Biggest Gaming Specials In SA This Weekend

We round up the best deals for South African gamers this weekend from the biggest online and physical retailers.

Finally, the weekend is here, and with it comes some gaming deals from local retailers, including some console, gaming and peripheral specials.

Here’s the best of the best this week:

Xbox One special (Animeworx) – R5,499

Animeworx has one of the best Xbox One deals on offer this weekend. A 500GB standalone console and one controller is priced at R5,499.

Xbox One special from Animeworx

Playstation 4 special (Orange ZA online store) – R5,400

Looking for a standalone PS4 without all the distractions and add-ons? Orange has a black 500GB PS4 console and one DualShock 4 controller for R5,400.

Orange PS4 special

Assassin’s Creed: Rogue (Takealot) – R479

Assassin’s Creed: Rogue is the unsung hero on the last-gen consoles, and this unique spin on the AC franchise (throwing you into the boots of a Templar rather than an Assassin) is on special for R479 from Takealot.

Assassins Creed Rogue special

PS4 and games bundle (Game) – R6,500

Game currently has a PS4 bundle, which includes a 500GB console, one DualShock 4 controller, and two games (Mortal Kombat X and God of War 3 Remastered) all for R6,500.

PS4 special from Game

White PS4 and God of War bundle (Makro) – R5,999

If you’re looking for a white PS4, Makro has the white 500GB console, one controller, God of War 3 Remastered and a 90 day PS Plus voucher for R5,999.

PS4 special from Makro

White PS4 and God of War bundle (Makro) – R5,999

Xbox One and PS4 game specials (Makro) – various prices

Makro currently has a number of new Xbox One and PS4 games on sale, including Assassin’s Creed Unity for R499, Far Cry 4 for R499, Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare for R599, and Batman: Arkham Knight for R699.

game specials from Makro

Xbox 360 controller and game special (Makro) – R699

You may in the market for a new controller and game, and Makro has the solution. An Xbox 360 controller and one game is priced at R699. The games you can select from include Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag, Minecraft, and Rugby 15 (although, it’s hard to recommend Rugby 15).

Xbox One controller special from Makro

Xbox One bundle (Makro) – R6,999

Another of Makro’s console bundle is an Xbox One package, which comes with the 500GB console, two controllers and two games (Ryse and Tomb Raider: Definitive Edition), all for R6,999.

Xbox One special from Makro

Xbox One bundle (Makr0) – R6,999

Batman: Arkham Knight Limited Edition PS4 bundle (Makro) – R6,799

With the recent launch of Batman: Arkham Knight, Makro has priced the limited edition silver Batman-branded PS4 console and controller (along with the game, obviously) at R6,799. These things are selling out fast, so jump on it if you’re a Batman fan.

PS4 special Makro

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  1. DoomGuy POItjie

    July 31, 2015 at 11:07

    Ooooh Far Cry 4 for R499…….I so want that, but I am saving for all the sales that will be at rAge Expo 2015.

  2. jhb_boet

    July 31, 2015 at 15:04

    Some good deals for the ps4. I’m waiting for CNA to finally go under so I can swoop in and snatch a ps4 for next to nothing.

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