Daily Deals: Online Learning Courses to Kickstart Your Career, 1 Month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $1

Daily Deals: Online Learning Courses to Kickstart Your Career, 1 Month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $1

April 7, 2020 Off By tracy
The shelter-in-place situation is far from over but at least there’s plenty of things to do at home without spending alot of money. Sign up for 1 month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $1 so you can play with your friends without ever leaving the house. Or sign up for a Disney Plus free trial and binge Pixar’s Onward, Disney’s Frozen 2, and the entire season of The Mandalorian. Or make the most of your situation by developing your career skills or gaining new ones. We’ve listed some of the most popular online courses on topics that are genuinely useful in today’s career landscape.

1 Month of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for $1 (Includes Xbox Live Gold and Game Pass)

May work for both NEW and EXPIRED accounts

This price is reserved for new and expired accounts. Game Pass Ultimate is basically Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass combined into one membership. You even get access to Game Pass for PC. Normally you’d be paying $14.99 for one month, but Amazon is offering an additional month for free. Game Pass gives you access to tons of high profile games like Kingdom Hearts 3, NBA 2K20, Ori and the Will of the Wisps, Gears 5, Forza Horizon 3, The Outer Worlds, Grand Theft Auto 5, State of Decay, and more.

The 2020 Premium Learn To Code Certification 10-Course Bundle for $39

Over 120 Hours of Learning Material

In this day and age, learning to code is one of the safest ways to job security. There’s no lack of programming jobs, especially in growing tech sectors like here in the San Francisco Bay Area. This online package contains ten courses to get you started, or only $3.90 per course. They include topics on JavaScript, HTML5, CS3, Python, Django 2, Flutter, Dart, and more.

The Complete Python Certification Bootcamp 12-Course Bundle for $34.99

Over 80 Hours of Learning Material

Python is the most popular computer language, so it makes sense to learn this language first. If that’s what you want, then this bundle is for you. You get 85 hours worth of training material divided among 12 courses (or $2.92 per course). This is one of the most popular and best selling courses on StackSocial.

The All-in-One Adobe Creative Cloud Suite Certification Bundle for $34

Over 60 Hours of Learning Material

Proficiency in Adobe apps is basically a requirement for today’s graphic or video professional, but these are also very handy tools for hobbyists who are into photography, video streaming, digital art, and more. This bundle includes 8 courses, or only $4.25 per course and includes topics on Photoshop, Illustrator, Premier, Lightroom, InDesign, and more.

HP OMEN Obelisk Intel Core i5-9600K RTX 2080 Ti Gaming PC for $1769.99

This sponsored deal is brought to you by HP

I’ve never seen a prebuilt gaming PC with an RTX 2080 Ti (the fastest video card out right now) for this price. In terms of gaming, upgrading from an Intel Core i5-9600K to an Intel Core i7 is a waste… performance-wise they are identical. I’d also recommend upgrading the RAM and storage on your own to save lots of money.

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  • Select Graphics Card – NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 Ti (+$450)
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Gamestop Nintendo Switch Spring Sale

Gamestop is offering the best prices on several Nintendo Switch titles. Better yet, get the preowned copy and save a few more dollars! The list includes some of the top Switch titles like Breath of the Wild, Splatoon 2, and Kirby Star Allies.

More Video Game Deals

ComiXology Free Trial Extended to 60 Days

Normally 30 Days

The 60-day extension (normally $30) has never, ever happened before. ComiXology is Amazon’s digital comic platform and is the largest digital retailer of American comics. The site hosts 20,000 digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from DC, Marvel, Image, Dark Horse, and more. Here’s your chance to access all of it, totally free, for 30 60 days. If you’re an avid comic reader, you might want to consider continuing on afterwards, since it’s only $5.99/month. You can even sign in with your Amazon account.

You Can Now Watch Onward on Disney+

Sign up for a 7-day free trial now and you’ll be able to watch the recently released Pixar’s Onward movie today, in addition to other big hits like Frozen 2, The Lion King, Aladdin, and every episode of The Mandalorian Season One. If you want to keep the subscription afterwards, it’s only $6.99 per month (or better yet, get a $69.99 annual subscription). Or sign up for Disney+, Hulu, and ESPN+ all for $12.99/month.

