Black Friday, that special time of the year is upon us once more and we all are eagerly waiting for the insane deals. However, like most, I have limited funds and therefore need to find the best possible purchases to maximize my hard-earned cash. My personal advice is to try at best not use credit cards as these often negate the savings. Of course, exceptions can be made for very expensive purchases, but even then its best to pay it off soon, otherwise, the interest will make the purchase more than its regular price. This is why I have put together a list of all the deals key retailers will have on the 29th. Keep in mind they haven’t revealed all their deals as they still want to have a surprise or two in hand.
PlayStation South Africa
PlayStation South Africa has revealed its Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for 2019 (27 November until 2 December 2019 ) and these will be available at most retailers such as Dion Wired BT Games, Game, Hi-Fi Corporation Incredible Connection, Loot, Makro, Raru, and Takealot. Also, keep your eyes peeled for massive sales on the PS Store.
These deals include the following:
- PS4 500GB Mega Pack 5 and Ratchet and Clank – R4,499.99
- PS4 1TB and Dualshock 4 controller and FIFA 20 – R5,999.99
- PlayStation 4 Pro and Dualshock 4 controller and God of War and Last of Us – R6,999.99
- Dualshock 4 Controller (Black) and FIFA 20 – R1,499.99
- Dualshock 4 Controller (Black) and Fortnite (includes 500 V-Bucks) – R699.99
- Dualshock 4 Controller – R699.99
- PlayStation VR and Camera and VR Worlds – R3,499.99
- Marvel’s Spider-Man – R299.99
- Marvel’s Spider-Man Game of the Year Edition– R599.99
- Days Gone – R499.99
- eFootball PES 2020 – R599.99
- eFootball PES 2020 (Manchester United Edition) – R599.99
- Mortal Kombat 11 – R399.99
- Rage 2 – R499.99
- WRC 8 – R599.99
The Cape Town comic book store will be offering over 40 hand-picked graphic novels at 50% off. This will be available at both branches as well as online. This is a great deal to those eager to catch up on arcs or just prefer reading the full story in one book. The full list is one their site so check it out.
Lego Certified Store
The plastic brick specialist store will continue the run of insane deals, with their special available the entire weekend. You get a FREE 40337 LEGO® Microscale Gingerbread House valued at R349.99 with any purchase over R2000 as well as double points on your Store Card. This is available both ONLINE and IN STORE
The Durban North store plans to knock you out with a buy one get one free on selected comics. This is great for people trying to grow their collections or just someone whose ready to dip their feet in. Also on the table is 25% off Warcry products and citadel paints as well as their ultra-cool doormats. To round off the offerings is the buy a frame and get a poster free.
The good folk at Comic Warehouse have taken a dual approach, which is very exciting. They will have a live auction of a life-size Batman statue up for grabs. There is a reserve of R35k but even at that, it is quite a bargain. All bids will be in increments of R1000 and of course, the highest bidder wins.
Don’t fear if this isn’t in your budget, there will be plenty of other fabulous deals. The Funko Pop line will be all 3 for 2 (Valid on R99, R149, and R249 pops). Also on special will all comics, graphics, and books on a similar 3 for 2 system. Over and above that is 40% off selected merch. All these deals can make someone very hungry, so the Cookie Co will help with half price and 3 for 2 as well.
The guys at Project Mayhem will be revealing their offerings at 11:59 Thursday. Stock will be limited so follow them closely on their social media accounts to keep track of their fabulous deals.
So there you have it, all the best deals we could find. If you a collector then tis’ is the season to be jolly. Remember to spend wisely and be safe. And a special thank you to all the retailers who were kind enough to supply their specials upon request. We love you guys and wish you the most successful Black Friday Ever.