Dark Souls III, Exist Archive, Fallout 4, Final Fantasy XV, Tokyo Xanadu eX+, Torment: Tides of Numenera, Darkest Dungeon, Dragon Age: Inquisition, Fallen Legion, Mass Effect: Andromeda, Songbringer, and Valkyria Chronicles Remastered. PS3 and Vita deals that would otherwise apply to the previous groups are shoved onto their own page and include Darksiders II, Dark Souls II, Ni no Kuni, Persona 5, and various Tales games.
The Xbox Store currently has deals for Divinity: Original Sin – Enhanced Edition, Kingdom Come: Deliverance, NieR: Automata, Valkyria Revolution, Risen, and Sacred 3.
The Nintendo eShop in America‘s has deals for Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle, South Park: The Fractured but Whole, Ambition of the Slimes, Crypt of the NecroDancer, Die for Valhalla, Infinite Dunamis, Letter Quest, and Squids Odyssey. The only RPG on sale in Europe is Moon Hunters.
Steam‘s sales include Chrono Trigger, BattleTech, and Knights of Pen & Paper 2. GOG.com has deals for System Shock 2 and Dragon Age: Origins. Meanwhile, The Humble Store includes offers on Trillion: God of Destruction, Fairy Fencer F, the Neptunia series, Dark Rose Valkyrie, The Long Journey Home, and Children of Zodiarcs.