Alienware m15 15″ 1080p 144Hz Intel Core i7-8750H RTX 2070 Laptop with 16GB RAM and 512GB SSD for $1749.99

This is one of the best prices we’ve seen for an RTX 2070 equipped laptop, regardless of brand. The Alienware m15 is the newly designed 15″ laptop and weighs only 4.8 pounds, which is remarkable given its payload. We reviewed the m15 and highly recommend it. It’s easily one of the best laptops you can get in terms of build quality and under-the-hood power.

New Alienware Aurora R9 AMD Ryzen 7 3700X AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT Gaming Desktop PC for $1110

For those of you who haven’t been keeping up with the Intel vs AMD CPU war, AMD has been giving Intel a run for its money with its flagship processors. The new AMD Ryzen 7 3700X 8-core processor is comparable to the Intel Core i7-9700, both in terms of gaming and workstation performance. It’s paired with an RX 5700 XT video card, which is on par with the RTX 2070. If you want to upgrade the RAM or hard drive, I’d suggest doing it on your own. You’ll save money, and the Aurora R9 allows for toolless access without voiding your warranty.

Alienware m17 17″ Intel Core i7-9750H GeForce GTX 1660 Ti Gaming Laptop for $1086

This is another $50 price drop from yesterday’s already excellent price. The m17 is the 17″ variant of the new generation of Alienware m-series gaming laptops. Despite the larger screen size, it still clocks in at only 5.8 pounds.

$10.99-$15.99 Unity and Unreal Game Development Online Courses at Udemy

Udemy courses run from $100-$200, but for a limited time several of the most popular online courses on game development and game design are only $11-$14. These course are really, really cheap because they aren’t accredited, meaning you won’t get course credit towards school completion or a certificate, however that does not mean the quality of instruction is any worse. For those of you that don’t need to be accredited, this is a super inexpensive way to get excellent training on topics that will benefit you in tangible ways.

Sonos One Gen 2 Wireless Speaker with Alexa Built-In for $149 (Sonos One SL for $129)

Adorama is offering the best price we’ve seen on the newest generation Sonos One Gen 2. Think of this as a fully-featured Amazon Echo speaker with superior audio quality. If you want multiple speakers, pair it up with the Sonos One SL, which is the same speaker but without the Alexa functionality. You only need one speaker with Alexa to talk to, and the Sonos One SL is also on sale. The Sonos Beam is also on sale; this is a soundbar that’s better suited as a home theater system. Again, pair it wth Sonos One SL speakers as rear satellites.

The Complete Digital Marketing Super Bundle for $37

Now that almost everyone has taken their business online, ecommerce and online marketing is a booming business. Because it’s still a relatively new as a profession, many colleges don’t offer sufficient education in this field. This bundle offers 57 hours worth of instruction spread across 9 courses, from SEO and Google AdWords to specific case scenarios like Amazon marketing, Facebook ads, and more.

The Ultimate Microsoft Excel Certification Training Bundle for $34

Over 33 Hours of Learning Material

If you’re aiming to be an Excel maestro, then this course is for you. Don’t look down on this seemingly plain app. Excel is one of the most powerful productivity tools your PC has to offer. Some of the most accomplished IGN employees here are Excel mavens. Because there are so many similarities, your knowledge of Excel will give you an advantage with Google Docs and Google Sheets as well. This bundle includes 6 courses, from beginner to expert.

KeepSolid Lifetime VPN Subscription for $39

We’ve seen plenty of deals on 1 year, 2 year, and even 3 year VPN subscriptions, but this deal offers you free VPN subscription forever for a small cost. It’s normally $99 if you purchased directly from KeepSolid’s website. We’ve reviewed KeepSolid VPN and have given it a thumbs up. Like any proper VPN, it offers anonymity while maintaining one of the best networking speeds compared to other VPNs we reviewed. For that reason this is a perfect one to run in the background even while you’re gaming.


Eric Song is IGN’s deal curator and spends 25% of his pay on stuff he posts.