There is still stock of the PS4 in South Africa

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Over the weekend news reports came out that the PlayStation 4 has completely sold out in South Africa but thankfully that isn’t actually correct. So if you are still looking for a PS4 for Christmas, and you really should be, then this is your lucky 30 minutes.

kalahari has just announced that they have 25 PlayStation 4 Killzone bundles available for purchase right now.

The bundle comes with Killzone: Shadow Fall which is the most beautiful next gen game along with 2 controllers and a camera for R7 999. It also includes Battlefield 4, making it an exclusive bundle. And a pretty sweet deal. 

The site currently says pre-order but we have confirmation from kalahari that they do in fact have 25 of these so place that order and be smiling all the way to Christmas.

We have also heard that Animeworx will be receiving their second batch on the 20th of December but if you really want one for Christmas I’d make a move now. These things are moving like hotcakes.

For those smart people who pre-ordered and have been jamming all the long weekend let us know if you think the console is worth it or not. Our own Geoff is pretty enamoured with it. 

 Here’s something a little more in- depth too.

And let’s also not forget that while we all have complaints against Ster Kinekor at one time or another we should remember that South Africa was not on the initial list of PlayStation 4 countries… so thanks a ton to the local distributors for making this happen.

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  • Lego Witcher of the Squirrels

    Only R8k? Damn! I’ll take 2.

    Nah, I won’t actually… wish I could afford one at the moment though.

    • Johan du Preez

      Esquire still have stock and is selling them for R5500 excl.

      • Lego Witcher of the Squirrels

        Can order through work and try pay it off in a year at no mark up then… nah, still not doing it.

    • RinceGivesRspectsToMadiba

      yeah, hella expensive!

      • CJRIP

        If you add the VAT then it’s the same price as the launch price = R6300

  • William Francis

    I picked mine up on Thursday night, and I am incredibly impressed by this lovely piece of kit. But i must say, battlefield looks and feels a lot better/smoother than Killzone. Either way, loving it!!

  • TiMsTeR1033

    Yesterday I played Knack at Clear water shopping mall, I must say that the controller is a HUGE improvement and feels just as good to Xbox 360 controller. The graphics are top notch, and you can clearly see that it is indeed NEXT GEN.

    One thing I don’t get is why Knack was treated like it is a kak game, its basically to me anyway The new Crash bandicoot (without crash) Feels ALOT like it and is really fun and hard too just as Crash games were. Saw Injustice too but that basically looked the same as on Xbox 360 or ps3.

    • http://www.twitter.com/WobblyOnion Exalted Overlord Geoffrey Tim

      We’ll have our Knack review up soon. I actually quite enjoyed it.

      • Jonah Cash

        Is it like Kameo was back in the day? That is the feel I got from what I have managed to see on the internet.

        • http://www.twitter.com/WobblyOnion Exalted Overlord Geoffrey Tim

          A little. not quite…more like Crash Bandicoot as Timmy said.

          • Jonah Cash

            That is good enough for me!! Will definitely pick it up somewhere next year!!

    • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

      I absolutely love my PS4. I haven’t played Knack yet, instead I got my shooter on this weekend, with far too many hours ploughed into Killzone’s MP and BF4′s MP. Let’s just say, I’m now thoroughly convinced, those earlier reviews of Killzone were a form of corporate trolling. Anyone who scores Killzone under 8 is a fucking dick headed sheep!

      Yes, opinions differ. Not everyone will love Killzone blah blah! But if you’re a reviewer, and you’re looking at the game rationally and objectively, without stupid bias (durr I hate Sony cos in 1999 they rootkit my ass). If you’re penalising Killzone for its SP, but laud BF4 or COD for theirs, you’re a dick headed sheep. The meat of Killzone is in MP, and the netcode is divine. The controls are superb, and as usual GG’s map designs puts DiCE to shame. It’s an amazing online game.

      • Jonah Cash

        Nice!! Will have to look into it as well!!!

      • RinceGivesRspectsToMadiba

        Where were you?! Nana!

        • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

          :(

          • RinceGivesRspectsToMadiba

            Missed out on some fun times man,. Played golf (well, I did, the others not so much) , drank beer and at great food!

          • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

            :( sigh! I know man, but I would have only been able to stay an hour (before fetching my sister from the airport), so I would have been THAT guy. You know the guy who comes to a meet, eats and then poof gone again…. :/ And that’s not cool.

          • RinceGivesRspectsToMadiba

            Lol. After the golf we went back to mine and watched Russian + Guns + Explosions! MAN MAN MAN!

          • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

            You watched Call of Duty? :o

          • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

            Of course, this just adds to the myth that “Jim doesn’t exist”, or is probably an “antisocial dungeon dweller”, “a rogue AI”, “a morbidly obese 54 year old grandmother, who lives out her fantasies of being an awesome gaming loving dude…” or “just a dick”.

            :/ I think the last one would hurt…

          • RinceGivesRspectsToMadiba

            All of what you said. we sat down and had a beer. I think Trevor asked if anyone else was coming, I mentioned Nana said he might, silence fell, then we all burst out laughing like our lives depended on it 0-O

          • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

            Jaysus… :( So I’m THAT GUY? :(

            “Hey guys, is Jim coming?”
            “HAHAHHAHAHAHHAHHAHHA”

            Well the joke wil be on you lot. Jim WILL COME! AND HE WILL COME ALL OVER YOU!! (wait..a… second… uhm that doesn’t sound right)

          • RinceGivesRspectsToMadiba

            This is close to how we laughed… http://media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lz5ia86DVz1qdeocv.gif

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            Not even a Nana telepresence. A bot should be able to do at least that right?

          • RinceGivesRspectsToMadiba

            Agreed. @JimLenoir:disqus What excuse do you have for this?!

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            Who got closer to the 100 sign again? *cough*

          • RinceGivesRspectsToMadiba

            Me, and anything you say to the contrary is just crushed ego speaking… Now, (in Russian accent) Have a nice day!

          • Alien Emperor Trevor

            …and that’s how everyone knows you’re talking crap – nothing is big enough to crush my massive ego! Erm… wait :/

          • RinceGivesRspectsToMadiba

            BWAHAHAHAH ;)

  • Jonah Cash

    Is Fifa 14 better on PS4????? I am on my way to give back Fifa 14 on PS3 and I will pre order a PS4 at BT Games with Fifa 14…. It definitely can’t be worse than the one on PS3!!!!

    • TiMsTeR1033

      dude I am sure it KICKS ASS! with the new Ignite Engine!

    • FoxOneZA

      How you gonna pre-order stuffs that’s already out?

      • Umar Bravely Default

        post-order

      • Jonah Cash

        They have new stock coming the 20th and you need to pre order or miss out again!! Their pre orders are almost full according to the guy at Cape Gate…..

        • FoxOneZA

          Pre-order a post order then lol. You better get onto it ;)

          • Jonah Cash

            Already back!! I live 3,5km from Cape Gate mall….. Looking at my Fifa 14 box for the PS4…. Feels like back in the day when I had a PS1 console and a game but no memory card… Now I have a game and no console!!!

          • FoxOneZA

            I bought PGR4 30 mins before I bought my Xbox 360. That was the longest walk from end of the mall to the other!

  • oVg

    Pass.
    The PS3 has better games.
    NOW, If they were clever and bundled it with The Last Guardian or The Last of Us then the XBONE would be dead out of the water.

    In the meantime, far to many great games to play on the PS3 and 360.
    ALSO the more I spend on the 7th gen machines the less there is for these OVERLY EXPENSIVE TV game consoles. R7999 is a special deal? To play a shallow killzone in all its spandex glory?
    Not backward compatible, so I either carry on investing in what I have or enjoy the next gen of social media while we wait for the usual 3-5 year development cycle of AAA games. FF15 should take Square 10 years to make.

    My interest will wait until the slim is out.

    • TiMsTeR1033

      That gonna be one slim console then… Seeing as the Ps4 as it is now is rather small.

      • oVg

        The trick is to buy the fat as the slim comes out. They only make the slim so they can keep the price the same, otherwise the core 360 that came out in 2007 for R1999 would be R499 right now.

    • Umar Bravely Default

      Will wait for the Slim too. Ain’t nobody got cash fo dat…I’ll have fun playing the plethora of great games still coming to current gen. Hmm, let’s see… FF X HD, Kingdom Hearts 2.5, Persona 5, Castlevania 2, Dark Souls 2, The Evil Within…to name a few

    • RinceGivesRspectsToMadiba

      Well said man.

