Weekend PC Game Deals: The Walking Dead to collect, Far Cry to try, and more

Humble unveiled the August Choice bundle update earlier this week and eight games are up for grabs 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, Gasstation Simulator, Emily is Away, and omno. They 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 additional benefits, such as access to the pool of DRM-free games in the Humble Games Collection and a steadily increasing Humble Store discount.

Humble Walking Dead Bundle Promotion

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

It starts very strong with the Telltale titles The Walking Dead season one, to be 400 days DLC, and The Walking Dead season two for only $1. If you go for the average price point, which is currently around $8, you get The Walking Dead A new frontier, Michonneand The last season to complete the series.

Go for the last level, 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 released its new Platinum build your own bundle this week, featuring titles like 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.

Unrailed art with Epic Games logo

The Epic Games Store’s ongoing freebie train stopped to give away this week derailedto replace last week Lawn Mowing Simulator.

This arcade party game is a four-player co-op experience where the group builds railways while the train continues to race ahead. In the procedurally generated levels, there are resources to harvest, bridges to build, mountains to dig through, and tracks to build simultaneously.

derailed remains free to claim until next Thursday 11 August, that’s when Cook, serve, delicious! 3 will be a freebie on the Epic Games Store.

Free events

Far Cry 6 important art

Far Cry 6 is the headliner of this weekend’s free events, with Ubisoft giving the game all weekend until August 7 to try out. The action game campaign will be available to play from start to finish during this period, and it will also be playable in co-op.

On PC, the Far Cry 6 free event is running in Ubisoft Connect and Epic Games Store launchers.

Big Deals

Highlights for the deals available to you this weekend include specials from the recent survival games festival, fighting games from Evo, and more. Find our carefully selected great deals below:

DRM-free goodness

If you’re interested in DRM-free games, here are some highlights of all the games on sale on the GOG Store this weekend:

Please note that availability and pricing for some deals may vary depending on the region you are in.

And that’s it for our picks of this weekend’s PC game deals, everyone, and hopefully some of you have enough self-control not to break the bank adding new games to your ever-growing backlogs. Of course, there are a huge number of other deals up for grabs if you comb through the interwebs hard enough, so keep your eyes peeled for those and have a nice weekend.

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