Must-have Christmas gifts for seriously dedicated gamers

When your friends and loved ones are obsessed with gaming, it’s probably best to just support their habit, even during the festive season. Here are a few gifts for serious players that’ll help to bring back a few memories or upgrade their current experience.

Sony Playstation VR, around £350

If you’re really feeling generous the hottest gift around for PS4 gamers is the Sony Playstation VR.  The virtual reality content is superbly rendered, even though this is a far cheaper option than the more costly HTC Vive or the Oculus Rift – which also need more expensive gadgets to work alongside.  The set up is straight forward and the headset has a state of the art organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display, which produces exceptional images.  It’s fast and fun, plus there’s plenty of content to get your lucky friend started.

SteelSeries Arctis Gaming Headset, around £110

Whether you’re buying for a gamer, or just a pal who could do with a solid pair of great quality headphones, these have it all.  From sound quality, to comfort, and a highly sensitive mic that’s great for3105665537_012b1fe51a_b in game chats, the new Arctis range has it covered.

Razer DeathAdder Elite mouse, around £60

For guys and girls who are dedicated PC Gamers, the Razer DeathAdder Elite is something that’s definitely going to raise a smile on Christmas morning.  It’s not overpriced for what you get and provides one of the most impressive optical sensors available.  The design is a perfect fit for the hand, and both the lighting and buttons can be customised to suit the player.

Nintendo New 3DS XL, around £190

Got a friend who just can’t let go of those retro titles?  Now they can play all their Nintendo favourites on the portable Nintendo New 3DS XL console, it even comes with Super Mario World pre-installed.  It’s got a bigger screen, higher speeds and comes in a range of cool fresh colours like orange, lime and pearl white.

X Rocker Gamer Chair from £29

Every gaming king or queen needs their own throne, and the X Rocker range is pretty highly rated amongst players. As the name suggests, it rocks back and forth, just like a traditional rocking chair, keeping the player soothed and calm, even when they’ve just died for the eighth time.  Maintaining a good posture is essential when you’re sitting in the same spot for hours, so help them preserve their spine with a purposely made chair