Cyber Monday deals 2011: Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop
By Hayley Tsukayama,
Online retailers are bundling up for the holidays, offering deep discounts on game console packages for Cyber Monday.
Wal-Mart is offering an “Xbox 360 Kinect Family Fun Bundle,” which includes a 250 GB Xbox, Kinect sensor, two Kinect titles, a wireless controller and a three-month subscription to Xbox Live from $319. GameStop has similar packages for the Xbox, Nintendo Wii and 3DS, which include games and accessories or gift cards. The game retailer has its own Kinect bundle for $399.99, and is also offering an Xbox bundle with Halo Reach, Fable 3 and a three-month Xbox Live membership for $299.99. The Wii bundle includes Super Mario Brothers Wii and a soundtrack for $149.99. The $199.99 3DS bundles include either Super Mario 3D Land or the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, with a $20 gift card.
Target has a starter bundle for the PlayStation 3, discounting the $319 value of a Play Station, two wireless controllers and cords to connect the console to $289.99. It is also giving $105 worth of accessories to consumers who buy the Sony Tablet S.
Amazon is staggering its deals throughout the day, but has some great tech specials, including a Roku LT streaming player for $49.99, and the Kinect Sensor with bundled games for $99.99. Amazon is also selling its 3G-enabled 9.7-inch screen Kindle DX for $259, a $120 discount.
Best Buy continues its two-day Cyber Monday sale, with deep discounts on laptops and cameras, as well as the promise that it will offer a wide variety of free smartphones with two-year activations such as Sony’s Xperia Play. The consumer electronics giant is also discounting other items such as a four-door Samsung stainless steel refrigerator at $1,200 off for a sale price of $1799. And its offering discounts on Samsung televisions too, with savings of $50 to $500.
Other sites to check out include Overstock.com, which is offering discounts on cameras and tablets, including the chance to get a refurbished 32 GB iPad 2 for $529.99.