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Ps4 uncharted 4 special edition console (Used - Good) from £161.83 Amazon warehouse

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£161.83 @ Amazon Marketplace
Varying conditions, I managed to nab one for £171 for A friend that has only packaging damage. Decent deal I think? Read More
Varying conditions, I managed to nab one for £171 for A friend that has only packaging damage. Decent deal I think?
bluejmc2005 Avatar16h, 11m agoFound 16 hours, 11 minutes ago23 Comments
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Having read some of reviews apparently this version of ps4 has a problem staying on? Anyone know much?
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Four are now available at £170.92 each & all have damage to them.
Marked as 'Expired'.
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The 161.83 one is still available though? I also didn't edit the price at any point. Thanks

Hi earlier this morning the cheapest one available was showing as £170.92, re-checking now Amazon do seem to have released more stock at the lower price so I have unexpired :)
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This is not expired people
The deal price was originally £161.83 then edited to £170.92 so the original listing has expired, thanks :)
The 161.83 one is still available though? I also didn't edit the price at any point. Thanks
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This is not expired people

The deal price was originally £161.83 then edited to £170.92 so the original listing has expired, thanks :)
This is not expired people
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Wii U Console 32GB with Mario Kart 8 NEW (Nintendo Wii U) £178.99 @ Grainger games

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£178.99 @ Grainger Games
Wii U Console 32GB with Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo Wii U)Contents:- Wii U Console Black with 32gb Internal Flash memory- Mario Kart 8- Wii U GamePad- Wii U GamePad Stylus- Wii U GamePad Cradle- Wii U Gam… Read More
Wii U Console 32GB with Mario Kart 8 (Nintendo Wii U)Contents:- Wii U Console Black with 32gb Internal Flash memory- Mario Kart 8- Wii U GamePad- Wii U GamePad Stylus- Wii U GamePad Cradle- Wii U Gam…
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get xenoblade chronicles x if you like that kinda thing, stick with it....it's epic
Got one off local ads with Mario kart for £100 last week. lots of fun
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Not being funny but £180 for a Wii U is indefensible! Two main reasons:
- It's old tech. The Xbox 360 and PS3 have 10x the back catalogue and both are a fraction of the cost new.
- The Wii U was £280 at launch... FIVE YEARS AGO. Barely £100 difference for a 5 year old, defunct flop of a console is not a good deal in my opinion.
At £150 you could argue that's a half decent deal but this is classic stingy Nintendo. The same Nintendo that never endingly and deliberately throttles production of all its most wanted items. Don't defend them, they can do so much better.
Nothing stingy about this - pure economics and balance sheet balancing going on. They've spent the past few years reporting losses and can't afford to do so continually. Writing off the Wii U by making a big loss on each unit sold will paint large red numbers in their accounts which will be reported in the press as another indication of doom for Nintendo's company value. The Wii U was a mistake and a fairly expensive one - writing it down would be a bigger financial mistake.
Sorry but I can't feel any sympathy for Nintendo losing money.
Firstly the WiiU was a poor idea from its inception, they tried to repeat the Wii's success without paying any attention to the fact that the market had already moved on way before the Wii U was ever released.
Secondly, Nintendo are their own worst enemy. They've recently announced that they're stopping production of the Mini NES. You know, that console that's hugely popular and has been sold out ever since launch. Not sold out due to sheer demand though. Sold out because Nintendo were shipping single digit stock numbers to major retailers. Amiibo are another recent example of Nintendo's sheer incompetence. During the hype months they were unobtainable. Nintendo always fail to make supply match demand.
Had Nintendo dropped the price of the Wii U to £150 2-3 years ago they would have sold a lot more consoles, got more people buying their games and could have saved the console. Nintendo display such blindingly obvious arrogance it really surprised me how many people still support them. The Switch looks cool but it launched with literally 4 games and has a very sparse line up going to Xmas. The upcoming SNES mini will inevitably be a huge success and similarly unourchasable due to supply and demand. Nintendo make great products, but they're a shocking business.
Not really asking you to sympathise actually. The Wii U was a mistake. Merely pointing out that the other decisions around it was to minimise the losses from it. Had they dropped the price to £100-£150, they wouldn't have gotten enough sales to cover the loss per unit. They already had evidence from when Tesco had that level of clearance for a short while. Selling at £100-£150 would mean greater operating losses and much more negative perception than what we eventually ended up with. From a marketing and public relations perspective.
It was a bad situation all round and it seemed like all the choices were just around picking the least worst option.
Consoles are never the most profitable for a company, software sales are where the money comes from. Nintendo has the greater library of first party titles of any major platform holder. Taking a loss on consoles to ship more games and ultimately protect the Nintendo brand imo is the smarter move. Another console flop does nothing to bring potential 3rd party support home on the next console. Just my thoughts anyway, hard for anyone to say without all the facts but I've appreciated this rational discussion.
Seriously tempted. I already have several wii remotes, so can play 4 player mario kart straight out of the box, whereas with switch I'd have to buy another of those outrageously expensive controllers which look too small for human hands anyway.
I'm tempted to get a Wii U to softmod.

I have a soft modded Wii, you can soft mod Wii Mode on the Wii U and it basically becomes a soft modded Wii with full Gamecube compatibility etc with the added bonus of the Wii U game catalogue.

I will however keep my eyes open for cheaper deals. £180 imo is too much.

Edited By: xtrem3x on Apr 26, 2017 09:38
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PS4 pro 1tb Console £319.00 @ simplygames

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£319.00 @ Simply Games
i know there are deals with games and controllers if needed, but this seems a good price if you just need the console. SPECTACULAR GRAPHICS 4K TV owners can experience higher quality visuals, such… Read More
i know there are deals with games and controllers if needed, but this seems a good price if you just need the console. SPECTACULAR GRAPHICS 4K TV owners can experience higher quality visuals, such…
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I'm tempted to sell my old basic white PS4 (500GB) and get one of these instead of a 4K Blu ray player - which are atrociously priced at like £200! WTF?!
Even Netflix and Youtube in 4K doesn't seem to be as magnificent as what a 4K Blu ray is going to be.
I remember iPlayer once did a 4K trial of a 15 minute Planet Earth clip, and my god it was stunning. So now that I know what it could be like, I'm tempted :p
Yeah I've now watched Planet Earth II on 4k Bluray on my Xbox One S and can confirm it is on a whole other level to 4k Netflix. Simply Incredible.
I need to keep an eye out for some 4k blurays, had my 4k tv for a year now and nothings really justified it on netflix/youtube, this gives me hope.
ComminutedOrange
I'm tempted to sell my old basic white PS4 (500GB) and get one of these instead of a 4K Blu ray player - which are atrociously priced at like £200! WTF?!
Even Netflix and Youtube in 4K doesn't seem to be as magnificent as what a 4K Blu ray is going to be.
I remember iPlayer once did a 4K trial of a 15 minute Planet Earth clip, and my god it was stunning. So now that I know what it could be like, I'm tempted :p

Yeah I've now watched Planet Earth II on 4k Bluray on my Xbox One S and can confirm it is on a whole other level to 4k Netflix. Simply Incredible.
ComminutedOrange
I'm tempted to sell my old basic white PS4 (500GB) and get one of these instead of a 4K Blu ray player - which are atrociously priced at like £200! WTF?!.....I'm tempted :p

I can confirm that 4K Blu Ray is miles ahead of 4K Netflix. However, the PS4 Pro doesn't have a 4K Blu Ray player, so if that's what you're after I'd hold on to your current PS4 and invest in a £200 stand alone player (or Xbox One S)
ComminutedOrange
I'm tempted to sell my old basic white PS4 (500GB) and get one of these instead of a 4K Blu ray player - which are atrociously priced at like £200! WTF?!
Even Netflix and Youtube in 4K doesn't seem to be as magnificent as what a 4K Blu ray is going to be.
I remember iPlayer once did a 4K trial of a 15 minute Planet Earth clip, and my god it was stunning. So now that I know what it could be like, I'm tempted :p

PS4 Pro doesn't play 4K Blu-ray :(
I'm tempted to sell my old basic white PS4 (500GB) and get one of these instead of a 4K Blu ray player - which are atrociously priced at like £200! WTF?!

Even Netflix and Youtube in 4K doesn't seem to be as magnificent as what a 4K Blu ray is going to be.

I remember iPlayer once did a 4K trial of a 15 minute Planet Earth clip, and my god it was stunning. So now that I know what it could be like, I'm tempted :p
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Xbox One 500GB Console Refurb £139.99 @ musicmagpie

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£139.99 @ eBay
Microsoft Xbox One Without Kinect - 500 GB Black Console Item Description: Refurbished Good - This product will show moderate signs of wear and tear, the item has been fully tested, restored to fa… Read More
Microsoft Xbox One Without Kinect - 500 GB Black Console Item Description: Refurbished Good - This product will show moderate signs of wear and tear, the item has been fully tested, restored to fa…
bbfb123 Avatar1d, 13h agoFound 1 day, 13 hours ago10 Comments
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Nice, you should post that as a deal!
I was tempted. Also MM have a couple of S consoles for £20 more than this with their 5% off at checkout : http://store.musicmagpie.co.uk/products/microsoft-xbox-one-s-500gb-white-094b9564-592c-46fa-b75c-544670378774
Is that a good price for the refurbished S console? Or would you reccomened waiting for a deal on a new one, hard to tell what quality a console from musicmagpie will be.

