While the PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch have a healthy combined player base, it can’t quite compete with the sheer number of gamers that use their PC as a gaming rig. There are many positives to PC gaming beyond the ability to upgrade the PC itself to keep it up-to-date over a number of years, including a range of bespoke PC gaming accessories and, of course, a plethora of games that are cheaper than console counterparts.
We’re busy collecting the best deals related to PC gaming, whether it’s an amazingly cheap gaming keyboard or a new gaming laptop to give you that high-end gaming experience you’ve been longing for.
Keep reading to find out some of the best money-saving PC gaming deals right now, along with where you should be looking for great deals this May.
In terms of PC gaming, the best deals are mainly focused on accessories. Expect to find discounts on not only gaming keyboards but headsets, mice, speakers and even gaming monitors to improve your PC gaming setup.
It’s also a good time for those looking to upgrade to buy a replacement gaming PC or laptop, as the likes of Amazon and Currys PC World often feature discounted gaming rigs, but generally speaking, the hardware deals are never as tempting as the discounts offered on peripherals. You’ve also got the option of upgrading your gaming PC yourself by picking up a discount SSD or a new GPU.
Where to find PC gaming deals
So, where should you be looking to find the best PC gaming deals?
One of the biggest and most popular retailers to offer year-round discounts is Amazon. It’s not just Amazon that offers discounts though. The following retailers also offer gaming-related deals from time-to-time:
Best PC gaming deals of May 2019
Here’s our choice of the best PC gaming deals right now, ranging from discount games to cheap headsets. If you’re on the hunt for something different, why not head over to our curated tech deals site for a wider selection.
1. MSI GeForce GTX 1060 6GB OC V1
Now: £169.98 (£70 off)
This is an amazing price for a decent GPU that'll improve the performance of your PC. The free Fortnite gear doesn't hurt either!
2. Corsair M65 Pro RGB Gaming Mouse
Now: £37.60 (37% off)
If you're a fan of first-person shooters, the Corsair M65 Pro could give you an advantage in online gameplay. Alongside a great ergonomic design, a 12,000 DPI sensor and an aluminium structure, the mouse boasts a dedicated sniper button for fast responsive DPI switching.
3. Logitech G430 Gaming Headset
Now: £40.73 (42% off)
With 7.1 Dolby surround sound on offer, you'll be able to pick up on everything with pinpoint accuracy. Not bad for less than £50!
4. Corsair Void Pro RGB wireless 7.1 gaming headset
Now: £99.99 (£10 off)
For less than £100, you can pick up a Corsair-branded wireless RGB-enabled gaming headset that boasts Dolby 7.1 surround output. Considering most sub-£100 headsets are wired and limited to stereo output, this is a steal.
5. Logitech G910 Orion Spectrum RGB Mechanical Keyboard
Now: £84.99 (£75 off)
With Logitech's own Romer-G mechanical switches, a fully customisable RGB lighting system and customisable function keys at your fingertips, this high-quality keyboard is a steal at just under £90.
6. AMD Citizen Gaming PC
Now: £749.99 (£200 off)
The Citizen Gaming PC is powered by AMD hardware and is a great lower priced option PC for gaming.
Sporting a Ryzen 2600 CPU, 16GB of 3000Mhz memory and an RX 590 Graphics Card this build will punch well above its weight and is a fantastic deal.
Plus, you'll get three games - Resident Evil 2, The Division 2 and Devil May Cry 5.
7. MSI Aegis 3 Windows 10 Gaming PC
From: Laptops Direct
Now: £729.97 (£270 off)
This deal makes this gaming PC great value for money. It has 8GB RAM, a 1TB hard drive and a 128GB SSD.