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Wallace Gilberry, an NFL player for the Cincinnati Bengals, gave one family a great early Christmas present during the holiday shopping season. Gilberry paid for a PlayStation 4 and a handful of games for a family of seven.

Fox News is reporting that Gilberry encountered the family while they were doing some shopping in Target. The family was approached by Gilberry who reported said that he wanted to bless the family, and did so by paying for a PlayStation 4 for the family.

Someone else shopping at Target caught the event and took a photo and posted it on Instagram. They explained on Instagram what they encountered, writing...
I saw Wallace walking in the store with these kids and dad chasing after him. When I walked by a few mins later, I heard the dad and kids going crazy. Later when he walked by I told him that was a bad ass move. He said thanks, "everyone needs to be blessed."

The poster also notes that they were already a fan of Gilberry but after seeing that they became an even bigger fan.

The family mentioned that they were now life-long fans and were ordering his jersey. Additionally, they want to pay his act of kindness forward to another family, especially since the PlayStation 4 was on their wishlist for this holiday.

This comes amidst a torrent of deals being made available for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita this weekend as Black Friday gets underway. Some of the deals include steep discounts on games and console bundles that are at their all-time cheapest for Sony's eighth-gen offerings.

Originally the PlayStation 4 Black Friday deal bundles were announced earlier in November, giving gamers a heads-up on what to expect when the day-after-Thanksgiving discounts got going. In fact, the PlayStation 4 is available from some outlets for as cheap as $299.99. With some additional rebates you can actually get it even cheaper for $279.99.

If you were thinking about gifting a PlayStation 4 or some of the games to a family member or a friend, a few titles for the popular console are available right now for as cheap as $15. You could easily fill up your library with a handful of games for less than what it would cost to buy a brand new game like Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Star Wars: Battlefront or Fallout 4 at full price for $60.

Stories like the one above about Wallace Gillberry will likely only help with the positive PR that Sony is getting for their console, as well as help in trending the device beyond the 30 million consoles the company has moved since debuting the device back in the fall of 2013.

It's not often that you hear about people doing random acts of kindness in the media as often as you hear about racial crimes, gun violence and terrorist attacks, but given that this is the season to be jolly, it's expected that there will be a feel good story lobbed into the news feeds every now and then.

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