Hump Day Deals: Cheap PlayStation VR Controllers, 50% Off Wine, Mega Pre-Christmas Tech Sale

Hump day (AKA Wednesday) is arguably the most boring day of the week. So why not liven things up by grabbing one of these nifty online bargains? Deals that caught our eye this week include: Catch Of The Day’s huge pre-Christmas sale, get the PlayStation VR controllers for $13, half-price Chardonnay at Vinomofo.


  • The remake of the classic video game Resident Evil is currently free to PlayStation Plus subscribers on the PS4. Click here for more details.
  • The Xbox One S now comes bundled with Gears Of War 5 or Battlefield 1 and sports an all-new colour scheme. Both versions retail for $399 which means you’re basically getting the game for free. Click here for details.
  • Ubisoft is giving away the classic game Beyond Good And Evil on PC for free. Get it here.
  • This week’s Humble Bundle focuses on the Company Of Heroes series. Pay $1 or more for Company of Heroes, Company of Heroes: Opposing Fronts, Company of Heroes: Tales of Valor, and Company of Heroes 2: Oberkommando West. Pay more than the average price and you’ll also get Company of Heroes 2’s US Forces, Case Blue Mission Pack, Southern Fronts Mission Pack, Victory at Stalingrad Mission Pack, and the Company of Heroes 2 Original Soundtrack. Pay $10 or more for all of that plus Company of Heroes 2’s The British Forces, Ardennes Assault, Fox Company Rangers, Exclusive Skins Pack and the Company of Heroes Art Book. As always, you can elect to give a portion of your money to the nominated charity.
  • Origin is giving away the video game Dungeon Keeper for free. Get it here.
  • Udemy has slashed 20 online courses by 100%. Click here to see the full list. (Note: The page says “Expired” but most of the linked courses are still free.)
  • TableTop Translator for iPad is currently free. (RRP: $14.99) Get it here.
  • Ever wanted to be a filthy-rich YouTube star? The free Udemy course SEO Video Marketing might be worth a look. it usually retails for $30. (Via OzBargain)


  • CatchOfTheDay is having a pre-Christmas sale with over 500 picks to choose from. The bargains on offer cover every conceivable category but there’s a lot of tech, including HD TVs. Click here to start browsing.
  • PlayStation VR is out in Australia tomorrow. To get the most out of the device, you need a pair of Move controllers, which act as your arms in-game. Here’s how to get them cheap.
  • You can currently get 20% off at the Good Guy’s eBay store. Click here to start browsing.
  • If you’re a member of JB Hi-Fi’s mailing list, you should be receiving an email soon this week advertising this week’s Deals — $266 off a Kicker Amphitheater Bluetooth Speaker + Lightning Dock. Click here for details.
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  • This week, Humble Bundle is running an e-book deal focusing on Transformers comics. Click here to see what’s on offer.
  • SBS now has 946 free movies available on SBS on Demand. Click here to start browsing.
  • Hulu is offering a free 45-day subscription to its Limited Commercials Plan. (Requires VPN.) More details here.
  • OnSpot is a new daily deals app that sends you coupons based on your location and preferences. Click here to find out more.
  • Each Wednesday, ALDI runs a ‘Special Buys’ sale on a range of heavily discounted items. Today’s deals focus on Indian cuisine, kitchenware and coastal-themed furniture. Click here to see the full range of deals.
  • Who doesn’t love a freebie? Here are 84 product samples you can snap up for free, including T-shirts, nappies, organic tea and condoms.

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