Well, it depends if you want it new. If you do, the price only rises another £20, then you could possibly claim £10 back by selling Minecraft. [Link]


That actually sounds a lot better. Thanks got some thinking to do.
LQ889
BuzzDuraband
bbfb123
Nice, you should post that as a deal!
I was tempted. Also MM have a couple of S consoles for £20 more than this with their 5% off at checkout : http://store.musicmagpie.co.uk/products/microsoft-xbox-one-s-500gb-white-094b9564-592c-46fa-b75c-544670378774
Is that a good price for the refurbished S console? Or would you reccomened waiting for a deal on a new one, hard to tell what quality a console from musicmagpie will be.

Well, it depends if you want it new. If you do, the price only rises another £20, then you could possibly claim £10 back by selling Minecraft. [Link]
BuzzDuraband
bbfb123
Nice, you should post that as a deal!

I was tempted. Also MM have a couple of S consoles for £20 more than this with their 5% off at checkout : http://store.musicmagpie.co.uk/products/microsoft-xbox-one-s-500gb-white-094b9564-592c-46fa-b75c-544670378774


Is that a good price for the refurbished S console? Or would you reccomened waiting for a deal on a new one, hard to tell what quality a console from musicmagpie will be.
If I was buying, I'd rather pay £20 extra for UHD Bluray from them
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PlayStation 4 500GB + Uncharted 4 £199.99 @ Smyths Online and Instore

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£199.99 @ smyths toys
Been looking around for a PS4 for a while and thought that this seemed like the best deal at the moment. Also the description states that this is the slim model which is a bonus as the slim version b… Read More
Been looking around for a PS4 for a while and thought that this seemed like the best deal at the moment. Also the description states that this is the slim model which is a bonus as the slim version b…
dws199 Avatar2d, 2h agoFound 2 days, 2 hours ago9 Comments
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Anyone else find Uncharted 4 a bit dull ?
Best one was definitely 2
It's not the worst film I've seen.
Anyone else find Uncharted 4 a bit dull ?

Best one was definitely 2

Edited By: DonkeyKonk on Apr 24, 2017 19:35
No second pad? Tsk. Still hot though.

That's the older fatter model although still not a bad deal as it's 1TB
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Xbox One S 1TB Gears of Wars 4 Console £199.99 @ Smyths

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£199.99 @ smyths toys
Free click and collect. Have looked down listings. Stock in more than 20 stores. Read More
Free click and collect. Have looked down listings. Stock in more than 20 stores.
Hiltron09 Avatar1w, 1h agoFound 1 week, 1 hour ago11 Comments
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Oh I will, it's gonna be peaceful for me now.
Lollipop72
Other half has been after one for ages, saw this and done click and collect.I now have a very happy hubby.

Enjoy yourself tonight! Assuming you get a look in X)
Other half has been after one for ages, saw this and done click and collect.I now have a very happy hubby.
free controller or extra game and i'd bite. waiting for a really good deal or until scorpio.
What's left now ? Forza or Halo Wars 1Tb for £199 next week...
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Xbox One console with Gears of War ultimate edition Bundle for £159.99 @ GAME

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£159.99 @ GAME
Use code: GAMEWKND20 to get £20 off the marked price of £179.99 to bring it down to £159.99. Read More
Use code: GAMEWKND20 to get £20 off the marked price of £179.99 to bring it down to £159.99.
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If I already have a PS4 is there any reason to consider and XB1 at this sort of price? I don't know much about exclusives these days, I know Xbox always had Halo and Gears of War, neither of which particularly interest me.
Forza is a great exclusive. I own a PS4 and got an xbox one just for Forza. Depends if you like driving games.
Which Forza because the current-latest iteration isn't exclusive to Xbone?
All Forza games are exclusive to Xbox, none are on Playstation.
They aren't exclusive anymore to Xbox as they have released them on PC.
How much would I need to spend/ what spec PC to play FH3 please?
Who knows. I don't even have a PC so I don't really know.
My understanding is to play on PC you still need the Xbox One - it is a remote play of sorts...
I'm sure you don't. I've seen loads of PC owners say because of that feature they don't need to buy an Xbox. Its linked to the account not the hardware or remote play.
Just copied this from Microsoft website; When you buy an Xbox Play Anywhere digital game through the Xbox Store or the Windows Store, it’s yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost. To take advantage of Xbox Play Anywhere, you will need to have installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition update on your PC, as well as the latest update on your Xbox One console. Then, simply log into your Xbox Live/Microsoft account and your Xbox Play Anywhere games will be available to download. On your Xbox One, games will show as “Ready to Install” under “My Games and Apps”. On your Windows 10 PC, games will appear in “My Library”. Link - http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/games/xbox-play-anywhere
Oh so it does need an Xbox One? Seems confusing.

I believe so. Personally, I was left me with the impression that Microsoft stating you can play Xbox games on PC is a very misleading statement because ultimately, you need both.
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barmrest
If I already have a PS4 is there any reason to consider and XB1 at this sort of price? I don't know much about exclusives these days, I know Xbox always had Halo and Gears of War, neither of which particularly interest me.
Forza is a great exclusive. I own a PS4 and got an xbox one just for Forza. Depends if you like driving games.
Which Forza because the current-latest iteration isn't exclusive to Xbone?
All Forza games are exclusive to Xbox, none are on Playstation.
They aren't exclusive anymore to Xbox as they have released them on PC.
How much would I need to spend/ what spec PC to play FH3 please?
Who knows. I don't even have a PC so I don't really know.
My understanding is to play on PC you still need the Xbox One - it is a remote play of sorts...
I'm sure you don't. I've seen loads of PC owners say because of that feature they don't need to buy an Xbox. Its linked to the account not the hardware or remote play.
Just copied this from Microsoft website; When you buy an Xbox Play Anywhere digital game through the Xbox Store or the Windows Store, it’s yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost. To take advantage of Xbox Play Anywhere, you will need to have installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition update on your PC, as well as the latest update on your Xbox One console. Then, simply log into your Xbox Live/Microsoft account and your Xbox Play Anywhere games will be available to download. On your Xbox One, games will show as “Ready to Install” under “My Games and Apps”. On your Windows 10 PC, games will appear in “My Library”. Link - http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/games/xbox-play-anywhere

Oh so it does need an Xbox One? Seems confusing.
darkspace100
JumpMan1980
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darkspace100
Scrat
KirstyB87
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barmrest
If I already have a PS4 is there any reason to consider and XB1 at this sort of price? I don't know much about exclusives these days, I know Xbox always had Halo and Gears of War, neither of which particularly interest me.
Forza is a great exclusive. I own a PS4 and got an xbox one just for Forza. Depends if you like driving games.
Which Forza because the current-latest iteration isn't exclusive to Xbone?
All Forza games are exclusive to Xbox, none are on Playstation.
They aren't exclusive anymore to Xbox as they have released them on PC.
How much would I need to spend/ what spec PC to play FH3 please?
Who knows. I don't even have a PC so I don't really know.
My understanding is to play on PC you still need the Xbox One - it is a remote play of sorts...
I'm sure you don't. I've seen loads of PC owners say because of that feature they don't need to buy an Xbox. Its linked to the account not the hardware or remote play.

Just copied this from Microsoft website; When you buy an Xbox Play Anywhere digital game through the Xbox Store or the Windows Store, it’s yours to play on both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC at no additional cost. To take advantage of Xbox Play Anywhere, you will need to have installed the Windows 10 Anniversary Edition update on your PC, as well as the latest update on your Xbox One console. Then, simply log into your Xbox Live/Microsoft account and your Xbox Play Anywhere games will be available to download. On your Xbox One, games will show as “Ready to Install” under “My Games and Apps”. On your Windows 10 PC, games will appear in “My Library”. Link - http://www.xbox.com/en-GB/games/xbox-play-anywhere
JumpMan1980
darkspace100
JumpMan1980
darkspace100
Scrat
KirstyB87
Scrat
barmrest
If I already have a PS4 is there any reason to consider and XB1 at this sort of price? I don't know much about exclusives these days, I know Xbox always had Halo and Gears of War, neither of which particularly interest me.
Forza is a great exclusive. I own a PS4 and got an xbox one just for Forza. Depends if you like driving games.
Which Forza because the current-latest iteration isn't exclusive to Xbone?
All Forza games are exclusive to Xbox, none are on Playstation.
They aren't exclusive anymore to Xbox as they have released them on PC.
How much would I need to spend/ what spec PC to play FH3 please?
Who knows. I don't even have a PC so I don't really know.
My understanding is to play on PC you still need the Xbox One - it is a remote play of sorts...

