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Weekend PC Game Deals: Steam Summer Sale 2021 edition

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.

Epic Games Store free games Sonic Mania and Horizon Chase Turbo

Before we get to all the summer sale goodness, let's quickly go through the freebies and game bundles available currently. Epic Games Store delivered another double dose of giveaways this week to replace the last duo, and in this round, you can grab Sonic Mania and Horizon Chase Turbo.

The side scrolling platformer experience that is Sonic Mania has both new zones and remade ones from past games, putting you into the shoes of Sonic, Tails and Knuckles for another adventure going against Dr. Robotnik. Next, classic car racing game fans may want to check out Horizon Chase Turbo, which offers a heavy arcade experience with four-player split screen support locally.

Both games are yours to claim until July 1, and as their replacement, Epic will be giving away Spectrum Retreat as the next freebie starting on the same date.

Up next is a bundle, but it is also related to Epic Games. This latest Humble offering has Omen of Sorrow plus its soundtrack for $1, followed by Dangerous Driving and A Knight's Quest in the average price tier. Lastly, putting down $15 gets you copies of World War Z GOTY Edition, RollerCoaster Tycoon Adventures, and Spelldrifter. All these arrive as Epic Games Store activations.

Expect to see a slowdown of bundles in the next month or so while summer sales kick into high gear.

Big Deals

Steam Summer Sale 2021 promo

The Steam Summer Sale has returned, and that means thousands of sales for games, DLC packs, and almost everything else available on the Valve-owned storefront nonstop for the next two weeks. Find our highlights list for this weekend below, and come back next week for another selection made from the myriad of deals available:

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GOG Summer Sale Shadowrun Trilogy giveaway

The GOG store is now in its final weekend of its own summer sale, and to finish big, there is another giveaway happening. This time it is offering Shadowrun Trilogy as the freebie, providing you access to the complete sci-fi fantasy RPG collection.

As for the usual highlights, you can find a retro games-focused list this weekend below:

Keep in mind that availability and pricing for some deals could vary depending on the region.

That's it for our pick of this weekend's PC game deals, and hopefully, some of you have enough self-restraint not to keep adding to your ever-growing backlogs. As always, there's an enormous amount of other deals ready and waiting all over the interwebs as well as in services you may already subscribe to if you comb through them, so keep your eyes open for those, and have a great weekend.

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