CAPE TOWN - A number of s
tores opened at midnight to allow eager shoppers to get first dibs on Black Friday deals.

Game stores opened up 35 of their of stores across eight provinces at midnight. At one such Game store in Canal Walk shopping center in Cape Town

WATCH the pandemonium that took place as soon as the store doors were opened:

Credit: Abdul-waahid Cornelius

Other retailers that offered Black Friday deals from midnight are:

DionWired - one of South Africa's biggest electronics retailers. Consumers have the chance to save up to 70%. Participating DionWired stores opened at one minute past midnight. Dion store are located in Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal and Western Cape. Check the DionWired site for more details. - ran its Black Friday sale just after midnight. The online shopping site is slashing their prices by up to 80% on certain products.