Computer gaming is huge and it’s more than likely that you have someone in your life that spends time on the computer racing cars, shooting enemies, or going on mysterious quests. The best gifts are the ones that show thought and consideration about what might bring someone joy. What better way to do that than by supporting someone’s passion for computer gaming? Gamers can be particular about their equipment and preferences, but not to worry, we’ve got you covered from the casual player to the most hardcore computer gamer.
- Twitch Streamer Subscription
If you haven’t heard of Twitch, it is a huge streaming platform where gamers broadcast their live gameplay and interact with a live chatroom simultaneously. For a sports fan it would be the equivalent of watching there favorite athlete play live while being able to chat with them at the same time. Twitch allows you to subscribe at different level tiers to a streamer’s channel giving you different privileges and flair in the chat. Twitch makes it easy to gift a subscription to a fellow user. This would make a great gift for any computer gamer.
- In Game Items
Most computer games these days contain various items, whether they are cosmetic or actually give an advantage to a player other than just looking cool, which can be obtained through in-game microstransactions. Cosmetic skins as they are called are the virtual in-game equivalent of a cool piece of clothing. Of course depending on the game and the rarity of the item these can get very pricey.(You would be very surprised!) As in the real world, when keeping up with the Jones’, clout isn’t cheap. You can find them and select by game in the Steam Market.
- Shiny New Equipment
There are not that many pieces of equipment that a computer gamer needs, but there are a lot of variations of style and quality. A quality headset is important to have a great audio experience when playing a computer game. The newest and best have great surround sound function, microphones, and are wireless. The no wire theme continues when it comes to a computer gaming mouse. There are many different styles, button configurations, and ergonomic features to choose from. Definitely go wireless. A mechanical keyboard is the style of choice for almost all computer gamers. They have the same configuration of a normal computer keyboard, but keys are enacted in a mechanical fashion providing a tactile feedback that gamers love!