If you know someone who enjoys gaming, consider yourself fortunate because when the time comes to buy a gift for a gamer, you will be spoiled with choice!
When buying a gift for a gamer, first decide on a budget range. When it comes to affordable options, you can typically acquire games for about $100 and call it a day. Controllers and charging stations are another excellent mid-priced option. The next step up will be gaming consoles or possibly a gaming laptop, which would set you back at least a couple hundred dollars. A whole new PC system and setup could run you back a couple of grand if you want to go all-out and give the gamer in your life a genuinely fantastic gift.
What follows is a roundup of cool, useful, and unique gifts for a gamer. Nothing too geeky or tacky, just nice enough to make your gamer pals pleased. So, if you've been struggling to find the right present, take some inspiration from this post and stop stressing about not having a good idea in time.
1. Logitech G903 Wireless Gaming Mouse
A gaming mouse provides faster response times, ergonomic and customizable buttons, and improved precision, making it an excellent present for anyone who spends a significant amount of time playing PC games. We love the Logitech G903 Wireless Gaming Mouse because its comfortable for most hand sizes and gripping styles, and it boats boasts a 25K optical sensor, RGB lights, a 140-hour battery life, Bluetooth connectivity, and a DPI sensitivity of 25,600.
2. Logitech G915 Lightspeed Wireless RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
A faulty key could be the determining factor in a "League of Legends" match. The Logitech G915 Lightspeed Wireless RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard is the type of keyboard that any gamer will be thankful to get. This keyboard enhances the gaming experience with its nice tactile feedback and incredibly responsive low-profile switches. We also love its vibrant backlights, which can be customized using easy software.
3. Nintendo Pro Controller
Nintendo anticipated that some people would be opposed to its Joy-Con controllers, which is why the Nintendo Pro Controller exists. This controller is designed for traditionalist players; whether your recipient's gaming background includes Xbox or PlayStation, they'll like its familiar layout. It's also wireless, so they won't have to be linked to a Switch system to use it.
4. Sony PlayStation 5
There are so many fantastic consoles on the market that it might be challenging to determine which one to get your gamer friend. Many factors may come into play while deciding which console to purchase, however, Sony’s PlayStation 5 should check the majority, if not all of your boxes. The triggers, which offer very precise mechanical resistance that serves all kinds of gameplay roles and drives the mind racing, are an obvious and amazing enhancement.
5. Crucial X6 Portable SSD
Since most games require installation on both console and PC, more storage is critical. The Crucial X6 Portable SSD is a safe bet, with enough space to ensure that your gamer giftee never has to erase part of their precious library. It is available in a variety of capacities (up to 4TB) and can carry up to 125 games for Xbox, PlayStation, PC, and Mac.
6. Oculus Quest 2
If you want to gift something sophisticated and cool, a VR headset such as the Oculus Quest 2 should definitely be on your list. The Oculus Quest 2 comes in two memory capacity configurations and immerses the user in an ‘almost real’ gaming experience. The Oculus Quest 2 is the best VR headset for most people because of its sleek and comfortable design, good battery life, outstanding software, and affordable pricing.
7. Audio-Technica ATH-GL3 Closed Back High-Fidelity Gaming Headset
A good gaming headset can make all the difference, providing the gamer with a higher sense of immersion than standard speakers. Gaming headsets can also help improve voice chat and online gaming by minimizing some drawbacks that are associated with cheap headphones. The Audio-Technica ATH-GL3 Closed Back High-Fidelity Gaming Headset fantastic headset that will allow the gamer in your life to hear all of the explosions and revving motors without disturbing anybody else.
8. Logitech G535 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Headset
If you think your gamer friend will prefer a wireless headset, we recommend the Logitech G535 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Headset. This wireless headset is ideal for multi-platform players. It wirelessly connects to PlayStation consoles, Macs, and PCs, and it includes a USB-C dongle for usage with the Nintendo Switch and Android phones. It also includes a mic so they can chat with friends online and is an ideal solution to audio and communication problems.
9. Xbox Series S Console
The Xbox Series S isn't Microsoft's most powerful console, but its competitive pricing makes it a wonderful present for a child, someone who already owns a console or a gamer who has yet to purchase a 4K TV. The Series S plays all of the same games as the more costly Xbox Series X, but at a significantly lesser cost, with lightning-fast load times, respectable frame rates, and high-definition graphics. It's also an excellent match for Microsoft's Game Pass service, which is an optional service that allows you to stream a plethora of terrific games.
10. Elgato Stream Deck
The Elgato Stream Deck is a unique and useful accessory for gamers that gives them complete control over their online streams. You can select between variants with 15 or 32 configurable keys. Each button can be set to do anything, such as launch media, modify audio, enable a transition, open an app, or switch on lights. Users can also apply custom icons to the buttons so they don't get them mixed up.
