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Biggest Gaming Specials In SA This Weekend

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

South African gamers will be glad to know that there are some incredible console and gaming deals to capitalise on.

Here’s the best of the best this weekend:


Game specials (Takealot) – various prices

Takealot has cut the price on a number of selected console and PC titles. Some of the notable deals include Sherlock Holmes: Crimes & Punishment (PS4) for R389, Knack (PS4) for R199, Resident Evil: Operation Raccoon City (PC) for R25, and Resident Evil 6 (Xbox 360) for R97.

Takealot game specials


Super Mario Maker specials (Raru) – various prices

The recently-released Super Mario Maker has seen a price-cut from Raru. The standard Wii U edition (which includes an artbook) is priced at R399, while the version including the amiibo figurine is priced at R499.

Mario Maker special from Raru


PS4 standalone console special (Orange ZA) – R5,329

Orange’s online store has the standalone 500GB PS4 console priced at R5,329. It doesn’t come with any accompanying games, but it’s a solid price for the console.

PS4 console Orange


PS4 and games bundle (Makro) – R5,999

Makro has a bundle for R5,999 which includes a 500GB PS4 console, one DualShock 4, and 2 games – you can pick between The Order: 1886 and Driveclub, or The Order: 1886 and The Last of Us: Remastered.

PS4 special from Makro


1TB PS4 bundle and games (Game) – R6,990

Game has a special on a new PS4 bundle, which includes the 1TB console, one DualShock 4 controller, and two games: Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection (essentially 3 games) and Call of Duty: Black Ops III, all for R6,990.

You can read our review on Uncharted: The Nathan Drake collection here.

PS4 special from Game


Xbox One bundle and games (Game) – R6,890

Game has another bundle including an Xbox One. The package comes with the 500GB console, one controller and two games: FIFA 16 and Call of Duty: Black Ops III, all for R6,890.

Xbox One special Game


2 for R500 special (Musica) – 2 for R500

It’s also the last weekend of Musica’s 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 Far Cry 3, Crysis 2, Hitman: Absolution, Just Cause 2, Spec Ops: The Line, Sleeping Dogs, and Max Payne 3.

Musica 2 for 500


Games specials (Musica) – various prices

Music is running some promotions on selected gaming titles this weekend, and some high-profile games have been separated into three different pricing categories (as seen below).

Some of the standout deals include Driver: San Francisco (PS3) for R199.95 and Assassin’s Creed Rogue (Xbox 360) for R399.95.

Musica game specials 2


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 bundle Game 4 U


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