    • Sageville

      Dood, After jolling on my PS4 for the past week I’m looking at your arguments and I want to sympathize with your reasoning, but the PS4 met all my fanboi expectations (yes, some early days patchable issues). Simply put, it’s some serious gaming kit well worth the pricetag.

      • oVg

        What kind of update did it require? If one is still a peasant gamer (no internet) how will it work out of the box.

        • Sageville

          Point conceded, but then I’m thinking, if you want Next-Gen then sadly you need to get onto the Internet…. #TheEndofSPForeverEra

          • oVg

            I will try and get a line with Hellkom. Should be ready by the time the slim is out.

          • ToshZA

            Optimistic aren’t you? I’m going on 2 years and counting with my line on order.

          • Sageville

            I know that feel…

  • bowlingotter

    I’m loving the bejesus out of my PS4. Impatiently waiting for more quality titles to play on it though.

  • Chez Green

    I’m a Sony fanboy but I’m not paying 6k for a ps4. Will wait for a price cut or until I can get a discount at cna with my thank you points..

    • Unavengedavo(aka. MadeYouLook)

      You will most likely see a shit load of specials for the PS4 around the time the Xbox One is released.

      • TiMsTeR1033

        I laugh the Xbone comes out cheaper than Ps4 haha

        • Unavengedavo(aka. MadeYouLook)

          Highly doubt it. It being M$ and all, they will still try and sell it at the same price

          • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

            Given our suppliers, even if the Xbone had a considerable price drop, it’s still going to cost a premium when it launches here. (Of course, I understand that import costs are involved, there’s probably some hidden costs in transporting, Ster Kinekor probably has to advertise on their own budget), but let’s not delude ourselves, local suppliers have us over a barrel with the price of the PS4 in South Africa, and I think we’ll see a repeat for the xbone when it finally launches in Tier 34 countries.. (South Africa, Afghanistan, Lesotho, Democratic Micronation of Rietvlei) in 2018 (hehehe)

  • Hammersteyn

    PS4 was worth the wait.Now I’m not sure why but I played a Blacklight,Killzone and Warframe online and had no issues unlike with my PS3. If all PS4 games play like this online I might actually start to enjoy online games

    • Jonah Cash

      Hey!! I should have listened to you when you said I needed to pre order the PS4!!!!!!!! I would still have had a living room window!!!! Just came from BT Games and pre ordered one for this Friday….

      • Hammersteyn

        Nice one. I got Killzone and from the PS store downloaded Blacklight,Warframe and War Thunder F2P. That and if you’re a PS+ member you get Resogun and Contrast for free. So that’s six game already.

        • Sageville

          How sick is Resogun, that was an unexpected win for me.

          • Hammersteyn

            Loving it, so simple but challenging on higher difficulties

    • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

      I crashed a lot with BF4 though. At the moment, it seems like if I’m in a party, with my mic enabled, I’m bound to crash out of a match. Damnit DiCEA… get your fucking act together.

      But man oh man, is Killzone’s MP tight! I have no words. I’m still getting used to the assignments system, and I defnitely miss the badges from Killzone 3, but that’s GG they constantly change it up.

      Take notes DiCEA, you damn scum!

      • Hammersteyn

        Same here, took a while to get it. I played a lot as the medic and just revive team mates while learning what they do in each assignment. Came first twice in a match as well. Plus the graphics, especially the mission where you glide between the collapsing buildings.

        BF and EA can suck my left one. Never liked it and never will. Can’t wait for the worst company voting campaign to being. They should have a worst video game company but EA would win that by a landslide.

        • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

          The single player is probably rubbish, I’ve only played two or three missions so far, but if I can overlook the SP of Battlefield 3 (which was utter shit), or Battlefield 4 (which was actually not that bad), or Medal of Honor 1 (which was pitiful) or even Warfighter (which, I still think had a pretty decent story)… then by the power of my DS4… Killzone for the win!

  • ToshZA

    Said it before and will say it again, without any games to play (worthwhile ones folks) there’s no point in dropping so much cash for what is essentially a glorified ornament that glows.

