With all this talk about AMD's Mantle, Valve's Steam Machines and Nvidia's Battlebox, PC gaming seems to be getting an extra dose of adrenaline this holiday season. Optimized games like Assassin's Creed IV, Batman: Arkham Origins and Splinter Cell Blacklist will be this holiday season's heavy hitters, and now Nvidia has chosen these three to be in the company's new GeForce GTX Holiday Bundle!
"Each game features Nvidia technology and delivers amazing gameplay, and now you don’t have to pick and choose between them as Nvidia is busting out the ultimate GPU bundle this Holiday season, giving you free downloadable copies of all three, and up to $100 off a Nvidia SHIELD at participating North American retailers," reads the company blog.
Starting October 28 and ending November 26, free downloadable copies of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag and Splinter Cell Blacklist will be provided for purchasing the GeForce GTX 660, 670, 680, 690, and 760 from participating retailers and e-tailers. Here in the States, this bundle may also be offered with Shield, which will have $50 knocked off the original price via a coupon.
Starting October 28 and ending November 26, free downloadable copies of Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag, Batman: Arkham Origins, and Splinter Cell Blacklist will be provided for purchasing the GeForce GTX 770, 780, and TITAN from participating retailers and e-tailers. Like before, this bundle may be offered with Shield, except this time gamers will receive a $100 coupon.
Nvidia's blog states that the Shield coupon will be valid until November 26, so buyers of the Holiday Bundle have plenty of time to evaluate Shield before a potential purchase.
"With a Nvidia GeForce GTX GPU, you receive the definitive experience when playing the latest AAA games, like Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag, Batman: Arkham Origins, and Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Blacklist," reads the company's blog. "The industry-leading The Way It's Meant To Be Played developer program ensures that these and many other games make full use of GeForce GTX technologies and features, giving Nvidia GPU users the ultimate experience that cannot be found on any other platform or system."
To read more GPU talk about Nvidia and these three games in the Holiday Bundle, head here.
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because what a PC gamer really wants is a discount on a non PC gaming system, batman, assassins creed and splinter cell lol. That's like going to bojangles, buying a cajun fillet combo and then getting a discount on dirty rice and getting free mayonnaise that you probably won't use. Just make the friggin card's cheaper NVIDIA...thats all we want.Reply
And don't you get 6x AAA games with an AMD card right now?
I want real price breaks on the hardware, not these crappy bundles...
Such bias. The games AMD offers aren't even that great/have already been massively discounted. Nvidia is offering new games.Reply
Yeah, free games are good if they are interesting games, and that is not always the case. I actually prefer free ingame currency (eg. sony). But then again, the best would be a 30 % off prices we have on GPU, they are too pricey right now.Reply
I already bought an AMD bundle card but I have to admit I like the games Nvidia is bundling much better.Reply
Too bad it took them so long to get with the program. They lost a sale for sure with me!
Agree, more than new games, new prices !!Reply
I wonder how Nvidia came up with this idea?Reply
I dunno m32. How about the previous game bundles they've done in the past?Reply
any news about the Tegra Note btw ?Reply
'Such bias. The games AMD offers aren't even that great/have already been massively discounted. Nvidia is offering new games.'
Really?!Are you really the one who talks about bias? I'm sure you were so easy on AMD when they started with their bundles. When those games, which I'm sure you know how fresh they were back then, were "massively discounted", ne? I suggest people to refresh their memories and look at games in AMD bundles and dates when they were announced.