If you are one of the lucky ones who has managed to get hold of a PlayStation 5, you will be happy to know that luck is once again in your favor. From now until August 1 at 9 am ET, Edge readers can purchase a year of PlayStation Plus Essential service from Eneba for around $40 instead of $59.99 when using the promo code VERGEessentials in box Please note that the price may fluctuate a few dollars and cents on the Eneba website, but the final sale price at checkout must be less than $40. You can also use this deal to extend an existing PlayStation Plus subscription, however additional time will be prorated based on tier.
PlayStation Plus Essential grants access to online and monthly PS4 and PS5 multiplayer titles, which you can download at no additional cost. It also comes with PlayStation Store discounts, exclusive bonus content, and 100GB of cloud storage for game saves. Even better, PS5 owners can access the PlayStation Plus Collection, which includes God of War, Uncharted 4, and a host of other great next-gen titles. These are all perks that should make gaming on your new PS5 – or your PS4 – even more enjoyable, but you’ll have to hurry – this offer is only for a limited time and supplies are limited.
Google’s new Pixel 6A just came out, but we’re already seeing some great deals on the great budget smartphone. Now through 11:59 p.m. PT on August 7, you can get a $50 Amazon gift card when you buy an unlocked Pixel 6A on Amazon for $449, the full retail price of the phone. To receive the credit, scroll down to where it says “Special Offers and Product Promotions” on the product page and click the “Add Both to Cart” button. Best Buy is also offering much of the same deal through August 7, though it includes a $50 Best Buy gift card, while Google’s current promotion gives you $50 Google Store credit.
We recently gave the Pixel 6A a good review. Admittedly, the phone’s 6.1-inch OLED screen is smaller than the more expensive Pixel 6, and it offers a slower 60Hz refresh rate. For the price, though, it’s good value. value for money, especially since it performs well, captures great photos, and shares the same snappy Tensor processor as the rest of the Pixel 6 lineup. Read our review.
If you’re looking for a good pair of noise-cancelling headphones to help you focus while working remotely or studying in your bedroom (just to name a few of the many cases where ANC is good to have), the Surface Headphones 2 from Microsoft are an excellent pair that will get the job done very well. Not only do they sound great and cancel noise effectively, they also come with productivity-enhancing features like multipoint Bluetooth support. That’s great for multitaskers, as it means you can easily pair them and switch between multiple devices while you work. Other niceties include intuitive dial controls for volume and noise cancellation, as well as longer battery life compared to its predecessor.
While its noise-canceling capabilities are not Quite As impressive as those from Sony and Bose, they remain one of our favorite pairs of headphones. Normally $249.99, Amazon and Target are selling them in black right now for just $189.99, which is their cheapest all year. The current price is also just $28 shy of its best price to date, which we last saw during Black Friday and Cyber Monday. read our review.
If you haven’t heard the news yet, Meta will raise the price of its popular Meta Quest 2 VR headset by $100 next week. That makes today a great time to buy it, especially since Meta is still $50 off a refurbished Quest 2. Right now, you can buy the 128GB model, which comes with two touch controllers, an eyeglass spacer, a pair of AA batteries, a USB-C cable, and a power adapter, for $249, $50 off the price. current of a new model. The headset is also Meta Certified Refurbished, meaning it has been inspected, cleaned, and tested by the company to make sure it works and looks like new. Furthermore, the device comes with a one-year warranty, a 30-day return period, and free delivery.
The Quest 2 offers a variety of features we like, including support for a 120Hz refresh rate for certain games, the ability to connect wirelessly to gaming PCs, and a sharp display. Plus, you no longer need to sign in with your Facebook account to use it – something we weren’t a big fan of when we first reviewed the headphones in 2020. Read our review.
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Correction July 29, 12:05 am ET: Control, The supernatural thriller from Remedy Entertainment, it is not available to PlayStation Plus Essential subscribers, as noted in a previous version of this article. It is only available to PS Plus Premium and Extra subscribers. We are sorry for the mistake.
Update July 29, 12:46 pm ET: Added details about Eneba’s PlayStation Plus Essential deal, including expiration date and information about extending your subscription.