    • Sageville

      ….but it’s like maximum awesomeness….

      • ToshZA

        The games are why we buy the consoles. Ergo: no great games, no great console. It’s a shiny paperweight right now.

        • Sageville

          I still haven’t got to the “I’ve got nothing to play on my PS4″ phase yet and it feels a long ways off.

          • ToshZA

            Ok so the 2 games you play are BF and AC right? Games available on every other platform. So instead of R6k + R1.2k for the 2 games, I can buy both on PC for R1k (or less if Steam Holiday sale is kind). That’s a R6.4k discount for those 2 games. There’s like what? 3 games that are exclusive to PS4 atm. Not something to brag about, and only resogun seems worthwhile, and also not something that should take more than a weekend of hard playing.

            Talking of weekends, that’s how long the PS4 has been out, so even with 3 games a weekend isn’t enough time for anyone to get to the “nothing to play” phase. Give it 2 weeks.

          • Sageville

            Admittedly, I invest alot more time into my games, I’m slow so I don’t start and finish in a weekend. Currently I’m playing AC4, I’m like 25% complete. After that I’ll play Killzone campaign and Resogun.

            Both Killzone and BF are those sort of “play multiplayer online every day” games that never finish, otherwise I can always swap HDMI cables and kick off the Old PS3 while I wait for new titles.

            But I do get where you are coming from, guess it’s each to their own….

  • http://www.twitter.com/WobblyOnion Exalted Overlord Geoffrey Tim

    AC4 looks like it will keep me more than occupied enough until more games come.

    • ToshZA

      I seriously want that game, but I’m not dropping R6k on a console when I can play it on PC or my Xbox360 already. Graphics does not mean gameplay. It’s not reason enough for me to buy the console.

    • Melasco

      I have AC4 but still have not played it. Finished Killzone yesterday, and is now playing BF4 multiplayer mostly. Leaving AC4 until I’m on leave Friday. :)

    • Sageville

      I know right! how can you not love broadsiding a Man-o-war and then the boarding skirmishes, add to your fleet then off into the sunset listening to Sea-shanty radio, YAAARRR!

  • Jonah Cash

    Traded in my Fifa 14 for R275 and only paid R444 for Fifa 14 on PS4…. Got R80 off because of the BT Games card…. Sounds like a bargain to me, and as I said can only be better on PS4…..

  • comeau

    Not quite sure why there were claims that it was sold out across the country. Picked mine up at Game in Canal Walk on Saturday (albeit the last one) and Incredible Connection there had stock too. So there’s clearly stock around, unless they’ve managed to get new stock in VERY quickly after the initial shipment, but I doubt that. Anyway, having made the jump from Xbox I couldn’t be happier! Can’t wait for the release of more RPG games.

  • Ashley James

    I think the xbox is a much better console in terms on an entertainment machine. PS4 is a good gaming console but not an entertainment hub. This is why

    http://bit.ly/HappyXbox

    • Emma Lewis

      Lol, u must be kidding me

      • Ashley James

        no im not kidding dear. Xbox is a clear winner, you know it

        • Emma Lewis

          PS4 has more exclusive titles & its cheaper

          • Ashley James

            its cheaper because sony used low quality parts like processor and fan. They will burn out eventually. Besides xbox has amazing titles like titanfall and halo coming up

          • Emma Lewis

            Now you are engineer all of a sudden, lol

          • Ashley James

            yes i am. from MIT

          • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

            MIT is a shadow of its former self. I’d even go as far as to equate it with the University of West Alabama. Yes… I went there!

            PS: Caltech > MIT!

          • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

            Xbox is made from duck entrails, PS4 is made from cotton candy and all things nice. Therefore your opinion is invalid :P

            http://abload.de/img/0318_hwu31.gif

          • Ashley James

            and your a banana

          • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

            No! You’re a banana :P

    • Unavengedavo(aka. MadeYouLook)

      But unfortunately you will only be able to experience all the features if you life in America.

      • Ashley James

        thats true though. Where do you live??

        • Unavengedavo(aka. MadeYouLook)

          I’ll give you 3 guesses…

          • HvR

            In this guy’s basement?

          • Ashley James

            is that a selfie you took?

