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South African Gaming Deals: The mid-July Madness Edition

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There are a plethora of deals for South African gamers to take advantage of this week. Although it is super-cold in South Africa (at least where I live) right now, you should warm up those hands and grab some of these awesome deals before they expire.

But you don’t want to read about the cold or anything else I have to say, do you? Didn’t think so - so without further delay, here are you South African gaming deals for the week from digital stores as well as local retailers.


There are 296 deals available on Steam from both Weeklong Deals and Weekend Deals. My personal favourite of the bunch is Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide for R105.27, if you have friends to co-op with it is super-fun. You should browse the Weeklong Deals to see which titles are right for you and check out the Weekend Deals below, featuring the F1 franchise.

  • F1 2016 – R176.70
  • F1 2015 – R102.25
  • F1 2014 – R79.75
  • F1 2012 – R54.75
  • F1 2011 – R39.75
  • F1 2010 – R27.25
  • F1 Race Stars – R39.75
  • F1 Game Franchise Bundle – R486.15
  • Disc Jam – R79.50 (play free this weekend) 
  • Battlerite – R146.73 (play free this weekend)
  • Antichamber – R43.80

The deals listed below on end 17 July at 19:00 South African time, except for Antichamer, which ends on 15 July at 19:00 South African time.

PlayStation Store

The PlayStation Store is filled to the brim with amazing deals this week via the Totally Digital Sale as well as the Big in Japan Sale. Don’t forget there are also weekly the weekly deals available, so you have a tonne of games to choose from. Below, find my top picks for the Big in Japan sale, my colleague Han Cilliers’ top 10 picks from the Totally Digital Sale and the Deal of the Week on the PlayStation Store:

Deal of the Week:

  • Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition – R205

Big in Japan top 10 picks:

  • Dark Souls III – R399
  • Resident Evil 7: Biohazard - R599
  • Devil May Cry: Definitive Edition - R186
  • Metal Gear Solid V: The Definitive Experience – R192
  • Final Fantasy XV – R469
  • Yakuza Zero – R406
  • Dragon Ball Xenoverse – R145  
  • Resident Evil: Deluxe Origins Bundle – R189
  • Dragon Quest Heroes – R249  
  • World of Final Fantasy - R469

Totally Digital Sale top 10 picks:

  • Lawbreakers pre-order bundle at 10% discount for R427.50 (PS+)
  • Pyre pre-order at 10% discount for R287 (PS+)
  • Superhot pre-order at 20% discount for R319 (PS+)
  • Blackwood Crossing at 29% discount for R179
  • Journey Collector's Edition at 63% discount for R145
  • The Vanishing of Ethan Carter at 66% discount for R99
  • Everybody's Gone to the Rapture at 68% discount for R99
  • Alienation at 56% discount for R129
  • Flower at 75% discount for R32
  • Bound at 65% discount for R109

The Totally Digital Sale ends on 19 July, while the Big in Japan sale ends on 20 July.

Xbox Store

There are some excellent new games and great deals on the Xbox Store this week. My personal favourite is Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year edition for just under R50. Don’t forget that there is a Nemesis Forge feature, which allows you to export your worst Nemesis and top follower to the upcoming Shadow of War, so now is an excellent time to play the game. My top picks from the Deals with Gold and Spotlight sales for this week are:

  • Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor – Game of the Year Edition - R49.80 (DWG)
  • Mass Effect: Andromeda - R574.50 or Deluxe Edition for R649.50 (Spotlight)
  • Game of Thrones - The Complete First Season – R67.60 (Spotlight)
  • Instant Indie Collection: Vol. 5 - R160.13 (DWG)
  • Yooka-Laylee - R359.20 (DWG)  
  • Flockers - R39.80 (DWG)    

The deals expire next Tuesday at 12:00 PM South African time.

Humble Bundle

As I mentioned in my article yesterday, the latest Humble Bundle is possibly the greatest one yet. I am, of course, talking about the Humble Capcom Rising Bundle, the contents of which you can view below.

Tier One:

Pay $1 (R13.21) or more to receive the following titles:

  • Umbrella Corps
  • DmC: Devil May Cry

Tier Two – Beat the average:

Pay more than the average of $7.31 (R96.56) and you will receive all the content in Tier One as well as:

  • Umbrella Corps Deluxe Edition Upgrade Pack
  • Dead Rising 2: Off the Record
  • Resident Evil HD REMASTER
  • Resident Evil 0 HD REMASTER
  • Resident Evil 6

Tier Three:

If you pay $12 (R158.46) or more, you will receive all the above-mentioned content in Tier One and Two, as well as:  

  • Dead Rising 2
  • Dead Rising 3: Apocalypse Edition


  • 10% off Humble Monthly for New Subscribers – Tier 1
  • Resident Evil 7 Discount Coupon (40%) – Beat the average
  • Dead Rising 4 Discount Coupon (50%) – Beat the average
  • Street Fighter V Discount Coupon (50%) – Beat the average  

Don’t forget, the Humble Monthly Bundle is also a must-have for old-school RPG fans and that a percentage of the proceeds of every purchase from the Monthly or Capcom Rising bundle goes to the charity Water Aid.

SA retailer deals

Early this week, I covered the top 10 South African retailer deals that you should pick up. Some of them have already expired, so now you get another batch to take full advantage of.


  • Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare - Legacy Edition (PC) – R640
  • Final Fantasy XII - The Zodiac Age – R599
  • Final Fantasy Type-0 HD – R269
  • Mortal Kombat XL (PS4) – R349
  • Halo 5: Guardians (Xbox One) – R319
  • Gears of War 4 (Xbox One) – R329  
  • Darksiders 2 - Deathinitive Edition (PS4) - R259
  • DOOM (PS4) - R297
  • Prey (PS4) - R399
  • Prey (Xbox One) – R539
  • Watch Dogs 2 (Xbox One) - R590


  • Far Cry Primal + Far Cry 4 Collection (Xbox One) – R479
  • Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series (PS4) – R289
  • The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier (PS4) – R289  
  • Batman: Arkham Knight GOTY Edition (Xbox One) - R289
  • Dying Light (Xbox One) - R289
  • Divinity: Original Sin Enhanced Edition (PS4) - R441
  • Final Fantasy XV (PS4) – R560
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (PS4) – R577  
  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (Xbox One) – R577  

Did we miss any great deals? Let us know in the comment section below and tell us which of these deals interest you the most.

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