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September 23, 2018

Best PlayStation 4 games under $30

by John_A


There are certain painful occasions where money management has to take priority over buying every hot new game that comes out for your PlayStation 4. However, just because you are being a responsible adult doesn’t mean that you have to forgo great games altogether. With a little patience and some smart shopping, you can find killer deals on amazing games.

If you want to keep the heat on and have an awesome new video game to play, then hopefully this article will help you to achieve your goals. Here are some of the very best games available on PS4 that can be had for under $30

Buried treasures

Uncharted 4


Nathan Drake’s final chapter is a journey that everyone should experience, and thanks to PlayStation Hits, it’s now affordable to almost anyone. If you like story-focused action-adventure games, you’re doing yourself a disservice if you don’t play this game. Travel across the world in search of pirate Henry Avery’s long lost treasure. Just be careful who you trust.

$20 at PlayStation

Hot-headed rebel

inFAMOUS Second Son


Another exclusive jumping into the PlayStation Hits catalogue, inFAMOUS Second Son is a popular franchise developed by Sucker Punch Productions. What’s cooler than being a rebellious youth with superpowers and a whole city to explore at your disposal? Choose your path and take on the Department of Unified Protection. Your actions define you, whether they be good or evil.

$20 at PlayStation

Gothic terrors



Bloodborne offers the greatest difficulty to dollar ratio on this list. Take the mechanics and brutality of the Dark Souls franchise and drop it into a gothic, horror-themed setting and you have Bloodborne. If you are looking for a game to beat you up for the lowest price possible then this is your go-to.

$20 at PlayStation

Monsters and magic

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt


If you’ve squeezed every last drop out of Skyrim and you still need some Dungeons and Dragons-esque gameplay then The Witcher 3 is here for you. Play as the monster slayer Geralt as you search for elvish heir, Ciri. There is plenty to do in this gorgeous open world and plenty of monsters to slay.

$25 at Amazon

Our not-so-distant future

Fallout 4


The Fallout series has been around since the late 90’s. There have been 8 entries into the post-apocalyptic RPG series but Fallout 4 is the largest, both in terms of map size and content. Step into your cryo chamber and awake after the Great War to a post-apocalyptic retro-future. Your main objective is to find your son but you are bound to get into plenty of other adventures along the way.

$16 at Amazon

Mechanical dinosaurs

Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition


New IP can be hit or miss, but Guerrilla Games struck gold with Horizon Zero Dawn. It’s got robotic dinosaurs, compelling characters, satisfying gameplay, and a surprisingly impactful storyline. Discover your past to save the future in its post-apocalyptic world.

$20 at PlayStation

AKA Twin Peaks: The game

Life Is Strange


Want a great independent game to play on your PS4 but don’t want to spend an arm and a leg? Check out the fantastic graphic adventure Life is Strange. Take an independent coming of age film, mix in some superpowers and a killer story and you end up with one heck of a game.

$20 at PlayStation

They’re infected, not zombies

The Last of Us Remastered


If you’re looking for some survival horror action at a low low price, then you can’t do much better than the remastered version of The Last of Us. Zombies have overrun the earth and it’s your job as Joel to protect a young girl named Ellie. It’s a thrill ride that just so happens to sport a great story.

$20 at PlayStation

Update, September 2018: We’ve updated this article to include more great games for under $30!

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