I'm sure you don't. I've seen loads of PC owners say because of that feature they don't need to buy an Xbox. Its linked to the account not the hardware or remote play.
darkspace100
JumpMan1980
darkspace100
Scrat
KirstyB87
Scrat
barmrest
If I already have a PS4 is there any reason to consider and XB1 at this sort of price? I don't know much about exclusives these days, I know Xbox always had Halo and Gears of War, neither of which particularly interest me.
Forza is a great exclusive. I own a PS4 and got an xbox one just for Forza. Depends if you like driving games.
Which Forza because the current-latest iteration isn't exclusive to Xbone?
All Forza games are exclusive to Xbox, none are on Playstation.
They aren't exclusive anymore to Xbox as they have released them on PC.
How much would I need to spend/ what spec PC to play FH3 please?
Who knows. I don't even have a PC so I don't really know.

My understanding is to play on PC you still need the Xbox One - it is a remote play of sorts...
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Xbox One S 1TB Forza Console + add Ghost Recon Free + add a 12 month subscription for (£25) + add a selected Controller for (£30) £304.99 Free C&C @ Tesco Direct

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Xbox One S 1TB Forza Console add Ghost Recon Free add a 12 month subscription for £25 add a selected Controller for £30 Total = £304.99 Free Click & Collect Offer ends: 18… Read More
Xbox One S 1TB Forza Console add Ghost Recon Free add a 12 month subscription for £25 add a selected Controller for £30 Total = £304.99 Free Click & Collect Offer ends: 18…
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Used Xbox One S FIFA 17 Console Bundle (500GB) Used via Amazon Warehouse - £159.98 £179.98

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Xbox One S 500gb fifa 17 bundle £179.98 I think thats a good price and you still get 12months warranty. Decent price just for a 4K Player. I have always had amazon warehouse deals turn up in good Read More
Xbox One S 500gb fifa 17 bundle £179.98 I think thats a good price and you still get 12months warranty. Decent price just for a 4K Player. I have always had amazon warehouse deals turn up in good
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How are you getting the £20 off mate?
When i go to the wearhouse deals section its on a banner along the top.
"Get £20 back at check-out when you buy £100 or more of select open-box and used products. This Offer ends on 16/04/2017."https://www.amazon.co.uk/b/ref=s9_acss_bw_cg_UKEA17SF_1a1_w?node=8873235031&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-2&pf_rd_r=TV29XDBMHAA5R9EBM4H8&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=54b53350-627e-4e7e-b4f3-474bc88f7d52&pf_rd_i=3581866031
Assumed it wasn't user specific
It's only selected items when you click on the banner. This is not part of that offer I'm afraid.
Ive changed it if it helps, sorry guys
It's no worries. It took me a while to figure out that you have to click the banner. I think Amazon have learned after having the 20% off the whole warehouse before Christmas - the warehouse got raided. PS4 Pro consoles and PSVR headsets were £250!

Yeah, it was amazing ;) thats how i got my ps4 pro. Yeah they will probably keep deals like this to a very limited range of products from mow on so we don't save too much. ):
scooper123
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How are you getting the £20 off mate?
When i go to the wearhouse deals section its on a banner along the top.
"Get £20 back at check-out when you buy £100 or more of select open-box and used products. This Offer ends on 16/04/2017."https://www.amazon.co.uk/b/ref=s9_acss_bw_cg_UKEA17SF_1a1_w?node=8873235031&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-2&pf_rd_r=TV29XDBMHAA5R9EBM4H8&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=54b53350-627e-4e7e-b4f3-474bc88f7d52&pf_rd_i=3581866031
Assumed it wasn't user specific
It's only selected items when you click on the banner. This is not part of that offer I'm afraid.
Ive changed it if it helps, sorry guys

It's no worries. It took me a while to figure out that you have to click the banner. I think Amazon have learned after having the 20% off the whole warehouse before Christmas - the warehouse got raided. PS4 Pro consoles and PSVR headsets were £250!
Hiltron09
scooper123
BuzzDuraband
How are you getting the £20 off mate?
When i go to the wearhouse deals section its on a banner along the top.
"Get £20 back at check-out when you buy £100 or more of select open-box and used products. This Offer ends on 16/04/2017."https://www.amazon.co.uk/b/ref=s9_acss_bw_cg_UKEA17SF_1a1_w?node=8873235031&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-2&pf_rd_r=TV29XDBMHAA5R9EBM4H8&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=54b53350-627e-4e7e-b4f3-474bc88f7d52&pf_rd_i=3581866031
Assumed it wasn't user specific
It's only selected items when you click on the banner. This is not part of that offer I'm afraid.
Ive changed it if it helps, sorry guys
scooper123
BuzzDuraband
How are you getting the £20 off mate?
When i go to the wearhouse deals section its on a banner along the top.
"Get £20 back at check-out when you buy £100 or more of select open-box and used products. This Offer ends on 16/04/2017."https://www.amazon.co.uk/b/ref=s9_acss_bw_cg_UKEA17SF_1a1_w?node=8873235031&pf_rd_m=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE&pf_rd_s=merchandised-search-2&pf_rd_r=TV29XDBMHAA5R9EBM4H8&pf_rd_t=101&pf_rd_p=54b53350-627e-4e7e-b4f3-474bc88f7d52&pf_rd_i=3581866031
Assumed it wasn't user specific

It's only selected items when you click on the banner. This is not part of that offer I'm afraid.
scooper123
BuzzDuraband
How are you getting the £20 off mate?
When i go to the wearhouse deals section its on a banner along the top.
"Get £20 back at check-out when you buy £100 or more of select open-box and used products. This Offer ends on 16/04/2017."

Seems to be 'select' products mate. I don't think this is one of them. It's £179.98 in basket.

The products included are here.
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Microsoft Xbox One S 500gb Console with Forza Horizon 3 - £183.60 Delivered - Amazon.de

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Looks like a great price. Also available with FIFA 17, but I reckon Forza is the one to go for. Xbox One S 500GB Console - Forza Horizon 3 Bundle features a full game download of Forza Hori… Read More
Looks like a great price. Also available with FIFA 17, but I reckon Forza is the one to go for. Xbox One S 500GB Console - Forza Horizon 3 Bundle features a full game download of Forza Hori…
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I ordered an Xbox from Amazon.de recently, they charged €14 for delivery and then shipped it from Glasgow!
BuzzDuraband
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2 pin plug i'm guessing?
Yeah, any figure of 8 will do.
tempt
Forza is RHT version i'm guessing?
Is what mate?
Maybe he means the driving side?
Did you contact them to claim the postage back? I've known it happen before.
My German isn't good.

There's a very good chance they speak English. Alternatively just use google translate.
Gone up in price by 42 euros. (FIFA still 199 euros)
Hot ;)
I've had a refund on shipping before from Amazon.fr, just use Google Translate.
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Nintendo 2DS Handheld Console with Pre-Installed Mario Kart 7 - £69.00 - eBay/Tesco

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Looks like a good price to me for this. Offering you additional variety and value in your handheld gaming options, the Nintendo 2DS is a streamlined version of the Nintendo 3DS that will play
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I sold a like new 2ds with alot of good games for less on eBay. This is a bad deal, DS is dead in the water. Buy this and expect to loose half your purchase price immediately. On resale. So very dated.
penguinman93
Anyone know if the pre-installed copy of Mario kart gets registered to your Nintendo ID so I can play on my 3ds also? Or will I have to copy the game over to the other DS? I've been meaning to get Mario Kart, why not get a 2DS while I'm at it!

Neither, digital games are tied to the console itself.
Andyr330
Anyone know what software version is on these ?? :-D

Not 11.4 ;D
Mine was 11.1 from this (Mario Kart) pack.
Get this (or different 2DS bundle) for my sister which she can play with her friends online or locally, or an extra pair of Joycon controllers for her Switch (which will allow her to do local co-op with her friends and the rest of the family)?
For Tesco staff might be worth using direct to get 10% off, they have the Mario Kart version, the Super Mario Bros version and the Tomodachi version at £75.99 - 10% = £68.39
https://www.tesco.com/direct/2ds-hw-black-blue-mario-kart-7/504-3840.prd?skuId=504-3840
https://www.tesco.com/direct/nintendo-2ds-console-black-and-blue-with-new-super-mario-bros-2/633-6311.prd?skuId=633-6311
https://www.tesco.com/direct/2ds-hw-white-red-tomodachi/524-7751.prd?skuId=524-7751

Plus you get TCB. Heat added


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Overpriced by £70. Lmao not to mention that you can't pick one of the good games. The only games available are crappy tom clancy and fifa
Is there better deal than this please ?
Search around, the ps4 pro with a game is just £40 more than this for example
Many thanks for your reply. I want to buy a bundle consists of FIFA17 + controller + console. If I bought a PS4 console, it will be very far over budget.

