Gifts that any gamer would love: Switch, Xbox and more – Eurogamer.net
Buying gifts for a gamer can be pretty easy, as long as you make sure you’re buying a game or accessory for the right console and know it’s something they don’t already have or need. If you don’t regularly buy gaming products, you might also be scratching your head and wondering what’s a good price for a game, or even where’s the best place to buy them. This is where our handy gift guide comes into play, so you can buy the latest games, consoles and more for the best price and stretch your budget a little further.
There’s something for everyone in our guide packed full of gifts for gamers. From PS4, PS5 and Nintendo Switch to Xbox Series X and Xbox One- you’ve come to the right place to find excellent gifts, birthday presents and everything in between.
If you’re after gifts for PC and tech savvy recipients, be sure to check Digital Foundry’s PC hardware and peripheral recommendations.
Whether you’re treating yourself for no specific reason or looking for the perfect gifts for gamer friends and family, you can check out the best of what’s on offer below.
Best gifts for gamers
If you’re in a pinch for time and want to see our best gifts for gamers, we’ve compiled all of our top picks for Switch, Xbox and PlayStation just below. Need more thorough gamer gift inspiration? Keep scrolling down to our full gift guide as we’ve probably found something that’s on your gamer’s wishlist.
- Nintendo Switch with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe bundle This bargain bundle includes a Switch (improved battery), the console’s bestselling game and three months of Nintendo Switch Online – all for just £259.99.
- Nintendo Switch OLED with Pikmin 3 bundle Get the new Nintendo Switch OLED with the super fun Pikmin 3 for only £319.99.
- Animal Crossing New Horizons for Nintendo Switch ACNH is pure endless fun and great value for money. And it’s on offer for £36.99 right now.
- Pokémon Let’s Go Pikachu for Nintendo Switch Replay the original Pokémon game in a whole new way or pick it up for the first time for just £36.99.
- Pokémon Sword for Nintendo Switch The latest Pokémon game is hours of fun for Pokémon and RPG fans alike. Catch it while it’s still on offer for £36.99.
- Horizon Zero Dawn: The Board Game If you’re buying for a New Horizons fan, this £63 Horizon Zero Dawn: The Board Game should keep them busy whilst waiting for 2022’s Horizon: Forbidden West.
- PS5 Pulse 3D Wireless Headset Shopping for a PS5 owner? Give them the gift of premium sound with the console’s official headset for £83.95.
- Elden Ring Launch Edition (pre-order) Sometimes the best things in life come to those who wait, and a £45 pre-order for Elden Ring is a game worth waiting for.
- Xbox Series S bundle with Rocket League and Fortnite An Xbox Series X console is hard to come by right now and if your recipient isn’t fussed on owning physical copies of games, then the Xbox Series S is an excellent option. This bundle with Fortnite and Rocket League extras is £249.99
- Halo Infinite Halo Infinite is hands down Microsoft’s biggest game release of the year and you can order a copy for £46.85. It will also be available on Xbox Game Pass, which is just £10.99/$14.99 per month and only £1 for a one month trial if …….