Black Friday 2018: Nintendo Switch Vs. PlayStation 4

Posted: Oct 16 2018, 11:55am CDT | by , in Trends


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Black Friday 2018: Nintendo Switch vs. PlayStation 4

Black Friday 2018 is coming up and the top gaming consoles Nintendo Switch vs. PlayStation 4 are giving some top-notch discounts

It took a few years for the idea of Black Friday to catch on. If you ask me, it is the product of consumerism. That is if I didn’t know that it has a long history. Traditionally, it comes right after Thanksgiving, typically in the last week of November. However, it has become a huge hit with customers (people have been injured during these sales). Businesses and companies have really appreciated the profit that they could make out of these sales. They compete with the best discounts they could offer for their merchandise. This year, Black Friday is set to happen on November 23rd

Black Friday for Gamers

Black Friday offers an amazing opportunity for everyone to buy what they like. For gamers, Black Friday is like Christmas in November. It is safe to say that while gamers are very enthusiastic about gaming. Gaming is not actually a cheap fare. Gaming equipment, games, and accessories all cost a lot of money. Every year, most of gaming companies introduce new gaming consoles, introduce new games and design a lot of new merchandise. One of the most important things for any gamer is to stay updated with the gaming world. That means owning almost every new product that comes out. At least the products of the company that you love.

This year, Black Friday is going to be exciting. Why? Well in addition to the previous gaming giants of the Black Friday, there is a new contender this year. Nintendo Switch. Last year, Nintendo had recently released. It was like a newborn baby back then, having just released in November. The best that Nintendo could offer was the new in the market gaming console that anyone rarely knew of and a handful of games that could not come near the superb quality of the games that Sony and Microsoft offered on PlayStation and Xbox. Since then Nintendo Switch has established itself as a successful gaming console around the world. It has also built itself a worthy collection of original, indie and popular games. Nintendo Switch fans are eagerly awaiting this year’s Black Friday, but every gamer will still have their eye out for the PlayStation 4 offers. Sony definitely has a strong game when it comes to Black Friday. So, if you are considering your options, you can consider between the new Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4.

Console Prices

Nintendo Switch-A New Console

When it comes to Nintendo Switch, the gaming console has definitely become a revolutionary product. Ditching the heavy console concept, Nintendo brought a console to the market which offers a lot of mobility. Nintendo Switch offers a docked mode in which players can dock their Nintendo Switch in docked unit and play on TV like a normal gaming console. A tabletop mode in which you can perch your Nintendo on a tabletop and play on the screen along with other players. Last of all, a handheld mode in which a player can take their Nintendo Switch on the go. It is smaller in size and light in weight. So, if you do not own a Nintendo Switch yet, this Black Friday might be the perfect opportunity for you to buy it. You also don’t have to worry about a new version right after you have brought your Nintendo Switch. Nintendo has stated officially that they will not be releasing a new Nintendo Switch any time soon. So, enjoy the perks.

PlayStation 4-Get the Sleeker Version

Compared to that the PlayStation is all set to introduce their new PlayStation 4 Slim this Black Friday. The console is a slimmer, sleeker and an equally powerful gaming console that has been confirmed for Black Friday by Sony. The console comes at $299 on a regular price. We are definitely looking at a cheaper price tag on Black Friday.

Game Choices

Nintendo Switch-Lots to Choose From

Nintendo Switch has built a solid collection of games in one year. Credited to the weekly game releases that include some original games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, Super Mario Odyssey, Zelda: Breath of the Wild and many more which you cannot find on any other gaming console because they are Nintendo original games. Nintendo has also collaborated with a lot of Indie developers to release a lot of Indie games for Nintendo Switch. Additionally, there are the big games. Not a lot of them but enough to make it one of the worthy gaming consoles in the market.

PlayStation 4-The Console to Own

No one can deny that PlayStation is the console to own for quality gaming. The graphics, controls and the quality of the game is the best. Some of the top games on the console is Tomb Raider, NBA 2K19, Madden NFL and God of War. Game developers trust in the quality of PlayStation and it is among the first gaming consoles to host their games. Black Friday is the best opportunity for PlayStation owners to buy some of the top games for their PlayStation 4.

Tips for Black Friday

While you consider your options between Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4, you will want to keep these tips in mind. Both these gaming consoles are high end and you will have to be smart about what you buy and how you buy it.

Check the Prices

The first thing you need to do is check the prices for Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PS4 Pro and PS4 Slim, the games for both the consoles and their accessories as well.


Once you know the regular prices, you can compare them with the sale prices offered on Black Friday. This helps you with making a wise bargain.

Pick a Store

There are a lot of stores in which Nintendo Switch and PlayStation 4 and their games and accessories will be available. Other than the company franchises. Each store will have their own sale prices so after comparison, pick the store you want to buy from. It will keep you focused.

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