SA Gaming News Wrap

If you’re here, you’re here for South African gaming news, so you’ve come to the right place. Welcome. And enjoy your stay. (Remember to return next week when we do it all again).


Upcoming Events

There is plenty happening almost every day at the moment with ongoing events for the DGL Community Shield as well as the Ballistix Masters and Mettlestate’s Galaxy CS:GO tournament.

Otherwise, there are a few other events happening to keep you entertained:

  • Xbox Playdates ZA are hosting Mass Effect Andromeda on Thursday 6 April from 8pm. Get away from planet Earth with some fellow South Africans. Head here for more information.
  • ICON by the Sea – the taste of the Johannesburg ICON event – is happening from 7 to 9 April at the Old Mutual Sports Hall, Glenwood, Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. Additional details can be found here.
  • Xbox Playdates ZA returns on Friday (7 April) from 9pm with an F1 2016 event in conjunction with SA Gamer.
  • Kosta Games are hosting a FIFA 17 PS4 tournament on Saturday (8 April) from 12pm. R180 registration gets you playing for the R3,000 cash prize pool. The event is at Epic Lounge in Ormonde. Additional information can be found here.
  • Make Games SA are hosting their regular meet-up on Tuesday 11 April from 6:30pm. This is the Gauteng chapter, so the event is at Microsoft’s head office in Johannesburg. Entry is free and additional details can be found here.

Remember to keep these days open for some upcoming action a little further in the future:


Competitions & Giveaways


Sales & Discounts


PlayStation Specials

There are a number of PS4 purchase specials available from 11 April until 7 May via the following retailers: AWX, BT Games, CNA, Dion Wired, Game, Incredible Connection, Musica, Makro, and Takealot.

The three deals are as follows:

  • A FREE copy of Horizon Zero Dawn and a FREE DualShock 4 with any PS4 PRO console purchased resulting in a saving of over R2,000
    OR
  • R500 discount on all 1TB PS4 consoles starting from R 5,299.00
    OR
  • Receive a second DualShock 4 for FREE with any 500GB PS4 as well as a R 500 discount on the console, pricing starting from R4,499.00

Stocks are limited.

Coverage Elsewhere:


You can find out about even more events happening in South Africa in our events calendar. If you want all the news about goings on in South Africa, simply click on the SA flag to be whisked to the most comprehensive coverage of South African gaming that you will find on the internet. You may just be surprised by how much is happening around the country.

Know of anything gaming related happening or happened in South Africa? Drop us an email at info@zombiegamer.co.za and we will do our best to cover it.

About Zombie Dredd

Wannabe gaming journalist. Wannabe zombie. And sometimes clan leader of OAP. Clint O'Shea when in his human disguise.