Nov. 21, 2022

Black Friday 2022: The Best Console Deals [Updated]

Black Friday 2022: The Best Console Deals [Updated]

Black Friday is quickly approaching and as is the trend, the actual deals seem to be coming out earlier and earlier. While tons of games are going on sale or receiving discounts, some stand out more than others as being super-savers. 

Here's a rundown of the best console, console games, and console accessories deals running this year.  

Consoles & Hardware

Xbox Series S ($234.99) via Dell

While every other retailer is offering the Series S for $249.99, Dell is offering an extra $15 off, making it the most affordable next-gen console deal this Black Friday. The console is digital-only and offers up 512GB of internal storage along with a slew of cut on-the-go accessories like a detachable screen. 

Nintendo Switch Mario Kart Bundle ($300) via BestBuy

Nintendo is notorious for being rare with its deals and this is one worth shelling for. Along with the full Switch console, you'll also receive a copy of Mario Kart 8 and 3-months of Nintendo Online. You can also cop the Switch racing wheel through BestBuy for 50% off [insert link]. 

PS5 DualSense Controllers ($49.99) via Gamestop

Several variants of PS5's amazing DualSense controller are now $20-25 off. No better time to replace an old controller or stock up on replacements. 

Xbox Wireless Controllers ($49.99) via Target

Similarly, Xbox users can cop several variants of the standard Xbox wireless controller for $20 off. 

Games (Physical)

Here's a list of some noticeable games getting steep discounts of up to 60%:

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II- $59.99 for PS4, PS5, Xbox Series X/S

Bayonetta 3 - $44.99 for Nintendo Switch 

Sonic Frontiers - $39.99 for Nintendo Switch, PS4, PS5 and Xbox Series X/S

Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales - $20.00 for PS4 and PS5

A Plague Tale: Requiem - $39.99 for PS5 and Xbox Series X/S

Madden NFL 23 - $29.99 for PS4 & Xbox One, $39.99 for PS5 & Xbox Series X/S

FIFA 23 - $29.99 for PS4 & Xbox One, $39.99 for PS5 & Xbox Series X/S

Animal Crossing - $39.99 for Nintendo Switch 

Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild - $39.99 for Nintendo Switch

Call of Duty: Vanguard - $20.00 for PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S

Horizon: Forbidden West - $39.99 for PS4 & PS5

Elden Ring - $39.99 for PS4, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S

Halo: Infinite - $20.00 for Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S

The Quarry - $17.00 for PS4 & Xbox One, $29.99 for PS5 & Xbox Series X/S

Dying Light 2 - $29.99 for PS4, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S

Deathloop - $20.00 for PS4, PS5, and Xbox Series X/S

You can find a more extensive list of every game going on sale on GameStop, which seems to be the only major retailer that has the most deals this year. Similarly, PlayStation and Xbox are running MASSIVE digital sales on their respective platforms which you can check out via your console. 


3-month subscription Xbox Game Pass Ultimate ($27.39) via CDKeys 

A fantastic deal for Xbox owners and the absolute lowest I've found compared to the competitiors. Ultimate bundles the standard Xbox Game Pass with EA Play, Xbox Live, and the PC Game Pass for cross-platform access. In addition, Ultimate subscribers are eligible for a current deal offering 3 months of free Apple TV & Apple Music. When purchasing this code, make sure to select "Xbox (WW)" for the actual deal. 

There you have it folks. There's our rundown of the hottest console gaming deals running this Black Friday!


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