Perhaps you’ve seen our huge master list ofyou can expect on Black Friday.
Here’s the thing: You probably shouldn’t wait until then. Sony has already let loose some serious deals on its PlayStation 4 game console, the PlayStation VR virtual reality headset and lots of first-party games.
Unless you’re able to concoct a clever combination of deals that stack with — for instance —, we’re not expecting prices to get much better, and we’ve already seen a few deals run out. The time to buy is now.
So: What’s there to buy?
Sony’sis just $200 right now — $100 less than the retail price. Practically every retailer is honoring that price, including:
Mind you, there are a couple of reasons you might want to wait at least a few hours. GameStop says it will throw in a $50 giftcard, and Kohl’s will offer $60 in Kohl’s Cash with your purchase. (GameStop deals start online at 10 p.m. PT Wednesday and in-store 4 p.m. Thursday, and Kohl’s opens on 5 p.m. Thursday.)
PlayStation 4 Pro
Sony’s souped-up, 4K TV-friendlywon’t be seriously discounted until Black Friday (when it’ll be $50 off at GameStop), but you can get a couple of free games thrown in for the normal price:
- $400 at eBay (with Star Wars Battlefront II and Final Fantasy XV) — try coupon code PSHOPAPP from inside the eBay app for an extra $15 off.
Sony’s virtual reality headset is also $100 off — and that applies to bundles that come with games and peripherals too.
Note: The $200 PSVR doesn’t include the PS Camera you’ll need to actually use it. $250-and-up bundles come with the Camera; $350 Skyrim bundles come with PS Move motion controllers as well.
- $200 PSVR (requires PS Camera): Best Buy | GameStop | Target
- $250 PSVR w/ PS Camera, no games: Amazon
- $300 PSVR with Doom: Best Buy | Target
- $300 PSVR with Gran Turismo: Amazon | Best Buy | GameStop | Newegg | Walmart
- $335 PSVR with Skyrim (slightly cheaper than below): Dell
- $350 PSVR with Skyrim: Amazon | Best Buy | GameStop | Target | Walmart | Newegg
Need an extra controller? Sony’s PS4 controller, the DualShock 4, is now $40 practically everywhere they’re sold. That’s roughly $5-$20 cheaper than usual.
Disc-based games for $20:
- Everybody’s Golf: Amazon | GameStop
- Horizon: Zero Dawn: GameStop
- Knack 2: GameStop
- The Last Guardian: Best Buy
- Nioh: Best Buy
- Uncharted: The Lost Legacy: GameStop
- Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End: Amazon | Best Buy | GameStop
- Bonus: The Last of Us: Remastered is just $10 right now at GameStop.
- Bonus 2: Overwatch is $30 (half-off) at Best Buy and GameStop.
PlayStation Network downloadable games for 50 percent off:
- Mirror’s Edge Catalyst for $5
- Valkyria Chronicles for $13.50
- Prey for $20
- Horizon: Zero Dawn for $20
- Uncharted: The Lost Legacy for $20
- Dishonored 2 for $20
- Injustice 2 for $20
- The Witcher 3 for $20
- Rise of the Tomb Raider for $20
- Final Fantasy XV for $20
- Persona 5 for $30
- Overwatch for $30
- The Evil Within 2 for $30
- Wolfenstein II for $30
- Yakuza 0 for $30
This isn’t an exhaustive list of all the game deals — if you spot a killer deal we missed, let us know!
Black Friday deals: See every Black Friday 2017 deal we’ve found so far
Holiday Gift Guide: CNET’s full gift guide, including dozens of products priced under $25, $50 and $100