Steam isn’t the only PC storefront currently offering great game discounts, as the Epic Games Store holiday sale is officially back for 2021 with the release of $ 10 coupons. These coupons are immediately applied to all existing and qualifying Epic Games Store accounts, so read on below to learn more about how to get the most out of this Holiday Sale.
Unlike the Steam Winter Sale, the Epic Games Store sale uses $ 10 discount coupons that are automatically applied to any purchase valued at $ 14.99 and above. The best part is that they are not unique; you can grab multiple games with the applicable price and get multiple $ 10 coupons, with potentially huge savings.
Check out the FAQ for the Epic Games Store Vacation Sale below:
WHAT IS AN EPIC COUPON?
An Epic Coupon is the Epic Games Store coupon that is applied at checkout when purchasing qualifying games from the Epic Games Store.
HOW DO I RECEIVE MY FIRST EPIC $ 10 COUPON DURING THE HOLIDAY SALE?
All users automatically received a coupon to celebrate the launch of the sale! The coupon can be found by clicking on your account menu from the launcher or website when you are logged in and selecting “Coupons”.
HOW CAN I REDEEM MY $ 10 EPIC COUPON?
Your $ 10 Epic coupon will automatically be applied at checkout the next time you purchase any qualifying game from the Epic Game Store for $ 14.99 or more. All qualifying games purchased together in a cart will independently receive $ 10 off their price upon checkout. This means that a single shopping cart purchase with two qualifying games will get $ 20 off the total price. A purchase with three qualifying games will receive $ 30 off the total price. There is a limit of 50 games for in-cart purchases at this time.
WHAT QUALIFIES AS AN ELIGIBLE GAME FOR THE EPIC $ 10 COUPON?
The $ 10 Epic Coupon can only be used on qualifying games already released on the Epic Games Store and priced at $ 14.99 or more after sales discounts are applied. Taxes and other charges do not apply to the minimum purchase requirement. This coupon cannot be used on pre-purchases or any non-game purchases, such as add-ons (like DLC or Season Passes) or in-game purchases (like in-game currency, like V- Bucks in Fortnite, or upgrades like Save the World Mode)
DOES MY $ 10 EPIC COUPON EXPIRE?
Yes. All unredeemed Epic $ 10 coupons received during the Holiday Sale expire Thursday, January 6 at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time.
HOW LONG IS THE HOLIDAY SALE?
The Holiday Sale begins Thursday, December 16 at 11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and ends Thursday, January 6, 2022 at 11 a.m. Eastern Standard Time.
CAN I RECEIVE MORE THAN ONE $ 10 EPIC COUPON FOR A SINGLE TRANSACTION?
No. However, the $ 10 Epic coupon applies to all qualifying games in your cart and will accumulate savings for each qualifying item in your cart.
CAN I USE MY $ 10 EPIC COUPON ON PRE-PURCHASES, DLC, GAME ADD-ONS, SEASON PASSES, OR IN-GAME PURCHASES, INCLUDING V-BUCKS IN FORTNITE?
No, the $ 10 Epic Coupon can only be applied to purchases of qualifying games that have already been released from the Epic Games Store. It cannot be applied to pre-purchases or any non-in-game purchase, such as add-ons (like DLC or Season Passes) or in-game purchases (like in-game currency, like V-Bucks in Fortnite, or upgrades like Save the World Mode).
IF I RETURN THE GAME PURCHASED WITH THE $ 10 EPIC COUPON, WILL THE COUPON BE RETURNED TO MY ACCOUNT?
The $ 10 Epic Coupon that you used to purchase the game will not be returned to you, but you will have received a new $ 10 Epic Coupon for the original purchase which will remain eligible for use during the Sale Event . If a game is returned after the event ends, the coupon will be forfeited because it has passed the Epic $ 10 coupon expiration date.
WHAT IF I HAVE ALREADY PRE-PURCHASED A TITLE THAT IS SCHEDULED TO LAUNCH DURING THE HOLIDAY SALES AND COULD BE CHEAPER WITH THE EPIC COUPON?
If you’ve already pre-purchased a qualifying game launched during the Holiday Sale (December 16, 2021 – January 6, 2022), you’ll receive a partial refund towards our $ 10 Epic Vouchers (or local equivalent). ). You will receive an email notification of your refund when the pre-purchased game launches on the Epic Games Store. Refunds will be made from the original payment method used during pre-purchase.
Visit the official Epic Games Store post to learn more about the current holiday sales.
Source: Epic games