Whether you enjoy fast-paced competition, connecting online with friends, or just relaxing after a long day, gaming is a thrilling escape. You can use a mouse and keyboard to control the action, but if you really want to get the most of your gaming experiences, you need some cool accessories. The amount of options is tremendous, so we’ve scoured the marketplace to find the 15 must-have gaming accessories to create an awesome setup.
All 15 accessories include prices that are within your reach, nothing in the range of this unopened Super Mario 64 that sold at auction. With prices starting at just $20, and discounts as high as 60% off, you can benefit from additional Summer Sale savings for a limited time through Nerdist. If you spend $50 or more in-store today, you’ll get a $10 store credit automatically added to your account 14 days after your purchase (as long as any returns made don’t drop your total below $50).
Offering superior sound quality, versatile connectivity, and a clear microphone, this headset maximizes your gaming experience and lets you stay a step ahead of every game. Hear every footstep, every movement, and every gunshot!
Get the HCG1 Pro Gaming Headset for $103.99 (reg. $189), a savings of 45%.
Here’s the world’s first Bluetooth adapter for the Nintendo Switch family that connects Bluetooth headphones and smartphones at the same time. This all-new adapter is equipped with the latest Bluetooth 5.0 chipset and advanced DSP algorithm, earning 4.7 out of 5 stars on Amazon.
Beat Amazon’s price on the HomeSpot Bluetooth Audio Adapter Pro for Nintendo Switch (Gray) and get it for $42.99 (reg. $49), a savings of 14%.
Keep your controllers fully charged and game-ready with this dock’s built-in connectors, allowing you to store and charge two PS5 controllers simultaneously and securely. This portable and durable dock provides wireless charging, so you don’t have to mess with any cables and wires.
Get the XBox Series X Dual Station Charging Dock for $26.99 (reg. $59), a savings of 55%.
Keep your PS5 controllers powered up and your PS5 cool and vertically steady with this multifunctional dock. The vertical stand, with two cooler fans and a dual charging station, enables you to save space.
Get the PS5 Charging Dock for $40.95 (reg. $59), a savings of 55%.
Safely store and charge both of your PS5 controllers at the same time in less than two hours with this dock’s dual output. With a built-in protection chip, it protects your controllers from overcharging, over-discharging, over-temperature, over-voltage, over-current, and more.
Get the PS5 DualSense Controller USB-C Charging Dock for $19.95 (reg. $49), a savings of 60%.
The ergonomically designed GZ-1 has a counterweight system that allows you to adjust the overall weight for custom precision gaming. Take control with faster, more accurate maneuvers and easily shift through the four DPI settings (800/1600/3200/6400).
Get the Alpha Bravo GZ-1 Wired Gaming Mouse for $29.95 (reg. $69.95) with code VEHO40.
This super comfortable gaming chair works just as well for working or taking a break. Designed with a high-density sponge filler, along with a solid metal structure and firm base, it also includes a massage lumbar pillow for those marathon game sessions.
Get the Costway Massage Gaming Chair Racing Office Computer Recliner with Lumbar Support for $219.99 (reg. $319), a savings of 31%.
This desk provides a spacious area for all your gaming equipment, and a surface designed for a mouse to glide smoothly. The accompanying chair includes a backrest that can be adjusted to different angles, and a massage function for full relaxation while playing.
Get the Goplus Gaming Computer Desk & Massage Gaming Chair Set w/ Monitor Shelf Power Strip for $379.99 (reg. $549), a savings of 30%.
Maintain perfect execution and peak performance with this stick’s highly responsive buttons and precision four-way joystick. With 4.4 out of 5 stars on Amazon, this was designed for modding enthusiasts, with the inside of the controller easily accessible for further customization, and the joystick and buttons easily switchable to suit your style.
Get the Mayflash F300 Elite Arcade Stick for $94.99 (reg. $112), a savings of 15%.
XIM APEX provides the highest precision mouse and keyboard experience on Xbox One, Xbox 360, PS4, and PS3, earning 4.4 out of 5 stars on Amazon. Through its unique smart translator technology, XIM APEX is able to provide unparalleled 1-to-1 gaming precision that consistently performs in every game you play.
Get the XIM Apex Keyboard & Mouse Controller Adapter Converter for $104.99 (reg. $124), a savings of 16%.
The ergonomic design of this desk will definitely streamline your gaming setup. It includes a cup holder, headset holder, a desk-sized mouse pad, and the actual desk mat is water-resistant, making any clean-up easy and simple.
Get the Ergopixel Terra Series Gaming Desk for $299.95 (reg. $349), a savings of 14%.
The Serafim R1+, which earned 5 out of 5 stars on Amazon, has a steering wheel with an ergonomically robust rubber handle and responsive pedal system. With Bluetooth connectivity, it fully supports XBOX One, XBOX Series X&S, PS4, PS3, Switch, PC, iOS, Android, and more.
Get better-than-Amazon pricing on the Serafim R1+ Racing Wheel and pay just $99.99 (reg. $119), a savings of 16%.
Successfully funded on Kickstarter, this Bluetooth gamepad allows you to enjoy your favorite RPG games on over 10 platforms — from mobile phones to gaming consoles. With two joysticks and 12 buttons (including A/B/X/Y and trigger buttons), you can map to the virtual buttons on your phone’s screen to create a custom controller.
Get the Serafim S1: Multi-Platform Gaming Controller On the Go for $45.99 (reg. $69), a savings of 34%.
This console comes with 500 pre-installed games that will take you back through the years. Its thin and compact design enables you to carry it around in your pocket or bag.
Get the Gameo Handheld Game Console with 500 Games for $39.95 (reg. $48), a savings of 16%.
The Motion Blaster has a motion-sensing system built inside that precisely tracks every move you make in the real world and is visually represented as your weapon inside the game, giving you an immersive experience. Transition from hitting keys and moving a mouse to this Blaster with high-speed Bluetooth and a 14-hour battery.
Get the Arkade FPS Motion Blaster for $129.99 and, with the limited-time Summer Sale savings through Nerdist, you’ll get a $10 store credit automatically added to your account within 14 days (barring returns).
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