Black Friday's Best Tech And Gaming Deals

Fresh off the back of the Click Frenzy deals, we have the big one: Black Friday. Need a console for cheap? A discount on a controller? Bargains on games? Never fear, we've got your back. Here's our list of the best tech and gaming deals you can get this Black Friday.

Spawned out of the United States, Black Friday is a shopping frenzy the day immediately after Thanksgiving. But while Thanksgiving isn't a global cultural event, more and more retailers around the world have been doing their own version of Black Friday.

That's especially the case in Australia this year, with the imminent launch of Amazon Australia. But even without the big A opening warehouses locally, there's still plenty of retailers slashing prices ahead of Friday. Cyber Monday is typically a big day for deals as well, and you can expect to see a whole bunch of deals extended over the weekend.

As always, we'll keep updating this post as more deals come in.

Microsoft

Off the back of the Click Frenzy sales, Microsoft are expected to offer a range of discounts across hardware - like Xbox One bundles and their Surface line - with discounts on games.

Not all of the deals are live yet, although there are a range of discounts on games. You'll need an Xbox Live Gold subscription to take advantage, but you can get a month of the service for just $1 until next Wednesday.

As for the games, here's what's on offer right now:

MWAVE

The hardware retailer slashed prices on a bunch of hardware and accessories for Click Frenzy, and they're taking part in the Black Friday sales as well.

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Ryzen Threadripper 1950X 3.4GHz (16c/32t) – $1149
Ryzen Threadripper 1920X 3.5GHz (12c/24t) – $949
Ryzen Threadripper 1900X 3.8GHz (8c/16t) - $609
Ryzen 7 1800X 3.6GHz (8c/16t) - $449
Ryzen 7 1700X 3.4GHz (8c/16t) - $389
Ryzen 7 1700 3.0GHz (8c/16t) - $379
Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6GHz (6c/12t) – $285
Ryzen 5 1600 3.4GHz (6c/12t) – $259
Ryzen 5 1500X 3.6GHz (4c/8t) - $229

Elgato Stream Deck: $149
256GB Samsung Evo Plus 100MB/s MicroSDXC Card: $179
Samsung 850 EVO 1TB SSD: $379
Everki 18" Laptop Backpack w/Console Sleeve: $85
Coolermaster QuickFire XTi Mechanical Keyboard (Cherry MX Blue): $99
Cooler Master QuickFire XTi Mechanical Keyboard (Cherry MX Brown): $99
Coolermaster Masterkey Pro L RGB Mechanical Keyboard (Cherry MX Silver/Speed): $129
Intel 545s 512GB SSD: $199
HyperX FPS Mechanical Keyboard (Cherry MX Red): $69
HTC Vive Kit: $899 (free shipping)

Kogan

Kogan has a wide mix of electronics, usually focusing on phones and TVs. There's the occasional mix of monitors and PC components, though. More deals are expected to go live from November 22. Also note that if you're looking at the TVs, the KU8000's have Samsung panels.

Kogan 75" 4K LED TV (Series 8 KU8000): $2199
​Kogan 49" Agora Smart 4K LED TV (Series 8 KU8000): $479
LG 27" Ultra HD UHD 4K IPS Monitor (27UD58-B): $599

Apple iPhone 8 (64GB Gold): $999
Samsung Galaxy S8 (64GB Midnight Black): $839
Apple iPhone 7 (32GB Black): $819

EB Games

EB's Christmas sale has already kicked off. It's not technically part of Black Friday, but it's a sale, and it's games for cheap. You don't mind, right?

Note that some games will have multiple platforms available for the same price. EB only has individual listings, so in those instances I've just listed to the overall search page so you can manually select which version you'd prefer.

