With a catalogue of over a million DVDs, movies, games and many other entertainment products, Mighty Ape is a top choice for Aussies shopping online.
Mighty Ape's origins can be traced back to 1993 when Simon Barton opened a small, Amiga-focused games store called Micro-World in the New Zealand city of Auckland. With the death of the Amiga, the store shifted focus to the broader video games market, rebranding under the name GameZone. From there, the retailer moved into the online space with its web-based GamePlanet Store and eventually it shuttered its physical stores completely to concentrate on its web store.
In 2008, after adding DVDs, toys and books to its online catalogue, the website took on the new name Mighty Ape and expanded its coverage to the whole of Australia.
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What does Mighty Ape sell?
Over a million different products are available at Mighty Ape, spanning everything from DVDs and books to clothing and pop-culture collectibles. For gamers, the online retailer offers all the latest PS4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch titles along with controllers, headsets and a wide range of other accessories for all modern gaming systems.
What currency does Mighty Ape use?
All prices on the Mighty Ape website are in AUD.
— Shipping and returns —
Mighty Ape makes use of Australia Post's eParcel shipping service to deliver anywhere within Australia.
How much does Mighty Ape charge for delivery?
Standard Shipping will set you back $4.99 at Mighty Ape, with a surcharge of $2.99 if you want the delivery to require a signature rather than potentially being left unattended on your doorstep. Priority Shipping is provided by DHL Express couriers and is charged at a variable rate depending on the size and weight of your order, with the cheapest option setting you back $9.99 per shipment.
How long does Mighty Ape take to deliver?
Delivery times for Mighty Ape's Standard Shipping service depend on where you live. For addresses in NSW, ACT and QLD, orders will usually arrive within two to four business days. For deliveries to VIC and WA addresses, it'll be three to six business days. SA and TAS deliveries will take between four and eight business days, while NT orders will arrive in five to nine business days.
DHL Express shipping, on the other hand, takes just one to two business days for delivery to all metro areas throughout Australia. Deliveries to rural and regional areas typically take two to three business days.
Does Mighty Ape offer click and collect?
Unfortunately, no. Mighty Ape does not offer any in-store pickup options.
What is Mighty Ape's return policy?
Should anything go wrong with your order, Mighty Ape's return policy provides a number of ways to get it sorted. If the item you ordered is faulty, Mighty Ape will repair or replace it for free as long as the fault wasn't caused by misuse. If your order arrives damaged, you'll need to return it in its original packaging for a full refund or replacement.
Can I return an order if I change my mind?
As long as the item you ordered is unopened, in as-new condition and you return it within 14 days of delivery, Mighty Ape will accept returns based on you simply changing your mind. Regardless of how you paid for it in the first place, all orders returned due to change of mind will be refunded in the form of store credit.
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What payment methods does Mighty Ape accept?
Mighty Ape accepts payment through Mastercard and Visa credit and debit cards, bank transfer or via PayPal.
What do customers think about Mighty Ape?
Many Mighty Ape customers have good things to say about the retailer. You can read their reviews at the Mighty Ape customer testimonial page.
How often does Mighty Ape hold a sale?
Mighty Ape runs regular sales across its entire range of products, with new Daily Deals on offer at 10:00am every day.
Can I shop at Mighty Ape from New Zealand?
Yes, but you'll want to use the Mighty Ape NZ website instead.