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What Gamers Actually Want As Gifts

What Gamers Actually Want As Gifts

Gift-giving is hard. There’s no doubt about it. That’s why so many gamers out there have a stock of well-intended gaming gifts collecting dust on the shelf. That applies to game-themed plushies, mugs, and that random game that was popular ten years ago. But what do gamers actually want? Well, if you’re reading this, then you probably have a pretty good idea of what your ideal gift would be, but if you’re still not sure what to get the fellow gamers around you, here are a few ideas.

Gaming Equipment

According to The Guardian, at least a great setup is something that all gamers dream of. Whether a better quality headset, that perfectly ergonomic chair, or a monitor that makes the game quality extra crisp.

A survival kit is sure to save the gamer in your life a lot of hassle. It’s also really personal because you can make up the kit yourself, whether that’s by adding a portable hotspot for the phone gamer in your life or a screwdriver kit for the PC gamer who has to physically repair their computer.

Obviously, a lot of those things can be expensive, though, so many gamers have to wait until big birthdays or similar celebrations to get these items. Naturally, this makes them the perfect gift. Though be sure to ask the gamer in your life which models they are actually looking for, or else it might similarly end up in the corner picking up dust.  

A Tech Survival Kit

ExpressVPN suggested this one – a tech survival gift. Perfect for all kinds of gamers, but particularly for those the type of gamers who modify their own setups. A survival kit is sure to save the gamer in your life a lot of hassle. It’s also really personal because you can make up the kit yourself, whether that’s by adding a portable hotspot for the phone gamer in your life or a screwdriver kit for the PC gamer who has to physically repair their computer. Other ideas include adapters, which are perfect for gamers on the move, alongside extra cables, ideal for console gamers who need to stay charged up. 

A Game (That They Chose)

A game is only a good game if the player is actually interested in it. That’s why it’s so vital to ask the gamer in your life what they’re interested in and whether there are any up-and-coming new games that they’re really pining after. This way you can make sure that your present is the most exciting of them all. A game for a gamer sounds simple, but so often, they can end up just sitting on a shelf. So, why not make it easy for yourself? Just ask. The gamer in your life definitely won’t mind. 

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Great locations to buy them in, including Gamestop, GAME, or directly from a game itself, providing the gamer with in-game purchases that they can use whenever they’re playing!

A Gift Card

And last but not least, a gift card. This one might sound like a cop-out, but actually, it’s the easiest way to get a gift that a gamer will absolutely use, and in fact, Investopedia found that they are often preferred over a physical gift because it allows the gamer to choose exactly what they want.

Great locations to buy them in, including Gamestop, GAME, or directly from a game itself, providing the gamer with in-game purchases that they can use whenever they’re playing!