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 console (Makro) – R4,999

Makro has a Xbox One console on promotion this weekend, which includes the 500GB console, and one controller for R4,999.

There is also the option of adding Call of Duty: Ghosts and another controller for R899.

Xbox One special from Makro

Xbox One special from Makro

Xbox One Gears of War Ultimate Edition console bundle (Takealot) – R5,399

With the impending release of Gears of War: Ultimate Edition this month, Takealot has the 500GB Xbox One console bundle on pre-order for a special price – only R5,399.

Xbox One console from Takealot

Battlefield 4 specials (Takealot) – various prices

EA’s Battlefield 4 has been given a discount from Takealot. Here are the new prices:

  • Battlefield 4 (Xbox 360) – R261
  • Battlefield 4 (PS3) – R180
  • Battlefield 4 (Xbox One) – R225
  • Battlefield 4 (PS4) – R225
  • Battlefield 4 (PC) – R181

Battlefield 4 specials from Takealot

PS4 1TB console special (Game 4 U) – R5,950

Small local retailer Game 4 U has the new 1TB edition of the Playstation 4 on special for R5,950. Not a massive different to the RRP, but a saving of R50 odd nonetheless.

1TB PS4 special from Game 4 U

Keyboard and racing-wheel special (Incredible Connection) – R800/R1,000

Incredible Connection has something for the PC and PS3 gamers, offering the Parthica Core Gaming keyboard for R800, and the Drift Oz racing wheel (compatible with PS3 only) for R1,000.

Keyboard and racing wheel special Incredible

God of War 3 Remastered PS4 bundle (Game) – R5,900

Game is currently running a promotion on the God of War 3 Remastered PS4 bundle, which includes the 500GB console, one controller, God of War 3 Remastered, and a 90-day PS Plus voucher, all for R5,900.

PS4 special from Game

PS3 and two controllers bundle (Game) – R2,800

Looking for a last-gen console? Game has a special on the 12GB superslim PS3 console and two controllers, pricing the package at R2,800 on the dot.

PS3 special from Game

Xbox 360 special (House & Home) – R1,899

House & Home has a great price on the super-slim 4GB Xbox 360 console and controller, pricing it at R1,899.

Xbox 360 special from House and Home

Xbox 360 special from House & Home.

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  1. Kyle

    August 21, 2015 at 15:27

    How is the PS4 500GB R50 cheaper than the 1TB?

    • Kev Dogg

      August 21, 2015 at 15:29

      Ha ha ha fail

    • Drew

      August 21, 2015 at 15:29

      Face palm

    • Marc

      August 21, 2015 at 15:31

      Shows you how good hat other deal is

    • WLR

      August 21, 2015 at 15:31

      He he he he he

  2. Kyle

    August 21, 2015 at 15:28

    I’m looking to get the PS4 is it worth it? Or should I get an Xbox?

    • Dumi

      August 21, 2015 at 15:30

      PS4 don’t even bother with Xbox

  3. Rutger

    August 21, 2015 at 15:29

    Some cool shit out there this weekend

  4. Tru_ant

    August 23, 2015 at 09:52

    What’s the benefit of buying a ps3 now? surely the games are going to be discontinued?

    Are consoled coming out quicker these days? It feels like the ps3 came out only a few years ago and now the ps4 is a year old

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