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Casual button users as well as future esports players will appreciate the enhanced gaming experience. Whether they play Grand Theft Auto DRAW,Valheim, Minecraft or Roblox (or any of the thousands of other games out there), help your favorite players improve their setup with new headsets, keyboards, chairs, and other accessories that will add more comfort and style to their setup – not to mention increased screen quality and speed.
From easy gift card options that don’t require shipping to retro gadgets, to the latest console for those already on the Beautiful List, we’ve rounded up over 10 of the best gifts for for players below. Looking for more options? Check out more words The Hollywood Reporterholiday gift guide, including tech snacks and more.
1. Nintendo Switch OLED with White Joy-Con
If your giftee doesn’t mind waiting until after the holiday, hands down one of the greatest gifts for gamers is the coveted OLED Nintendo Switch, back in stock on Amazon. The new model boasts a larger and brighter touchscreen, a dock with an ethernet port, and Joy-Cons in new colors. (The original console is also in stock.)
Nintendo Switch OLED with White Joy-Con
2. Homall . gaming chair
The Homall gaming chair looks sleek with a leather design, lumbar support and an ergonomically adjustable swivel joint. It also has a headrest, which is great for adjusting posture when playing computer games, watching shows, working or simply resting. It has style and function, plus it’s 30% off on Amazon for a limited time, bringing the price under $100.
Homall gaming chair
3. Redragon S101 RGB Backlit Gaming Keyboard and Mouse
Upgrade their PC gaming station with Redragon’s S101 wired gaming keyboard and mouse combo, whose ergonomic design and backlight are just right for those long hours. The keyboard features seven RGB lighting effects and modes, four adjustable brightness levels and breathing rates, while the ultra-responsive mouse can be adjusted from 800 to 3200 DPI and features six buttons (five with can be programmed).
Redragon S101 Wired Gaming Keyboard and Mouse RGB Backlit Gaming Keyboard
4. “I paused my game to be here” T-shirt
Not all of the best gifts for gamers are high-tech gadgets. Button wearers will find humor in this “I Paused My Game to Be Here” unisex shirt, available in three colors and made in the USA from a comfortable cotton and polyester blend.
‘I paused my game to be here’ T-shirt
5. GameStop Gift Cards
One of the best gifts for players is the GameStop gift card, which comes in physical or digital versions with an added value of $25, $50 or $100 and other custom amounts. . These gift cards have no expiration date and can be used at US GameStop stores and on GameStop.com. If you want your gift in hand with guaranteed delivery before Christmas, Amazon offers next-day Prime shipping on $50 and $100 cards.
GameStop Gift Cards
$25 or more
6. Dark Matter with the 27-inch Monoprice Gaming Monitor
Monoprice’s 27-inch Dark Matter gaming monitor has incredible speed and color performance. It offers 1920x1080p images and a 240Hz refresh rate, with a 16:9 aspect ratio and an AHVA panel. It also offers two HDMI connections, along with one USB Type ‑ C video input, with 15 watts of Power Delivery to charge/power connected devices.
Monoprice Dark Matter 27-inch gaming monitor
7. Logitech G Pro X Gaming Headset
This surround-sound Logitech G Pro X gaming headset is a great gift for gamers who want a durable, noise-cancelling headset. It provides location, distance and object awareness during gameplay so that the wearer feels immersed in the gaming experience. It’s 27% off, so it’s under $100.
Logitech G PRO X Gaming Headset
8. Mackie CR StealthBar Desktop Soundbar with Bluetooth
Give the gift of great sound with Mackie’s CR StealthBar desktop soundbar. The compact Bluetooth speaker fits most computer monitors and is packed with the audio brand’s excellent design and tuning. This soundbar gives your gamers clean, powerful sound that’s ideal for gaming, music production and content creation.
Mackie CR StealthBar Desktop Soundbar with Bluetooth
9. Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition
Want to give the gift of nostalgia? Check out the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition and go back to the 1980s. It comes with an uncomplicated and amazing style – the original look and feel, just smaller and nicer. It even comes pre-installed with 30 classic games, including Super Mario Bros., Donkey Kong, The Legend of Zelda, Pac Man, Dr. Mario, Mega Man, Final Fantasy and more.
Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition
10. PlayStation Gift Cards
Whether they’re lucky enough to score a PS5 or they have an existing Sony console, help them upgrade their library with a PlayStation gift card for $25 to $100. If you shop at Target, you’ll get 15% off one game gift card with your purchase of another through December 18.
PlayStation Gift Cards
$25 or more
11. WD_Black portable external hard drive 2TB
GPU upgrades are hard to come by these days, due to the rise of the gaming pandemic and production and shipping delays. The next best thing might just be an external portable hard drive, like Western Digital’s WD_Black HD, available in storage options ranging from 1 GB to 1 TB. While it won’t make their computer faster (a new graphics card or more memory will do), it will help free up space and improve loading speed on your PC, Xbox, or PC. their PlayStation 4 or 5, and also give them more space for new games (or to keep old ones).
WD_Black portable external hard drive 2TB
12. Retro Handheld Retro Game System Retroid Pocket 2
Retroid’s Pocket 2 handheld emulator is a great return and an upgrade for any gamer interested in the new features of a classic game. It comes in indigo, retro, orange and blue colors, and has an HDMI connection so gamers can easily connect to your monitor or play your favorite games on the go.
Retroid Pocket 2″ handheld classic gaming system
13. $100 Wallet Steam Card
The Steam wallet card is ideal for players who love to discover new games and challenges on PC, Mac and Linux-only online platforms. Available as a physical or digital gift card, and in amounts ranging from $20 to $100, money can used to purchase Valve games, software, hardware, and other items in the Steam store. If you’re an existing Steam player, you can also directly contribute to a friend or family member’s Steam account directly through the platform’s storefront.
Steam Wallet Card