Most Popular Video Games for Christmas 2022

5 January 2023 at 08:16 in Gaming News

The Best Video Games to Give for Christmas Ranked!

Here you will find gift ideas for gamers based on the top games from 2022, with exclusive promo codes and great deals to ensure you have a great gaming Christmas!

From single-player video games to multiplayer, find the most popular PC games for Christmas 2022 and the best gift ideas for gamers!

We have compared the best-selling video game prices to show you the lowest ones and tell you where to buy cheaper PC games.


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Your Best video games for Christmas 2022 – December, week 5:

  • Elden Ring ends 2022 in 1st place, a very fitting end to the year that won The Game of the Year at The Game Awards 2022, winning four awards, including Best Direction, Best Art Direction and Best RPG.

On sale on Steam for 42 EUR until January 5, it will cost you 10 EUR less by clicking here: ELDEN RING PC (remember to activate the payment fees in the comparator to get the best price)


The only way to save a few euros when purchasing Modern Warfare 2 is to buy 2 Steam Cards for 50 Euros.

You can read our article about Steam Cards to learn the little tricks that can help you pay less at each vendor.

  • The best open-world game of all time about cowboys is third on our best games list and is selling for less than €13 with our promo code.

Red Dead Redemption 2 broke its record of players last month during the Steam Winter Sale, exceeding 66,000 concurrent players (The previous record was 55,000 in December 2019. It averages 33,000 players).

The recent success has stirred rumors of a Red Dead Redemption 3.

  • Despite EA giving away two historical FIFA World Cup players in Football Ultimate Team before January 3, FIFA 23 falls to 4th place.

But as a late Christmas gift, we are giving you a chance to buy a FIFA 23 CD Key 70% cheaper on Epic Games using our promo code.

Note: The discount code is valid only once, and the promo ends on January 5.

  • NFS Unbound drops to 5th place, and you can get it for less than 30 EUR, which is good for a game released less than a month ago.
  • Kratos finds himself in 6th place after Amazon announced they’re doing a God of War adaptation on Amazon Prime.

You can buy God of War on Steam until January 5 at 40% off, and you’ll save another 10 Euros by comparing God of War PC prices.

  • Santa Claus came via Epic Games last week and left us a great promo code to buy Cyberpunk 2077 PC 62% cheaper until January 5.

The last few months have seen the number of players taking to Cyberpunk 2077 grow exponentially, thanks to the Edgerunners series on Netflix and the new mods that open the game up for further exploration and reveal its many secrets.

  • High on Life may not have received the acclaim it deserved from many official news sites, but players love it for its absolute craziness and absurd banter dished out by its weapons.

You can save money with a 25% Epic Games promo code when spending €14.99, which is usable once until January 5.

  • Make sure to fill your cart with video games and benefit from a considerable price reduction because the Epic Games coupon can be combined with the current sales.

I bought High on Life, FIFA 23 PC, Cyberpunk 2077 and The Callisto Protocol for €124.47 instead of €237.96 using the Epic Games coupon.

  • Prices on CDKeys are even cheaper than on Steam.
  • Note: Two 50 EUR Steam Cards are often cheaper than a 100 EUR Steam Card.

If you want our recommendation, Elden Ring is the best game of 2022 on PC and consoles.


Out of the top 10: The Witcher 3


Your Best video games for Christmas 2022 – December, week 4:


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TOP 10 PC Games week 4:


Did Santa Claus spoil you this year, or did you not get the video game you wanted?

Don’t worry if he didn’t give you the game you want, as we have the weekly top 10 PC games in 2022 and have added some bonus gift ideas for gamers.

  • Call of Duty: MW2 still leads the way and has a 15% price reduction on Steam and

Now is an excellent opportunity to buy a 50 EUR/USD Steam prepaid card to credit your Steam Wallet and then buy COD: Modern Warfare 2 for less on PC.

  • Good news; FIFA 23 is on sale on Steam and Epic Games at 60% off!

Again, save more when you buy a €50/$50 Steam Gift Card and add the funds to your Steam account to buy the game.

  • High on Life is 6% off. One of the best day-one launches on the Xbox Game Pass PC /Console is oddly cheaper on Epic Games than on Steam or Microsoft.

Although not critically acclaimed, High on Life is loved by players and has gone viral thanks to word of mouth, reaching 4th place.

  • Red Dead Redemption 2 is still one of the top 10 best games of 2022 and probably the last three years, and right now, it costs less than €15/$15/£12.
  • Geralt makes his comeback as The Witcher 3 PC lands in 9th place. Even if the Netflix series didn’t have the same impact on video games as Cyberpunk 2077 with Edgerunner, it’s still one of the best RPGs of the last ten years.

And it’s on special offer at 80% off for the standard version, with its Game of the Year version costing only €10/$10/£7.

  • The World Cup is over, and the domestic leagues all return to action, making this an excellent opportunity for coaches to save almost €25/$15 on Football Manager 2023.
  • Still trying to figure out what to get this year? The game you’re most looking forward to isn’t out yet? Did you forget the nephew’s gift?

