12 best gifts for gamers

by | Oct 27, 2023

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The holidays are right around the corner, which means it’s time to get a head start on your shopping list. If you’ve got a gamer or two in your crew, that also means staying up to date on the latest video games and gaming gear. If you’re a little lost when it comes to gifts for gamers, don’t worry! Quantum Fiber has you covered with the best gaming gifts of the year.

1. PlayStation® 5

The ultimate gift for any serious gamer in your life is the Sony PlayStation 5. They can enjoy lightning-fast loading on their console with an ultra-high-speed SSD, deep immersion with haptic feedback, adaptive triggers, and 3D audio. With Game Boost, they can revisit their favorite enhanced content and appreciate faster, smoother game rates.

If your loved one already has a PS5 console, you can gift them an accessory to go with their setup. Check out our guide to cool tech gadgets for gaming for more ideas.

2. Nintendo Switch® Mario Kart® 8 Deluxe

No matter what age you are, you’re never too old for Mario Kart. Burn rubber across Mushroom Kingdom raceways—underwater, in the sky, upside-down, and past the finish line! Get revved up for local multiplayer, online tournaments, a revamped battle mode, and more. This is a great gift for friends, cousins, and coworkers alike.

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3. Xbox® Elite Series 2 Core Wireless Controller

If your friend is more of an Xbox person, you can’t go wrong with the Elite Series 2 Core Wireless Controller. They are designed to meet the core needs of today’s competitive gamers, including just the components you need to unleash your best game. Some features include adjustable-tension thumb sticks, shorter hair trigger locks, and wrap-around rubberized grip for the ultimate control.

4. HyperX® Cloud Alpha Wireless Headset

Not all headsets are created equal. If your gaming buddy is struggling with their current equipment, surprise them with the HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless Headset. With 300 hours of battery life, they’ll be able to play for over a week without the battery getting low. HyperX Dual Chamber Drivers produce incredibly clear audio. Users can escape into their favorite fantasy game worlds or stay laser-focused on beating the competition.

5. AOC™ 24G2 Frameless Gaming IPS Monitor

If you’re really looking to spoil someone this holiday season, the AOC Frameless Gaming Monitor is the ultimate battle station for online gaming. With a multiple monitor set-up, you can expand your view with minimal distractions. IPS panel ensures and excellent viewing experience with brilliant, accurate colors that look consistent from any angle.

6. TFY Nintendo Switch® Headrest Holder

Not sure what to get a younger gamer? Or, are you trying to turn your nieces and nephews into gaming pros? This car headrest mount holder is perfect for playing games in a car, leaving hands free to operate the remote control. Your little protégé will have easy access to the buttons and screens of their Nintendo Switch.

7. HyperX® SoloCast® USB Condenser Gaming Microphone

Do you have any video editor or streaming friends? If so, this gaming microphone could be the perfect gift to fuel their favorite pastime. The versatile microphone has a flexible, adjustable stand, so it can either sit on a desk or be mounted. The cardioid polar pattern is most sensitive to sound sources in front of the microphone and reduces background noise.

8. Xbox® Game Pass Ultimate

What do you buy for the gamer who already has everything they need? The Xbox Game Pass is a safe bet. They’ll be able to play hundreds of high-quality games solo or with friends on console, PC, or cloud. There’s always something new to play with Ultimate.

Siblings playing with gifts for gamers

9. Anker® Power Core Essential 20,000 PD

There’s nothing worse than when your device dies in the middle of a gaming competition. Luckily, portable power banks can come to the rescue. The 20W USB-C port has enough power to charge an iPhone 12 to 50% in just half an hour. This device is also equipped with an 18W USB port if you need to charge a second device.

10. YuanDian™ Headphone Stand

Crafted from durable walnut wood, this headphone stand boasts a cutting-edge U-shaped design complete with a tech-inspired PCB pattern and cool lighting effect, making it the perfect way to elevate a gaming setup. This headphone holder fits any brand of headphones and is perfect for displaying or storing them when not in use.

11. Therabody SmartGoggles

While competitive gaming tournaments are both exciting and fun, they can also take a toll on your body. Therabody SmartGoggles melt away stress and anxiety with personalized vibration patterns designed to lower your heart rate. Control the heat, vibration, and massage settings of your SmartGoggles with the tap of a button.

12. MASCARRY Accessories bundles for Nintendo Switch®

The MASCARRY accessories kit includes everything a serious Nintendo Switch gamer needs: a carrying case, game cartridge case, protective comfort case, four joystick caps, two screen protectors, a charging dock, two racing wheels, and more! It also comes with a hand strip that makes it easy for traveling, so you can enjoy the switch games anytime and anywhere.

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