‘Twas the week before Christmas, when panicked ensued – because gifts for a gamer, you hadn’t a clue.
You know they play Xbox, perhaps the new Halo. But if they’ve already got it, you’re options are low.
In this Christmas guide for last-minute gifts, you’ll be taken through a wondrous selection of games and accessories to help fulfil this year’s quota for festive cheer. Whether you’re buying for family, a friend, or a well-earned treat for yourself, the GameByte Shop has a brilliant selection of gifts for gamers.
Whilst perusing potential gamer gifts like the latest games, gaming headsets, controllers, gaming keyboards, toys, and more – don’t forget you can get even more value by earning Loyalty Points at the GameByte Shop.
The Latest Games
2021 has been abundant with big game releases to choose from from a variety of genres. Thankfully, the GameByte Shop stocks many of them, like the latest Call of Duty shooter (from £54.95), this year’s football fun in FIFA 22 (from £28.95), the fast-paced racing in Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled (from £22.95), or the epic galactic journey that is Halo Infinite (£49.95).
What’s more, there are the top-tier titles that swept The Game Awards, the gaming industry’s equivalent of the Oscars. It Takes Two, an exciting co-op action platformer, was crowned 2021’s Game of the Year, Best Family Game, AND Best Multiplayer Game. What’s more, It Takes Two is available to buy on PS4 and Xbox One right now for just £19.95.
Deathloop, the first-person shooter with a time-loop twist that won Best Game Direction and Best Art Direction, is ready to be buy for only £30.95 on PS5.
Fans of pop culture films like those in the Marvel Cinematic Universe would love The Game Awards winner for Best Narrative, Guardians of the Galaxy. This story driven, humour-filled space adventure is in stock to buy on PS4, PS5, and Xbox from £49.95.
Nintendo Switch players among the friends and family have got a ton of choice as well. There’s the long-time favourite for multi-player racing, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, for only £42.95. The newest entry in the Pokémon series, Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl, is in stock for merely £44.95. Then there’s Metroid Dread, the chilling yet thrilling winner of Best Action/Adventure Game at The Game Awards is available for £42.95.
Want to know what other games swept the 2021 Game Awards? Check out the full list of winners.
Giftable Digital Games
Looking for a gift for someone who plays games on PC? Well, at the GameByte Shop, not only can you order any item to be sent as a gift, but digital PC games too! Without the need of worrying about delivery and wrapping, you can have a game sent right to your friend or loved one.
The GameByte Shop currently boasts an increasing catalogue of digital titles. For zombie/horror fans, we have Resident Evil games and those from the Dead Rising series. The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim – Legendary Edition, is perfect for medieval fantasy gamers too, ready to buy from £12.99 and £19.99 respectively.
Does your friend or family member have another game on their Christmas wish list? Well, check out our full digital catalogue here.
New gaming controllers are one of the most undoubted go-to gifts for a gamer out there. Having a spare controller handy not only has one ready for a Player 2 joining the party, but having another PlayStation or Nintendo Joy-Con controller charged and ready to go when their only one runs out of battery – that’s an absolute must.
Not only does the GameByte Shop have additional PS5 DualSense’s and Nintendo Switch joy-cons for you to buy, there’s exceptional third-party controllers as well. From fantastic gaming brands like Giotek, Nacon, and Razer, you can find a spare PlayStation or Nintendo Switch controller to buy from just £15.95.
Controller Charging Docking Stations
Ideal for any PS5 or Xbox Series X/S owners, a charging dock goes hand in hand. Never will you or the gamer in your life have to suffer the perils of having a game interrupted by a dead battery thanks to these fast-charge controller charging docks by Numskull.
While these are already a sleek and effective way to charge a gamer’s main controllers overnight, these charging docks are the perfect companion gift with a spare controller. As soon as one controller might become depleted of power in the middle of a gaming session, all they’d have to do is take the spare controller out of the dock, put the main controller on charge, and they’re good to go. Overnight, you can still charge both controllers simultaneously!
Fast-charging controller docks for the PS5 DualSense and Xbox Series X/S controllers from Numskull are available to buy for only £14.99.
Toys – TUBBZ Collectible Ducks
Transforming toy ducks into pop culture’s favourite characters, these adorable toys are an excellent stocking stuffer for gaming, TV, and film fans of all ages. From characters of hit franchises like Lord of the Rings, Stranger Things, Sonic the Hedgehog, and Resident Evil, there’s something for everyone in these quackin’ Numskull ducks.
Numskull’s TUBBZ collectible ducks are available to buy now from just £12.99.
The latest games today are already developed with fantastic sound. With a gaming headset, however, the audio experience is taken to the next level. Including brands innovated with the latest sound technology, the today’s gaming headsets are engineered to immerse gamers right into the action, making it so they hear each and every detail.
From marvelous gaming brand like Stealth, EPOS, Razer, Gioteck, Sony, and more, you can make a gamer’s Christmas with their own headset. At the GameByte Shop, you can buy one from just £14.95!
What’s been the best Christmas gift you’ve found for a gamer so far? Let us know in the comments!
Featured Image Credit: EA, Nacon, Gioteck, and Numskull.