          • Unavengedavo(aka. MadeYouLook)

            Bwahahahaha… I am so glad that people won’t crap me out for posting this :P

          • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

            You know it’s going to be a good day, when you get the Ice Cream guy….

          • Unavengedavo(aka. MadeYouLook)

            Lol I don’t even have to mention or post him anymore… I have left my mark(a.k.a. Scar)

          • Unavengedavo(aka. MadeYouLook)
          • RinceGivesRspectsToMadiba

            It’s too early on a Monday for this!!!!

          • Sageville

            He still looks delicious….

          • Ashley James

            Pretoria, SA

    • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

      lol! No! :P

    • Hybrid

      Well for now the PS 4 is the superior console as we’ll probably only see the Xbone in 2020 in SA

  • Mike Doutchevitch

    I am loving it. Can’t wait for the quality games to start coming out. In the meantime I am rather enjoying AC4 Black Flag.

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  • des.fisher

    I got my PS4 friday morning, and low and behold, its faulty. Disc drive wont accept discs whilst turned on. Found a trick to get the disc in though. If you put the disc in whilst the ps4 is off, and then turn it on, it then accepts the disc. So at least I got a weekend worth of gaming in. But its still faulty. Wonder what a mission it will be to get the thing replaced considering there are barely any left.

    • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

      Sheesh dude, that’s not cool. Did you give PartServe a call? Their number is on the PS4s box. (0861 773 783). We have a year warranty, so hopefully they can help you out…

      But yeah, never cool to unwrap a new toy, only to find that it’s not working as intended!

      • des.fisher

        Thanks Jim. Gave Part Serve a call, and they will replace it for me when they get stock in. Possibly tomorrow. Now to just backup all my game saves.

    • http://www.twitter.com/WobblyOnion Exalted Overlord Geoffrey Tim

      That well and truly suck to hear.

    • Sageville

      Unlucky dood, hope you come right.

  • Jim Lenoir (Banana Jim)

    This is slightly off topic (but still kind of related)…. Is it just me or has Kalahari’s service gotten extremely shitty of late?

  • Sageville

    Get yourselves a PS4 demmit!

    Got mine, here are my Pro’s and Con’s so far….

    Pros:

    My HDMI port was fine – no drama there.
    Controller joystick rubber, solid – no drama there
    My Tritton headphones work with PS4 – No drama there
    I got the Killzone bundle, but been too busy with Resogun and Black Flag to play Killzone, games are wikkid
    The UI is quick, slick and very user friendly.

    Cons:

    Day one patch needed (about 350mb if I recall)
    You can’t pause downloads???? WTF Sony! hurry up and patch already
    I got BF4 on PS3 and did the digital upgrade to PS4, all went ok, but the update states 6gig but then you need to still download 33 gig for the full game, you can’t see the progress or pause that download…. it just happens secretly in the background….
    There are few launch titles.

    All in all I’m VERY happy with my new console #NoRegrets

  • Morne Nell

    I never comment on this site, but can I just say the ps4 is absolutely awesome peace of hardware. Played and finished Contrast great game, Played 20% of AC4 awesome game were able to compare graphics to ps3 and there is a big different machine also run quitter and load times is faster compared to the 3. Also played kill zone completed 15% awesome graphics see things that big computers struggle to produce. To think that games will get better and better going forward, Priceless. controller better than 3, interaction with smartphone and Vita fast and effective. Only thing that is crap is the headphones.

  • CAE9872

    I think PS4 is brilliant. And FINALLY the PSN store is intergrated into the architecture of the machine instead of being off to the side. I hooked it up with absolutely no issues.

    And being playing Resogun…oh my word I am addicted (Geometry Wars of this gen already). Checked out Killzone, Knack and Rivals but will play them when done with Resogun…

    Also downloaded Warframe and Blacklight Retribution (both free to play…or whichever term you want to use). Warframe is great but complicated with nothing explained. Blacklight havent spent time with yet.

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  • Lupus

    Will wait till the price is lower, probably next xmas like I did with the PS3. Though I did have a 360 to tide me over.

  • Playstation Fan

    Everybody know the Graphics quality of a PC is better than console. The whole point why I and probably many other gamers stick with consoles is they are cheaper than gaming PC’s! Now that they cost pretty much the same why not just go for PC then?

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