Tag Archives: black friday
Thu, Nov 29, 2012 | 20:15 GMT
Sony has said over Black Friday week in the US, PS3 moved 525,000 units and PS Vita moved 160,000 units.
Wed, Nov 28, 2012 | 01:18 GMT
Microsoft has announced that on Black Friday weekend more than 750,000 Xbox 360 consoles were sold in the US, exceeding the firm’s internal forecasts. Three month Gold subscriptions also increased 50% year-over-year for the same period in 2011, and to top things off, on Sunday, November 25, 14 million were playing on Xbox Live worldwide – which equates to 72 million hours of use in one day. This is a 43% increase in US “application hours” logged on Xbox Live during Black Friday week. Via Major Nelson.
Tue, Nov 27, 2012 | 03:59 GMT
Every time Steam throws a holiday sale I expect the Earth to implode due to the gravitational force of all the money there is piling up in Valve’s coffers. Here’s today’s wallet vacuums.
Sun, Nov 25, 2012 | 22:36 GMT
Steam’s annual autumn sale is in full swing, and while we missed a few days of bargains due to extremely important weekend max relaxin’, there’s still plenty of savings to be had.
Fri, Nov 23, 2012 | 05:23 GMT
Gamefly is also offering serious discounts over the holiday weekend. There are sales all weekend, but you’ll save even more by checking out the offers specific to Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Discounts range up to 83% and you’ll find a huge chunk of the past year’s triple-A catalogue on offer, with titles such as Skyrim, Dishonored, Spec Ops: The Line and Borderlands 2 available at seriously reduced prices. Digitally distributed PC titles can score a further 20% off with the coupon code NOV20OFF. SCheck out Gamerdeals‘ helpful rundown of the deals on offer.
Fri, Nov 23, 2012 | 01:23 GMT
It never ends. It just keeps offering you savings until there is no more money left to save, ever. This is the second day of Steam’s Autumn sale.
Thu, Nov 22, 2012 | 00:11 GMT
Not to be outdone, Square Enix is also throwing a sale over the holiday weekend on its online store. The sale only applies to games and excludes pre-orders, and also seems restricted to the US, as from Australia no discounts are visible. However reports suggest deep discounts, with Dead Island at $10, Final Fantasy 13-2 at $20, and all 3DS games at $20. See a more complete list of sale items through the break.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 | 23:59 GMT
Not content with just one day of sales, the Capcom Store is offering discounts of up to 75% on selected items right through midnight on November 26. As well as some ridiculously thrifty games – Asura’s Wrath is $17, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record is $12 – you’ll get 20% off your entire purchase, plus free shipping, if your order is $75 or more.
Wed, Nov 21, 2012 | 22:32 GMT
Guild Wars 2 in-lore store the Black Lion Trading Company is holding a Black Friday sale of its own, but just for larks, it’s spreading the savings out across three whole days. Log into Guild Wars and open the Gem Store to see what items are on sale on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, with three different 24 hours specials each day of up to 70% off.
Tue, Nov 20, 2012 | 14:33 GMT
Black Friday sales madness is due to spark off in the States, and to battle the rush of Wii U-hungry consumers Gamestop is opening 3,000 stores at midnight. get the details below.
Sat, Nov 17, 2012 | 15:15 GMT
Not to be outdone by Walmart, Best Buy, Target or any other mega retailer, Toys R Us is having its own Black Friday extravaganza, and those in the market for a deal on Wii U games will be privy to a buy one get one 40% off incentive.
Select games are also buy one, get one for $1, which is an even better deal, because Black Ops 1, NFS: Most Wanted, and even Dishonored are on the list.
Sat, Nov 17, 2012 | 15:12 GMT
Amazon has announced its Black Friday deals and starting November 19 through November 24, you can get some nice deals on games and hardware.
Fri, Nov 16, 2012 | 17:30 GMT
Xbox 360 Black Friday deals have been posted by Major Nelson. Get the list of money saving deals below.
Thu, Nov 15, 2012 | 22:30 GMT
GameStop’s Black Friday deals have been outed by one of its employees a bit early, and those who decide to hear to the retailer will get deals on various console bundles and pre-owned titles.
Sat, Nov 10, 2012 | 17:01 GMT
Target has released its Black Friday sales planner, and those who decide to bust down the doors will find titles such as the original Modern Warfare for $10 and new titles like Assassin’s Creed 3 for $59.99 – but with a $20 gift card.
Sat, Nov 10, 2012 | 15:13 GMT
New Super Mario Bros. U will be handed out to Old Navy customers on Black Friday, November 23.
Tue, Nov 29, 2011 | 21:00 GMT
Microsoft has announced that it sold 960,000 consoles in the US last week during the Black Friday sales promotional period, making it the “biggest sales week in the history of Xbox,” according to the firm. During Black Friday week in the US, Xbox 360 moved 800,000 units with a 24-hour period, and over 750,000 Kinect sensors were sold in the US when combining standalone and bundled units. “We have seen tremendous excitement from customers for our hot holiday gaming offers,” said Chris Homeister, SVP and GM of Home Entertainment at Best Buy in the press release. “Xbox 360 was among the best-sellers at Best Buy this Black Friday, and is a testament to the continued popularity of the gaming category this holiday.”
Last week, Nintendo announced 3DS sales were up 325% for Black Friday week, and that Wii moved 500,000 units during the period.
Mon, Nov 28, 2011 | 18:58 GMT
Nintendo’s revealed its Black Friday sales figures, confirming it’s been a successful kick-off of the holiday season thanks to titles such as Super Mario 3D Land and The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword.
Fri, Nov 25, 2011 | 15:17 GMT
The LA Times reports that a San Fernando resident shopping for games at a Walmart Black Friday sale was pepper-sprayed by what he called a “competitive shopper.” Matthew Lopez, 18, was attacked inside the store. By the time he got to the games section, the display was torn down and employees were having to pick up copies of games and DVDs that were scattered on the floor. Another customer said that screaming began when 100 people started shoving over Xbox 360s and Wiis.
There’s more through the link.
Thu, Nov 24, 2011 | 21:36 GMT
Take advantage of savings this US holiday weekend; we’ve rounded up a very small sample of the best offerings through the break.