It may be a cliche to say, but 2016 is going really fast. Somehow it’s March already and while that is a frightening thing to comprehend, it does mean that the gaming release calender is heating up, which is a good thing. So, to help your wallet deal with the oncoming gaming onslaught, here’s the best gaming specials across SA this weekend:
Sega Mega Drive (Raru) – R1,349
Earlier this week, we posted the news about the Sega Mega Drive getting a re-launch in South Africa. Raru has the retro console and two controllers (along with its 80 built-in games) for R1,349.
PS3 and games bundle (Makro) – R3,999
For those looking to pick up a last-gen console to enjoy the backlog of amazing PS3 games (while not breaking the bank at the same time), Makro has a huge bundle which includes a 12GB console, one DualShock 3 controller, and 6 games (Beyond: Two Souls, Lego Lord of the Rings, PS All Stars, Pro Evolution Soccer 2016, Uncharted 3, and Lego Batman), all for R3,999.
Resident Evil Revelations 2 (Incredible Connection) – R299
Incredible Connection has the terribly underrated Resident Evil spin-off, Revelations 2, on PS4 on special for R299.
Xbox One and Star Wars Battlefront bundle (BT Games) – R5,999.90
A bundle featuring a 500GB Xbox One console, one controller, and DICE’s Star Wars Battlefront is on special from BT Games for R5,999.90.
Turtle Beach headphone special (Musica) – various prices
Musica has a promotion on Turtle Beach’s range of gaming headphones. The items on sale include:
- PS3/PS4 Earforce Stealth 500p – R2,599.95
- PS3 Earforce PLA – R699.95
- Xbox 360 Earforce XLA – R699.95
- Xbox One Earforce X04 – R1,999.95
Xbox game and accessory specials (Raru) – various prices
Raru has cut the price on some Xbox 360 and Xbox One games and accessories. Here are some of the notable deals below:
- Gears of War 3 (Xbox 360) – R173
- Gears of War Judgment (Xbox 360) – R173
- Halo 4 – Game of the Year Edition (Xbox 360) – R173
- Halo: Combat Evolved Anniversary (Xbox 360) – R173
- Rare Replay (Xbox One) – R305
Xbox One and games bundle (Musica) – R6,499.95
Tomb Raider fans will love this one. Musica has a 500GB Xbox One console, one controller, and three games, all for R6,499.95. The games are Tomb Raider – Definitive Edition (download code), Rise of the Tomb Raider, and Titanfall.
PS4 & Xbox One game specials (Musica) – various prices
Musica has some specials on current-gen games, the standout titles are below:
- Rainbow Six Siege (PS4) – R599.95
- Rainbow Six Siege (Xbox One) – R599.95
- Fallout 4 (PS4) – R699.95
- Fallout 4 (Xbox One) – R699.95
- Just Cause 3 (PS4) – R799.95
- Just Cause 3 (Xbox One) – R799.95
Star Wars Battlefront special (Musica) – R599.95
Musica also has a special on the PS4 edition of Star Wars Battlefront, pricing it at R599.95 – a fair bit cheaper than elsewhere this weekend.
Assassin’s Creed Chronicles special (AWX) – R499 each
With the release of the Assassin’s Creed Chronicles retail pack (which includes the India, China, and Russia games), Animeworx has the PS4 and Xbox One version on special for R499 each.
PS4 and Uncharted Collection bundle (Incredible Connection) – R5,999
Incredible Connection has a PS4 bundle on offer this weekend which includes a 1TB console, one DualShock 4 controller, and Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection, all for R5,999.