2020 Gamer Gift Guide


2020 is finally wrapping up and that means it’s time to start holiday shopping! We know how hard it can be to choose presents, so we have some consoles and accessories for you to choose from. Whether you’re shopping for your partner, roommate, best friend, or family member, these gifts are great choices for all of the gamers on your shopping list.


Oculus Quest 2 - $299

If the gamer in your life wants to jump into virtual reality, now is a perfect time. VR has never been as affordable or accessible as it is right now! The Oculus Quest 2 is an all-in-one, wireless headset, so you don’t need an expensive gaming computer to play VR games.

PlayStation 5 - $399/$499

One of the many exciting announcements in 2020 was around PlayStation and their two console options for PlayStation 5. If your gamer likes digital copies, opt for the PS5 Digital Edition which is $399. However, if your gamer likes collecting physical game discs, make sure to pick up the PS5 with Ultra HD Blu-Ray Disc Drive at $499 instead.

Xbox - $300/$500

Purchasing the new Xbox can be a little confusing for nongamers, but we’re here to help! Xbox launched two new versions in 2020: Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. If you’re looking for the highest graphic experience possible with lots of storage then go for Xbox Series X, but if the price is a major factor then we recommend the Xbox Series S instead. If you’re still debating, take this quiz to choose the right console for your gamer!

Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing: New Horizons Edition - $300

One of the most popular games of the COVID-19 pandemic has been Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Many gamers wanted to grab the special edition Nintendo Switch but didn’t get a chance before they sold out and Nintendo wasn’t able to produce more. Well, they’re back on shelves now and sure to excite your gamer!


Razer Kishi Mobile Game Controller - $79.99

It’s no secret that mobile games are becoming more popular. Among Us, which is free on mobile, has attracted more than 3.8 million players worldwide. Make your gamer’s mobile gaming life easier with this attachable controller that works for both Android and iPhones.

Oculus Link Cable - $79

Does your gamer love high-quality VR experiences, but also enjoy tetherless gameplay from the Oculus Quest 2? If they have a VR-ready gaming PC, consider gifting them an Oculus Link cable. The lightweight and flexible cable can help your gamer unlock higher graphics on their Quest 2 headset.

Acer XFA240 24-Inch 1080p Gaming Monitor - $199

This is one of the best budget monitors available right now. The Acer XFA240 is a 1080p, 24-inch display with a 144Hz refresh rate, which means it's great for first-person shooters, racing games, and other fast-paced games.

Elgato Stream Deck - $144

Have a streamer or aspiring content creator in your life? Gift them this stream deck to make their time streaming to platforms like Twitch or YouTube easier. The deck’s 15 LCD keys allow users to easily switch scenes, launch media, adjust audio, and more.

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller - $59

Nintendo Switch Joy-cons can get a little uncomfortable and the Joy-con drift can get frustrating. Delight your Switch fan with a Pro Controller to make their time greeting villagers in Animal Crossing or battling their friends in Smash Bros. even better.


Nexillumi LED Lights - $25

If your gamer loves colors and lights, this LED set is the perfect addition to their TV or monitor. It reduces eye fatigue and adds personality to their gaming setup.

PlayStation Controller Icons Light - $34

This instantly recognizable PlayStation icon light makes an excellent present for geeks and fans of the popular gaming system. It features 3 different light modes with standard lighting and special effect color phasing. It's also music reactive, so you can turn up the sound.

Gamer Tie - $24

This tie is the perfect gift for the stylish person in your life who loves games. Why go for something less visible, like socks, when you can make a statement with a tie?

Guinness World Records Gamer's Edition 2020 - $52

If you have a young gamer in your life that’s keen on learning everything about the fastest speed runs or the record-breaking games throughout the years, this is a perfect gift. It’s packed with plenty of stats, artwork, and stories from professional gamers.

The Art of Game Design: A Book of Lenses - $22

Written by Schell Games CEO Jesse Schell, this book describes the deepest and most fundamental principles of game design, demonstrating how tactics used in board, card, and athletic games also work in video games. It provides practical instruction on creating world-class games and it's the perfect gift for your favorite aspiring game designer.