If you have a gamer in your life and are struggling with Christmas present ideas, look no further. Here is our Currys Christmas Gaming Gift Guide to help you find the perfect gift. From consoles to chairs, we have everything a gamer needs.
Video Game Consoles
PlayStation 5 Slim
If they haven’t already got a PlayStation 5, the PlayStation 5 Slim is the latest console released by Sony. Slimmer and lighter, this PS5 console packs the same punch and is just as fast. Thanks to its 4K Ultra HD graphics and 120 FPS gameplay will be lag-free and seamless. While the ray tracing and HDR technology make every scene hyper-realistic. The DualSense controller bring games to life and immerses you in the virtual world with haptic feedback that makes you feel bumps, shakes and shots. It has 1 TB of SSD giving you plenty of space to download games. It’s also backwards compatible with PlayStation 4 games so you can keep playing your favourites, but with an upgraded experience.
Xbox Series S
The Xbox Series S is a great console with a lower price point than the Series X and it’s almost 60% smaller too! The Series S is a disc-free digital console where you can use your Xbox Game Pass to build a library of amazing game titles. During gameplay, the Series S delivers frame rates of up to 120 FPS for a speedy and smooth play. Playing multiple games? The Quick Resume function allows you to switch between games and seamlessly start from where you left off. This console has Dolby Atmos sound and Dolby Vision to give you the best visual and audio experience as you play. Outside of gaming, the Series S allows you to stream from your favourite apps in beautiful 4K clarity.
Nintendo Switch OLED
For kids, casual gamers or a gift for the whole family, the Nintendo Switch OLED is a brilliant gift. Docked, you can play the Switch on your TV making it great for multiplayer games or more physical games like Nintendo Sports. Handheld, you can play for up to 9 hours and get immersed in cosy games, RPGs or your favourite genre. Its 7” screen is an OLED screen making the visuals of your game really pop. It has 64 GB of internal storage, but you can easily pop in your own SD card to expand it.
Asus ROG Ally Handheld
For the serious gamers out there, the Asus ROG Ally Handheld is a serious piece of kit to add to their collection. It has a 7” Full HD touchscreen with a 120 Hz refresh rate, powered by 16 GB of RAM and an AMD Ryzen Z1 Extreme Processor. It has Dolby Atmos speakers so your games sound as good as they look. It has a battery life of up to 8 hours. It has Xbox-style controls to ensure its responsive while the Armoury Crate UI allows you to customise the controls. It even has RBG lighting so you can get the full PC gaming experience. It weighs only 600g and is fitted with ergonomic grips so it’s comfortable to play for hours on end. As it operates on Windows, you can use Windows Hello to unlock it with your fingerprint. If you want to hook it up to your monitor or your TV, it has a USB-C port.
MSI Cyborg 15 15.6" Gaming Laptop
Sleek and powerful the MSI Cyborg 15 is an excellent laptop for a PC gamer. It has an Intel® Core™ i7-12650H Processor that makes multitasking, running apps and long gameplay a breeze. It has 8 GB of RAM to keep everything smooth but you can upgrade it to up to 64 GB. It has AI-powered graphics and ray tracing that makes every game look breathtaking. The display is Full HD with an impressive 144 Hz refresh rate for a lag-free experience. There’s no need to worry about overheating as its Cooler Boost 5 cooling system has it covered. When playing, you’ll be immersed in the experience thanks to the Nahimic 3 Audio technology which creates a 360° sound.
ADX A27GMF22 Full HD 27" LCD Gaming Monitor
Extend their PC gaming with a new monitor this Christmas. The ADX A27GMF22 Full HD 27" LCD Gaming Monitor has everything a gamer could want in a monitor. At 27”, it has an impressive 165 Hz refresh rate and 1ms response time while the AMD Freesync Premium eliminates screen tearing and blurring. You can mount it on the wall or keep it on the desk and tilt it to the best angle for your gaming.
MSI Optix G27C4 E2 Full HD 27" Curved VA Gaming Monitor
Or, go for a curved monitor with the MSI Optix G27C4 E2 Full HD 27" Curved VA Gaming Monitor to give you a comfortable viewing experience. Also 27”, it is full HD with a refresh rate of 170 Hz and a response time of 1ms. The VA Panel makes colours vibrant and the contrast sharp, while AMD Freesync keeps the picture crisp and clear.
ADX Firebase Advanced 21 Gaming Chair
A comfortable and ergonomic place to sit is essential when settling into hours of gameplay. The ADX Firebase Advanced 21 Gaming Chair is great for gaming or working. It has faux leather PVC which is easily to clean, stain-resistant and comfortable. It is completely adjustable with padded armrests, neck and lumbar support so every bit of your body is supported and at ease as you play. It has 360-degree rotating base and you can tilt the angle for optimal comfort.
Razer Barracuda X 7.1 Gaming Headset
A good headset is a vital piece of gaming kit. The Razer Barracuda X 7.1 Gaming Headset has virtual surround sound and noise-cancellation so you can get fully lost in what you’re playing. The HyperClear cardioid mic keeps your voice clear during gameplay while blocking out any background noises. The memory foam ear pads make them easy to wear and they weigh less than 250g so you won’t even notice them. Compatible with PC, PlayStation, Switch and Android, this is a versatile headset for all your gaming needs. They also have 20 hours of battery life so you can get plenty of gaming in on a single charge.