Best Black Friday 2013 video game deals

We sorted through the in-store and online deals available on November 29 so you don't have to.


Sifting through all of the Black Friday ads to separate the great deals from the simply OK can take a lot of time, so we did the work for you. Below, you'll find the best in-store deals we could scrounge up to help you put together your own buying game plan for when Friday, November 29 rolls around.

Console and Portable Deals

  • Xbox 360 250GB Bundle -- $189.99
    • Comes with: Tomb Raider, Batman Arkahm City, Halo 4, Darksiders 2
    • Where: Best Buy
    • Alternate: Basic Xbox 360 4GB at Wal-mart for $99
    • You can also find a bundle with just Tomb Raider and Halo 4 at most retailers.
  • PS3 Slim 250GB Bundle -- $199.99
    • Comes with: The Last of Us and Batman Arkham Origins
    • Where: Best Buy, Wal-mart, GameStop, Amazon, Target, Fry's, and Toys R Us
    • Alternate: Basic PS3 12GB at Wal-Mart for $149.99
  • Nintendo 3DSXL Bundle --$149.99
    • Comes with: The Legend of Zelda: A Link Between Worlds
    • Where: Target (confirmed via Nintendo of America)
    • Alternates:
    • Nintendo 3DS Bundle with Luigi's Mansion Dark Moon $149.99 (Toy 'R Us and Best Buy)
    • Nintendo 2DS at Wal-Mart for $99
  • Wii U Deluxe Bundle -- $319.97
    • Comes with: Super Mario U, New Super Luigi U, Nintendo Land, and Mario or Luigi Wii Remote Plus
    • Where: Best Buy
  • UK Special -- Wii U Premium Mario Mega Bundle
    • Not to leave out anyone living in the UK, Nintendo is offering a special Wii U bundle through the Nintendo UK Online Store.
    • Comes with: Super Mario 3D World, New Super Mario Bros. U, New Super Luigi U, Mario Hat, Mario Wii Remote Plus, free delivery.


  • PlayStation Plus 1 year subscription
    • Price: $29.99
    • Where: GameStop,, Wal-mart, Toys 'R Us, Best Buy,
  • Xbox Live Gold 3 month membership
    • Price: $10
    • Where: Target
    • Or you can get one year for the same price in one fell swoop ($39.99) from the Microsoft store.

Individual Game Deals

  • Wal-mart will have a number of games on sale from 6pm - 7pm If any of these items sell out in the first hour, Wal-mart will offer a Guarantee Card for the item, ensuring that the product will be shipped to your store for you before Christmas.
    • Call of Duty: Ghosts -- $39.96
    • Grand Theft Auto V -- $34 (also available at
    • Batman: Arkham Origins -- $34 (also available at
    • NBA 2K14 -- $34
  • The following sales are in place while supplies last:
    • Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag -- $29.99 (Best Buy)
    • Battlefield 4 -- 24.99 ( and GameStop, Friday only)
    • Beyond: Two Souls -- $25 (Wal-mart)
    • Disney Infinity Starter pack -- $37.49 (Toys 'R Us)
    • FIFA 14 -- $25 (Wal-mart and
    • Just Dance 4 -- $14.99 (GameStop, Friday only)
    • Last of Us -- $25 (Wal-mart)
    • Skylanders SWAP Force Starter Pack -- $37.49 (Toys 'R Us)

Microsoft's game sale (current-gen)

Amazon is offering $5 to $10 gift cards for digital purchases of PS4 games.

If you're a PC gamer, check out:

Special Deals

GameStop: Buy 2 pre-owned items get 1 free (includes games, accessories, systems and electronics)

Toys 'R Us: Buy 1 game, get 40% off most video games (including PS4 and Xbox One)

Everything else:

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Also, be sure to check out the Amazon site for their current Black Friday countdown deals, which will continue for the next two weeks.

We'll also update this page with additional deals as we get closer to Black Friday on November 29, but you should keep a close eye on both Amazon and Steam. Amazon has a wide-range of deals starting now and going through the holidays, and Steam will have some good discounts around Black Friday (though the discounts don't tend to dive quite as deep as the summer and winter sales).

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