Every year we round up all the best Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales for game developers and 2022 is no exception. The follow are the best deals we located for game development software, tools and assets. Be sure to check the GFS Discord for more deals throughout the weekend.
Unity have 500 assets on sale 50% off, as well as daily Flash Deals that are 70% off. On orders of $100USD or more you can also use the code GAMEFROMSCRATCHBF22 and save an additional 10% off!
The Unreal Engine marketplace has their Black Friday deal on until November 30th with thousands of assets up to 70% off.
Save 30% off 3D models with code BLACKFRIDAY.
Save up to 70% off assets of all types.
Save 20% off all items.
Save up to 50% off 3D models.
Save up to 50% off 20,000+ items.
Save up to 50% off game dev assets.
Save up to 50% off 3D models.
Save 50% off all kits on KitBash.
Up to 50% off sound effect libraries.
Humble Bundles & Fanatical
While not technically Black Friday deals, both Humble Bundle and Fanatical are running several bundles of interest to game developers.
Steam Autumn Sale
The annual Steam autumn sale is going on right now as well. There are several game development related applications available on discount on Steam, with the following be a random assortment of interesting programs. Be sure to check Steam for the full list of applications on sale.
RPG Maker MZ — 45% Off
Aseprite — 30% Off
Spriter Pro – 35% Off
Pixel Over — 40% Off — Learn More
Get 3D Coat 2021 for 80€ off, and 3D Coat Textura for 30€ Off
Get Ableton Live, upgrades and packs 25% Off
Subscribe to Creative Cloud for 40% off, while Substance 3D subscriptions are 50% off.
All Affinity Products such as Designer and Photo 40% off. Learn more about the recently released Affinity Designer and Photo 2 here.
Black Friday/Cyberweek deal still “coming soon”
Save up to $260 on Corel programs including Corel Draw, Painter, Paintshop Pro and more
It’s confusing as heck, so if you’re looking for Daz assets, go check it out yourself.
Get 30% off EmberGen Indie license using code BLACKFRIDAY at checkout.
Save up to 20% off FL Studio multiple versions
Get 20% Off Marmoset Toolbag 4 licenses (Learn More)
Save up to 50% off software and assets.
Save 50% off on all products. You can learn about Sound Particles here.
Save up to 50% off all products.
Save 30% off World Creator.
Misc (Courses, Books, Etc)
Black Friday Sale! 35% off + FREE shipping on domestic orders over $50. Use code BLACKFRIDAY35. Ends Nov. 29.
Get 40% off personal and premium subscriptions on PluralSight training.
more items you purchase.
Various different vendors and their sales, if any.
Acer/Asus/MSI — Nothing in North America
Apple sales mostly involve getting an Apple gift card, but if you are in the ecosystem, this is certainly good value.
Dell has a wide variety of laptops including XPS and Alienware on sale as well as random door crasher deals throughout the day.
HP are running door crasher deals throughout the day, save up to 77% off in door crasher deals.
Doorcrasher laptop sales up to 70% off, random sales across the site.
Up to $600 off Surface tablets, $200 on Surface Laptops, plus misc other Windows laptops on sale… or you could just buy an XBox!
Again, just a broad sale across a lot of computer hardware and accessories.
A bunch of stuff on sale, plus use the code CYBER for a free gift.
Lots of gear, computers etc on sale, free shipping.
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You can learn more about the Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2022 deals for game developers in the video below.