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HWZ Deal Alert: 11th January 2016

By Salehuddin Bin Husin - 11 Jan 2016

HWZ Deal Alert: 11th January 2016

 Got deal, got talk! GDGT! =)

It's a few weeks into the new year and you know what that means? It's time to get started on the year's shopping!

Here are the best deal we could find to start off the week with!

 

 WD My Book 5TB External HDD

We kick off this installment of Deal Alert with a deal on an external HDD with a massive amount of storage. The WD My Book 5TB is USB 3.0 compatible (with data transfer rates up to 5Gb/s), features password protection and hardware encryption and is compatible with both Mac, PC and gaming consoles which support external hard drives like the Xbox One. Whether you need a HDD to archive your stuff or as an external HDD for your console, the WD My Book 5TB is a pretty good deal at just US$109.99. Note that the HDD doesn't ship overseas, so if you're buying it, make sure you send it over to a freight forwarder like Comgateway or V-Post.

 

Playstation Vita

Sure, the Playstation Vita might not be seeing any more first party titles but that doesn't mean the console is dead. Vita games are still trickling in from various third party developers and the portable has a great library of games you can now get cheap. Even better, the offer is for first generation Playstation Vita units (Wi-Fi + 3G) which have a better, much more vibrant screen than the newer models. It might be a bit steep at US$149.99 but since first generation units are getting harder and harder to come by, it's still a bargain nonetheless!

 

Star Wars: The Old Republic Amazon Bundle

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens still fresh on everybody's minds, how about a deal on game time for the free to play MMO, Star Wars: The Old Republic? While the game is technically free to play, subscribers get access to much more content, such as the new Knights of the Fallen Empire story as well as numerous perks and benefits like more character slots and boosted experience points gains so your character levels faster. This bundle not only gives you 90 days of game time (which gives you access to all the content in the game), it also gives you 2400 Cartel coins to spend in the game's store. Considering that 30 day subscriptions are US$14.99 and that 2400 Cartel coins cost $19.99, this is a great value at only US$39.99 for those who are interested in playing the game. Note that the bundle can only be bought once per account and you need a US address designated as your primary Amazon address to be eligible to purchase digital content on Amazon.

 

Toys"R"Us Xbox One games sale

 

If you just bought an Xbox One or just want to beef up your Xbox One library of games, Toysrus has a sale right now on four games, three of which are great. If you're an Xbox One owner, you'll definitely want Sunset Overdrive, Ryse and Dead or Alive 5 in your library. The games may be old but they still look great today and at US$14.99 each, are definitely worth the money. One caveat though, Toysrus doesn't ship to Singapore, so don't forget to send the games to a freight forwarder instead!

We're afraid we've fun out of decent deals this week but keep an eye open, you never know what might pop up later in the week. We'll be back on Friday with another edition so come back then for more deals! Till then, #BBBMTL!

 

Editor's note and disclaimer: The deals are not an endorsement or recommendation of the product from the editorial team. Instead, the listed items present themselves as a good deal based on the novelty factor and how much of a discount it is being offered from standard retail pricing at the time of publishing. Please note that we are not responsible in any way if you're unable to secure the listed offer due to errors on our part or should the offers expire by the time you've checked them.

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