Scoring that sweet next gen console is every gamers’ New Year’s goal. In order to truly maximize that shiny new tower of 4K pixelization, there are just a few accessories you should snag. Of course, if you are still awaiting that sweet twitter/email notification for your chance to score some next gen goodness, these are some bells and whistles to add to your current gen haul as well.
Say your shiny new PlayStation 5 is the first time you’ve ever had a PlayStation and you can’t stand the thumbstick drift that is destined to destroy your Call of Duty K/D. Take this shiny new controller adapter called the Cronus Zen and essentially hook up any controller (even a keyboard and mouse) for use on the PS5! Sounds too good to be true, right? Well, adapters aren’t really a new thing when it comes to gaming consoles. To that end, many serious FPS gamers are even snagging a keypad and mouse just to stay on par with the PC snipers they are bound to encounter on Call of Duty. Grab this Cronus Zen Controller Adapter for around $89 and you’ll always have options for controllers regardless which console or controller you want to use!
When you are a gamer on the go, sometimes that tiny little Nintendo Switch just doesn’t cut it. Also, depending on the hotel TV to have the right hookups and ability to let you play isn’t always a thing either. In steps the Buddah Tek Personal Gaming Station. With a protective custom fit case, this gaming station fits a 13.3 inch 1080p gaming monitor (plus Bluetooth 5.0 speakers) to your console. That way, if your little brother, your mom, your wife, or anyone else around you hogs the TV, you can always find a way to get a few games in. The Buddah Tek Gaming Station is the perfect road buddy for gaming road hogs that can’t sideline their next-gen adventures to when they get back home! Priced at around $279 with a sorely needed messenger bag to carry it all, the Buddah Tek Mobile Gaming Station is the accessory you need. For now, you’ll have to limit this little wonder to current gen PS4’s and Xbox One’s though.
Forget your neighbors, annoy your partner, and amaze your kids with the greatest speakers to ever throw sound about a room! The Sonos Arc Soundbar is painstakingly built buy sonic wizardry the likes of which Gandalf himself would pay to hear! Hyperbole aside, the Sonos Arc is one of the best sounding soundbar solutions on the market. Go ahead and cash in on those Gamestop stock earnings you brilliantly jumped on and fork over about $799 to indulge your wildest sonic dreams!
When cost is not an issue, ergonomics will certainly find a way to question the value of your posture when you sit. The Herman Miller Aeron Gaming Chair looks to soothe the stress in any sitting position you choose with a $1445 price tag to totally mock your stimulus check! The Herman Miller Aeron Gaming Chair has science backed features to keep you comfortable. The aerated seat design alone should be enough to amaze the common seated spartan as it wicks away the sweat and body heat that your back generates every session. Easy to adjust and built to last, this Aeron gaming chair is the last chair you’ll ever need.
Crossplay on FPS games will separate the WASD from the thumbsticks awfully quick! Be prepared to unlearn the subpar aiming and motion mechanics that you have learned. With the Razer Tartarus V2 Gaming Keypad, you are halfway towards the precision that PC gamers have always touted in FPS games. With all kinds of extra buttons to program, this gaming keypad is the perfect companion to any gaming mouse you choose. Be prepared to up your quick scope game!
Programmable buttons are always one of the first accessories for controllers that core gamers look to for instant performance improvement. With that in mind, the Collective Minds Strike Pack FPS Dominator Controller adapter adds 2 programmable paddles beneath. These paddles can be programmed to replace or mimic any of the other buttons on the controller and add an of the following effects: Quick scope, rapid fire, auto hold breath, and so much more. Your K/D ratio is sure to grow with this adapter for the modest price of $39.