Like last year, retailers and video game companies are offering again special Holiday console bundles starting Black Friday.
Black Friday is one of the best times to buy a video game console. You either find steep discounted deals, get free gift cards or money saving bundles. This year retailers will start selling new Holiday bundles and special editions of video game consoles starting Black Friday. An exception is the Xbox. New 2011 Xbox 360 Holiday Bundles are already on sale. The Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Bundles contains Halo Reach and Fable III and the Xbox 360 250GB Kinect comes with Kinect Adventures and Carnival Games. 3-month Xbox Live membership is included in both bundles.
The new Sony PS3 160GB Holiday bundle has leaked already in October, but will only go on sale starting Black Friday according to Black Friday 2011 ads from Walmart, Target, Best Buy and others. The Sony PS3 Holiday Bundle will sell for $199.99. The PS3 Holiday Bundle comes with Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, Little Big Planet 2 Special Edition and PlayStation Plus 30-day membership.
There will also be a special Nintendo 3DS Holiday bundle. You have the choice between the Flame Red and Cosmo Black 3DS bundled with Super Mario 3D Land selling for $179.99.
The Sony PSP-3000 Core will sell for widely for under $100 on Black Friday 2011. Another special release is the limited edition blue Wii console to be offered for $99.96 in the Walmart Black Friday Sale.
Find below all 2011 Console Holiday Bundles and special editions listed.
2011 Holiday Video Game Consoles:
Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Bundle $299.99
(Halo Reach, Fable III, 3-month Xbox Live)
Xbox 360 250GB Holiday Kinect Bundle $399.99
(Kinect Adventures, Carnival Games, 3-month Xbox Live)
Sony PS3 160GB Holiday Bundle $199.99
(Ratchet & Clank: All 4 One, Little Big Planet 2 Special Edition, PlayStation Plus 30-day membership)
Red Nintendo 3DS Holiday Bundle $179.99
(Super Mario 3D Land)
Black Nintendo 3DS Holiday Bundle $179.99
(Legend of Zelda)
$99.96 Nintendo Wii Console
(new streamlined console, without Gamecube support and vertical stand)
$99.96 Sony PSP-Core
(just the console)
For current and the best Black Friday Video Game deals check out our Black Friday Video Game Deals Guide including the incredible Xbox 360 4GB w/ Kinect deal from Walmart.
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