October is here, and local retailers are delivering some pretty alluring gaming specials this weekend. But if you’re feeling overwhelmed, don’t panic – we’ve wrapped up all the biggest gaming deals for your convenience (you can pay us in high-fives later).
Here’s the best of the best this week:
SteelSeries Flux Headset (Takealot) – R258
Takealot has cut the price on the SteelSeries Flux headset, pricing it at R258, which is 45$ off the original price.
Xbox 360 and games bundle (Incredible Connection) – R3,400
If you’re looking for a last-gen deal, Incredible Connection has a 500GB Xbox 360 console, one controller, Battlefield 4, and FIFA 16, all for R3,400.
Graphics card specials (Raru) – various prices
Raru is currently running a promotion whereby selected graphics cards are marked down considerably. Some of the standout deals are the following:
- Asus GTX 970 DirectCU II Strix 4GB GDDR5 OC Graphics Card – R6,099
- Asus NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980 Ti 6GB Graphics Card – R13,200
- EVGA nVidia GTX 950 SuperClocked 2GB 128bit Graphics Card – R2,899
- Gigabyte nVidia GeForce GTX 970 OC WF3 Edition 4096MB Graphics Card – R5,699
Xbox One bundle deal (Game 4 U) – R5,699
Local retailer Game 4 U has an Xbox One bundle on promotion this weekend, which includes a 500GB console, one controller, and two games: FIFA 16 and Gears of War Ultimate Edition, all for R5,699.
Xbox One and FIFA 16 deal (various retailers) – R5,499
To celebrate the one year anniversary of Xbox One, Prima Interactive is giving South Africans purchasing the 500GB edition of the Xbox One a free copy of the recently-released FIFA 16 (valued at R899).
The Xbox One 500G FIFA 16 Bundle be available at R5,499 until 8 October 2015 at Bt Games, CNA, Dion Wired, Game, Toys R US, Incredible Connection, Takealot, Musica, Games4u, and Animeworx.
PS4 console and games bundle (Game) – R5,999
If you’re looking for a substantial games and console bundle, Makro has a 500GB PS4 console, one DualShock 4 controller, and three games (Driveclub, The Order: 1886, and FIFA 16, all for R5,999. You also get a soccer ball thrown in for extra measure.
The Zone @ Rosebank opening specials (BT Games) – R4,999.90
To celebrate the opening of the BT Games store in the Zone @ Rosebank (JHB), the retailer has some specials on Xbox One and PS4 games, with a number of premium games, such as GTA V, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare, and Far Cry 4, for R399 each.
BT Games Summer Madness Sale (BT Games) – various prices
BT Games is celebrating the warm weather by dropping prices on games and consoles this weekend.
Some of the specials include PS4 and Xbox One games going for prices between R299.90 and R499.90. Some of the standout titles include Wolfenstein: The New Order (PS4/Xbox One) for R299.90, Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition (Xbox One/PS4) for R399.90, and Dying Light (Xbox One/PS4) for R499.90.
PC, Xbox 360, and PS3 games are also on special. Some of the great games include Batman: Arkham Origins (PC) for R99.90, Red Dead Redemption: GOTY Edition (Xbox 360/PS3) for R299.90, and Hitman: Absolution (Xbox 360/PS3) for R199.90.
There are also some console bundles – the standout one being a PS4 bundle which includes the 500GB console, one controller, and three games (Dying Light, Batman: Arkham Knight, FIFA 16), all for R6,499.90.