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PS4 Pro 1TB w/Wolfenstein 2, The Evil Within 2, Dishonored 2, Fallout 4, Elder Scrolls Online Morrowind: $499

Rainbow Six Siege (PC): $19
Rare Replay (XBO): $19
DOOM (PS4/XBO): $19
Tyranny Commander Edition (PC): $19
Wolfenstein The New Order (PS4/XBO): $19
Dragon Ball Xenoverse (XBO): $19
Torment Tides of Numenera (PC/PS4/XBO): $23
Watch Dogs 2 (PC): $23
Far Cry Primal Special Edition (PS4/XBO): $23
The Witcher 3 (PS4/XBO): $28
Watch Dogs 2 (PS4/XBO): $28
Final Fantasy 15 (PS4): $28
Dishonored 2 (PS4/XBO): $28
Ghost Recon Wildlands (PS4): $36
Nier Automata (PS4): $47
Fortnite (PS4/XBO): $47

Dell

If you're after laptops, pre-built desktops, pre-built gaming PCs or quality IPS monitors, Dell usually has a good range.

Note that the prices below are for the base models, as quoted, but you can customise each model to a higher spec if you choose. Some models are flat out discounted, while others have "cash off" offers.

The full list of laptops can be viewed here, and there's deals on desktop PCs and monitors too.

Inspiron 15 5000 (i5-7200U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, R7 M445 GPU): $974
Inspiron 15 5000 (i7-8550U, 16GB RAM, 2TB SATA, Radeon 530 4GB GPU, 15.6" 1080p): $1139
Inspiron 13 7000 2-in-1 (i5-8250U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 13.3" 1080p): $1424
New Inspiron 13 5000 2-in-1 (i7-8550U, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 13.3" 1080p): $1528.99
XPS 13 2-in-1 (i5-7Y54, 8GB RAM, 256GB SSD, 13.3" 1800p): $2039

Dell Ultrasharp 27 4K HDR U2718Q: $749
Dell Ulstrasharp 32" 4K UP3216Q: $1649

Sony

The usual: TVs, cameras, and occasionally a discounted console.

43" X7000E 4K HDR TV: $798
49" X7000E LED 4K HDR: $998
Sony a7 II E-Mount Camera (Body only): $2019
a7R II E-Mount Camera (Body only): $4149

Fanatical (formerly Bundle Stars)

It's not just the major stores: the smaller independent gaming retailers are running discounts of their own, too. Fanatical has a mix of indie bundle packages and discounted AAA games, with some of the more eye-catching ones below.

You can also save an extra 10% by using the BLACKFRIDAY10 checkout code. The code only works for individual games, however, and not bundles.

Max Damage Bundle (Carmageddon: Max Damage, Punch Club, System Shock Enhanced Edition, Guts and Glory, Serial Cleaner, Final Exam, Monochroma, Sudden Strike Gold): $4.62 Darksiders Franchise Pack: $13.23
Metro Redux Bundle: (Metro 2033, Metro Last Light): $7.93

Stupidly good deal at that price, even if you just want Sudden Strike and System Shock.

Middle-earth Shadow of War: $42.90
Disgaea 2 (PC): $14.29
Batman Arkham VR: $11.91 LEGO The Hobbit Complete Pack: $6.62

Board Games

It's not just video games that are on sale - there's plenty of discounts on board games too from all around the internet. Tegan's collected a bunch below, from family favourites like Dixit to larger weekend-sized games like Twilight Imperium.

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eBay

A range of sellers are taking part in eBay's sales. You'll get 20% off with the PING20 checkout code. Prices below are after the discount is applied; if you have multiple items in your cart, the code will apply across the whole cart, if applicable.

There's just about everything: cameras, GPUs, console, phones, accessories, you name it. Below is a list of some of the better deals, but if you head to the landing page here you can browse through each category individually for more.

Note that some of these deals will end on Thursday November 23.

LG V20 (64GB Titan Grey): $439.19
Sapphire AMD RX Vega 64 8GB: $660
Intel i7-7700K 4.2GHz CPU: $409.6
MSI Geforce GTX 1080 Gaming X OC 8GB: $700

PlayStation

Sony's Black Friday deals will go live from 1100 AEDT Thursday November 23 and will run until 1059 AEDT Tuesday November 28. We don't know the full list of deals, but Sony have advised that there will be 50% or more discounts on blockbusters including Witcher 3: Game of the Year Edition, Ghost Recon: Wildlands and Gran Turismo Sport.

PlayStation Plus 12-month subscriptions will be selling for 25% off as well.