Even buying separately is cheaper than this bundle
luffydude
ameenbassam
luffydude
Overpriced by £70. Lmao not to mention that you can't pick one of the good games. The only games available are crappy tom clancy and fifa
Is there better deal than this please ?
Search around, the ps4 pro with a game is just £40 more than this for example

Many thanks for your reply. I want to buy a bundle consists of FIFA17 + controller + console. If I bought a PS4 console, it will be very far over budget.
ameenbassam
luffydude
Overpriced by £70. Lmao not to mention that you can't pick one of the good games. The only games available are crappy tom clancy and fifa
Is there better deal than this please ?

Search around, the ps4 pro with a game is just £40 more than this for example
luffydude
Overpriced by £70. Lmao not to mention that you can't pick one of the good games. The only games available are crappy tom clancy and fifa

Is there better deal than this please ?
Overpriced by £70. Lmao not to mention that you can't pick one of the good games. The only games available are crappy tom clancy and fifa

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Sony PlayStation 4 Pro Console, 1TB, Black & Horizon Zero Dawn £349.00 with 2 year guarantee included Free delivery @ John Lewis

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How many Pro owners have a 1080p tv?
I don't know the exact figure if you're being specific, but there will be some that's for sure. I have a 1080P TV and a standard PS4, I wouldn't upgrade to a Pro for the marginal improvement, meaning it's not worth selling my PS4 and buying a new TV and a PS4 Pro.
Ive got a 4K TV and realistically I am not sure the upgrade is worth it even if you have a 4K TV..
For 4K its really good, thats the point of the device. Horizon is 4K native(checkerboard rendering) and HDR enabled.
It's a personal choice. The next gen will blow these away of course. The main thing is to play/experience the game itself. Always.

That's a contradiction, it's not native 4K when it's using checkerboard, checkerboard is an upscaling method, in this case to get 4K.

fishmaster
haritori
fishmaster
sparc
How many Pro owners have a 1080p tv?
I don't know the exact figure if you're being specific, but there will be some that's for sure. I have a 1080P TV and a standard PS4, I wouldn't upgrade to a Pro for the marginal improvement, meaning it's not worth selling my PS4 and buying a new TV and a PS4 Pro.
Ive got a 4K TV and realistically I am not sure the upgrade is worth it even if you have a 4K TV..
I agree, you'd have to look for the extra detail in Horizon Zero Dawn for example rather than it being stand out obvious, there's a comparison or comparison videos between 1080P and 4K for Horizon Zero Dawn on YouTube.

You can't go by Youtube videos, all Youtube videos are compressed, that's why Digital Foundry sometimes release the uncompressed versions of their videos.

It's not all just about FPS and resolution either, there are other graphical enhancements for Pro games, the same sort of stuff you would expect a choice of on PC, but in this case it's in the developers hands what's on or off.

http://blog.us.playstation.com/2016/11/01/how-ps4-pro-enhances-horizon-zero-dawn/

You really need to see it up close and personal to make a true comparison, whether that's 1080p vs 1080p or vs 4K, if you still feel the same then that's cool.
haritori
fishmaster
sparc
How many Pro owners have a 1080p tv?
I don't know the exact figure if you're being specific, but there will be some that's for sure. I have a 1080P TV and a standard PS4, I wouldn't upgrade to a Pro for the marginal improvement, meaning it's not worth selling my PS4 and buying a new TV and a PS4 Pro.
Ive got a 4K TV and realistically I am not sure the upgrade is worth it even if you have a 4K TV..

I agree, you'd have to look for the extra detail in Horizon Zero Dawn for example rather than it being stand out obvious, there's a comparison or comparison videos between 1080P and 4K for Horizon Zero Dawn on YouTube.
jc314
I'm getting close to biting, think I'll wait until its sub £300 though...
haha, same! the price will drop. :p
Was thinking of getting one of these with a 15% eBay code recently, ended up buying something else, then a 1440p 165hz screen with a 1080Ti.

Much bigger outlay i know, but well at least high frame rates are not a problem :p
haritori
fishmaster
sparc
How many Pro owners have a 1080p tv?
I don't know the exact figure if you're being specific, but there will be some that's for sure. I have a 1080P TV and a standard PS4, I wouldn't upgrade to a Pro for the marginal improvement, meaning it's not worth selling my PS4 and buying a new TV and a PS4 Pro.
Ive got a 4K TV and realistically I am not sure the upgrade is worth it even if you have a 4K TV..
For 4K its really good, thats the point of the device. Horizon is 4K native(checkerboard rendering) and HDR enabled.

It's a personal choice. The next gen will blow these away of course. The main thing is to play/experience the game itself. Always.

Edited By: MRP on Apr 14, 2017 01:58
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Nintendo Switch Console (Neon) + Lego city undercover £299.99 @ Argos

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Seems like a good deal to me. Its also with the grey console but Argos seem to have stocked up on the neon console for a few stores around me in london.
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I preordered and in hindsight, probably wouldn't have hurt to wait for a well priced bundle. Aside from Zelda there's not a lot going on.
as much as i want a Switch, I can't justify £300 to play a years old Wii U game. Seems like the Switch is just a slightly faster Wii U? I don't get this console realyl but at £199 I'd give it a pop...not £300
You can also play Zelda BOTW emulated at 4k 60fps which not only looks stunning but feels better at 60fps. Also faster load times, less frame rate issues depending on pc etc. Makes the game more immersive without aliasing and a cleaner resolution. Such is the low performance levels of Nintendo hardware that you can play their latest game emulated pretty much from day one. I'm a wii u owner myself but its pretty obvious both wii u and Switch look total crap compared to the emulated game. Also pc controller better too depending on what controller you use of course but I would definitely say either xbox controller is better than the joycons and new pro pad.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S7JZL52U6Hw&t=1

So there are other options.
Moonwolf1976
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Mankind Divided is going for 8 quids at 6 months old, this title is 4 years old and was meant to be exclusively developed for the Wii U so can we put this in to perspective please.
Only Nintendo can get a free pass to keep re-packaging antique titles from previous platforms and charging full whack for them on their latest hardware.
It's a decent game yeah but it's a 10 quid game at best,
Why are you so offended by a re-release? They all do it!, (The record industry with its cover versions an re-releases,the Film industry with their endless sado remakes of films that didnt even need remaking in the first place, and endless reboots of franchises like spiderman, batman etc),
Hardly anyone got to play Lego City first time around cos it was a wiiU exclusive, So now its getting another chance on a more (Hopefully) popular platform, Switch has already sold 1.5 million units worldwide in its first week of sale, Beating even the Wii's sales.
If you dont like it comeing out for Switch, good for you!, But what is, wrong with everyone else having the chance to play it now on the other platforms?
its out on Switch,PS4, xbox etc at the publishers choice.
I understand why people are getting upset about the incredibly weak launch (and seemingly for the next few months) lineup. Remasters are a good thing when they're done well, but some are awful and obviously cash grabs. When one the most anticipated games being released for switch is a port of a 3 year old wii u game (Mario kart), you have to ask yourself why that is. All that I see out on this console are ports and retro games, and not even the classics. Even if there was a good collection of virtual console games, that would help. Having said all this I would love a switch, and will be getting one, Zelda looks incredible and the I love the portability. But it's so obvious that they only released the console now so that Zelda could finally be released. Gahhh I don't know what to think anymore. I both love and despise Nintendo
mattoc4
I managed to preorder Mario Kart for £25 from Very (using a £20 off voucher). So that plus a Switch is £305
oOFincHyOo
Great bundle price! Heat!
I really, really hope they do a £299 bundle when Mario Kart comes out at the end of the month...I might finally bite!

To be fair this is still £5.01 over the mentioned budget!
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Pro? Is this the one you use for developing games?


