Black Friday 2016: The best video game deals from Best Buy, Walmart, Target, Kohl's


The Black Friday shopping bonanza begins Nov. 25, and major retailers have shared their holiday discounts well ahead of time. 

Read more: The best Black Friday 2016 deals so far

Electronics and video games are expected to be the most popular and coveted items on sale. The bigger, show-stopping deals probably won't be announced until closer to Thanksgiving, but here's a few items for you to add to your Christmas list while you wait.

Best Buy

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Best Buy unveiled its 2016 Black Friday ad, which includes deals on everything from special edition consoles to new games and headsets. If you were holding out on upgrading your video game library or picking up something new, now is the time to do it. Deals will be available online starting on Thanksgiving, and most stores' doors open at 5 p.m. 

Here's a look at the best gaming deals the store has to offer:

 Xbox One S Battlefield special edition console bundle: $299 (total savings of $50)

Save $50 on any Xbox One console (regular price $299.99 to $449.99)

— Xbox One S Minecraft bundle with wireless controller: $249 (total savings of $50)

— PlayStation 4 Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy edition (other platforms also available): $59.99 (total savings of $20)

— PlayStation 4 Guitar Hero Live Supreme Party edition: $49.99 (total savings of $30) 

— PlayStation 4 LEGO Dimensions starter pack (other platforms available): $39.99 (total savings of $50) 

Turtle Beach Xbox One stereo headset in black: $49.99 (total savings of $10)

— Turtle Beach Ear Force XO wired stereo gaming headset: $39.99 (total savings of $40)

— PlayStation 4 wireless headset: $59.99 (total savings of $40) 

—  Buy two pre-owned video games on any platform and get a third for free

For $30 or less you can get the following games:

— BioShock: The Collection

— Call of Duty Black Ops III (gold edition)

— Fallout 4

— FIFA 17

— Fire Emblem Fates: Birthright

— Gears of War 4

— Madden NFL 17

— Mafia III

— Mortal Kombat XL

— LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens

— Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

— The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition

— Uncharted: The Nathan Drake Collection

— WWE 2K17 

Visit Best Buy's Black Friday ad online for this year's full list. 


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GameStop hasn't released an official Black Friday ad, but that isn't stopping from leaking its 2016 holiday deals, which includes discounts on everything from consoles to new games and accessories.

— Xbox One S Gears of War 4 bundle: $299 (total savings of $50)

— PlayStation Slim Uncharted 4  bundle: $249 (total savings of $50)

— PlayStation 4 console with 500GB: $224 (total savings of $45)

— PlayStation gold DualShock 4 controller: $64.99 (total savings not available)

— PlayStation 4 DualShock 4 controller: $39.99 (total savings of $40)

— Xbox One wireless controller: $49.99 (total savings of $10)

Xbox One NFL face-off wireless controller: $49.99 (total savings of $10)

— Steam Machine controller (with free case): $34.99 (total savings of $15)

— Up to 75% off ThinkGeek products


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Kohl's is offering up steep discounts for video game fanatics this year. The retailer has slashed prices on its most popular games and will be dishing out $15 in "Kohl's cash" for every $50 spent during the Black Friday shopping season, which will make 2016's prices even lower.

Here are the top deals you should look out for:

PlayStation 4 Uncharted 4 bundle with wireless controller: $249 (total savings of $50)

Xbox One Minecraft bundle with wireless controller: $249 (total savings of $50)

Xbox One wireless controller in black or white: $49.99 (total savings of $10)

PlayStation 4 DualShock wireless controller in multiple colors: $39.99 (total savings of $20)

Atari Flashback 7 or Sega Genesis classic game console: $ 39.99 (total savings of $10)

North virtual reality headset: $9.99 (total savings of $10)

For $25 or less you can get the following games:

— Halo Wars

— Just Dance Gold Edition

— LEGO Marvel Avengers

— LEGO Batman: The Video Game

— Madden NFL 17

— Minecraft

— Need for Speed 

Head to Kohl's for more Black Friday deals. 


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Video game lovers are bound to fall in love with what Walmart has to offer this season. The retailer has dropped prices for its most popular games and also thrown in a bunch of refurbished gaming consoles for good measure, too. This year's deals are available all day online starting Thursday, Nov. 24, and in-store at 6 p.m. 

Check out the list of games and accessories on offer below:

— PlayStation 4 Uncharted 4 bundle with 500GB, $30 gift card and wireless controller: $249 (total savings of $50)

— Xbox One S Battlefield bundle with 500GB and wireless controller: $249 (total savings of $50)

— Xbox One or PlayStation 4 wireless controllers: $39.00 (total savings of $20)

— Xbox 360 Forza Horizon 2 with wireless controller bundle: $129 (total savings of $50)

— Guitar Hero Live 2-guitar bundle for Xbox One and PlayStation 4: $49 (total savings of $30)

— Call of Duty Infinite Warfare and Modern Warfare Legacy Edition for Xbox One and PlayStation 4: $57 (total savings of 22.88)

For $35 or less you can get the following games:

— Bioshock Collection

— Call of Duty Black Ops III

— Destiny: Rise of Iron

— Deus Ex Mankind Divided

— Gears of War 4

— Mafia III

— Madden NFL 17

— Overwatch

— NBA 2k17

— NHL 17

— Rise of the Tomb Raider

— Splatoon

— WWE 2K17

Check out all of Walmart's Black Friday deals here.


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The retailer's popular buy two, get one free deal is back and better than ever. Shoppers who purchase two video games will receive one game of lesser value for free, and thanks to the store's ever-growing gaming section there are more products this year to choose from. 

Check out the retailer's other Black Friday deals below:

 Xbox One S Battlefield or Minecraft bundle with controller, one digital download, $40 gift card and save $50 when you buy an additional controller: $249.99 (total savings of $50) 

— Nintendo 3DS Super Mario: $99.99  (total savings not available)

Nintendo 3DS games: $25 each (total savings of $14.99)

 PlayStation 4 LEGO Dimensions, Skylander Imaginators or Guitar Hero Live bundles: $39.99  (total savings not available)

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Legacy Edition for PlayStation 4 or Xbox One: $59.99 (total savings of $20)

Xbox One wireless or PlayStation 4 wireless controllers: $39.99 (total savings of $20)

Turtle Beach Earforce XO One headset: $44.99 (total savings of $35)

For $25 or less you can get the following games:

Tom Clancy's The Division 

No Man's Sky 


Just Dance 2017 


Or snag these games for $8 or less:

Fallout 4 

Farcry Primal 

Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 

Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege

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