Weekend PC Game Deals: A bundle for dog lovers and high profile freebies fire off

Weekend PC Game Deals is where the hottest gaming deals from all over the internet are gathered into one place, every week, for your consumption. So kick back, relax, and hold on to your wallets.

Starting things off with the freebies of the week, Epic Games had a couple of surprises in store when its latest giveaway added on extra games than what was announced. In addition to the promised Stick It To The Man promo, the store also made Football Manager 2020 and Watch Dogs 2 free to claim.

The hacking-focused open-world title Watch Dogs 2 has been given away by Ubisoft before, but this is a great opportunity if you didn’t catch it the last time. Football Manager 2020 is aimed at simulator fans looking to run their own football club, offering teams from all over the world to manage. Lastly, Stick it To The Man is a humorous narrative puzzle game where you take the role of Ray, someone who has gained mind reading and world-altering powers after an accident.

Following this trio's run, Epic is planning to give away the upcoming RollerCoaster Tycoon 3: Complete Edition the day it releases on September 24.

Elsewhere, Steam is also having a freebie promotion, with DONTNOD Entertainment's Life is Strange 2 first episode going free to claim.

There are also a couple of Humble Bundles happening right now, so let's get started with its new You Can Pet the Dog bundle. As evident by the name, all eight games in this bundle have dogs you can pet.

For $1 you get Scribblenauts Unlimited, Bulb Boy, Dog Sled Saga, and Beyond Eyes. Bumping that up to the second tier, currently at less than $5, gets you Shenmue I & II, Death's Gambit, and Where the Water Tastes Like Wine. Lastly, the $12 tier comes in with a copy of Blair Witch.

Also in the spotlight this weekend is Humble's Better Futures Bundle, and through this you get Torchlight, Agent A: A puzzle in disguise, and Throne of Lies for $1. Following that, the pay the average second tier (around $4 currently) will add on Torchlight II, Road Redemption, and This War of Mine to the collection. The final tier comes in with two more items, them being Knights of Pen and Paper 1 + 2 Collection and Mythic Ocean.

Don't forget that the previous week's Totally Tropico and Super Simulation bundles are still going on also. Their names should clue you in about what sort of games they contain.

Bundles aren't over just yet, as the Fanatical Store this week kicked off its newest Bundle Fest promotion. There are quite a few collections available to check out, but we've picked out a few highlights.

The All-Stars build your own bundle comes at you with 18 games, and depending on how much you pay, you can select what you get. The games include Hob, STAR WARS Knights of the Old Republic, SimCity 4 Deluxe Edition, DiRT Rally, and Atari Vault, among others, though stocks may run out. Putting down $1 gets you one game, $2.99 gets you five, and $4.99 gets you ten items from the selection.

You may also want to have a look at the Killer Bundle 13, which has a couple of games that overlap with one of the Humble Bundles mentioned above. This $3.99 priced bundle offers copies of One Finger Death Punch 2, Torchlight I and II, F1 2019, Shadows: Awakening, and Act of Aggression - Reboot Edition.

Another couple of interesting collections include the $3.99 Undercover Bundle, with games like Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered and Agatha Christie - The ABC Murders, as well as the Yakuza Bundle that comes with 0, Kiwami, and Kiwami 2 for $26.49.

Big Deals

Unfortunately, there doesn't appear to be any free events happening this weekend, but that means we can jump straight into the big deals. THQ Nordic, Capcom, Asmodee, and more have put up large portions of their catalogs for sale, but there are plenty of other highlights to go through as well, including the prestigious Talk Like a Pirate Day specials:

DRM-free Goodness

As expected, there are DRM-free games having sales this weekend also, and our highlights list below has a mixture of classics and more modern titles:

Keep in mind that availability and pricing for some deals may vary depending on the region you're in.

And that is it for our pick of this weekend's PC game deals folks, and hopefully, some of you have enough self-restraint to not add even more games to your growing backlogs this season. Of course, there is an enormous amount of more deals ready and waiting all over the internet if you comb through it hard enough, so keep your eyes open for those, and have a wonderful weekend.

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