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11 great gift ideas for gamers: Christmas presents for PS4, Xbox and PC fans

1 Dec 2016
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A roundup of the best tech gifts for gamers this Christmas

Here's our comprehensive list of the best tech gifts for gamers this Christmas.

Picking the right gifts for gamers is a matter of supporting their passion and spurring on more gameplay. We think these gifts upgrade their experience, or bring back memories of games long past. And each will help the gamer in your life continue on with their favourite pastime.

Whether your budget is limitless or you just want to spend a few quid saying thank you, the gamer in your life will love any of these brilliant Christmas gifts.


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Read on for our gamers tech gift guide

Sony PlayStation VR 

The hot new PlayStation VR is the best option to experience quality Virtual Reality content and is a must-have for PS4-owners. Unlike the pricier HTC Vive and Oculus Rift that require even more expensive gaming computers to work, all the PS VR needs is a PS4. It's easy to set up and operate, and there's plenty of launch content to enjoy too.

Pokémon Sun and Moon 

Whether the gamer in your life is a diehard Pokémon fan or recently got hooked via Pokémon Go, the Sun and Moon instalments for Nintendo 3DS make a great gift. This pair of games bring some exciting new updates to the series' monster-catching gameplay, including four-way battles.

Logitech G230 Stereo Gaming Headset 

Not all great gaming headsets costs hundreds of pounds. The budget-minded Logitech G230 offers great sound despite its price. Sweat-proof ear cups and a noise-cancelling boom microphone make it ideal for long multiplayer sessions.

SteelSeries Rival 700 Gaming Mouse  This is a great gift idea for serious PC gamers. Its key features include a neat OLED display and customisable tactile feedback. Another cool highlight is the RGB illumination that can be tweaked to the user's liking.

Nintendo NES Classic Edition 

Old-school gamers can relive their 80s nostalgia with the NES Classic – a mini console that comes with 30 in-built games, including: Donkey Kong, Pac-Man and The Legend of Zelda.

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