Here's some of the deals that are live now:

Uncharted The Lost Legacy: $27.47
Persona 5: $49.97
Dragon Ball Xenoverse 2: $29.98
Ghost Recon Wildlands: $39.98
Tales of Berseria: $39.98
Gran Turismo Sport: $39.97
Life is Strange Before the Storm Deluxe Edition: $26.56
Middle-earth Shadow of War: $59.97
The Evil Within 2: $49.97
Wolfenstein 2 The New Colossus: $49.97
Horizon Zero Dawn: $39.97
Final Fantasy 15: $27.98
Nioh: $32.97
Knack 2: $27.47
Uncharted 4: $28.47
Bloodborne: $19.18
Uncharted The Nathan Drake Collection: $23.97
Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt: $23.97
Friday the 13th: $27.97
Sniper Elite 4: $29.98

JB Hi-Fi

Range of TVs, electronics and some cracking console bundles from tomorrow. There'll be 30% off accessories from Razer, Corsair, Logitech and more as well, but here are the main deals.

The biggest deals: GT Sport for a measly $29, and an Xbox One S 500GB deal with Minecraft for $269. There's also Switch consoles available for $399, if you haven't jumped on those yet.

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Xbox One S 500GB w/Minecraft, Minecraft Explorers Pack and Minecraft: Story Mode: $269

Mafia 3 (PS4/XBO): $19
GT Sport (PS4): $29
GTA 5 (PS4/XBO): $39
Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy (PS4): $39
Destiny 2 (PS4/XBO): $49
Forza 7 (XBO): $49
Overwatch GOTY Edition: $49
Assassin's Creed Origins: $59
Wolfenstein 2: $59
Middle-earth Shadow of War: $59
Project CARS 2: $59
South Park Fractured But Whole: $59
Call of Duty WW2: $59

Big W

Big Blue are getting involved as well, offering discounts on a ton of games with the odd bundle.

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Mass Effect Andromeda: $20
Uncharted The Lost Legacy: $20
Ghost Recon Wildlands: $24
Titanfall 2: $24
Horizon Zero Dawn: $32
GT Sport: $32
Battlefield 1 Revolution: $39
Rayman Legends (Switch): $39
Project CARS 2: $42
Crash Bandicoot N.Sane Trilogy: $42
GTA 5: $44
Overwatch GOTY: $44
Forza Motorsport 7: $49
FIFA 18: $54
The Evil Within 2: $54
Wolfenstein 2: $54
South Park Fractured But Whole: $59
NBA 2K18: $59
ARK Survival Evolved (PS4/XBO): $59

Good Old Games

The CD Projekt RED-owned storefront has kicked off their sales as well, with solid discounts on retro games and a few bargains on more recent titles.

Dungeon Keeper 2: $1.89
Hellblade Senua's Sacrifice: $25.49
Oxenfree: $3.99
Wasteland 2 Director's Cut: $22.49
Battle Chasers Nightwar: $30.49
Dead Cells: $14.79
We Are The Dwarves: $2.59
Tempest Treasure Lands: $3.59
Two Worlds Epic Edition: $1.29
Divinity Original Sin 2: $51.49
Kerbal Space Program: $29.89
Theme Park: $1.89
Jade Empire Special Edition: $3.89
Project Highrise: $6.39
Heroes of Might and Magic 3 Complete Edition: $3.19
Theme Hospital: $1.89
Medal of Honor Allied Assault War Chest: $2.59
Wing Commander 5 Prophecy Gold Edition: $2.29
Wonder Boy The Dragon's Trap: $17.79
Bubsy The Woolies Strike Back: $22.99

Green Man Gaming

Most of the discounts are on par with what you'll find on Steam, but if you dig through the site and apply GMGBLACKFRIDAY you can get an extra 15% off. Using that code, you can find some games below that are cheaper than what you'll find on Steam and some other retailers:

Middle-earth Shadow of War: $40.11
XCOM 2 War of the Chosen: $33.42
For Honor: $26.75
Metro 2033 Redux: $5.57
Destiny 2: $47.03
Assassin's Creed Origins: $55.49
Ghost Recon Wildlands: $33.43
Watch Dogs 2: $22.74
Stellaris: $17.83
Civilization VI: $33.43
Cities Skylines: $8.36
No Man's Sky: $26.75 Bioshock The Collection: $22.07
Mad Max: $7.58

Catch of the Day

Some of these will sell out pretty quickly, but if you wanted the Super Mario Odyssey Switch bundle or a cheap copy of Uncharted, it's a good alternative.

