The holidays are almost upon us, meaning you have just enough time to hunt down gifts for all of the gamers in your life. If your loved one is a fan of intense, fast-paced, bullet-ridden action, consider your holiday shopping done. We’ve rounded up the best of the goodies, from controllers to games to console bundles, the perfect gifts for the gamer in your life (or for yourself, let’s be honest).
Controllers As Gifts
Scuf controllers are considered top of the line by professionals and hardcore players alike. Featuring an incredible amount of options for customization, these controllers elevate your play to a whole new level. Available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.
Scuf Controllers starting at $139.95
Microsoft elite and custom controllers are a first party option for Xbox one fans as well!
Xbox Custom Controller starting at $79.99
Looking to upgrade that vanilla controller without breaking the bank? There are a few options at your disposal.
This kit from Collective Minds not only includes trigger extenders with adjustable hair triggers (which means faster shooting), but it also comes with thumbstick grips for added accuracy! A great gift idea for serious shooter gamers on Xbox One!
Kontrol Freek thumbsticks are incredibly popular, and for good reason! This addition will make any controller feel faster and more precise, definitely necessary on the field of battle.
Kontrol Freek Thumbsticks starting at $14.99
House full of Microsoft fans? Look no further. This bundle comes packed with the all new Xbox One S, 500G of storage, a wireless controller, and Minecraft.
Xbox One S Minecraft Bundle for only $299
Amazon has Sony fans covered with a bundle that includes a new PS4 Slim, the critically acclaimed adventure title Uncharted 4, and of course, a DualShock 4 controller!
Playstation 4 Slim/Uncharted Bundle for just $280
Maybe your loved one isn’t a console fan. Well, Cyberpower PC is offering a powerful budget gaming PC. This prebuilt beast comes with Windows 10, an AMD Radeon RX 470 graphics card, an AMD FX-6300 processor, and liquid cooling all packed into a sleek gaming chassis. In short, this will definitely play any current game they throw at it.
“Gamer Dragon” PC from Cyberpower PC starting at $765
2016 has been kind to the shooter genre, providing a variety of games and hours of endless fun.
Titanfall 2 has been met with critical acclaim, and for good reason. The frenetic and intense gunplay of its predecessor has been improved, coupled with an all new campaign in addition to a robust multiplayer experience.
Titanfall 2 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One
Tired of drab military sims? Overwatch is a competitive hero shooter, featuring a diverse cast of characters. A must buy for those looking for fresh gameplay that breaks the mold.
Overwatch for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare is the latest installment in the iconic series from Activision. It features an upgraded zombie mode, interplanetary dogfights, and intense gunplay in space! It can also be purchased as a bundle with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Remastered, getting you more gift for your buck!
Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One
While many shooters continue to push into more futuristic warfare, Battlefield 1 takes us back to World War 1. This incredibly beautiful shooter features a top notch single player campaign, and the same deep multiplayer experience players have come to expect from Battlefield. Players can take control of warships, fighter planes, and Zeppelins and level entire cities in huge multiplayer matches.
Battlefield 1 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One