no it's a slightly more powerful console that can do 4k games
Ok thx i still wait
Tuesday morning
tee_tee
Yeah just transferred everything over from old ps4 just playing Fifa 17 at the moment. All good
Im no received
When you bay the ps4pro ??
Yeah just transferred everything over from old ps4 just playing Fifa 17 at the moment. All good
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Probably the best PS4 pro deal I've seen since I got mine when Quidco were paying 10% Cashback at Argos. Mine worked out to £315 standalone.
With this deal you get promoted to silver status so you get 3% off future purchases
I wish all these deals had a different game available like Nier or Persona.
dtovey89
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dtovey89
bleachedsmiles
diazepam
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katebowden86
Won't be able to use 'worlds most powerful console' for much longer so may as well get the mileage from it they can
Doesn't mean **** without the games Sony is streets ahead in that department at the minute
Funny isn't it...first two year Xbox one had the first party support whilst ps4 was pretty bare...got away with it because it had the best versions of 3rd party support. Now Sony discovered the trick of announcing games years in advance and suddenly Xbox has no games...what first party games are out this year for ps4? What first party for Xbox one?..importantly, what's coming in the next two years for Xbox?
Also...it'll have the best 3rd party versions of the games...this has helped people adopt ps4 more than their first party games...which have never sold in great numbers.
But yes, it all comes to the right price point for Scorpio. And of course it would help if they leave the 'play anywhere' incentive behind. They want to sell gold subs at the end of the day...unless the plan is to charge for gold on windows again I can't see how it will benefit Xbox division long term
MS had a terrible launch. So much bad press (always online, no used games etc). Plus they launched a weaker console for £80 more than the competition. They basically gave Sony the platform they needed for a great launch.
PS4 has loads more exclusive games coming in the next year or two. So much diversity and new IPs, too! Something I feel MS have struggled with this gen. Several of Sony's executives have been multi-million sellers, so may have done better than you think.
With the Scorpio, the price is vital. It's a harder sell because you can play their games on a PC if you have one, or the much cheaper XBox One S, if you don't prioritise graphics etc.
Having said that, £400 or less and I'm there day one. Anything more and I'll just wait for a price drop, and if that doesn't happen sharpish, I'll just wait for the PS5 in 2019/2020.
Xbox one is the weaker console...but there's no denying it had the stronger lineup that first year, and the greater console exclusive support those first two years. People seem to forget this.Sony also do indeed show titles years in advance...I personally dont expect to be playing God of war, Last of us, or even Detroit, this year. First party games they have coming the remainder of the year? Uncharted add on? Hints of spider man? MS will no doubt have sea of thieves, crackdown, and state of decay hitting this year...those, along with halo wars, four exclusives (assuming they all come out) in 2017 isn't bad for a console with 'no games'.
I also think there seems to be a double standard with the 'press' (and gamers) when it comes to what is actually exclusive and what is console exclusive for the ps4 (nier, street fighter, no mans sky etc all hitting PC too) yet jump all over Xbox with their 'exclusives'...maybe rightly so, as 'play anywhere' does seem completely counter productive when the aim is to sell consoles. Their big money is indeed made from Gold subs...the pc market isn't producing that, so why offer gamers even less reason to buy xbox hardware...and therefore Gold subs? Its all sounds like something that's come from higher up than the xbox division. And it adds to the confusion of who Scorpio is actually for? they tell us its for the hardcore gamer, the ones who love their premium products...surely they're also the ones that invest in gaming pc's. Then again, how many decent gaming pc's capable of 4k gaming can be had for around the £400 mark...which surely MS can't afford the luxury of going over when they're so far behind in the race.
Personally, even without great exclusive support, if MS get the price right they have a winner...the real big games left this year are all multiplatform...who wouldnt want to play the very best versions of games like Red dead? All comes down to price though for me too.
Keep on telling yourself that mate but the numbers sold paint a different picture.
Keep on telling myself what? elaborate...if you're capable.
MS get the price right they have a winner...
No, they've lost this gen already.
No one really wants or cares about the Scorpio now. It's too niche.
As a mid-gen refresh they may end up selling more units than the ps4 pro, but i'm not saying they'll catch up to sony and win the generation, so don't get your panties in a twist. If the price is right it well just sell decently for them. If it's not it wont.
SteveZissou
dtovey89

Keep on telling yourself that mate but the numbers sold paint a different picture.
PS4 has outsold Xbone 2 to 1 no? Not that I care, I have both.

I think it's a bigger gap than that now.
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£297.49 with staff discount scheme if anyone else is "lucky" enough to work for Yodel!
Gozer
The same deal at Argos gets voted 1 of the hottest deals of the day and Very's gets voted cold, even though there's more of a chance of getting it cheaper with a code. So much hatred of Very. I wonder if they are listening.
Show some love for very
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The new customer code appears to only apply to credit accounts right? I've not bought anything from there but I can already understand why there's some hesitation...
Plus you get 3 months to pay it
The new customer code appears to only apply to credit accounts right? I've not bought anything from there but I can already understand why there's some hesitation...

Edited By: dannythemusicman on Apr 10, 2017 19:44: Misspelling
The same deal at Argos gets voted 1 of the hottest deals of the day and Very's gets voted cold, even though there's more of a chance of getting it cheaper with a code. So much hatred of Very. I wonder if they are listening.
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Ok mine arrived today as well so now I can clarify exactly what we get :)

I selected a like new one that stated it included the bundled game.

It is actually a physical copy of Infinite Warfare with the digital code for modern warfare inside (as standard for this game I believe). My game was also new and factory sealed.

The console box factory seal was broken/resealed but the console, controller and leads all appear to be brand new, so I'm very chuffed with my purchase :)

Thanks again for posting! Now to get my hands on horizon... :D

Edited By: DragonChris on Apr 11, 2017 20:56
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mine has arrived factory sealed cod was sealed also unbelievable deal
I thought the games were digital?
PS4 1TB console with a voucher code to download Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare & Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered from PlayStation Store.
they are but game was sealed
Console you mean? :)
outer box was factory sealed cod was also inside so I got a new console for 179
callofdute1
DragonChris
callofdute1
mine has arrived factory sealed cod was sealed also unbelievable deal
I thought the games were digital?
PS4 1TB console with a voucher code to download Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare & Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered from PlayStation Store.
they are but game was sealed
Console you mean? :)
DragonChris
callofdute1
mine has arrived factory sealed cod was sealed also unbelievable deal
I thought the games were digital?
PS4 1TB console with a voucher code to download Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare & Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered from PlayStation Store.
they are but game was sealed
callofdute1
mine has arrived factory sealed cod was sealed also unbelievable deal

I thought the games were digital?

PS4 1TB console with a voucher code to download Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare & Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered from PlayStation Store.


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unrealeck
4k* upscaled
There are some native 4k games
Some are checkerboard but I doubt you would even notice the difference unless using a huge screen.
The extra power can and should be used elsewhere imo, even the Scorpio will substitute native 4k for a better gaming experience
The only native 4K games I've seen are PS3 games or very basic games like side-scrollers.
As soon as the checkerboard was mentioned I knew people would talk about it as if it's almost indistinguishable from a native 4K render. It's even more questionable when the same sorts of people are talking about HDR and using good TVs and picking apart comparisons between TVs in terms of picture quality. All that though is seemingly sat aside and suddenly upscalling's artifacts or shortcomings are ignored or made a lesser point when discussing picture quality.
I agree though that they should just target 60 FPS first and foremost. Then render whatever resolution they can.

Not ignoring it, I believe it was acknowledged, just stating that most people won't notice it, especially those who purchased an aforementioned budget 4k 55"

In fact they may well not even notice the difference between 1080p and 4k, but that's another matter.

And regardless of which games are in Native 4k, they are still 4k whichever way you look at it, they aren't all 'upscaled'

I don't believe I made any claims other than that, I certainly didn't say there wasn't a difference, just mindful that I am posting on a deals website and not AVForums where 'enthusiasts' mostly have decent equipment and know about any shortcomings.



Edited By: jayjayuk1234 on Apr 11, 2017 23:19
jayjayuk1234
unrealeck
4k* upscaled
There are some native 4k games
Some are checkerboard but I doubt you would even notice the difference unless using a huge screen.
The extra power can and should be used elsewhere imo, even the Scorpio will substitute native 4k for a better gaming experience
The only native 4K games I've seen are PS3 games or very basic games like side-scrollers.
As soon as the checkerboard was mentioned I knew people would talk about it as if it's almost indistinguishable from a native 4K render. It's even more questionable when the same sorts of people are talking about HDR and using good TVs and picking apart comparisons between TVs in terms of picture quality. All that though is seemingly sat aside and suddenly upscalling's artifacts or shortcomings are ignored or made a lesser point when discussing picture quality.
I agree though that they should just target 60 FPS first and foremost. Then render whatever resolution they can.
jayjayuk1234
unrealeck
4k* upscaled
even the Scorpio will substitute native 4k for a better gaming experience


Shhhhhh don't say that. Just pretended it's the most powerful device ever made and don't forget the cloud power. Also don't forget to pretended it has loads of amazing exclusive games you simply can't play anywhere else.


That above comment was a joke by the way in case people took is seriously.
unrealeck
4k* upscaled

There are some native 4k games

Some are checkerboard but I doubt you would even notice the difference unless using a huge screen.

The extra power can and should be used elsewhere imo, even the Scorpio will substitute native 4k for a better gaming experience

Edited By: jayjayuk1234 on Apr 08, 2017 21:16: q
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Left Joy-con issue is embarrassing, i've had to send mine off to be repaired
reniasteve
Got mine the other week, just finished dusting it off this morning. Wish I'd never purchased it, hope people will enjoy it more then me though.

How dusty is your house?
No cashback or discount codes?
ST3123
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what would make me happier? Gtx 1070 or a Nintendo Switch with Breath of the Wild?

Depends if you want a choice of thousands of games (GTX1070) or a handful (Switch). Yes I know BOTW has potentially hundreds of hours in it, but that doesn't excuse such a dismal launch line up with such a limited variety of games e.g. what about people that just flat out don't like RPGs? No point them buying a Switch then as the one must own game is a RPG....


went for the console. my current GPU is fine for the trillions of steam and gog games i have. got a huge library of xbone too. I'm hoping this can fit in to my busy dad life somewhere because of the portability. i miss playing games.
praevalens
what would make me happier? Gtx 1070 or a Nintendo Switch with Breath of the Wild?