11. Nintendo Switch Ring Fit Adventure
If you think that gaming makes your gamer friend sit too much, you can gift them Ring Fit Adventure which encourages them to do physical activities while playing games. It comes with a Pilates ring and a leg strap, both of which are designed to fit a Nintendo Switch controller, forcing players to get up and move in order to kill adversaries and proceed through the game. It doesn't take up much space or any additional equipment, so it's a good way to get some exercise while still playing a surprisingly engrossing game. To guide the character in the game, you must do real-life motions.
12. Xbox Wireless Controller
Finding better ways to play involves not only game design, but also hardware. The wireless controller that comes with the Xbox Series works excellently, but you can't fine-tune its settings or swap out any components if you're unhappy with it. For improved gameplay comfort, the design of the Xbox Wireless Controller has been redesigned with sculpted surfaces and revised geometry. It enhances the player’s game so they can concentrate with a textured grip and a hybrid D-pad.
13. Nintendo Switch Super Mario 3D World + Bowser’s Fury
"Super Mario 3D World" is a reissue of a 2013 Wii U romp around the fairy-filled Sprixie Kingdom, while "Bowser's Fury" is a whole new open-world adventure in which Mario discovers cat-themed islands that have been sludged up by a gloomy, corrupted version of the turtle-y adversary. (Naturally.) They're both terrific games, according to Rosenberg, but the latter's new power-ups economy makes it "something truly unusual, and all the more special for it."
14. AKRacing Core Series EX Gaming Chair
Any gamer would tell you that comfort is important. That is why it is worthwhile to invest in a good gaming chair. Our recommendation is the AKRacing Core Series EX Gaming Chair, whose design is ideal for anyone who enjoys long raids and late-night gaming sessions. The AKRacing gaming chair's cloth cover is soft and breathable, making it ideal for humid temperatures. The aluminum frame provides optimal comfort and durability with an anti-corrosive coating and high-density cold-cured foam cushioning. Adjustable pillows for comfort, an enhanced headrest, and ergonomic lumbar support are also included.
15. GameSir X2 Mobile Gaming Controller - Lightning
The GameSir X2 Mobile Gaming Controller transforms your smartphone into a gaming controller – it’s a strong competitor to the Nintendo Switch. If you’re looking for a present for someone who is always gaming on the road, the GameSir X2 Mobile Gaming Controller is a great option.
16. Razer Blade 15 Advanced Edition
If your gamer wants to play "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II" on the fly, they'll need a powerful machine. Take a look at the Razer Blade 15 Advanced gaming laptop: With the latest 11th-generation Intel Core i7-11800H 8-Core processor and 32GB of RAM, there's plenty of speed to meet all of their gaming needs. And, thanks to the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3080 graphics card, they'll be able to play games with some of the most demanding visuals available. The Razer Blade 15 is guaranteed to impress with its sleek aluminum unibody design, matte display with 360Hz refresh rate, and ultra-narrow bezels.
17. HyperX Wrist Rest
Wrist fatigue is common during an online match. If the gamer in your life complains about achy wrists, this ergonomic, cool-gel, memory-foam keyboard accessory is for them. The HyperX Wrist Rest is completely black with red stitching, so it should look great with their gaming keyboard and mouse.
18. Anker Nebula Mars II Pro 500 Ansi Lumen Portable Projector
Having a gaming projector elevates any game they're playing to the highest level. The Anker Nebula Mars II Pro 500 Ansi Lumen Portable Projector will transform playing Fortnite, Mario Kart 8, or Call of Duty into a cinematic experience on the big screen that they can also enjoy on the move. Simply find a surface and let the game begin.
19. Logitech Desk Mat Studio Series Mouse Pad
A mousepad may appear to be a basic gift, but a good one like Logitech Desk Mat Studio Series Mouse Pad may make all the difference for PC or Mac gamers - in fact, your gamer giftee may notice faster action on their screen as they move their cursor across its soft surface.
20. Nakamichi Apollo 220 Bluetooth Soundbar with Subwoofer
People who enjoy playing video games on their televisions and want to hear the rich, immersive sound without using a headset may appreciate a soundbar. The Nakamichi Apollo 220 Bluetooth Soundbar with Subwoofer is great under the S$400 soundbar that features cleaner voice reproduction and deeper bass than any other under the S$400 soundbar model we’ve tried.
We've reached the conclusion of our list. You now have a variety of choices for gifts for all the gamers you know. And you're presumably confident that you'll have something spectacular ready just in time.
Having said that, we've got you covered! For this year and, most likely, many years to come!