The French Days are finally announced! Starting on Friday September 24, they will only end on Monday September 27 in the evening. Promotions, reductions, and discounts will be there, but how do you prepare for them to get your hands on the best deals? We tell you everything!
Back to school is finally over and everyone is on their way to recovery after their well-deserved vacation. And like everyone else, promotions are also on the way back! After the summer sales, it’s time to get back on track to offer new promotions and discounts on gaming, hardware and high-tech products at all merchants participating in the operation.
- What are the French Days?
- What are the dates of the French Days 2021?
- French Days 2021: who will participate?
- What promotions can we expect from French Days?
- Can we hope for restocking of PS5 and Xbox Series X for the French Days?
- French Days et Gaming : quelles promotions sur PS4, PS5, Xbox et Nintendo Switch ?
- Hardware discounts during French Days 2021?
- Smartphones, Smart TVs, headphones and connected watches: what about High-tech during the French Days?
- French Days 2021 & Goodies, derivative products, accessories and figurines, discounts?
- Offers already available before French Days 2021
What are the French Days?
The French Days is an operation launched by the biggest French players in e-commerce in France. In response to American Black Friday or even Amazon’s Prime Day, the players in mass online distribution have decided to launch a period where they offer promotions, reductions and discounts on a number of goods.
First launched in 2018 by six merchants, who became the founders of the movement, the French Days continued and succeeded in bringing together many players in the sector who participate in this operation of a few days during which prices fall.
This initiative makes it possible to take advantage of interesting offers in gaming, high-tech and hardware. So this is a typical time for doing business. If you have a screen, a keyboard or even a particular machine in which you want to invest, it is better to wait until the French Days in order to be able to hope for a substantial price drop.
What are the dates of the French Days 2021?
This new special promotion period for the start of the 2021 school year will take place from Friday September 24 at 7 a.m. to Monday September 27 at 11:59 p.m.. This is an ideal period, since it takes place over the entire weekend, and you will have plenty of time to visit the sites and the tips that we are going to prepare for you in order to select the offers you prefer.
However, we advise you to log in from the start of the French Days on JV.Com, because, from experience, it is at the beginning of the promotions that you can find the best offers. Responsiveness, common sense and good JV plans will be your greatest assets to find the best deals!
French Days 2021: who will participate?
It should be noted that the French Days was originally the initiative of six major e-commerce merchants present on the net. We thus find Boulanger, Cdiscount, Fnac Darty, La Redoute, Rue du Commerce and Showroomprive.com. In addition to the founding members, and over time, other tenors in the field have joined their ranks.
From now on, we find the majority of large supermarket chains, and other merchants more specialized in a particular field.
- And many others !
The latter will mainly concern the products in which the various brands are specialized. And, given the core businesses of some, we can expect great promotions on everything that is video games on different platforms, on keyboards, mice, screens, TVs, smartphones, connected watches. , Hi-Fi, PCs, Laptops, PC components and more.
On top of that, most brands have opened loyalty and subscription programs that can give you additional discounts or even access premium sales. Another way to be able to do good business.
Small thing to note, but still essential: the year being particularly advanced, we can expect reductions on games, equipment, smartphones released at the beginning of the year. An excellent opportunity to finally get your hands on the accessories you want.
Can we hope for restocking of PS5 and Xbox Series X for the French Days?
In view of the latest announcements, the shortage is unfortunately not about to end. Although we have seen more frequent restockings throughout August, it is not immediately that we will find PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series self-service on store shelves.
And the French Days are the perfect opportunity to finally get your hands on your copy. We can only advise you to follow our articles on this subject. Indeed, each time one of these consoles is available, we publish an article on the subject. Likewise, we inform you about potential replenishments every week.
French Days et Gaming : quelles promotions sur PS4, PS5, Xbox et Nintendo Switch ?
This promotion period is also the opportunity to update your game library with the titles that came out during the year! Indeed, with the discounts and promotions of French Days, you have the opportunity to get your hands on new titles while also doing a great deal!