Depends if you want a choice of thousands of games (GTX1070) or a handful (Switch). Yes I know BOTW has potentially hundreds of hours in it, but that doesn't excuse such a dismal launch line up with such a limited variety of games e.g. what about people that just flat out don't like RPGs? No point them buying a Switch then as the one must own game is a RPG....
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Best price for this at the minute and its cold, alllllllrighty then...


You have to understand that a lot of HotUKDealers got time machines at a great price and so are able to travel back to a few weeks ago when the PS4 was cheaper. :)
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Whilst currently the best price available, the same bundle with an extra controller for the same cash that was available 2-3 weeks ago is fresh in the memories... I'm holding out for another of those :S

Considering how fast stuff sold out I doubt we will be getting something similar any time soon.

However we might get something similar, as of now this bundle in this deal is worth £60 less and not worth getting. You're better off buying a ps4 for £170 or £180

Edited By: luffydude on Apr 03, 2017 10:00
Best price for this at the minute and its cold, alllllllrighty then...
Whilst currently the best price available, the same bundle with an extra controller for the same cash that was available 2-3 weeks ago is fresh in the memories... I'm holding out for another of those :S
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UltimatePhoenix
mixmixi
Someone just bought all 11 of them oO Gonna ask a mod to expire! oO
maybe they have 11 kids X)
Maybe. Surprisingly MusicMagpie also added a listing there which was not there before, lol. They are now selling Italian copies too. oO
Shh!
didn't know this existed on the 3ds. my favourite of the series, boss :'(
Not all I bought 1 just before they all sold.
UltimatePhoenix
mixmixi
Someone just bought all 11 of them oO Gonna ask a mod to expire! oO
maybe they have 11 kids X)
Maybe. Surprisingly MusicMagpie also added a listing there which was not there before, lol. They are now selling Italian copies too. oO
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Xbox One Console with Destiny + Call Of Duty: Infinite Warfare £219 (Exclusive to Amazon.co.uk) (Xbox One) £219.99

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Dispatched from and sold by Amazon. RRP: £364.53 Delivery at no extra cost for Prime members Deal Price: £219.99 You Save: £144.54 (40%) In stock. Includes Destiny (boxed) Wireless
sinxa Avatar3w, 5d agoFound 3 weeks, 5 days ago4 Comments
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This is a bad price. Two old games and an even older xbox. You can get the xbox one S and two games for 180 quid.
Freezing
Old Xbox One = Cold =(
Cex will give you one hundred and fifty pence for Destiny if you're quick.
That's real cash not store credit btw.
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XBOX ONE S 1TB CONSOLE+GOW 4 - £229.99 @ Zavvi

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I wasnt going to post, but just thaught it might be of use to someone
Same bundle with an extra controller (if you need one) for an extra £20 from Currys
It shows as free delivery, I wouldn't use that code as they can't be used with consoles.
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Playstation 4 Pro console £318.95 delivered (£315.00 Click and Collect) from Argos eBay with code C10ARGOS (Slim PS4 is £170)

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Decent price if you want the console without a game. Use code C10ARGOS at checkout for this price. Thanks to Millarcat for giving the heads up on the code. :) https://www.hotukdeals.com/deals/offe…
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Nice to see a bit of a reduction. Will probably go for the Scorpio but definitely keeping tabs on the pro in the meantime.
pbyron1
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Great price. Tempted, but no 4K TV yet
You don't NEED the 4K yet to get a better gaming experience. Not all games on the PS4 run at full res and framerate. They do on a pro. (as such) So you will see a difference on pro enhanced games even at 1080p

True, but £315 worth of difference? Not sure.


well it's not £315 is it, not if sell old one for £150. it's the incremental cost fella, not rocket science, not splitting atoms here
Pro is out of stock now, won't let you set a quantity to buy. If you add to your WishList then it comes up as Out of Stock - Annoyingly I just converted £100 worth of Nectar points before realising... :(

The slim linked is now £229 and for Manufacture Refurbished version?



Edited By: Morbu on Mar 31, 2017 14:37: Slim
Definitely still in stock. I just bought one, and the promo code is still functional. £318 with delivery as stated in the title
Back in stock
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Atari 2600 Official Console Wallet only £6.85 delivered @ ShopTo

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Thought this was rather funky and a bargain (elsewhere this is selling between £10 and £15 delivered). Gaming console of today may have amazing graphics that allow you to play games with people acr…
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wish I could add heat this is great <3
All sold out
Like it! Nice find :)
Very cute and only slightly less processing power than the real thing ;)
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PS4 500GB Console - Glacier White £189.99 simplygames

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styllage
This is NOT the latest slim model that is shown in the thumbnail, but the older (CUH-1216) model.

Also, that Argos deal a few weeks ago (£199 for Slim console, game, and controller) was a one off by Sony to directly compete with the launch of the Nintendo Switch, so don't expect those kind of deals again soon.


You're right.
Simplygames website uses both regular glacier white and white slim pictures. No doubt to confuse the consumer.
mazzyhope
akGTR
[quote=mazzyhope] Good price, but I got this same model for the same price with Horizon Zero Dawn, Resident Evil 7 and a 2nd controller, so better deals can be found.
But if they're not available now then it doesn't mean much does it?
Still, maybe with a bit of patience a better deal will come along but this is still certainly better than the going price.

That's exactly what I was saying. The offer I found was an example.


keejoonc
mazzyhope

I think you forgot to mention the part where you got resident evil 7 because argos staff stuffed up?

Nope. Their system had two offers for the same console and prompted the staff to offer both, only messing up at the final payment screen. It was up to the staff's discretion whether they'd honour it or not. A lot of people got the extra game. Sorry if you didn't.


It was clearly an error and no different to saying you bought something because of a misprice and therefore this deal is rubbish as it can't come close to a mispriced deal.
I'm not sorry I didn't get the extra game as I fully knew going in that it was down to pure luck.

Some idiots clearly don't understand that as the argos staff told me when I was picking up my order that a guy earlier on was upset because he didn't get extra game. Seriously?
Good deals come round when new software comes out .. wait for Tekken I bet there will be a great pack out then ... who knows you might get one with Jin emblazoned on one .. awesome
akGTR
mazzyhope
Good price, but I got this same model for the same price with Horizon Zero Dawn, Resident Evil 7 and a 2nd controller, so better deals can be found.
But if they're not available now then it doesn't mean much does it?
Still, maybe with a bit of patience a better deal will come along but this is still certainly better than the going price.

That's exactly what I was saying. The offer I found was an example.


keejoonc
[quote=mazzyhope]
I think you forgot to mention the part where you got resident evil 7 because argos staff stuffed up?

Nope. Their system had two offers for the same console and prompted the staff to offer both, only messing up at the final payment screen. It was up to the staff's discretion whether they'd honour it or not. A lot of people got the extra game. Sorry if you didn't.
styllage
This is NOT the latest slim model that is shown in the thumbnail, but the older (CUH-1216) model.

Also, that Argos deal a few weeks ago (£199 for Slim console, game, and controller) was a one off by Sony to directly compete with the launch of the Nintendo Switch, so don't expect those kind of deals again soon.


Sure, sorry. :| should I vote hot or cold now?
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Posted all gone ha
Here comes the down votes
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Is that £209.99 after you've been through Quidco ? Or £209.99 plus the potential of £10 from Quidco ?
it was £209 + £10 cashback, price went up, so expired...
Is that £209.99 after you've been through Quidco ? Or £209.99 plus the potential of £10 from Quidco ?
Good luck getting paid your cashback ;)
Trade in for https://uk.webuy.com/product.php?sku=5030935116397#.WNpYz8m1uUk
Trade up for https://uk.webuy.com/product.php?sku=5035223111238#.WNpYpcm1uUk

Mass Effect: Andromeda (No
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Nice one thanks, took the extra controller instead of the game for the same price. And the cash back has tracked! Cheers OP
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XBOX ONE 1TB TOMB RAIDER CONSOLE BDL £168.29 Used - Very Good @ Amazon warehouse

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Good price for the unit with division (£144). If the game isn't included, amazon will likely refund 20% as happened in my case when I bought an xbox last year (game cost was only about £8 at the time so a £30 refund was unexpected).
All gone at that price
lol. scorpio
Can't even give these away nowadays with ps4 being the preferred choice and xbox elite holding out for Scorpio. Near £150 for an xbox one is madness! Voted hot btw

Edited By: vhero on Mar 22, 2017 19:53: forgot
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PS4 Slim 1Tb console with Mass Effect Andromeda - £219.85 @ Shopto

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A good deal for a 1Tb PS4 Slim in black and Mass Effect Andromeda included in the bundle.
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he made a mistake on shopto like all the ohter people its not this price.
luffydude
It was way cheaper on Tesco a while ago, for 220 you would get the console + extra controller + the great Horizon Zero Dawn + a mediocre game
This deal is just a console and a mediocre game

can you link please to a good deal for a time machine?
It was way cheaper on Tesco a while ago, for 220 you would get the console + extra controller + the great Horizon Zero Dawn + a mediocre game

This deal is just a console and a mediocre game


Edited By: luffydude on Mar 23, 2017 16:43
drapertron
mixmixi
Not sure why people are voting cold. Heat added. It is a 1TB console and Mass effect for £219.85. It seems a good price to me.
If anyone can find it cheaper I'll be impressed!

