Happy turkey day everybody! While you’re all gathered around your families, enjoying the company and generally being thankful for things, why not check out some of the best deals that Black Friday has shown us today so far. Buy yourself something nice and you can be extra thankful for that. Get ready though, since a whole lot of retailers went into overdrive on Black Friday sales today.
As always, we’ll be talking about gaming stuff here, but there’s plenty of other techy or non-gaming related deals going on too. If you’d like to have a browse of some of those, head over to Jelly Deals, where we’ll be keeping tabs on everything from bluetooth headphones to toasters. We also have pages dedicated to PS4 and Xbox One deals right here on the site.
US and UK Black Friday Video Game Deals
Now here are the Black Friday style deals we’ve come to know over the past few years. Despite being released less than two weeks ago, Dishonored 2’s price has been slashed on all formats in most territories and from a wide range of retailers. In the UK, it can be grabbed for as little as £31.99, while in the US you’ll be spending $34.99 for a copy.
- Dishonored 2 Limited Edition on PS4 for $34.99 from Amazon US
- Dishonored 2 Limited Edition on Xbox One for $34.99 from Amazon US
- Dishonored 2 Limited Edition on PC for $34.99 from Amazon US
The Collector’s Edition of the game that included a scale replica of Corvo’s mask is also on offer, down to $74.99 in the States.
- Dishonored 2 Collector’s Edition on PS4 for $74.99 from Best Buy
- Dishonored 2 Collector’s Edition on Xbox One for $74.99 from Best Buy
Today also saw price cuts on copies of Mafia 3 in both the US and the UK. At present, a UK copy on PS4 will run you £29.95 with the cheapest Xbox One copies around being £32.99, while US readers can pick the game up on Xbox One, PS4 or PC for $29.99 today. While stock lasts, of course.
- Mafia 3 on PS4 for $29.99 from Amazon US
- Mafia 3 on Xbox One for $29.99 from Amazon US
- Mafia 3 on PC for $29.99 from Amazon US
DOOM has had no shortage of discounts to date, but none of them have taken the price down enough to limbo under the proverbial ‘Must Buy Now” bar. That is until now, since the game is currently available on PC for the ludicrous price of £11.31 / $17.09 over at Green Man Gaming. Make sure you use the code BLACKFRIDAY10 while logged in to get that price, though. Seriously, if you don’t own a copy of this one by now, you should probably get one.
If you’re looking for a console copy, you can grab one for as little as £19.99 / $19.99 right now, too.
Controllers! The unsung hero of video game consoles all around the world. Sometimes you can be quite content with the factory standard controller you get with your console, but sometimes you want a hot pink monstrosity to grace your hands as you play. Thankfully, Microsoft is discounting its range of Xbox One controllers in both the US and UK right now. In America, you can grab a controller of your choice for $39.99, while the UK will be able to nab a variety of styles for £34.99.
- In the UK - Xbox One Controllers (White, Black and Blue) for £34.99 from Tesco Direct
- In the US - Xbox One Controllers (various styles) for $39.99 from Microsoft Store
Somebody sound the alarm, Steam is having another sale. This time, it’s the appropriately titled ‘Steam Autumn Sale’ and features some pretty massive discounts on games from a variety of franchises as well as some lovely indie darlings. Everything from Gang Beasts to Quantum Break to Attack on Titan can be found, so head over there and check it out.
US Black Friday Deals
Target’s Black Friday sale kicked off in earnest today and with it, came several discounted Nintendo titles. These Wii U and 3DS games all got discounted down from their regular prices to as little as $18.99 in some cases. Here are some highlights.
- Splatoon for $35
- Pokken Tournament for $35
- Super Mario Maker for $35
- Super Smash Bros 3DS for $25
- Kirby Planet Robobot for $25
- Pokémon Y for $25
- Pokémon X for $25
- Mario Kart 7 for $18.99
As a part of Best Buy’s Black Friday offers that went live today, you can currently grab a copy of Star Wars: Battlefront’s extra jam-packed Ultimate Edition for $19.99. That is, if you’re of the Star Wars persuasion.
