NOW CLOSED – If PriceSpy’s latest data insights are anything to go by, Kiwi gamers appear to be steering more towards driving games, with CTR Crash Team Racing – Nitro Fueled Edition (PS4) and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) proving to be amongst the most popular games for the month of July, 2019.

Accelerating to poll-position for a second month running is CTR Crash Team Racing – Nitro Fueled Edition (PS4), followed by Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4), which despite receiving an overall price increase of $17 since last month, the game has consistently been well-placed since first launching in September last year.  Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch), Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) and Days Gone (PS4) placed as third, fourth and fifth most popular games.

PriceSpy Games of the Month - NZ

Liisa Matinvesi-Bassett, New Zealand country manager for PriceSpy, says: “The most popular games for July certainly appear to be driven by the release of two racing games, CTR Crash Team Racing – Nitro Fueled Edition (PS4) and Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch).

“Interestingly, all five of the most popular games were also priced under the $100 mark, which goes to show just how important price is to consumers in driving overall interest in a game.”

Game Cheapest price currently listed on PriceSpy
CTR Crash Team Racing – Nitro Fueled – Nitro Fueled Edition (PS4) $75.69
Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4) $69
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe (Switch) $93.69
Super Mario Maker 2 (Switch) $87.69
Days Gone (PS4) $67

Liisa continues: “Downloading and using our handy PriceSpy app will help ensure gamers always consistently one step ahead of retailers, so that can shop around and make sure they aren’t paying over the odds for the latest must-have games.”

Spiderman – PlayStation 4

PriceSpy has teamed up with STG to give away the top two most searched for games for the month of July, CTR Crash Team Racing – Nitro Fueled – Nitro Fueled Edition (PS4) and Marvel’s Spider-Man (PS4).

To Enter our PriceSpy Games of the Month Giveaway you will need to correctly answer what year did the first Crash Team Racing (PS One) release?

A: 2001

B: 1996

C: 1999

You can give us your Answer by placing a Comment below, hitting us up on FacebookTweet to us, or Email Us.

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* Winner(s) will be randomly selected from those that Comment below / Facebook Comment / Email in accordance to the above Question.Winner(s) will receive a new retail boxed copy of Crash Team Racing – Nitro Kart on PlayStation 4 and Spider-Man on PlayStation 4. Crash Team Racing – Nitro Kart is rated G and Spider-Man PS4  is rated M15+. You MUST be over the age of 15 years in order to Enter this competition (STG may request for Age Verification). Competition ends on the  8th of September 2019.

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