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Tech

Best Gifts for Gamers – Your Holiday Gift Guide

Kiesha Richardson

Wanna show the special gamer(s) in your life you care? It’s not easy buying the perfect gift for gamers, especially if you’re not a gamer yourself. Whether you’re looking for something big, like the best gaming chair or something small, we’re here to help. This guide for the best gifts for gamers is full of fun and useful gaming gear we’ve tested, reviewed, and absolutely love!

Best Gift for Gamers: Gaming Peripherals

Audeze Mobius Headphones

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Best Gift for Audiophile Gamers

Audeze Mobius Headphones

Give your gamer the ultimate gift of immersive gaming with Audeze Mobius Headphones. This over-ear gaming headset is fairly lightweight and stylish.

Mobius has insane, 3D audio as well as a detachable, studio-quality microphone. You can connect Audeze Mobius via a 3.5 mm audio jack, 3D 8Channel via USB, or Bluetooth. And it’s compatible with all gaming platforms, including smartphones.

One of the best features of this gaming headset is its 3D localization with head tracking. Hear multi-directional sounds as you turn your head. You can even monitor the head tracking via the Audeze HQ software.

Razer Huntsman V2 Gaming Keyboard

Razer Huntsman V2

Razer Huntsman V2 Gaming Keyboard

Razer leads the pack when it comes to building gaming keyboards with customizable RGB. And they really outdid themselves with the Huntsman V2 Keyboard.

The Huntsman V2 makes a great gift for gamers because it’s incredibly sturdy. It’s built with double-shot PBT keycaps and has sound dampening foam to reduce loud “tappy-tap” noises.

Like most Razer keyboards, you can get the Huntsman V2 with Linear Optical Switches or Clicky Optical. The Huntsman V2 also has different versions like the Huntsman V2 Analog, the Huntsman V2 Tournament, and the V2 TKL. It also comes in different colors.

Logitech G305 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse

Logitech G305 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse

Logitech G305 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse

Is your favorite gamer talking about adding a splash of color to their gaming setup? The Logitech G305 Lightspeed Wireless Gaming Mouse is part of the Colorful G collection. It comes in six vibrant colors: blue, lilac, white, black, mint, and KDA Edition.

The G305 is lightweight and has a very long-lasting battery life, offering up to 250 hours of gameplay. It uses a non-rechargeable AA battery instead of a chargeable USB cable. It also has low-click latency.

Anda Seat Kaiser Series Gaming Chair

Anda Seat Kaiser Series Gaming Chair no background

Best Gift for Gamers Who Need Lumbar Support

Anda Seat Kaiser Series Premium Gaming Chair

Since gamers tend to sit for long periods of time, why not get them a new throne. A premium, cold cushion gaming chair, like the Anda Seat Kaiser, would make a great gift.

Premium really is the name, as it’s constructed with high-quality materials for a strong and sturdy gaming chair. Not only is this lux gaming chair incredibly comfortable, but it seats gamers up to 7’1 tall and 440 lbs.

The Anda Seat Kaiser Series is easy to assemble alone, but it always helps to have another person to help. This is a well-constructed gaming chair that your gamer will absolutely thank you for.

Best Gift for Gamers: Stocking Stuffers

Garmin eSports Watch

Instinct® – Esports Edition garmin gifts for gamers

Best Gift for Active Gamers

Garmin eSports Watch

The Garmin eSports Watch is not just another outdoors sports watch. This Garmin wearable is more than a lightweight, military standard 810G smartwatch. It combines fitness and esports readiness with the ultimate smartwatch. The Garmin eSports Watch makes a great gift for your active gamer.

Prepare for competitive games with biometric monitoring while gaming. Content creators can use the Garmin eSports Watch to help make their streams more interactive and engaging with Garmin’s STR3AMUP! for Streaming Biometrics.

In addition to esports biometrics, The Garmin eSports Watch is great for keeping track of health and lifestyle activities.

Gamer Advantage Gaming Glasses w/Glass Cleaner

Gamer Advantage Blue Light Eyewear

Gamer Advantage Gaming Glasses

Blue light from screens can really put a strain on your eyes, especially from putting in long hours of gaming. Gamer Advantage has designed their glasses, from scratch, to provide consistent protection against blue light. Their gamer glasses are super clear, with only a slight tint. And no, these glasses are not made with a yellow-tinted coating.

The Gamer Advantage Gamer Glasses are bundled with a microfiber pouch for storage as well as glass cleaner. These gamer glasses make an excellent and thoughtful gift.

Glytch Energy Drink

If your gamer has gaming sessions that tend to run long, they just might need a mana restore IRL. Glytch Energy is a new energy drink brand focused exclusively on gamer wellness. They’ve developed 19 formulas to boost cognitive function and protect against eye strain.

Glytch comes in a 40-serving tube. Their flavors range from your expected flavors like Pink Lemonade to more exotic flavors like Gumball. So, give the gift of something delicious that may help boost energy and wellness.

Razer Goliathus Chroma Mousepad

Razer Goliathus Chroma Mousepad

Razer Goliathus Chroma

The Razer Mousepad is a gaming accessory that will complement most gaming setups. While most gaming peripherals come with some sort of RGB feature, there’s still nothing quite like the Razer Goliath mousepads.

The Razer Goliathus Mousepad comes in two sizes standard and extended. Standard is 355 mm / 13.98 in wide and extended is 920 mm / 36.22 in wide. Goliathus Chroma Extended also comes in two additional colors: Mercury and Quartz. This mousepad feels so smooth, with its micro-textured surface and has a non-slip rubber base. And of course, it’s powered by Razer Chroma RGB which allows for color customization.

FYI, The Razer Goliathus Chroma makes an excellent gift for non-gamers, too! They’re great for any type of office environment. And they’re fairly easy to clean.

Tips for Buying the Best Gifts for Gamers

Selecting the perfect gifts for gamers can be a bit frustrating, especially if you are not a gamer yourself. But like any other type of gift-giving, listening to your gamer is the key. So, from gamers to you, here are a few tips on buying the best gifts for gamers.

  1. Solve a Problem. For gamers, problems come in many forms like old, dying equipment or a chair that doesn’t offer any lumbar support. Listen to their complaints. If you hear “Piece of sh*t headphones” then it’s definitely time for an upgrade. Insert mouse, keyboard, etc. for headphones as well.
  2. Be Thoughtful. Listen to their gushing. “OMG! Did you see this? Look!” If you can, surprise your gamer with whatever that is.
  3. But Don’t Be Too Thoughtful. If you don’t know anything about gaming equipment, don’t try to surprise your gamer with accessories you’ve never heard them mention. Sure, it’s the thought that counts, but think about the space they have, what’s already in that space, and what’s not in that space.