No problem! The best gamer gift ideas for Christmas 2022 are gift cards and subscription cards!

Plus, there are great deals on Roblox cards, PSN cards and Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscriptions, or you can get Xbox cards with 10-20% off the regular price!

Happy holidays, and good gaming to all!


Out of the top 10: The Callisto Protocol, World of Warcraft Dragonflight


Your Best video games for Christmas 2022 – December, week 3


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You can get a Steam Wallet gift card right now for less than €48, and by buying 2 Steam Cards 50 EUR (better than 1 Steam Gift Card 100 EUR), you will pay about €95 with our promo code but have your Steam Wallet credited with €100.

Beware, prices change quickly, and some promo codes have a time-limited activation period.

  • Need For Speed Unbound slips to the 3rd place and still costs 40% less than in stores on PC, while one of the best games of the year 2022, Elden Ring, climbs to 4th thanks to the release of its new “Colosseum” DLC.

The Colosseum update is free and includes the PvP (Player-versus-Player), Duel (1v1), Squad (team deathmatch), and Orderly (free-for-all) modes.

  • The announcement of its upcoming Phantom Liberty expansion sees Cyberpunk 2077 back in the top 10, helped by the news that actor Idris Elba will play the role of Solomon Reed. The CD key price of Cyberpunk 2077 PC is still 55% cheaper than in stores!
  • High on Life is the week’s new entry, finding itself in 8th position. A crazy and hilarious FPS in which a horde of aliens wants to invade the earth to manufacture drugs from its inhabitants.

The humor mainly comes from the game’s talking weapons which taunt the invaders and the player. Be warned; the game is rated 18+.

  • Red Dead Redemption 2 (5th) and God of War (10th) are discounted on Steam and Epic Games, but you will find them much cheaper on our price comparison site.

If you want to save some money, there is no other choice than to buy a €50 Blizzard Gift Card if you want to purchase the standard version of the expansion cheaper or buy several €50 Blizzard cards to get the Heroic and Epic versions at a lower price.

Dragonflight is free until January 2, 2023, to all World of Warcraft players who want to test it.


Out of the top 10: Marvel’s Midnight Suns, Warhammer 40k Darktide


Your Best video games for Christmas 2022 – December, week 2:


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NFS game released on PC, PS5 and Xbox Series X|S on December 2, removing Call of Duty from 1st place.

With our promo code, you can count on a price reduction of almost 40% on NFS Unbound!

  • The Callisto Protocol ramps up the fear and climbs to 3rd place. The newly released survival horror game has no exciting promotion yet.

If you want it cheaper, it’s better to turn to Steam prepaid cards and add funds to your Steam wallet to earn extra euros/dollars/pounds.

  • FIFA 23 drops to 4th place and sells for less than 40 EUR/USD (less than £30) in time for the knockout matches at the Qatar World Cup.

Think about buying some players before they become really expensive with FIFA COINS.

  • Demon slayers take 6th place in Marvel’s Midnight Suns, a third-person tactical RPG where you can finally create and fully customize your own Super Hero.

Assemble your team by choosing from Super Heroes like the Avengers or the X-Men, and fight evil!

Note that DLC is planned for this game, so maybe you should consider buying Marvel’s Midnight Suns Legendary Edition because it includes the Season Pass.


We recommend you buy a Microsoft card of at least 50 EUR/USD/GBP, which sells for at least 10% cheaper than its actual value, and keep the remaining money on your Microsoft account for your next purchase (there is no expiration period).

  • There’s a price drop for Elden Ring as the holidays approach, saving you about 20EUR/20USD/15GBP with our promo code, and you can also get God Of War at half price now.

Out of the top 10 : Cyberpunk 2077, Football Manager 2023


Your Best video games for Christmas 2022 – December, week 1


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Note: The latter is almost 80% off the official price, and you can also save over €30 on FIFA 23 with our exclusive promo code.


Compare the prices of two €50 and one €100 gift cards to find out which is more profitable, and beware of payment fees – which you can see by using our filters to calculate the exact cost.

  • Cyberpunk 2077 sits in 6th place and gives CD Projekt Red a record financial quarter, thanks mainly to Cyberpunk: Edgerunners, the Netflix animated series based on the game, which is a top 10 Netflix show.
  • Entering the top 10 is The Callisto Protocol, a sci-fi survival horror that plunges you into a maximum-security prison on Jupiter’s dead moon, which is plagued by a strange and terrifying outbreak causing monstrous creatures.

You’ll have to fight in hand-to-hand combat to defeat the ever-changing mutants and face your fears to unlock the secrets that haunt this cursed prison.


NFS Unbound comes with dream cars, new “street art” designs, and an all-new Boost Nitro acceleration mode to outrun your opponents.


Out of the top 10 :

Marvel’s Spider-Man Miles Morales, Warhammer 40k Darktide, Evil West