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You don’t have to go to a galaxy far, far away to get the best Black Friday deals on all the new “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” toys, video games, apparel and more this holiday shopping season.
The new movie won’t be in theaters across the country until Dec. 18, but Black Friday 2015 will be a banner day for three generations of “Star Wars” fans to find the tie-in games, action figures and droids they’re looking for.
We used the power of our NerdWallet DealFinder to list the best “Star Wars” Black Friday deals, where to find them and what they cost. The best deals in each category are listed below, so may the fourth (Friday of November) be with you!
Black Friday deals on popular ‘Star Wars’ toys
If you want the hottest, most popular “Star Wars” toys for you or your little Jedi this holiday season, here’s where to find the best Black Friday deals on them:
- Lightsabers: You can grab a classic lightsaber from Shopko ($4.99, Page 1); the new “Episode VII” lightsaber will be the same price at Meijer ($4.99, Page 20).
- “Star Wars” action figures: The “Disney Infinity” 3.0 edition “Star Wars” figurines will be found as individual figurines at Wal-Mart ($9, Page 11) and as multiple-figurine starter packs at Toys R Us ($37, Page 11). Toys R Us will also have four-packs of 18-inch “Star Wars” action figures at 50% off ($29.99, Page 17); Target will have six-packs of the 12-inch action figures ($44, Page 12).
- “Star Wars” bedding sets: Black Friday shoppers can get a twin “Star Wars” bed comforter at Sears ($29.99, Page 38).
‘Star Wars Battlefront’ video game
The best deals on the “Star Wars Battlefront” video game will be at GameStop, with versions for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One:
- “Star Wars Battlefront” and “Star Wars Battlefront” deluxe edition come with $30 off “Madden NFL 16,” “FIFA 16,” “NHL 16” or “Dragon Age: Inquisition” ($59.99 and $69.99 for the deluxe edition, Page 1).
- “Star Wars Battlefront” and the “Star Wars Battlefront” deluxe edition season pass and strategy guide come with $30 off “Madden NFL 16,” “FIFA 16,” “NHL 16” or “Dragon Age: Inquisition” ($59.99 and $69.99 for deluxe edition, Page 5).
Best inexpensive ‘Star Wars’ toys and gifts
Bounty hunting for “Star Wars” gifts priced $10 or less? You will find them at these Black Friday store sales:
- “Star Wars” T-shirts can be found at Shopko ($7.99, Page 30) with several styles featured.
- On Black Friday only, Kohl’s will have “Star Wars” socks ($4.99, Page 61).
‘Star Wars’ holiday toys and decorations
The 1978 “Star Wars Holiday Special” is regarded by many as the worst Christmas TV show ever, but the 2015 “Star Wars” holiday specials are out of this world:
- GameStop will offer 18-ounce “Star Wars” holiday coffee mugs ($12.99, Page 9) and “Star Wars” “ugly sweater” holiday coffee mugs ($9.99, Page 9).
- True Value will have 28-inch lighted holiday “Star Wars” Darth Vader, Yoda, Stormtrooper or R2D2 figurines ($39.99, Page 6).
Offbeat ‘Star Wars’ merchandise
You and your friends can laugh it up with some unusual “Star Wars” gifts this season:
- Entertain your pets with Chewbacca or a Stormtrooper with the “Star Wars” Pet Fans Collection toys at Petco (Page 20).
- Ruthless leaders may want the Darth Vader mini bust for their desk, a GameStop exclusive seen in the GameStop Black Friday ad ($79.99, Page 5).
Most of these Black Friday deals are also available on the retailers’ websites, though date restrictions apply.
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