Whether on Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 or even Xbox, you can get your hands on AAA titles. Persona 5, Ghost of Tsushima Director’s Cut, Cyberpunk 2077, Bravely Default II, It Takes Two and more are sure to be on sale.
Note: it is also during this kind of period that we find collectors that reappear, or even promotions on pre-orders. Also keep a close watch on console + game packs which may reappear at a discount.
In addition to that, we can also count on the French Days to potentially benefit from reductions on the Xbox Gamepass, PlayStation Plus or even Nintendo Switch Online.
Hardware discounts during French Days 2021?
Equipment is also in the spotlight during this promotional period. If you want to equip yourself or change your equipment, now is the perfect time. Indeed, in participating merchants, we find many specialists in computer equipment, high-tech or even accessories popular with gamers.
So, if you want to invest in a mechanical keyboard, a curved screen, a gaming mouse or even joysticks, this is a good opportunity. Importantly, it is also possible that manufacturers make money-back offers (ODR), which can lower the price of some components that can be quite expensive in normal times.
In this regard, and given the current context of shortage of components, it may be interesting to look at graphics cards. Indeed, the latter being particularly in demand, they often oscillate between out of stock and soaring prices. However, we can hope that more supplies will arrive and that you can get your hands on these components that have become precious.
Otherwise, we will find reductions on SSDs, HDDs, storage elements, RAM or processors. And with the current trend, we can only encourage you to turn to these products before they increase.
Smartphones, Smart TVs, headphones and connected watches: what about High-tech during the French Days?
High-tech will be there with its share of smart TVs, smartphones, headsets, and other high-tech products. If you want to invest in a Smart TV and more particularly in a smart TV specializing in gaming, the French Days are the best time!
Indeed, it is very likely that we find the famous BX and CX ranges from LG, which are recognized as being benchmarks in the field of gaming TV. It is also possible that the Neo QLEDs, the new generation of Smart TVs from Samsung which will hold LG high.
Likewise, if you’re thinking about investing in a sound bar or surround sound / hi-fi system, it may be a good idea to wait.
Headsets, Hi-Fi systems and smartphones will also be found in these promotions. iPhones, Samsung Galaxy, Realme, Xiaomi and others will be there, if you want to change your device, you can benefit from discounts on the models you are targeting during this period.
French Days 2021 & Goodies, derivative products, accessories and figurines, discounts?
The French Days is also the time to invest in goodies! We think in particular of the departments specializing in LEGO, minifigures, goodies, accessories and all the products derived from your favorite licenses.
For example: it is likely to see the famous Millennium Falcon from LEGO Star Wars in its giant version on sale. Likewise, at Zavvi, it is also possible to see the miniatures department expand with promotions and pre-orders at particularly competitive prices.
Of course, the market majors are not left out, and Fnac, Cdiscount and even Cultura also offer manga, comics and series collector boxes. It is even possible that some are offered at a discount. So, if you are missing numbers from your One Piece, Bleach or Chainsaw Man collection, we advise you to wait for the French Days.
Offers already available before French Days 2021
- Buy Hogwarts Castle for 339 € at Zavvi
- Buy the WD 500 GB SSD for 94 € from Amazon with Battlefield 2042
- Buy the Xiaomi Redmi 9C smartphone for 99 € on Cdiscount
- Buy the AOC G2490 screen for 169 € at Cdiscount
- Buy the Corsair M65 RGB Elite mouse for 46 € at Rue du Commerce
What are the French Days?
The French Days is a promotional operation carried out by French distributors. During this period, the participants of the operation offer promotions and discounts on their products.
When are the French Days for the start of the 2021 school year?
The French Days for the start of the 2021 school year will take place from Friday September 24 at 7 a.m. to Monday September 27 at midnight.
Which stores are participating in French Days 2021?
Boulanger, Cdiscount, Fnac Darty, La Redoute, Rue du Commerce and Showroomprive.com and many other e-commerce players are participating in French Days 2021.