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

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A roundup of the best tech gifts for gamers this Christmas


Scan 3XS LG15 Gaming Laptop 

Scan’s 3XS LG15 Carbon G-Sync was number one when we rounded-up the best gaming laptops on the market – and it’s easy to see why. For the price, you get superior performance over everything else, with its quad-core 3.4GHz Intel Core i7-6700 processor and a crazy 16GB of RAM. Thanks to its Nvidia GeForce GTX 1070 graphics chip, games run near-flawlessly, with even the likes of the notoriously difficult Metro: Last Light running without so much of a hitch, even at 4K resolution.

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Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End 

Quite possibly the best PS4 game yet. Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End wraps up the action/adventure series with a truly gripping story and some of the most gorgeous visuals you’re likely to see. if the gamer you’re shopping for likes their games cinematic and action-packed, this is a no-brainer.

Xbox One Custom Controller 

The customisable Xbox controller is a perfect gift for any avid fans of the Microsoft console. The Xbox Design Lab allows the user to customise every bit of the controller in a colour of their choosing. There’s even an option to engrave their name.

Seagate Backup Plus Slim 1 TB USB 3.0 Portable 2.5 inch External Hard Drive 

If you’re buying for an avid Xbox gamer, they’ll know that the system’s 500GB of storage fills up pretty quickly. Fortunately, it works with external hard drives and Seagate’s 1TB drive is an affordable way to store games – and take them with you.

Deuba Executive Racing Style Computer Gaming Desk Chair 

Gaming all day sounds relaxing, but it can lead to serious back pain if you’re not seated properly. The Deuba Executive Racing Style Gaming Chair is perfect for the marathon gamer. With back, head and armrests, as well as wheels, you’ll be able to freely swivel around your command centre in comfort.

Battlefield 1 

Historical shooters have, mostly, been left in the past since Call of Duty embraced Modern Warfare, but EA has delivered one of the year’s best first-person shooter experiences with the World War I-set Battlefield 1.

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