Richard_Richard
The price is just for the console, tried checking out, bundles start from this price, once you add the game it goes up £40.
That explains why, I didn't check myself.
The price is just for the console, tried checking out, bundles start from this price, once you add the game it goes up £40.
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Playstation 4 - 1 TB Console Only £219.00 Shopto

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Found this to be a good price for a 1TB Playstation 4!
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Says slim in title and picture shows slim
o0sweet_lady0o
is this website a good one? cheapest I've seen!


and is this slim .. no info on site
is this website a good one? cheapest I've seen!
Best current price
thanks, i just saw it and wanted to share. I didn't want a bundle with a rubbish game i didn't want. This is a good base price if you want your own games afterwards.
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Nintendo switch consolse stock now on back order £279.99 on Nintendo uk store, both variants with 2 year warranty.

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It's been fixed in manufacturing so all new consoles should be ok. I doubt they'd send out defective stock now
What's the latest with the issues of the device? Have they been resolved now? Particularly the left Joycon losing connection.
I've recently had a shocking customer service experience from Nintendo UK store. It's great when things go well (shipping products) but the true test of customer service is when things don't (faults & returns).
If you have a look at the reviews on trustpilot you'll see. (I wish I did before.)
willyzippy89
bernardsfingers
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Just a heads up
I ordered 2 from Nintendo yesterday 3pm ish
Arrived 9am this morning straight down CEX and sold both for £600, easiest £40 profit ever !!!
Also the console i got from amazon now has a 2 year warranty from nintendo ;)
£40 profit having spent £560 isn't really much to shout about, especially when you factor the time spent going to CEX & hanging around waiting for them to perform the checks they do before giving you the cash. If you've got the time & money to bother doing that then there are probably more productive ways to make money.
Means i got zelda for free!!! So yeah was no time as i was going town any way, for others that it may be miles away then yeah i can see the effort but on my part i walked in to and empty cex 2 mins of forms for £40
Fair enough, can't really knock free Zelda! 8)
bernardsfingers
willyzippy89
Just a heads up
I ordered 2 from Nintendo yesterday 3pm ish
Arrived 9am this morning straight down CEX and sold both for £600, easiest £40 profit ever !!!
Also the console i got from amazon now has a 2 year warranty from nintendo ;)
£40 profit having spent £560 isn't really much to shout about, especially when you factor the time spent going to CEX & hanging around waiting for them to perform the checks they do before giving you the cash. If you've got the time & money to bother doing that then there are probably more productive ways to make money.


Means i got zelda for free!!! So yeah was no time as i was going town any way, for others that it may be miles away then yeah i can see the effort but on my part i walked in to and empty cex 2 mins of forms for £40
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Refurb Playstation 4 1TB Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Special Edition Console (Used - Good) from £171.94 & more (in description) @ Amazon Warehouse

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I agree with other comments. Decent effort put in but with the recent slim offers and the fact that the old (especialy launch ) console sounds like a hairdryer then these offers arnt worth it really . i bought a new slim for £199 and am taking my old hairdryer (ps4 lol) to cex on fri and selling for £110 will also be selling horizen when i complete so the actual new ps4 will end up costing less than any of these
Nice effort on post.. I would love the unchartered pad but not the console :s these prices should be more competitive for my liking but they are what they are for those avoiding the slim. Heated.
Decent, but i remember seeing 500gb £98 and a 1tb for £139 before ,,,,,,
You probably wont see offers like that for a while
Good effort but prices are nothing to rave about. 1TB doesn't matter much now that the latest update allows for external hard drives up to 8TB, and the non-slim isn't worth it with the great offers recently on the slim version (cheaper new than some of these used prices). The slim is smaller and has lower power consumption.

Edited By: donslibi on Mar 15, 2017 22:02

Games consoles have been around for over 30 years – but since the launch of the Atari 2600, the technology inside them has developed exponentially. Nowadays, gamers can choose between high powered beasts like the Xbox One, the PS4 and the Wii U. All of them have their particular strengths, and would suit different kinds of gamer. This guide should help purchasers find the right console for them.

An Introduction to the Major Games Consoles

A console is basically a gaming computer. They usually do not include keyboards or mice, and they aren't used for office applications. Instead, they are designed to deliver high quality graphics and audio, with sophisticated multiplayer capabilities and gaming controllers suited to different types of game. More recently, consoles have also incorporated forms of online connectivity – allowing owners to stream movies and TV or to access social networking sites from their living room.

This buyer's guide will look at the range of consoles available from the three industry leaders: Sony, Nintendo and Microsoft.

The 7th Generation

The Sony PS3

Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3) was released in 2006, but it still has a loyal user base following and titles continue to be released for the system. The PS3 was released in two different versions – a normal-sized variant and a slimline design, which gradually replaced its larger brother as the major retail model.

Sony also released the PS3 in two different packages. The first included a 160GB hard drive, while the other came with 320GB. This translates into a significant difference, with many games requiring hard disk installation to run properly.

Aside from hard disk capacity, both versions have the same specifications. The PS3 included a Blu-ray player, Wi-Fi connectivity, USB ports and cables, a single controller and cables to connect with conventional TVs. Flat screen owners may need to purchase a separate HDMI cable.

Popular accessories for the PS3 included the PlayStation Eye – a camera/microphone peripheral designed to sit on top of your TV for use with social networking or certain games. PS3 owners could also enhance their console with Bluetooth remote controls, as well as a range of additional game controllers.

Xbox 360

Developed by Microsoft, the Xbox 360 was released in 2005 as a successor to the original Xbox. Since its release, the Xbox 360 has been superseded by the Xbox One, but still has a large user base, new games will be released until the beginning of 2017.

Initially, the Xbox 360 was released in two packages. The Core package featured the console, a TV connection lead and a single controller, while the Premium package included extra memory and a detachable hard drive.

In 2007, the Premium package was replaced by the Elite package, which offered even more hard disk space, and switched from a white to a matte black appearance. At the same time, the Core package was replaced by the Arcade bundle, adding extra memory but without an external hard disk.

Finally, in 2010 the Elite package was upgraded to Super Elite, featuring a 250 GB hard disk and two wireless controllers. The Super Elite variety of the Xbox 360 was also released in several special editions, including Halo 3 branded boxes and versions themed around the Simpsons, Resident Evil 5, Call of Duty, Splinter Cell: Conviction, Star Wars, Gears of War and Final Fantasy XIII.

Nintendo Wii

The original Nintendo Wii was released in 2006, replacing the Gamecube as Nintendo's flagship console. A competitor for the XBox 360 and PlayStation 3, the Wii has outsold them both, appealing to families across the world. For the first time, a console included motion sensing technology, allowing players to experience sports games in a completely new way.

The initial version of the Wii weighed in at 1.2kg less than its competitors, and included a console stand, the console itself, the Wii remote, a Nunchuk controller accessory, power adapter, sensor bar, AV cable and batteries.ps4 playstation 4 console

In 2009, an update was released called WiiMotion Plus, which enhanced the controller's motion capture function. This was followed in 2011 by the Wii Family Edition, featuring the Wii Sports and Wii Party collection of minigames.

In 2013, Nintendo also launched the Wii Mini, a much smaller version with a top-loading disc drive and a stripped down set of features, a black and red colour scheme and a lower price range.

All versions of the Wii are designed to appeal to younger gamers and families, and Nintendo have also made an effort to link it to its wi-fi network, Nintendo Mii, for social networking and multiplayer gaming.

The 8th Generation

The Sony PS4

The PlayStation 4 (PS4) was released in 2013 as a direct successor to the PS3. The PS4 delivers more processing power and graphical potential than the PS3 and comes with a 500 GB hard disk as standard and an Ultimate Player's edition with a 1TB hard disk drive. The DualShock controller familiar to PS3 players has been redesigned to be more ergonomic, and also includes a touchpad to provide more social networking and gaming functionality. In 2016 Sony released a Pro version of the PlayStation 4 which offers an even better gaming experience due to its faster processor and the support of 4K resolution.

As with the PS3, the PS4 includes a Blu-ray disc drive, allowing owners to play high definition movies. It also includes USB connections, an HDMI cable and headset – enabling gamers to play straight out of the box, without adding extra accessories.

However, there are some significant differences between the two Sony systems. The PS4 has been designed with online gaming in mind. Using the PS4 revolves around access to the PlayStation Network – a source of games and online services run by Sony. This allows gamers to participate in competitive online communities or arrange matches with their friends for a subscription fee. It also allows users to download expansions for their favourite games and entire games, again for a fee.

