Best PC Gaming Gifts: Holiday Gift Guide 2021 – IGN

The holiday season is upon us, and that means it’s time to start crossing off your shopping lists for all of your loved ones. If you’re looking for the perfect gift for someone into PC gaming, we’ve got you covered.

PC gaming has seen a major resurgence in the past few years, and it’s no doubt due to the vast library of games available and the rise of many popular multiplayer games such as Valorant, Apex Legends, Fortnite, and more. Additionally, since computers can be easily upgraded with new processors and graphics cards, they are able to remain contemporary for much longer than their gaming console counterparts.

We’ve scoured the internet for the best deals on everything from mechanical keyboards to gaming chairs and everything in between to make your search easier than ever this year. Check out our full gift guide below that’s sure to please any PC gamer.

Top 3 Must-Have PC Gaming Gifts

The very best gifts that are sure to please any PC gamer this holiday season.

HyperX Cloud Flight S Wireless 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset


HyperX Cloud Flight S Wireless 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset

Perfect for those looking for the most immersive gaming experience, these headphones provide 3D audio with head tracking for pinpoint accuracy and include a detachable noise-canceling microphone for multiplayer chat.

SteelSeries Rival 5 Gaming Mouse


SteelSeries Rival 5 Gaming Mouse

This mouse is ideal for competitive gameplay as it features nine programmable buttons in a lightweight design that weighs just 85 grams.

17% off $59.99

CORSAIR K70 RGB MK.2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard


CORSAIR K70 RGB MK.2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

Featuring a durable aluminum frame and authentic Cherry MX switches, this mechanical keyboard is great for any PC gamer. It includes textured grips for commonly used buttons and a detachable palm rest for added comfort.

6% off $159.99

Best PC Storage Expansion Gifts

For those with large digital libraries, you can never have enough storage.



NVMe storage has been the gold standard for PC gamers for the past couple years as its offers blazing fast read and write speeds that are ideal for fast loading times.

20% off $229.99

Best PC Gaming Monitor Gifts

A great gaming rig isn’t complete without a high-definition monitor to match.

ASUS TUF Gaming 31.5” 1440P Curved HDR Monitor


ASUS TUF Gaming 31.5” 1440P Curved HDR Monitor

Featuring a massive 31.5-inch curved display, this gaming monitor is perfect for every type of game. Its 1440p resolution ensures every game looks crisp and with 165Hz refresh rate, everything will look super fluid, too.

Best Educational and Coding Book Gifts

These educational books are a great option for future game developers and those who are eager to learn.

Alan Turing: The Enigma

Alan Turing: The Enigma

Follow the life of famed British mathematician Alan Turing who devised the first computer which helped save the Allies from the Nazis during World War II. This incredible story was the inspiration for the motion picture The Imitation Game.

Best PC Gaming Accessories Gifts

Mechanical keyboards, gaming mice, headsets, and more – these are great gifts that every PC gamer needs.

Logitech G502 HERO Gaming Mouse


Logitech G502 HERO Gaming Mouse

Play like the pros with the Logitech G502 gaming mouse. It features 11 customizable buttons, a rubberized grip, and an adjustable weight system to provide your ideal performance.

50% off $79.99

Best PC Gaming Chair Gifts

Give the gift of ultimate comfort and proper support with a gaming chair.

Secretlab Titan EVO 2022 Series Gaming Chair


Secretlab Titan EVO 2022 Series Gaming Chair

It’s no secret that Secretlab has some pretty stellar gaming chairs, and the Titan EVO 2022 further refines an already great design by adding an array of premium materials and a new magnetic system to attach support pillows and swap out armrests.

Razer Iskur Gaming Chair


Razer Iskur Gaming Chair

Razer’s Iskur gaming chair includes a fully adjustable lumbar support that follows the natural curvature of your spine and 4D armrests to ensure maximum comfort while you game or relax.

Cougar Explore S Gaming Chair


Cougar Explore S Gaming Chair

Made from a steel frame and high-density foam, this gaming chair is both comfortable and supportive for hours on end.

6% off $299.00

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