- Star Wars Battlefront Ultimate Edition on Xbox One for $19.99 from Best Buy
- Star Wars Battlefront Ultimate Edition on PS4 for $19.99 from Best Buy
Samsung is currently taking $50 off of this 500GB 850 EVO SSD, bringing the price down to $129.99 for this particular model. That’s already a pretty nice deal for a decently sized, high-grade SSD, but if you buy one of these guys right now they’re throwing in a free download of Watch Dogs 2 on top of everything else.
Microsoft’s digital store is having some fun this Black Friday with a set of discounts on Xbox One games. There are some serious savings in here, so if you’re an Xbox One owner, it’s definitely worth a look. Here’s some highlights.
- Transformers Devastation for $9.99
- Grand Theft Auto V for $29.99
- Deus Ex: Mankind Divided for $24.99
- Gears of War 4 for $29.99
- Mirror’s Edge Catalyst for $14.99
- Life is Strange for $9.99
- Dishonored 2 for $34.99
- Battleborn for $9.99
Red Dead Redemption is newly backwards compatible with Xbox One consoles and has already been discounted earlier in the week to $15. If you happened to skip that deal (or just missed it entirely), you can take advantage of Best Buy’s current price of $10 instead.
Yep, No Man’s Sky has fallen in price again to the point where you can now grab a PS4 copy of the game for $20 thanks to GameStop US’s Black Friday sale. This makes it cheaper than the site’s own pre-owned copies.
Overwatch is practically everywhere right now, so I suppose it’s no surprise that it’s found its way back into one of these articles. Over at NewEgg, you can pick up the PC version of the game for $29.99 at this very moment. Neat.
At NewEgg currently, you can grab yourself a PS4 500GB Slim console with copies of Uncharted 4 and Deus Ex: Mankind Divided as well as a Plantronics wireless gaming headset together in one bundle for $249.99. As always, that’s while stock lasts.
Over at GameStop US, the site is slashing the price of Alienware branded Steam machine by 50%. This means that right now, you can grab an i7 Steam machine with a 1TB hard drive for $374.99 or an i5 Steam machine with a 500GB drive for $224.99.
- Alienware Steam Machine i3 - 500GB for $224.99 from GameStop US
- Alienware Steam Machine i7 - 1TB for $374.99 from GameStop US
UK Black Friday Deals
The nonstop cavalcade of console bundles continues again today, with this ludicrously cheap PS4 Slim bundle available from ShopTo via its eBay selling account. For £189.99, you’ll be getting a Slim 500GB PS4 with LEGO Star Wars Force Awakens and the Force Awakens blu-ray movie on top.
If you’re after an Xbox One S, SimplyGames is currently offering an Xbox One S 1TB console along with a digital copy of Gears of War 4 for a rather inexplicably low price of £249.99 right now. Get in there, quick, I suppose.
Nintendo itself is offering some of the better deals on the New Nintendo 3DS XL range, most notably offering a free charger along with the consoles. The ones that they normally charge separately for. Most of the range is also eligible for Nintendo’s £10 off promotion when you enter SAVE10 at checkout, too. This includes the newly released Orange and Black New 3DS XL, which comes with a fancy case!
- New Nintendo 3DS XL Orange and Black with charger and case for £169.99 using code SAVE10 from Nintendo UK
- New Nintendo 3DS XL Black with charger for £169.99 using code SAVE10 from Nintendo UK
- New Nintendo 3DS XL White with charger for £169.99 using code SAVE10 from Nintendo UK
If you’ve yet to experience Geralt of Rivia and his penchant for stuffed unicorns, you can fix that this very second by heading to ShopTo and getting a copy of the Game of the Year Edition of The Witcher 3 on Xbox One or PS4 for £21.85.
- The Witcher 3 Game of the Year Edition on Xbox One for £21.85 from ShopTo
- The Witcher 3 Game of the Year Edition on PS4 for £21.85 from ShopTo
If you fancy yourself the type of take your gaming PC on the go, you may want to check out Dell’s range of Alienware machines this Black Friday weekend. From right now and for the next four days, you can save 12% off the total cost of an Alienware laptop or PC by entering the code SAVE12 during checkout.
That’s all for today, folks. We’ll be back tomorrow for more of the best of the Black Friday offerings. The nature of Black Friday deals being what they are, any of these deals can (and probably will) sell out quickly, so be sure to jump on something you like when you see it. If you want to stay as up to date as possible with the Black Friday deals as they arrive, head over to Jelly Deals or find us on Twitter or Facebook.