If you’re on the hunt for Black Friday video game deals, there are certainly plenty to be found — if you know where and what to look for.
Although consoles have been plagued by supply and stocking issues, video games are still relatively easy to find. If you’re one of the lucky people who already has the console(s) you want, there are of course lots of great discounts to be found on games and accessories. So we're rounding up the best early Black Friday deals you can get on some of today's top titles.
Top 5 Black Friday video game deals right now
- Super Mario Odyssey: was $49 now $35 @ Walmart
- Xbox Elite Series 2 controller: was $179 now $169 @ Amazon
- Ring Fit Adventure: was $79 now $54 @ Walmart
- Charging Station for DualSense Controllers: was $54 now $29 @ Target
- Nintendo Switch Pro Controller: was $70 now $52 @ Walmart
Black Friday video game deals — best early sales
Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy: was $59 now $38 @ PlayStation store
This stellar new take on Guardians of the Galaxy just came out in October, and it's already on sale for a great discount. You can get the digital edition for PS4 & PS5 for just $38 on the PlayStation store. Don't have a PS5 yet? You can still get a physical copy of the game on PS4 for just $26 right now on Amazon.
Scarlet Nexus: was $49 now $24 @ Target
Scarlet Nexus is a thrilling futuristic JRPG, with a good balance between gameplay and story (something many others can't claim to have.) The combat is satisfying, and the diverging storyline based on the character you choose to play as makes for good replay value.
Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut: was $69 now $40 @ Playstation Store
As Jin Saki you must put your Samurai code aside and become the feared Ghost in an effort to take back the island of Tsushima from the invading Mongol army. The Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut includes the full base game and the Iki Island DLC.
Marvel’s Spider-Man: was $39 now $19 @ Amazon
Marvel’s Spider-Man is the best game ever to feature the titular web-slinger, and one of the best games around period. This is one of those experiences that will stick with you — the beautiful visuals combined with the great story mean this game’s open world version of New York City is a joy to traverse.
Nintendo Switch Games
Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild: was $59 now $26 @ GameStop
Breath of the Wild is one of the best and most popular games on Switch, so good sales don't come around too often. Luckily right now, GameStop has the game for an amazing price of just $26. If this GameStop deal sells out, Amazon also has it on sale for $35.
Super Mario Odyssey: was $49 now $35 @ Walmart
This is one of the best deals we've seen for Mario Odyssey, one of the best games on Switch — make sure to act fast, as a deal like this won't be around long. You'll jump, spin and capture your way across the whole Mushroom Kingdom in this awesome platformer.
Street Fighter 30th Anniversary Collection: was $45 now $29 @ Amazon
Released to celebrate 30 years of the iconic fighting series, this anniversary collection packages together 12 classic Street Fighter titles. Games included span from the very first game through to Street Fighter III. It's the ideal collection for fans of the franchise both new and old.
Trials of Mana: was $49 now $31 @ Amazon
Trials of Mana makes a return on Nintendo Switch in this shiny new 3D remake. Although it's the third game in the Mana series, each title is standalone and playing this one first won't leave you feeling confused. The best thing about this already great RPG is the fact that the characters you choose to make up your adventuring party will greatly change the way the story plays out.
LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: was $39 now $19 @ Best Buy
Step into the plastic shoes of over 100 Marvel heroes in this family-friendly adventure. Play as the Avengers, the X-Men, Guardians of the Galaxy, Fantastic Four and more in an original comic-book-inspired tale. Plus, there are hundreds of items to collect in an open-world NYC hub area.
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze: was $59 now $43 @ Target
If you skipped this game when it released on Wii U, you missed out on playing one of the most fun and challenging 2D platformers on a Nintendo console. Plus, if the difficulty of this game was what made you pass on it back in 2014, the “funky mode” advertised on the box is a new addition for the Switch port that makes the game a little easier for beginners. Target and Walmart currently have the physical edition of the game for $16 off.
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury: was $59 now $50 @ Walmart
Super Mario 3D World + Bowser's Fury packages together the original Wii U platformer with a brand new Mario experience. It's a collection with dozens of hours of platforming fun, and it's just $49 at Walmart. Just add it to your cart to see the discount.
Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu: was $59 now $49 @ Walmart
Put simply, the Pokémon Let’s Go games are some of the most charming and fun in the franchise. Designed to help players transition from the Pokémon Go mobile app to the main series, the game does away with the series’ usual catching and battling mechanic. Pokémon roam the map freely, allowing you to encounter them at your own pace. Whether you’re a new player or an old Pokémon fan looking for something a little different, Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu is a great buy.
Call of Duty Vanguard: was $69 now $54 @ Amazon
Call of Duty: Vanguard is a strong entry in the series, with an engrossing campaign along with great visuals and music. It's packed with content, making it a great purchase if you're a fan of the series. You can get it for $15 cheaper than usual right now on Amazon.
Riders Republic: was $59 now $25 @ Amazon
Offering a massive open world for you to explore on a bike, snowboard, skis, wingsuit, or rocket-powered jetpack, Riders Republic is one of the most content-rich extreme sports games ever made. The lengthy career mode is supplemented by a host of online modes including chaotic 64-player Mass Races.
Mortal Kombat 11: was $59 now $29 @ Amazon
We rank Mortal Kombat 11 as the best installment of the series yet — it’s content-rich with amazing graphics and presentation, and the story mode means it’s great fun whether or not you have friends around to play with. Whether you’re new to the series or a long-time fan, you won’t be disappointed with Mortal Kombat 11.