2013 holiday app sales! Get 'em - and gift 'em! - while they're hot!

App Store holiday sales have begun! For the next couple of weeks, many of our favorite apps and games are going to be discounted. If you don't have them already, now's the time to get them! If do have them already, now's the time to gift them! Seriously, great deals on great apps by great developers for you or for great friends and loved ones - win, win, win! Here are our favorites so far, and we'll be updating throughout the week, so keep checking back!

iOS apps

iOS games

  • Infinity Blade III - $6.99 $2.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Baston - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Man of Steel HD - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Man of Steel - $2.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • LEGO Harry Potter: Years 5 - 7 - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • LEGO Harry Potter: Years 1 - 4 - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Batman: Arkham City Lockdown - $5.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Lego Batman: DC Super Heroes - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters - $2.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Sid Meier's Ace Patrol: Pacific Skies - $4.99 $2.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Civilization Revolution (iPad) - $6.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Civilization Revolution (iPhone) - $2.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • XCOM: Enemy Unknown - $19.99 $9.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Sid Meier's Pirates! (iPad) - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Sid Meier's Pirates! (iPhone) - $2.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Superbrothers: Sword & Sworcery - $4.99 $1.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Sonic & SEGA All-Stars Racing - $1.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Sonic The Hedgehog - $2.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 2 - $2.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 1 - $1.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 4 HD - $3.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Sonic The Hedgehog 4: Episode 2 - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Horn - $6.99 $2.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Papa Sangre 2 - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Fieldrunners 2 HD - $4.99 $2.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Fieldrunners 2 - $2.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • KingHunt - $1.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Chaos Rings (iPad) - $9.99 $2.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Chaos Rings (iPhone) - $7.99 $2.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Chaos Rings 2 (iPad) - $16.99 $3.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Chaos Rings 2 (iPhone) - $15.99 $3.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Chaos Rings Omega (iPad)- $11.99 $2.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Chaos Rings Omega (iPhone)- $8.99 $2.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Final Fantasy Tactics (iPad) - $17.99 $7.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Final Fantasy Tactics (iPhone) - $15.99 $6.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Final Fantasy - $8.99 $3.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Final Fantasy II - $8.99 $3.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Final Fantasy III (iPad) - $16.99 $7.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Final Fantasy III (iPhone) - $15.99 $7.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Final Fantasy IV - $15.99 $7.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Final Fantasy V - $15.99 $7.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Secret of Mana - $2.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Deus Ex: The Fall - $6.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Breach & Clear - $1.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Agricola - $6.99 $4.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Fluxx - $2.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Food Fight - $3.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Penny Arcade: The Game - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Dropchord - $2.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Le Havre - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Waking Mars - $4.99 $1.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Division Cell - $1.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Anomaly 2 - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • The Room - $1.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Angry Birds Star Wars 2 - $0.99 FREE! - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Mass Effect: Infiltrator - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Need for Speed: Most Wanted - $6.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Command & Conquer: Red Alert - $4.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Small World 2 - $9.99 $4.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Modern Combat 4 - $6.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Marvel vs. Capcom 2 - $2.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Quell Reflect+ - $1.99 FREE! - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Sky Gamblers: Air Supremacy - $2.99 $0.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Epoch 2 - $5.99 $2.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Tiny Thief - $2.99 FREE! - Download now (opens in new tab) id656620224

Mac apps

Mac Games

  • Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic - $9.99 $4.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Rollercoaster Tycoon 3 Platinum - $30.00 $9.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • The Bureau - XCOM Declassified - $34.99 $14.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • The Darkness II - $19.99 $9.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Toy Story 3 - $14.99 $7.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Cars 2: The Video Game - $14.99 $7.99 -Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Disney Planes - $14.99 $7.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Disney Princess Enchanted Journey - $14.99 $7.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • Brave - $14.99 $7.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean - $14.99 $7.99 - Download now (opens in new tab)
  • FTL: Faster Than Light - $9.99 $4.99 - Download now

More great app and game sales?

Did we miss any of your favorites? Add them in the comments below so we can buy and/or gift them too!

Rene Ritchie
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18 Comments
  • Just downloaded the fantastical 2. Thanks for the update on the app sale. Sent from the iMore App
  • Awesome! I love deals on apps... I feel like an app junkie, having said that... :P Sent from the iMore App
  • App hits in the store shows everything that's on sale or free it's a killer App and is iTunes affiliated Sent from the iMore App
  • Been wanting to try 1Password for a while. Guess this is my shot. :) Sent from the iMore App
  • Don't wait any longer, you won't regret it. :)
  • Bookmarked! This would probably be my gift to myself this Christmas - buying tons of apps for my iPT5.
  • I wish Tweetbot for Mac is also discounted
  • I agree- I can't spend $20 on a twitter app- I did get fantastical tho-
  • I don't know how long it'll last, but the Anomaly games were [might still be] on sale for $.99 each! These great tower defense games are usually $3-4! BIG score!
  • Navigon and its in-app purchases are on sale until January 6th.
  • Thanks for the info, as always, iMore always bringing the info we really need. Already grabbed several from this list, infinity 3, mc4, deus ex and angry birds (I knew it was going free sooner or later).
    I think Lili is also on sale, it's now 0.99 when the regular price was 2.99. I might grab this one as well, pretty good reviews. Sent from the iMore App
  • Activision is also on sale:
    COD Strike Team, Black Ops Zombies and both Skylanders are 50% off or more. It's a shame they are not available in my country. Sent from the iMore App
  • ... The "Secret of Mana" link goes to "Field Runners 2".
  • Not an app, but on iTunes Store some movies and shows are on sale. For instance, each season of the office is now only $10 each and Lotr trilogy is $15 from $45. (Canada)
  • Secret of mana costs $3.99 at the moment, not 0.99.
  • Skull of the Shogun is FREE. Don't know how it changed to free during the AppStore Lockdown.
  • For the amateur astronomer in your life... all versions of SkySafari 4 (universal app) are on sale through January 20, 2014. Standard edition is marked down to just $0.99. SkySafari Plus and Pro versions are 50% off at $7.99 and $19.99, respectively.
  • http://www.appsgoneviral.com/app-sales/