The weekend is finally here, and if you’re looking to pick a new game, accessory, or even a new console to treat yourself, we’ve rounded up the biggest and best gaming deals across SA for your convenience (you can buy us a beer later).
Here are the best gaming deals this week:
PS4 bundle (Makro) – R6,999
Xbox One and Star Wars Battlefront bundle (Dion Wired) – R5,900
If you’re looking for a little out-of-this-world action with your current-gen console purchase, Dion Wired has a bundle which includes a 500GB Xbox One console, one controller and Star Wars: Battlefront, all for R5,900.
Tearaway Unfolded special (Animeworx) – R239
Animeworx has the incredibly overlooked yet brilliant paper-inspired platformer, Tearaway Unfolded, on special for R239. Note this is a PS4 exclusive.
Gears of War Ultimate Edition Xbox One bundle (BT Games) – R5,499.90
BT Games is currently selling the Gears of War Ultimate Edition Xbox One bundle, which includes a 500GB console, one controller and the remastered version of Gears of War, for R5,499.90.
Uncharted: Nathan Drake Collection special (Game 4 U) – R699
Local retailer Game 4 U is selling the recently-released Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection, which features remastered versions of all three PS3 Uncharted games, for R699.
Musica gaming special (Musica) – various prices
Musica has a number of Xbox One and PS4 games on sale, some of which include Injustice: Gods Among Us GoTY edition (Xbox One & PS4) for R299.95, The Last of Us Remastered (PS4 only) for R399.95, Dying Light (Xbox One and PS4) for R499.95, and Just Cause 3 (Xbox One and PS4) for R699.95.
Raru gaming special (Raru) – various prices
You’ve got until 31 January, which is this Sunday, to take advantage of discounts of up to 70% off.
Here are a few examples of the prices you can expect – our recommended picks, in other words:
- The Evil Within (PC) – R89
- The Evil Within (Xbox One) – R199
- Dishonored: Definitive Edition (Xbox One) – R289
- LEGO Batman 3: Beyond Gotham (Xbox One) – R199
- Alien: Isolation (PS4) – R179
- God of War III (PS3) – R99
- The Last of Us: Remastered – R345
- Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain (Xbox 360, PS3) – R379
- Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare: Atlas Limited Edition (PS4) – R399
- Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare: Atlas Pro Edition (PS4) – R399
- Razer Kraken USB Gaming Headset – R968
- SteelSeries Siberia V3 Prism Gaming Headset – R1,685
- Razer Mamba Tournament Edition Gaming Mouse – R1,415
- Steelseries Siberia V3 Prism Headset + Sensei Mouse + Apex Keyboard + DeX Gaming Mouse Pad – R2,699
PS3 / Xbox One game specials (Game) – R299
A number of notable PS3 and Xbox 360 titles are on special for R299 each from Game this weekend, including Watch Dogs, FIFA 15, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.
Xbox One controller (Incredible Connection) – R649
Looking for that extra controller this weekend? Incredible Connection has cut the price on the standard Xbox One controller, pricing it at R649.
2 for R500 special (Musica) – 2 for R500
Musica is running a gaming promotion, which sees some specials on Xbox 360 and PS3 titles. Musica is offering two selected games from the Xbox 360 or PS3 library for R500. Some of the standout titles include Hitman: Absolution, Just Cause 2, Batman: Arkham Asylum Game of the Year edition, and Sleeping Dogs.
PS4 and Playstation TV bundle (Game 4 U) – R5,999
An extensive bundle option this weekend features a 1TB PS4 console, one DualShock 4 controller, Playstation TV streaming device, and Need for Speed Rivals, all for R5,999.
Assassin’s Creed Syndicate special (Takealot) – R599
The PS4 version of Ubisoft’s latest stab-’em-up franchise, Assassin’s Creed Syndicate, has been given a price-cut from Takealot, pricing it at R599 for the weekend.
PS4 console and games bundle (Takealot) – R6,399
If you’re in the market for a rather comprehensive bundle, Takealot is offering a 1TB PS4, one controller, and three games (God of War 3 Remastered, The Last of Us Remastered, and Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection), all for R6,399.