Valve has karate chopped the price on stealth and swashbuckling.
Steam sales may as well be extra holidays for PC gamers, and the Pirates vs Ninjas Sale is no different. These events are always the best time to stock up your library, with massive discounts on hundreds of titles. Pirates vs Ninjas is a brand-new theme with more than 500 games up for grabs.
If you’re looking to stock up for library for the rest of Winter, these are the five best deals of the Steam Pirates vs Ninjas Sale.
Top 5 Pirates vs Ninjas Steam Sale deals
Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire will scratch your RPG itch
The sequel to 2015’s highly acclaimed Pillars of Eternity, Deadfire brings the traditional RPG to the high seas. Developed as a spiritual sequel to Icewind Dale and Baldur’s Gate, the game won tons of awards and maintains Very Positive user reviews on Steam. Anyone who enjoyed Baldur’s Gate 3 ought to give Pillars of Eternity II a look.
The game centers around a party of adventurers chosen by the player as they search for a deity gone rogue across an island archipelago. Reviews report about 100 hours worth of content including the DLC, which is a great bargain for just $10. The 2018 release is one of the best deals of the Steam Pirates vs Ninjas sale at 75% off.
The Ghostrunner series is up for cheap
Ninjas aren’t just limited to feudal Japan, you know. Ghostrunner takes the trope into the far future as a Hotline Miami-esque movement game centered around melee combat. Dash through the cyberpunk landscape of Dharma Tower tackling tough platforming and even tougher boss battles.
In addition to its main story, Ghostrunner features several alternate modes for testing your skills including a brutal New Game+. If you enjoy the game and want more, Ghostrunner 2 is also on sale for $35 at 50% off.
One Piece Odyssey adds a side of Ninjas to your Pirates
If you want a lot of pirates, a little bit of Ninjas, and a high-profile anime license, One Piece Odyssey should be the first game you grab. The third-person JRPG is on steep sale for the event at 60% off. The title has consistently reviewed well since its release in early 2023, with its freeform movement, vibrant animation, and stellar soundtrack getting the most attention in user reviews.
The Deluxe Edition of the game is currently up for $33.99. The One Piece series is obviously on the Pirate side of the sale, but between Roronoah Zoro’s swordsmanship and the appearance of some Wano characters, there’s enough Ninja to satisfy most gamers.
The Messenger is among the best deals of the Pirates vs Ninjas sale
Despite its indie origins, The Messenger takes center stage on the front page of the Steam Pirates vs Ninjas Sale. Developed by retro enthusiast Sabotage Studios and published by Devolver, The Messenger is an 8-bit Metroidvania adventure to return a precious scroll to its rightful owners. Normally $20, the game is currently on deep discount for just $5.
User reviews rave over the game’s movement and sense of humor, with the boss fights also getting a fair share of compliments. If you get a kick out of retro games and are looking for a fun platformer, The Messenger has everything you need, plus Ninjas.
Marauders pushes the limits of the Pirate side
Extraction shooters are the new hotness, but Marauders does its best to stand out from the crowd thanks to its unique setting. Players take on the role of space pirates ravaging the remains of crashed ships. The goal is to escape with both your loot and your life. Playable solo or in squads of three, the game features customizable spaceships, orbital dogfighting, and realistic bullet simulation.
Marauders is still in early access with constant updates seemingly every month. The studio plans to continue development into 2024, so this could be its lowest price for quite some time. At 33% off, you can grab three copies for your squad for around $60.
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