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The 72 best gaming deals still available after October Prime Day

Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale (aka October Prime Day 2022 or Prime Day 2) may be over, but you can still snag some great deals on gaming laptops, console games, and peripherals like headsets and wireless mice. ZDNET is rounding up the best gaming deals on Amazon. But the deals keep coming from other retailers like Walmart and Newegg as well. They're all offering huge gaming discounts.
Written by Taylor Clemons, Staff Writer on

If you're looking to get a jump on holiday shopping for the gamer in your life, you can still get great discounts on peripherals, laptops, desktops, and accessories with these deals leftover from Amazon's October Prime Day. You can save hundreds on a new gaming PC as well as everything you need to get started streaming on Twitch like webcams and monitors.   

Also: What is the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale? Everything you need to know

And if you don't want to shop on Amazon, other retailers like Walmart and Target as well as big brands like Samsung and Acer are running their own sales. You can save up to $1,700 on gaming desktops, laptops, and monitors, so you can upgrade your battle station or gaming rig for less. Keep reading below for the best deals we've found.

The best gaming deals on Amazon for October Prime Day

The top two deals are below, but we've listed additional Amazon deals worth checking out further down the page, and we've highlighted other great finds at non-Amazon retailers, such as Target and Best Buy, too. 

THERE ARE SEVERAL MORE GAMING DEALS BELOW.

  • Current price: $273
  • Original price: $400

Racing game enthusiasts know that racing wheel controllers can be expensive, especially high-quality ones. Luckily, you can pick up the Logitech G Driving Force G29 for just $274 during Prime Day, and take an extra $100 off if you're approved for the Amazon Store credit card. 

The G29 is compatible with the PlayStation 4 and PS5, meaning you can play Gran Turismo, Dirt, F1, and other racing games from the comfort of your couch.

More October Prime Day 2022 gaming deals at Amazon

Here are the latest Amazon Prime Early Access Sale deals we could find for gamers:

Best gaming deals not at Amazon

Target, Walmart, and other retailers are running competing sales at the same time as the Amazon Prime Early Access Sale. ZDNET is keeping an eye on those sales and will include the top gaming deals from those sources as well.

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Newegg

Acer

How did we choose these Amazon Prime Early Access Sale deals?

We made sure to include a variety of accessories and devices that gamers need, such as monitors, headsets, gaming mice, and webcams. We also made sure to include deals on devices, games, and accessories across different platforms like PC, Xbox, and PlayStation to help both console and computer gamers find the best prices.

What is Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale ('October Prime Day')?

While the actual October Prime Day runs on Oct. 11 and 12, Prime Members also got access to thousands of early deals on everything from home goods to TVs in the days leading up to it. The Prime Early Access Sale follows the same formula as the July Prime Day event, except that it's geared toward holiday gift shopping, so you can get a jump on shopping for everyone on your list.

Also: Prime Day 2: What is Amazon's Prime Early Access Sale?

When is Amazon Prime Early Access Sale ('October Prime Day')?

Amazon's October Prime Day ran from October 11th to the 12th in 2022.

Also: Amazon Prime Day 2 sale will take place Oct. 11 and 12 

What are the best Amazon Prime Early Access Sale ('October Prime Day') deals under $20?

ZDNET rounded up the best deals under $20 on Amazon right here:

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