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7 best Black Friday deals for gamers

Whether you’re a seasoned pro or just like to dabble, the equipment needed for gaming can get very pricey. Black Friday is a great day to snag the necessities at a discount to make sure you’re getting the best deal possible. 

Related: Check out some of the top-rated games to give along with these accessories this holiday season. 

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PuroGamer Gaming Headset – Safer, Volume Limiting Wired Headphones for Kids and Adults with Dynamic Sound and Noise-Canceling Gaming Mic for PC, Mac, PS4, Xbox 1, iPad, Mobile Phone by Puro Sound Labs

We’ve already tested and loved PuroPro headphones before (read more on that here), so naturally we suggest picking up a set of these gaming headphones by the company as a great accompaniment to any gamer’s setup. They provide crystal-clear sound to really immerse the player in the world of the game, but advanced hearing protecting ensures young or sensitive ears won’t be damaged by cranking up the volume. There’s also an 82% ambient noise isolation that helps block out outside sounds, meaning there’s less temptation to blast games at max levels and thus avoid the jarring effects that can accompany unexpected explosions. 

Andaseat Jungle Series Gaming Chair

The Jungle chair from Andeseat is a luxury experience for gamers. Its contours conform to your body with high-density foam, and removable headrest pillows and lumbar cushions offer amble spinal support for those long sessions. 2D armrests can be shifted for maximum support and comfort, and a 90-160 degree tilt lets you create a custom recline. 

The price listed is a conversion based on market rates at the time of publishing. Order now to get your chair as quickly as possible with international shipping. 

Razer BlackWidow Elite Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

You’ll save a whopping half off retail price by picking up this beautiful keyboard today. Some of its benefits include Razer Green Switch technology for the most satisfying clicking sound that provides “50 G of actuation force,” which the company claims is ideal for typing and gaming requiring that needs the highest accuracy. It’s ergonomic with a magnetic wrist rest made of plush leatherette for comfort, and the keyboard is constructed with a military-grade metal top plate that can withstand 80 million clicks. 

Super Mario Bros. U: Deluxe - Nintendo Switch

Nintendo Switch games are pricey and can add up quickly, so take advantage of retailers like Target offering steep discounts (in this case, $15 off) today on games like Super Mario Brothers U. to get the best value. This game is loved by players for its lasting appeal, nostalgic graphics, sound quality, and overall gameplay. 

“Exactly like the Will version I would play as a child,” one buyer claims. “10/10 would recommend, it is easy to play and has awesome graphics.”

Lorddream Cozy Anti Slip Wrist Mouse Pad

A new non-slip mouse pad with a cozy wrist protector is as practical as it gets for gamers. At this price, grab a few in different colors to stuff in their stocking so they’re ready to go year-round. 

CyberpowerPC Gamer Xtreme VR Gaming PC, Intel i5-10400F 2.9GHz, GeForce GTX 1660 Super 6GB, 8GB DDR4, 500GB NVMe SSD, WiFi Ready & Win 10 Home (GXiVR8060A10)

This is the real splurge of the bunch, but worth it if the gamer in your life needs a new or beginning PC. As one very satisfied customer writes: 

“I decided to make the move to PC gaming and sold my PS4 a few months ago. I've had a few months owning this tower and still can't think of what else I could possibly ask of it. This computer does EVERYTHING. In fact, I don't even know how they got it down to this price point. The processor is the newest one, in fact there were advertisements for it during E3, the four fans work great. And it has an SSD. And it supports VR. And it has 6 cores.” 

Grab it now and save $120 off the regular price. 

Microsoft - Controller for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Xbox One (Latest Model) - Carbon Black

The new and improved X Box controller in carbon black just hit shelves recently, but users already love it and claim the company kept nearly everything they already appreciated about the design but added subtle changes to improve the overall experience. 

“I love the new ‘share’ button that allows you to take screenshots instantly,” one buyer reports of the purchase. You can currently save $20 by picking one up during Best Buy’s Black Friday event. 

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