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).
- Zombiegamer: Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) | DotA2 Community Shield Results Tues 04 April 2017
- Zombiegamer: Gameplay | Video Games meets the Stellenbosch City Orchestra
- Zombiegamer: Trenchtown FIFA 17 April Tournament | Details and Registration
- Zombiegamer: ‘Trenchtown’ Infinite Warfare 2v2 | The Results
- Zombiegamer: Mettlestate Samsung Galaxy CS:GO Championships | Current Group Standings
- Zombiegamer: Bravado Gaming are the Mega8 Esports CS:GO Autumn Cup Champs
- Zombiegamer: Telkom Digital Gaming League (DGL) | DotA2 Community Shield
- Zombiegamer: [Photos] Meridian Pinehurst FIFA 17 Tournament
- ACGL: ACGL Top 5 Plays of the Month | March
- ACGL: Season 1 Comes to an Early End, Site Maintenance and Results Announced
- Ballistix Masters: Group Stages come to an end
- Critical Hit: Bravado Gaming secure flawless victory at Mega8 Autumn Cup
- Esports with Zdrag: Mega8 Autumn Cup Review!
- GLHF: Bringing South African Esports Together
- MWEB GameZone: South African gaming events of April 2017
- MWEB GameZone: How much SA gamers will pay for April’s game releases
- NAG Podcast: Episode 37 – Esports Not eSports
- Telkom Gaming: DGL
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:
- 29 April to 1 May 2017: FanCon
- 28 to 30 July 2017: EGE
- 6 to 8 October 2017: rAge JHB
- More 2017 Gaming and Geek Expos can be found here.
Competitions & Giveaways
- MWEB GameZone: Ghost Recon: Wildlands Xbox One Hamper up for grabs
- Raru: WIN a Mass Effect: Andromeda (PC Game) + Battlefield T-Shirt
- SA Gamer: FREE GAMES VRYDAG – Kingdom Hearts 1.5 + 2.5 ReMix (PS4)
Sales & Discounts
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
- R500 discount on all 1TB PS4 consoles starting from R 5,299.00
- 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.
- Critical Hit: Grab a PS4 and Horizon: Zero Dawn for cheap before the Rand tanks any further
- Game Nation: Sony Announce New PS4 Specials In South Africa
- MWEB GameZone: Massive South African PlayStation 4 console sale announced
- SA Gamer: In the market for a PS4 or PS4 Pro? Get ready for big savings
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.
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