Best Buy has the Blue Yeti condenser microphone on sale for $79.99 when bundled with the video game Fallout 76. The game isn't really important to the deal since the Blackout version of the Blue Yeti goes for $120 on Amazon (opens in new tab) and $130 at most retailers like B&H (opens in new tab). Getting it for $80 is a steal, and getting a free game on top of that is just icing on the Deal Cake. This sale is part of Best Buy's deals of the day, so it won't last forever, but it does beat out Amazon's deal of the day yesterday that featured several versions of the Blue Yeti on sale for $90 and has since expired.
The video game this bundle comes with, Fallout 76, is a popular one that is regularly updated. You can read more about those updates at Windows Central. The game regularly sells for around $20 these days, so that's the savings you get for free today.
The deal given is no longer valid and we do not have a better one. However, we have found some similar deals
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This is a budget condenser mic that can still provide crystal audio for any sort of video conferencing like Zoom or Skype or FaceTIme. The plug-and-play access means you can use this on PC or Mac with no drivers or software to install.
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The mic includes a desktop stand and four directional patterns for customized use. The tri-capsule array records any situation. Plug-and-play with no drivers required and is compatible with PC and Mac. Comes with a two-year warranty.
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The Blue Yeti is powered by USB so it's easy to just plug in and get it going. It's a condenser mic that includes a tri-capsule array that can record almost any situation.
You can choose from multiple patterns (cardioid, bidirectional, omnidirectional, and stereo) that allow you to pick up audio from a specific direction (directly in front of the mic, all around the mic, in front and back of the mic, etc.). You'll most likely want to go with cardioid if you plan to use this while playing games because it's the pattern designed to not pick up things immediately behind the mic, like the clicking of your mechanical keyboard.
The mic also features gain control, a mute button, and zero-latency headphone output.
The mic works with Windows XP and up or Mac OS X 10.4.11 or higher. It requires a minimum of 64MB of RAM, which is a really basic requirement. It also comes with a three-year warranty.
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