Trying to find the best gaming gift for the teen gamer you know? SteelSeries has an awesome selection in just about every category you'd want, from top gaming keyboards, amazing headsets, to award-winning gaming mice.
Here are our top picks for gaming gifts for teens in your life:
Power their gameplay with the speed of light. The Apex 9 TKL shines with incredible optical switches. Called OptiPoint, these utilize light detection to register keypresses 33% faster, with 0.2ms response time, and with zero debounce, versus other leading optical keyboards.
The existing switches also have toggles for actuation, either at 1.0mm or 1.5mm. This lets the user select between faster, shallower presses, or deeper and more decisive ones.
A really attractive feature of the keyboard for any teen is the swappability of the switches. This means they can upgrade or change their switches for aesthetic reasons in the future, to make their specific dream setup come true. We have some great options in our Stocking Stuffers gift guide section, too.
Wireless is king among teens, and the Arctis Nova 7 Wireless is the key to royalty. This stylish headset untethers its user with innovative wireless technology; it allows to be connected to two different devices at the same time. This means the user can be connected to a game with powerful 2.4GHz technology, and also Bluetooth-connected to another device, such as a phone or tablet, to listen to music, podcasts, or to take calls at the same time. It's total wireless freedom.
That's just the start with the Arctis Nova 7; even more importantly, the superior sound quality is made possible by the excellent, custom-made High Fidelity Drivers. With top-notch audio quality across the highs, mids, and bass, the Nova 7 gets even better with the SteelSeries Sonar Audio Software Suite. It enables total customization of the headset and adds powerful features such as 360° Spatial Audio, pro-grade Parametric EQ customization, and incredible noise cancellation.
It's the most comfortable headset from SteelSeries yet. With the ComfortMAX system, there are 4 ways of adjusting the headset, which is lightweight and features a PVD-coated steel headband. The AirWeave memory foam cushion earcups are breathable and comfortable, and a stretch overhead band eases tension even over long sessions. The microphone also completely retracts for a sleek look, great when taking the headset on the go with a phone.
It's time to transform their space into an epic gaming arena. And that can happen even with just 2 speakers contained in the Arena 3. The two speakers bring a full range, immersive audio experience, since they include huge 4" drivers made from high quality materials. They deliver the full range of sound with power and accuracy, whether it's the clear highs, vibrant mids, or powerful bass.
Easily portable — great for a dorm room or smaller bedrooms — the Arena 3 is easily connectable with a 3.5mm cable, and they also have Bluetooth capability, to easily blast music controlled with the phone. Useful controls are within reach, as the Arena 3 has volume, muting, headset and LED toggling, and Bluetooth pairing accessible with a dial and a multifunctional button.
With front-firing bass ports that minimize distortion off the walls behind the speakers, adjustable stands, and deep customization options with the SteelSeries Sonar Software on PC, the Arena 3 is an awesome gift for a teen gamer.
It's time to give the gift of winning. Every teen loves winning, and their chances will increase with Prime, an ultra-lightweight, esports-focused gaming mouse developed in collaboration with top players from around the world. Over 100 of leading esports pros from around the world tested and helped perfect Prime.
Other than its lightweight, ergonomic form factor with a textured matte finish, Prime pioneered our optical magnetic switches. The switches stay reliable for 100 million clicks, making it the world's most reliable switch that stays fresh and crisp. This means no double-clicks, no delays, no strange hitches getting in the way of super important, game-winning shots.
Good aiming is essential also, and they can rest assured with the TrueMove Pro Gaming Sensor. Developed with the renowned pioneer, PixArt, the sensor has true 1-to-1 tracking and tilt tracking to ensure the movements stay accurate to the cursor on the screen, preventing unwanted tracking. Prime also features on-board customization, with 4 polling rates and 5 pre-set CPIs, which can be switched on the fly, making it easy to adjust the mouse for specific games.
There's no time to waste. Make sure your loved ones get their gifts in time by buying some awesome gaming keyboards, mice, headsets, and speakers today!