Best Gifts for Gamers - Holiday 2018 - Prima Games

Best Gifts for Gamers – Holiday 2018

by Larryn Bell

It’s that time of year again where retailers are offering great deals on video games, consoles, and gamer-themed goodies for all your shopping needs. Whether you need to shop for someone who plays video games, or you just want to grab a good gaming deal for yourself, we’ve got you covered. Below, you’ll find a list of helpful holiday gift ideas that would please any gamer this holiday season.

Console Bundles

For most people, their love of gaming starts with a good console. Luckily, there are tons of console bundles to choose from, including PS4 Pro, PS4 Slim, Xbox One S, Xbox One X, and Nintendo Switch console bundles. We’ve listed a few of the console bundles you can find on Amazon right now. Christmas is right around the corner, so make sure to grab these bundles quick!

Xbox One S & Xbox One X

PlayStation 4 Pro & Slim

Nintendo Switch

Console Memberships

Having a premium network membership is practically a necessity for those who have their PS4 or Xbox One hooked up to the internet and who want to get the most out of their console gaming experience. PlayStation Plus and Xbox Live Gold monthly memberships can be purchased digitally and come in three, six, and twelve month plans.

Game Controllers

Some of the most important accessories a console gamer can have are controllers. It’s good to have more than one controller available, especially for gamers who plan on playing alongside friends or family this holiday season.

Gaming Headsets

A gaming headset is a great way to elevate someone’s gaming experience, whether it be on PC or console. Headsets help amplify the audio in your favorite games while also offering a microphone to allow users to chat while playing. If you’re looking to buy a gaming headset this holiday season, check out some of the tried-and-true gaming headset brands below.


Of course, you can’t forget about games when shopping for the gamer in your life. Below are some of the top games that came out this year, along with the platforms they are available for.

  • Sea of Thieves – Xbox One
  • God of War – PlayStation 4
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 – Xbox One, PS4
  • Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Shadow of the Tomb Raider – PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Darksiders 3 – PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Fallout 76 – Xbox One, PS4, PC
  • Octopath Traveler – Nintendo Switch
  • Pokemon Let’s Go Pikachu/Eevee – Nintendo Switch
  • Super Smash Bros. Ultimate – Nintendo Switch

Gaming Merchandise

There are plenty of ways to show someone’s love for gaming without directly having to buy pricey video games or accessories as well. You can always get special video-game-themed clothing, gear, and merchandise from a number of popular merch outlets, such as the ones below.

Hopefully this gaming gift guide will help you find the perfect gift for the gamer in your life this holiday season. For more gift ideas, check out our gift guides for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 fans as well.

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