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Best Buy PlayStation 4 Pro Demo

01 Nov: Best Buy First to Host PlayStation 4 Pro Demos

Gamers – this is your week. It’s video game paradise at Best Buy this week, for two big reasons:


1. Get hands-on with PlayStation 4 Pro before it’s available for sale

This Saturday, from 1-5 p.m. local time at 30 Best Buy locations across the country, Best Buy will be the first retailer to offer demos of the PlayStation 4 Pro – five days before it hits shelves.

Fans will get to play Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare, which launches Friday, on an impressive 85-inch 4K UHD Sony TV inside select Magnolia Home Theater locations, which also features MartinLogan sound.


13 Aug: Here’s Your Game Plan to Save Big on ‘Madden NFL 16’ as it Arrives Aug. 24 at Best Buy

Football fans, mark your calendars for Monday, Aug. 24 – that’s when Madden NFL 16 arrives.

The game hits stores at 12:01 a.m. Eastern time on Tuesday, Aug. 25. Customers in the Central time zone can get it at 11:01 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 24, followed by Rocky Mountain folks at 10:01 p.m. and West Coast fans at 9:01 p.m. (It’ll be at 800-plus stores, so find the one near you.)

Meantime, here’s the game plan on all the ways you can save when snagging this year’s installment of the football game franchise.

Best Buy Console Deals

18 Dec: Last-Minute Gaming Deals: $50 off a PS4 Bundle and $50 Gift Card for the Xbox One

It’s the fourth quarter of the holiday shopping season and Best Buy’s here with some clutch last-minute gaming console deals.

Xbox One deal: Xbox One consoles are already $50 off starting at $349.99. But buy the console on between Dec. 19 and Jan. 3 and you get a $50 gift card to boot. You’re already saving $50, but the gift card means you can pick up a game to top it all off. Remember: You can have the console shipped or even pick it up in store, too.


24 Mar: 5 Things You Want to Know from Best Buy This Week, Starting with Free iPhones and PS4 Availability

You’re busy. We get that.

From helping you save serious cash, to getting your hands on the Galaxy S 5 for a test drive weeks before it’s for sale — here are five highlights from Best Buy  this week.


Test Drive the New Samsung Galaxy S 5 and All Three Gears

Only at Best Buy can you take the Samsung Galaxy S 5 smartphone and any of the three new Gear wearable devices for a spin in select Samsung Experience Shops.  


20 Dec: Get Your Hands on a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One at Best Buy This Weekend

PlayStation4The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One have been hard to come by this holiday season.

So Best Buy is making it easier for customers searching for the fast-selling next-generation consoles this weekend.

Limited quantities of the PlayStation 4 will be available for customers at all Best Buy stores on Sunday, Dec. 22.

Plus, Best Buy also has limited availability of the Xbox One, both in stores and online at

Xbox OneAnd don’t forget, all Best Buy stores will be open from 7 a.m.

Ryan Danczak Photo

13 Dec: Ryan Danczak’s First Flight Ever Will Be to Dallas for the Ultimate Gamers Showdown

Winona State senior Ryan Danczak will be boarding a plane for the first time ever this weekend.

And the inaugural flight couldn’t have come under sweeter circumstances.

The 22-year-old Marshfield, Wis. native won the Richfield, Minn., tour leg of the Best Buy Ultimate Gamers Showdown, coming out on top of a 50-player field on Thursday, Dec. 12. All in front of nearly 500 spectators, including Vikings running back Toby Gerhart.

Danczak won an all-expenses paid trip to Dallas to compete against seven of the nation’s best Madden 25® players on the world’s largest HD screen at AT&T Stadium.

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11 Dec: Top 10 Gifts for the Trickiest Person on Your List

Having trouble getting a gift for the trickiest person on your list?

Don’t worry.

The experts – the Best Buy Blue Shirts and Geek Squad agents – have you covered. They have compiled the following Top 10 list to make gift-giving easy for those who are typically tough to buy for.

Better yet, all of these products are available in-store and online, where you can choose the convenience of in-store pickup from your nearby Best Buy.

Oh, and take a peek at Best Buy’s Trending Gifts Twitter app and find out what the chatter is all about at this very moment.

Ultimate Gamers Showdown

29 Nov: Best Buy to debut ULTIMATE GAMERS SHOWDOWN gaming tournament series IN STORES starting Dec. 2

Ultimate Gamers Showdown

Finals To Be Held at World Famous AT&T Stadium in Dallas

RICHFIELD, Minn.  – Nov. 27, 2013 – To mark the arrival of the new PlayStation® 4 and Xbox One gaming systems in stores, Best Buy is kicking off an exclusive gaming tournament in eight top markets starting Monday, Dec. 2. Best Buy’s ULTIMATE GAMERS SHOWDOWN tournament will give gaming and sports fans around the U.S. an opportunity to try the next generation gaming systems and put their Madden NFL 25® skills to the test in select Best Buy stores.

XBox One

20 Nov: Best Buy Launches Xbox One This Friday

Can’t wait to get the new Xbox One entertainment system? Well, wait no more. This Friday morning, the Xbox One gaming system will be available for the first time.

Best Buy will open its doors up to two hours early and will begin selling the new gaming platform starting at 12:01 a.m. local time. Customers who pre-ordered will be checked out first and the gaming systems will be on a first-come, first-served basis.

The new Xbox One is on top of several holiday wish lists this year – and for good reason.