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Best Gifts for Switch Gamers

Need help shopping? We've got all the awesome gifts you could need for Nintendo Switch owners.

The Nintendo Switch is a versatile system that's hooked many users into becoming regular gamers. If you happen to have a few Switch owners on your holiday gift list, but don't know what to get them, don't panic. That's where we come in.

Need something appropriate to buy a Switch owner? Looking for the perfect addition to their collection of peripherals and accessories? Look no further. Let's get down to it!

Arctis 9 Wireless Headset

The Arctis 9 lying on its side, ready for a Switch fan to place it on their head.Source: SteelSeries

Switch owners looking for quality audio need to look no further than the Arctis 9 Wireless headset. It offers lossless 2,4 GHz wireless for lag-free gaming audio on Switch and more. It also provides simultaneous Bluetooth so you can hear your audio and chat while gaming. Grab this excellent Switch-capable headset for a 20+ battery life and special ChatMix control to make sure every single sound counts.

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Nyko Thin Case with Tempered Glass Screen Protector

A Nintendo Switch sporting the Nyko Thin Case.Source: Amazon

Using the Nintendo Switch off of the dock is just asking for trouble unless you have some sort of protector. This Nyko case is a pleasant red and blue shade and offers light, durable protection. It also comes with a tempered glass screen protector, just in case you end up dropping it. The screen won't shatter, and that's a plus! Better grab these and hand them out to all Switch owners on your list.

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Arctis 1 Wireless Headset

A side view of the Arctis 1 Wireless Headset, which is a great 4-in-1 option for Switch owners.Source: SteelSeries

This classy headset is a multipurpose wireless option for anyone who needs to up their audio game. It provides ultra-low latency lossless wireless for Switch games and a capable mic of sending your voice over the airwaves without a hint of extra noise. It's also detachable. It includes the same high-performance speaker drivers as the Arctis 7, and also has a steel-reinforced headband to ensure it's durable and fits well. In short, this is a great option for any Switch fan.

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Visit our official gift guide for the best gaming gear recommendations this year: Gift Guide 2020

HORI Nintendo Switch Super Mario Analog Caps

A look at the retail packaging for the HORI Nintendo Switch analog caps, with a few examples on the front.Source: Amazon

These officially licensed analog caps let you customize your Switch to your liking. Grab these (or one of the many others on Amazon) for your Switch fan to pop on and off their Joy-Cons. They'll get extra grip, and the Switch will look that much cooler.

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Auricular Bluetooth Arctis3

A view of the Arctis 3 Bluetooth Headset with the cable it uses to sync and charge.Source: SteelSeries

The Arctis 3 Bluetooth headset was named the "Best gaming headset for Switch" by Polygon, so it has that going for it already. It's also great for Switch owners because it can mix wireless chat audio from the Switch mobile app with wired audio straight from the Switch. It also utilizes much of the reliable SteelSeries headset builds you've come to expect at an affordable price, with ClearCast noise canceling and the signature Arctis signature soundscape to give players an audio advantage.

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AmazonBasics Vault Case for Nintendo Switch

A top-down look at the Vault Case, filled with mock Nintendo Switch cartridges.Source: Amazon

This hard shell case is made to offer multi-tiered protection for the Nintendo Switch, and it can also hold 8 cartridges as well. You can even include the Joy-Con controllers while attached to the Switch with this case. It's also backed by a 1-year warranty from Amazon.

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Nintendo Joy-Con (Pair)

A pair of Joy-Con controllers in bright green and pink.Source: Amazon

Any Nintendo Switch owner can use an additional pair of Joy-Con controllers, unless they have a Switch Lite. These controllers are required to use 3D Rumble and for many multiplayer games, and a must for use in handheld mode. It's also fun to have a couple to swap out from whatever came with the system as a default. There are plenty of fun colors to choose from.

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Arctis 1 Wireless for Switch

The Arctis 1 Wireless for Switch, waiting for a good friend like you to scoop it and give as a gift.Source: SteelSeries

Nab an Arctis 1 Wireless headset for Switch for your best friend or family member and they'll be thrilled with you. This 4-in-1 wireless headset offers lossless ultra-low latency wireless sound for Switch. It's durable, comfortable, and perfect for anyone looking for clear, reliable sound. It also include a detachable bidirectional microphone just in case your giftee isn't interested in chatting with others. It's overall a great choice for anyone on Switch (or other platforms, for that matter.)

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JETech Protective Case for Nintendo Switch Lite

A look at the front and back of a Switch Lite with the case on it.Source: Amazon

Nintendo Switch Lite owners need love too, and this protective grip cover is just the way to make sure their console is protected. This is an affordable to way to make the Switch Lite impervious to scratches, at least on its body, and less susceptible to being dropped and shattering. Add a screen protector, and this will make anyone's Switch Lite a much more robust little machine.

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Arctis 1 Headset

A side view of the black Arctis 1 headset that really looks like it might have caught the headset's good side.Source: SteelSeries

This favorite headset won't break the bank, but it might break hearts if it doesn't end up in your favorite Switch fan's stocking. It's an excellent choice for any gamer, and it's great for on the go listening, just like the Switch is perfect for playing while on the go. It includes a detachable microphone, a steel-reinforced, adjustable headband, cross-platform compatibility, and the same sound quality as the rest of the Arctis line. You really can't go wrong with this pick.

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Be sure to check out our gaming gift guides!

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