PlayStation Days of Play 2024: Score big savings on games, consoles, and more

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The greatest Days of Play deals at a glance:



PlayStation VR2 Horizon Call of the Mountain Bundle

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth

Ready to level up your game library (and maybe even snag that PS5 you’ve been eyeing)? PlayStation’s Days of Play event has officially begun, and with it comes hefty discounts on games, gear, consoles, and more. No matter your skill level or preferred genre, there’s a little bit of something for everyone in this epic sale.

Here’s everything you need to know about PlayStation’s Days of Play event and where to find the greatest deals.

What is Days of Play?

PlayStation’s Days of Play event is an annual sales event that offers Black Friday-esque deals on PlayStation games, consoles, and accessories. This year marks the seventh year of Days of Play, and it promises to be bigger and better than ever with special discounts, promotions, and activities across the PlayStation ecosystem.

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When is Days of Play happening?

Days of Play begins today, May 29, and runs through June 12 at 11:59 p.m. local time, giving gamers a full two weeks to take advantage of the incredible deals.

What are the greatest deals available during Days of Play?

PlayStation’s Days of Play is packed with deals on games, consoles, and accessories. Plus, PlayStation Plus members get even more perks including bigger discounts and free games. (Not a member? See the FAQ for more details on how to sign up.)

Starting June 4, PlayStation Plus members can download SpongeBob Squarepants: The Cosmic Shake, AEW Fight Forever, and Streets of Rage 4 for free as part of the monthly game lineup. Bonus: The EA Sports FC 24 (part of May’s Monthly Games lineup) will be available until June 18, giving players extra time to grab it if they haven’t already.

Extra games for Extra and Premium members

PS4 & PS5:

  • Dredge (available May 29)

  • WWE 2K24 (game trial) (available May 29)

  • Lego Marvel Super Heroes 2 (available May 31)

  • Cricket 24 (available June 5)

  • Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas – The Definitive Edition (available June 7)

PS VR2:

  • Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord (available June 6)

  • Walkabout Mini Golf (available June 6)

  • Synth Riders, Before Your Eyes (available June 6)

  • The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners (available June 6)

PS2:

  • Tomb Raider Legend (available June 11)

  • Star Wars: The Clone Wars (available June 11)

  • Sly Cooper and the Thievius Raccoonus (available June 11)

What to buy during Days of Play

During the Days of Play event, you can save big on popular games, enjoy discounts on consoles (including a $50 discount on PS5 and PS5 Digital Edition), take advantage of special bundle offers (such as $100 off PlayStation VR2 and PlayStation VR2 Horizon Call of the Mountain Bundle), and customize your console with colorful covers ($10 off all PS5 Console Covers).

With hundreds of deals available, we’ve handpicked some of the greatest to help you get started:

Greatest console deal

Why we like it

The PlayStation 5 is one of the most coveted gaming consoles. Some have had to wait six months or more to get their hands on this sleek and powerful machine. Now that things have calmed down and production has finally caught up, you can get your very own PS5 Digital Edition (slim model) for just $399.99. That’s $50 off the listing price and a damn good deal for a next-gen gaming experience.

Please note: this is a disc-free console. To play, you’ll need to purchase and download games from the PlayStation Store.

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PlayStation Plus members will also get a free 12-month Netflix Premium subscription whenever they purchase a PS5 console or PS VR2 headset directly from PlayStation (all of the deals in this post are directly from PlayStation). That’s a whole year of binge-watching your favorite shows and films, on top of your awesome new gaming gear!

Greatest VR headset deal

Why we like it

If you prefer a more immersive experience, PlayStation is offering up to $100 off the PlayStation VR2 Horizon Call of the Mountain Bundle. This is a pretty good deal considering the PS VR2 alone lists for $549.99 (though you can get it on sale for $449.99 during the Days of Play sales event).

This bundle includes the VR headset, PlayStation VR2 Sense controller, Horizon Call of the Mountain voucher code (the game retails for $59), a USB cable, stereo headphones, three pairs of earpieces, and, of course, a manual.

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Greatest digital game deal

Why we like it

Final Fantasy VII Rebirth, a Mashable Choice winner, is now just $52.49 (25% off) during PlayStation’s Days of Play. Mashable’s gaming expert, Alex Perry, raves about this sequel to the Final Fantasy VII Remake, calling it a “gigantic, expansive Japanese RPG” with “modern luxuries” and a “miraculous combat system.”

“It’s lavishly produced from beginning to end, featuring capital-G Great side activities, a miraculous combat system, and a story that actually sticks the landing,” writes Perry.

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