Uncharted 4: $19.95
Uncharted The Lost Legacy: $19
PS4 White Dualshock Controller: $78
Horizon Zero Dawn: $34.95
PS4 Pro 1TB w/Uncharted 4, Uncharted Lost Legacy: $497
Switch Pro Controller: $79
Logitech G Pro Gaming Mouse: $79.95
Driveclub VR: $19.95
Switch Super Mario Odyssey Bundle: $529

PLE Computers

Some good deals on accessories and components here. Good deals on Ryzen CPUs as well, although not all are available across the country. Ones below are available nationwide at the time of writing.

Logitech G Pro Gaming Mouse: $59
Ryzen 5 1500X 3.5GHz: $209
Ryzen 5 1600X 3.6GHz: $269
Ryzen 7 1700X: $349
Ryzen 7 1800X: $419
ASUS ROG Strix XG27VQ 27" 144hz VA Monitor: $599
Intel i7 7700K: $419
Gigabyte AB350M AM4 (AMD) mATX Motherboard: $99
Intel i5 7640X w/$20 Steam Card: $289
Steelseries APEX 350 RGB Gaming Keyboard: $79
Gigabyte GTX 1060 Windforce 3GB: $289

You can view the full list of PLE's Black Friday deals, which run until tonight, here.


See any other deals we missed? Let us know and we'll add them above!

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Comments

    How is GT Sport only $29.95 at JBs? Farkin awesome game that I've clocked up over 100 hours on. Best racing experience by a mile.

    For anyone interested, GT is dropping an update in December with bunch of new content. One of which is GT League. A single player set of tournaments etc in place of the previous GT games career mode. 50 more cars coming too etc.

    Anyone find a good deal on a Nintendo Switch in a bundle or otherwise? Considering getting one for my kids this year.

      JB hifi has the switch for $399 (1day only Friday)

    Wish there were more deals on Switch games...

      I've made it a habit to check the switch store deals page every couple of weeks. The had shovel knight treasure trove on sale so I picked that up. Wonderboy is 30% off until the end of the month

        Yeah I saw the Wonderboy special - its more the actual Nintendo titles (which usually never get discounted).

    Anyone know of any deals for the Xbox One X?

    I’ll take the plunge if they throw in a game or two...

      EB has it for $649 with Evil Within 2 and Wolfenstein 2. If you don’t want them you could probably trade them back and use the credit to get another game part of Black Friday.

      EB is throwing in Wolf II and Evil Within II

      Thanks, that’s about the best deal I can hope for.

      Off to EB Games I go!

    "Discount on a controller? ... We've got your back!"

    Hi, do you have a discount on a controller?

    "Nah, sorry"

    Just picked up a Nintendo Switch, Zelda BOTW and a carry case/screen protector kit for $517! I’m so happy! My girlfriend finally agreed to let me buy one just recently, so I’ve been saving for the last month. I was set to spend $587 all up. When I saw JB Hi-Fi were having a one day sale I decided to have a suss. Luckily they had the Switch at $399 rather than $469. $70 off ain’t bad at all =].

      That's a good deal for Switch - you likely won't find it cheaper for the next few years unless Nintendo releases a hardware revision.

        I'm just glad the timing of it all worked out. If I hadn't been saving for one there's no way I could have just splashed out and got it.

        Last edited 25/11/17 7:13 am

    Wing Commander V Prophecy for $2.50. One of the first games I ever bought for my PC. THAT is a bargain!

    Gunning for a deal on an Elite controller. No dice, by the look of it.....

    Best is $175 from Mighty Ape...and that was the price last week.

    Target not joining in this year? Can't find anything anywhere...

      There's like one page in their latest catalogue

      BigW is better. Lower price on PS4, better pack in game on Xbone, cheaper controllers on both

    I grabbed GT Sport collector's edition from eb games for $100. Comes with 2.5million in game credit, 18 DLC cars, a model of Benz VGT (try to sell this off) and a bunch of other stuff

    Eb have horizon zero dawn for $39 too, seems worth a mention

    EB Games - Steam Link + $20 voucher for $29!

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