Accessories include enhanced wireless headsets, extra wireless Dualshock controllers and an enhanced Sony Camera – which can now be used with more gaming titles, particularly those aimed at younger children.

xbox one console gamesThe Microsoft Xbox One

Released in 2013, the Xbox One is the successor to the popular Xbox 360, and is a direct competitor for the PlayStation 4 as an 8th generation gaming console. The Xbox One has a powerful 1.75GHz processor (compared to the 1.6GHz of the PS4), and comes with 8GB of RAM. It also incorporates next generation graphical processing capacities that, just like the PS4, allow developers to generate extremely realistic gaming environments. Since September 2016 gamers can also buy an updated version, the Xbox One S which supports 4K Blu-rays, HDR video streaming and is backwards compatible to Xbox 360 games.

The system comes with an HDMI port to connect with flat screen TVs, features motion-sensing technology and voice recognition functions that allow users to play certain games or turn the console off with a simple instruction. Games are also controlled via a standard Xbox controller (wireless or wired), but can also be controlled via remote controls and Xbox One Smart Glasses.

The Xbox One has been designed around multiplayer online gaming, which can be accessed via Xbox live. Here, users can connect with other Xbox players, download apps and games and compete with a worldwide community of gamers. The system also supports Skype, providing easy to use voice or video chat functionality.

The Nintendo Wii U

The Wii U was launched in 2012 as Nintendo's contribution to the 8th generation of console systems. It is a direct competitor with the PS4 and the Xbox One.

The Wii U centres on its innovative controller, which allows games to be played simultaneously on a TV screen and the touchpad, potentially enhancing RPGs, sports games and FPS shooters. It includes a camera, microphone, a 6.2 inch touchscreen and a variety of motion sensors. The touchpad isn't just about gaming; it can also act as a TV remote control. Games can also be played on the controller's screen when the TV is in use – handy for busy households.wii u console games

Another important aspect of the Wii U is that Nintendo specifically designed it to possess backward compatibility with older Wii games. That means that if you have a large collection of Wii games and want to upgrade, you can enjoy them on the new console as well.

As with the PS4 and Xbox One, the Wii U is intended to be used in conjunction with online services provided by the manufacturer. Unlike Sony and Microsoft's services, the Nintendo Network does not cost any money to access. It allows users to stream video from YouTube, watch Netflix movies and download audio files from Napster, as well as interacting with friends who are also on the service.

The Wii U was launched in a number of different bundles. The Basic bundle came with a white Wii U console, 8GB of storage space and an HDMI cable to connect with HD TVs. With a slightly higher price point, the Deluxe bundle featured a black console, 32GB of storage, a free Nintendo Land game, gamepad stand, charging cradle and console stand.

Which Console has the Best Range of Games?

This really depends on what kind of games you are looking for. Let's take the home-based consoles first.

If you are a fan of action games like Grand Theft Auto or First-Person Shooters, then the PlayStation 3 or 4 would be ideal. Not only do they feature a wide range of excellent titles like Call of Duty and Far Cry, but the PS range has the largest online community. This means that there is a broader spectrum of options for multiplayer gaming, which is one of the great attractions of the FPS genre. Then again, the Xbox One has the latest iteration of the Halo series, which is one of the greatest FPS shooters of all time – so it delivers a similar level of excitement.

Fans of driving games would be satisfied by either the Xbox One or PS4. Titles like The Crew or Need for Speed have been released on both systems and perform equally well.

If you love Role Playing Games (RPGs), you also have plenty of choice. In this case, the Wii U is a great option, particularly for younger gamers. The extra functionality of the touchpad adds a new dimension to games like The Legend of Zelda. Then again, if you prefer an immersive, atmospheric style of game, Fallout on the PS4 will be your kind of thing.

Sports fans will be better off with the Xbox One and PS4. They both play an excellent game of FIFA 17, with full multiplayer functionality via FIFA Ultimate Team. For some specific sports, different systems have the edge. For example, Major League Baseball 15 on the PS4 is in a league of its own.

In general, the PS4 and Xbox One have a similar breadth of titles, and their quality is very similar. There are a few exclusives for both systems, but these are unlikely to sway buyers. The Wii U is a different style of system, with plenty of games that are unique. It's generally a family-oriented console, with colourful, immersive games that everyone can enjoy.

Controller-comparison of the 8th Generation

 

Handheld consoles – Gaming Experience Everywhere

The Sony PS Vita

The PS Vita was launched in 2011 as a handheld equivalent to the PS3, delivering high definition visuals in a portable package. Although it is extremely compact, the PS Vita allows gamers to play online, with full social media functionality via the touchpad, and it is capable of playing games against players on PS3 and PS4 devices as well.

Two different versions of the PS Vita have been released. The PCH-1000 was the initial offering, featuring a 5-inch OLED touchscreen, the familiar PlayStation buttons and two analogue joysticks. It also included a camera, stereo audio, a Siraxis motion sensing system and 512MB of RAM. The battery of the PCH-1000 was officially stated to last between three and five hours of stripped-down gaming, or nine hours of audio.

The PCH-1000 was released in Wi-Fi and 3G versions. Wi-Fi can allow for free gaming, where such wireless internet connections exist. The 3G service has better coverage, thus enabling gamers to take their console wherever they wish, although you will have to pay more for the chance to do so.

Released in 2013, the PCH-2000 reduced the Vita's weight with a slimmed-down appearance. It included an extra hour of battery life, a USB port that can be used for charging and 1GB of RAM.

Unlike other consoles, the PS Vita doesn't use a form of disc to store its software. Instead, games are stored on flash memory cards. It is also designed to be used with conventional SD memory cards, and has an upper limit of 500 games or apps at any one time.

The Nintendo 3DS

The Nintendo 3DS appeared in 2011 as a next-generation handheld console. For the first time, handheld devices could deliver high quality 3D graphics, without the need to wear special glasses.

As with all next generation systems, the 3DS isn't all about gaming. It comes pre-loaded with apps designed to allow users to access social networking sites, including the Nintendo Miiverse and the Nintendo Store. It also includes a web browser and can deliver Netflix, Hulu or YouTube streams as well.

The 3DS is capable of playing any titles that were launched for the older Nintendo DS, as well as even older Gameboy titles via its Virtual Console software.

Buyers should be aware that the 3DS has been redesigned several times since being launched in 2011. One new version saw the screen significantly expanded (the 3DS XL). The New Nintendo 3DS was also released, offering enhanced CPU performance and more memory. Nintendo also released a child-friendly version without 3D support, called the 2DS, which is physically sturdier and cheaper.

Which Portable Console Should I Choose?

If you’re looking for a portable gaming experience, your choice boils down to a contest between the PS Vita and the Nintendo 3DS.

For adult gamers, the conventional PS Vita offers a comfortable controller with an excellent display, while owners report that the battery charge levels tend to remain constant, even years after their purchase. However, the system's major selling point is its exceptional graphics. If you want to play PS3 quality games on the move, the Vita is the right option. Finding and downloading them is also simple using the PlayStation Network (and you can also download PS1 or PS2 titles straight to your Vita as well).

The 3DS offers lower quality graphics and doesn't suit frantic shooters as well as the Vita. However, it is an excellent option for families, with a wide range of cute and easy to play games and cartoonish graphics. The Miiverse is a child-friendly social networking option as well, and with Nintendo's Store kids will find it harder to accidentally access extra purchases that are not approved by their parents.

Both systems are comfortable to use on the go, and have good software support. If you have previously used a Nintendo DS, the 3DS may suit you better, as most of your old games will be compatible.

Full comparison: PS Vita – Nintendo 3DS

A Look at the Games for Portable Consoles

Comparing handheld consoles - PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS - there isn't much to choose between them. Again, if you want to play adult-style shooters the Vita may be the best choice. On the other hand, the 3DS has a larger collection of games and some stellar titles. You can't play Mario Kart, Zelda, Pokemon or Monster Hunter on the PS Vita.

The 3DS does have its drawbacks though. For one thing, if you lose your console, you have to purchase your games again, as the system itself is not directly linked to a Nintendo account. It also has a shorter battery life, and the 3D won't suit everyone's eyes.

The major issue with the PS Vita is that the supply of games is not as wide. It also comes with a heftier price tag and fewer of the games available have the "pick up and play" quality that the best 3DS titles possess. All the same, this will not be a problem for gamers who value greater depth, so it works both ways.

How to Buy Games Consoles

If you are looking to upgrade your gaming experience by purchasing an 8th-generation console like the PS4, Wii U or Xbox One, it makes sense to hunt down the best possible deals. The same applies to mobile systems like the PS Vita and Nintendo 3DS.

If you are looking to buy a next generation system, try waiting for Black Friday or Cyber Monday (in November) or the New Year sales. Consoles tend to be heavily discounted almost immediately after Christmas, so Boxing Day is a great time to log on and find a deal.

The easiest way to check out discounts as they are announced is by keeping track of the console deals at HotUKDeals. Our users post up the latest savings from leading UK merchants like Amazon, Tesco and GAME, as well as online discounts on the Xbox Marketplace and PlayStation Network. If you want to upgrade your console and build a game collection, our pages are the first place to look.