While we down here in the Republic don’t necessarily celebrate ‘Black Friday’ sales as they do in the United States, many local retailers have embraced the traditional nonetheless, and gamers are set to benefit from it.
Here’s the best of the best gaming deals this weekend:
Game specials (BT Games) – various prices
BT Games is celebrating Black Friday with some discounts on selected PC and console games.
- GTA 5 (Xbox 360/PS3) – R349.90
- GTA 5 (Xbox One/PS4) – R599.90
- The Witcher 3 (PC) – R299.90
- The Witcher 3 (Xbox One/PS4) – R499.90
- Assassin’s Creed: Unity (Xbox One/PS4) – R299.90
- Starcraft 2 (PC) – R299.90
Gaming specials (CNA) – various prices
CNA has some more deals on gaming titles this weekend, with some of the standout specials being Battlefield 4 and Need for Speed on Xbox One or PS4 for R199.90 each.
PS4 and FIFA 16 special (BT Games) – various prices
If you purchase any PS4 console or bundle from BT Games this weekend, the local retailer will throw in the recently-released FIFA 16 for free.
Xbox One and games bundle (BT Games) – R5,499.90
If you’re in the market for an Xbox One console, BT Games is giving gamers the chance to select any two games for free when a 500GB Xbox One console (priced at R5,499.90) is purchased. Games on offer include Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Need for Speed, Fallout 4, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Halo 5, Star Wars Battlefront, FIFA 16, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, and Gears of War Ultimate Edition.
PS4 and games bundle (HiFi Corp) – R6,599
If a bundle featuring two controllers is what you’re looking for, HiFi Corp has a PS4 bundle which includes the 500GB console, two DualShock 4s, Driveclub and The Order: 1886, all for R6,599.
Dual game special (Raru) – R1,669
Raru has a sale running this weekend that puts the price of any two new console releases at R1,669. The games eligible for the special price include Star Wars Battlefront, Need for Speed, FIFA 16, Halo 5, and Rise of the Tomb Raider.
PS4 and Uncharted Nathan Drake Collection special (Pick ‘n Pay) – R5,999
One of the best deals on offer this weekend includes the 1TB PS4 console, one DualShock controller, and the recently-released Uncharted: Nathan Drake Collection, for R5,999 on the dot.
1TB PS4 and games bundle (CNA) – R6,999
CNA has a big bundle on offer, which includes a 1TB PS4 console, one DualShock 4 controller, and three Sony exclusives: the Uncharted: Nathan Drake Collection (essentially three games in one), The Last of Us Remastered, and God of War 3 Remastered, all for R6,999.90.
PS4, controllers, and games bundle (Makro) – R6,999
Makro has a bundle that includes a 1TB PS4 console, two DualShock 4 controllers, and two games: Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (includes three Uncharted games) and Mad Max, all for R6,999. This is an online special only.