GameStop Black Friday 2018 Online Sale

Posted: Nov 22 2018, 5:29am CST | by , in News | Black Friday 2018

 

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GameStop Black Friday 2018 Online Sale

The GameStop Black Friday 2018 sale launched.

Update: The GameStop Black Friday 2018 sale is underway on gamestop.com, after initial site problems. The most popular $50 gift card console bundles are on offer on this page.

The GameStop Black Friday 2018 sale launched online at gamestop.com at 9 pm ET. At least that was the plan. So far the site is down and unreachable.

The GameStop Black Friday 2018 deal with free $50 gift cards on most video game consoles, including Nintendo Switch, Sony PS4 Slim, Sony PS4 Pro, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X was apparently too attractive.

Updates:

11:35 pm ET: The $299.99 Nintendo Switch Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Bundle with $50 Gift Card deal is live at gamestop.com.

11:30 pm ET: The GameStop Black Friday 2018 sale runs smoothly now. Most $50 Gift Card Console bundles are on sale at gamestop.com. You can also use the GameStop app now to buy Black Friday deals.

10:10 pm ET: The GameStop Black Friday 2018 sale works now at gamestop.com. I just successfully added a $299 Nintendo Switch with $50 Gift card to my cart. All deals are live.

9:35: pm ET: gamestop.com homepage with Black Friday 2018 deal banners sometimes appears, but product pages are not working, showing 504 Gateway Time-out.

9:25 pm ET: We have seen the $50 gift card deal banner on the GameStop homepage briefly. Now there is a site down notice on gamestop.com saying "GameStop.com will be back soon. Thank you for your patience." If a store announces a start time for Black Friday, it should be really prepared. Once again GameStop has underestimated the load on its servers on Black Friday.

9:10 pm ET: The GameStop Shopping app appears to be working, but we don't actually see the Black Friday 2018 deals yet active

GameStop is throwing in a free $50 gift card with the purchase of any new Nintendo Switch, Xbox One or PlayStation 4 console. The GameStop Black Friday gift card deal will be available online at gamestop.com and in stores.

The exclusions are only the $199 PS4 Spider-man and the $199 Xbox One S 1TB Minecraft Bundles. The $299.99 Nintendo Switch Mario Kart Deluxe Bundle qualifies for the $50 gift card Black Friday offer. You basically get the Nintendo Switch Mario Kart Bundle for $250 in the GameStop Black Friday 2018 sale, making it the best Black Friday 2018 Nintendo Switch deal.

You get the free $50 gift card with the purchase of Xbox One S bundles that are $70 cheaper with Black Friday pricing like the Xbox One X Fallout 76 Bundle, Xbox One S NBA 2K19 bundle. With the gift card, your overall savings are $120 on new Xbox One bundles.

The GameStop Black Friday 2018 ad doesn't advertise specific Sony PS4 consoles that qualify for the $50 gift card deal. We confirmed with GameStop that the free $50 gift card deal is also available on all Sony PS4 consoles including Sony PS4 Pro.

The GameStop Black Friday 2018 deals are supposed to be available online starting at 9 pm ET, this is 6 pm PT on Wednesday, Nov. 21 at gamestop.com.

To prepare, make sure you have your GameStop account in order and log in before the 9 pm ET start time. In addition, get the GameStop Shopping app and configure it to be ready for Black Friday. It's often the case the that the shopping apps are more reliable during high traffic events such as Black Friday.

Besides the $50 gift card deal with console purchases, GameStop has many more hot Black Friday 2018 deals on video games and accessories. GameStop also brings back the free pre-owned Xbox 360 console. Pre-owned Xbox 360 sell for $69.99. You get the purchase price back via mail-in rebate. This deal is only available on Thursday and Friday. Find more of the best GameStop Black Friday deals below.

Best GameStop Black Friday 2018 Deals

$19.99 Overwatch Legendary Edition

$19.99 Lego The Incredibles for Switch

$27 Fifa 19, Madden NFL 19, NBA 2k19

$39.99 Fallout 76

Buy 1 Get 1 75% off all Trading Card Tins, boxes and boosters

Browse the GameStop Black Friday 2018 ad to learn about all deals.

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