This year’s Highsnobiety Gift Guide is all about the presents that’ll make a difference in these new and strange times. From gifts that encourage connection with loved ones, to self-love suggestions you entirely deserve at the end of 2020.

If you're a non-gamer, buying well-received holiday gifts for gamers is a level most of us can't reach. A lot changes quickly in the world of consoles, and they're already done and dusted with the latest shooter you thought was a winner. The flip side of that coin, though, is that if you can find the right gaming present, you get extra Holiday-elf points this year. Sound good? We’ve put together a roadmap of gaming gifts for the uninitiated which will have you top of the leaderboard.

With a path so fraught with difficulties, it’s best to keep things general, though, so instead of delving into the uncharted depths of niche gaming, this guide offers up a broad view of guaranteed wins from some of the best gaming brands of the moment.

Shop the best video game gifts below.

Oculus Quest 2 64 GB

Quest 2 64 GB

Quest 2 64 GB

$299

Oculus

Buy at Oculus

Oculus is on a path to revolutionize the VR gaming landscape and the Oculus Quest 2 is a strong step in the right direction. This wireless VR headset makes an immersive gaming experience possible in your living room.

SONY PS5 PlayStation 5 Digital Edition Console (US Plug)

PS5 PlayStation 5 Digital Edition Console (US Plug)

PS5 PlayStation 5 Digital Edition Console (US Plug)

$1057

SONY

Buy at StockX

You probably didn't need our help on this one, the Playstation 5 is clearly the top of the gifts for gamers list. You might, however, need the help of StockX when it comes to getting your hands on it.

Travis Scott Cactus Jack Fortnite Gamer Rug

Cactus Jack Fortnite Gamer Rug

Cactus Jack Fortnite Gamer Rug

$317

Travis Scott

Buy at StockX

In signature La Flame style, Scott flips the well-known Playstation logo back-to-front and upside down, as well as adding his Cactus Jack moniker in Cyrillic script to the bottom of this rug that's destined to keep your favorite gamer cozy throughout their sessions.

Nintendo Switch 32GB Lite

Switch 32GB Lite

Switch 32GB Lite

$200

Nintendo

Buy at Best Buy

The Nintendo Switch became the console to have when lockdown began earlier this year. Its unrivaled accessibility comes down to the game selection and wireless construction which also make it the perfect video game gift for Christmas.

Razer DeathAdder v2 Pro Wireless Gaming Mouse

DeathAdder v2 Pro Wireless Gaming Mouse

DeathAdder v2 Pro Wireless Gaming Mouse

$130

Razer

Buy at amazon

The Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro Wireless Gaming Mouse is one of those gifts that your gamer recipient will not see coming. Show them you've done your research with this sleek, highly engineered piece of equipment.

Travis Scott World Fortnite Mouse Pad

Fortnite Mouse Pad

Fortnite Mouse Pad

$34

Travis Scott World

Buy at StockX

Travis Scott's influence extends from luxury fashion to gaming which can't really be said for anyone else. This mouse pad dropped in the midst of La Flame's engagement with Fortnite, the game within which he threw one of the first, immersive virtual concerts.

HyperX Alloy Core RGB Wired Gaming Membrane Keyboard with RGB Lighting

Alloy Core RGB Wired Gaming Membrane Keyboard with RGB Lighting

Alloy Core RGB Wired Gaming Membrane Keyboard with RGB Lighting

$40

HyperX

Buy at Best Buy

HyperX's Gaming Keyboard not only looks amazing with its RGB backlit keys, but it also passes the function test. Soft-touch keys allow for super-quick touch typing while anti-ghosting functionality prevents any unwanted keystrokes which could be the difference between life and death (in the virtual world).

Logitech G PRO X Wired 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset for Windows

G PRO X Wired 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset for Windows

G PRO X Wired 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset for Windows

$130

Logitech

Buy at Best Buy

Logitech's Gaming Headset features well-padded earpieces to ensure that the gamer in your life can maximize their sessions as well as a crystal clear microphone for teammate encouragement or, depending on their character, a healthy dose of trolling enemies.

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