The Best Cheap Gaming Chairs

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I’ve already written a list of the best gaming chairs available, but let’s be honest–there’s only so much money in anyone’s budget for a gaming throne. While there’s certainly something to be said for ergonomic racing chairs made of the finest Italian leather, or a swanky Herman Miller chair that’s adjustable in 27 different ways, you shouldn’t have to sell family heirlooms just to afford a decent gaming chair. In fact, there’s all kinds of excellent gaming chairs out there for about £100 or less, and that’s what this handy list is all about.

Spend the extra dough on what really matters: games, or hardware. The best cheap gaming chairs share one thing in common: they’re cheap, but beyond that styles fluctuate wildly. There are traditional racing-style gaming chairs, beanbag chairs for console gaming, and even office chairs if you want something more conservative.

Now, technically any chair can be a “gaming chair” if you’re using it right, but these cheap gaming chairs are comfortable, affordable, and attractive. Also I want to be clear that in this case cheap equals “affordable,” not poorly made, necessarily.

Best Cheap Racing Style Chair – Furmax Ergonomic Racing Chair

There’s a ridiculous amount of racing chairs out there for gamers to choose from, and some of them cost more than a high-end GPU. But the Furmax racing chair borrows its looks from some of its more expensive competitors, adds in some ergonomic features, and manages to tie it all together with a super affordable price of just £70.

It’s available in five color combinations, and some of them even have some trim on the casters too, which looks pretty slick. There’s a reason this chair has remained a best seller on Amazon for some time now.

Cheap Racing Chair Alternative – OFM Essentials Racing Chair

If the Furmax chair isn’t your thing, don’t worry–this chair from OFM is another great option and is also affordable. The seat itself is covered in black leather with some tasteful color accents constructed from mesh fabric.

This helps the chair stay cool and the mesh lets the chair to breathe a bit during long gaming sessions. I also really appreciate the flip-up arm rests–strangely missing from a number of chairs at this price point–so you can get them out of the way if you need to scoot closer to your desk. It’s even offered in four popular colors to match (or contrast with) your gaming setup, and it’s shown here with Nvidia green (or is it lime?).

Best Cheap Office Style Chair – AmazonBasics High-Back Executive Chair

Sure, it may not look like much more than an boring chair straight out of Accounts Receivable, but this high-back chair is dang comfy.

The arm rests have the same padding as the seat, and it features plenty of adjustments along with easy-rolling casters for getting around your home office without leaving the previously mentioned cozy padding. Plus, it’s a great way to keep your home office looking respectable despite the fact that you spend every night playing PUBG.

Best Cheap Mesh Chair – LCH High-Back Office Chair

Mesh-backed chairs are pretty popular in offices these days, thanks to their supportive ergonomic features and breathability. This LCH model has a mesh back with an extra-tall back, so it’s great for people who like to lean all the way back while gaming, or for those who just like a comfy headrest.

Other welcome features include adjustable arm rests, and a few leather accents for increased durability. Beyond the obvious pneumatic controls for height and tilt, this mesh chair also has a dial to set the tilt tension so you don’t experience that awful freakout sensation of falling if you tilt it back too far. If you’re the type that is rarely satisfied with a chair, LCH offers a 30 day risk-free trial, so it’s kind of hard to go wrong on this one.

Best Cheap Chair For TV Gaming – Ace Bayou X Rocker Pedestal Chair

Obviously, not all gaming chairs are for PC gamers.

If you want to game in front of your TV with your favorite console (or even use a lapboard for living room PC gaming) the Ace Bayou X Rocker pedestal chair is a great option. This connected chair features Bluetooth 2.1, and audio is delivered through its two speakers and integrated subwoofer. If you don’t want to feel a rumble on your rump you can plug in a headset (or charge your controllers) via the side ports.

Of note: you’ll want to grab an optical to RCA adapter if you’re using a PlayStation 4 with this chair. Also, this model goes a teeny bit over my £100 price point threshold, but it’s still considerably cheaper than similar models, and £125 isn’t that much to pay for such a loaded gaming throne.

Best Cheap Beanbag Chair – Merax Adjustable Floor Chair

Bean bags actually make pretty amazing chairs for gaming on the floor, but the best ones are surprisingly expensive and they don’t always offer much versatility. Enter the Merax floor chair with its soft, micro-fiber cushioning and a steel frame hidden inside for support.

You can pull the back up and adjust it to five different positions, depending on just how chill you want to be while gaming. You can even lay the whole thing flat and just stash it under a bed when you’re not using it, which is pretty awesome. I wish it included some type of storage pockets for controllers and remotes, but at just about £65 it’s still a great value.

Matt Clark has been writing about technology, computer hardware, video games, and pop culture for a decade but he’s been nerding out about those things his entire life.

When he’s not writing at his computer, you can find him working inside of it.

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