Christmas gifts for gamers? Here are Microsoft’s suggestions

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Are you thinking of giving Christmas gifts to friends or relatives who are passionate about video games? Are you a video game enthusiast yourself and want to give yourself a Christmas present? Don’t worry: Microsoft comes to the rescue, with a list of not bad solutions, including the latest generation consoles, customizable controllers, Game Pass subscriptions and much more.

After all, a recent global survey (commissioned by Xbox and made by YouGov) reveals that the holidays are the most popular times for families to play video games together. A dynamic that tends to strengthen the father-son relationship, and to reduce generational differences. The 38% of respondents say that i video games I am one of the five favorite activities to do as a family during the Christmas season.

Il 54% of respondents play video games to relieve stress compared to other activities such as browsing social media (46%), reading a book (45%), exercising (42%) and engaging in personal care (33%). The 71% declares the variety of video games available allows anyone in the family – from children to grandparents – of playing. In short, the data speak for themselves: video games are always a valid choice when it comes to Christmas gifts.

Microsoft Christmas gifts for gamers

Xbox Series S Gilded Hunter Bundle

What to say about Xbox Series S: all the power of the new generation in a small console (the smallest ever) and compact. For the holidays Microsoft offers the brand new Bundle Xbox Series S – Gilded Hunterthe perfect gift to enter the new generation of consoles Xbox. It’s a Limited Edition 2022 that contains the console Xbox Series S with 512GB SSD, a white Wireless controller, and additional content for three of the hottest video games of the moment: Fortnite (of which Chapter 4 has just begun), Rocket League e Fall Guys.

From a technical point of view the console is characterized by a CPU 8 core Zen 2, guaranteeing the speed and performance of the new generation. Xbox Series S provides approximately 3x the performance of Xbox One, and was designed to run games at 1440p fino a 60FPS.
Xbox Series S Bundle – Gilded Hunter is available for $299.99

Controller Xbox Elite Series 2 – Core Edition

xmas gifts xbox controller video games

The tools of the gamer’s trade: the controller. The new Xbox Elite Series 2 – Core Edition comes with one rechargeable battery which lasts until 40 ore. Designed to address the critical needs of today’s competitive gamers: adjustable tension levers (to improve aiming), shorter trigger locks (to fire faster) e rubber grip. The controller is compatible with Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, PC Windows and mobile devices via Xbox Wireless, Bluetooth or cable USB-C.
It is priced at 129,99€.

Stereo headset for Xbox

Xbox headsets

Among the most popular Christmas gifts for video game lovers are headphones and headsets, to communicate with your friends online. After all, organization is necessary to fight ruthless enemies. Microsoft offers us some Xbox stereo headset that support high-fidelity spatial audio technologies (such as Windows Sonic, Dolby Atmos e DTS Headphone:X). Features that allow you to enjoy an unprecedented immersive experience, without sacrificing comfortable design. Headphones provide indeed large pavilions e super soft and can be connected directly to Controller Wireless per Xbox (via 3.5mm jack input).

Communications are guaranteed by a comfortable and versatile adjustable microphone, which can be folded away when not in use. Headphones are compatible with Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and devices Windows with 3.5 mm jack connector and available at the price of 59,99€.

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate e PC Game Pass


“Revolution won’t be televised”, went an old song. Evidently, however, the video game revolution will pass on TV, and how. Just think of the revolutionary service Xbox Game Pass Ultimatewith its catalog with hundreds of titles of great quality (even in cloud gaming). The ideal solution for those who want to try many games, even from day one, for the price of a single monthly subscription. Titles like Forza Horizon 5, Minecraft, A Plague Tale: Requiem, Grounded, Football Manager 23, Repentance and also a title that we at particularly loved: Powerwash Simulator.

The games included in the catalog are really many and among them also exclusive Xbox Game Studios ei triple A di EA Play. The Ultimate Membership is priced at €12.99 per month.Those who want to play only from PC can subscribe to PC Game Pass at the price of €9.99 per month.

Marco Dellapina is a passionate writer who dives into the exciting world of video games. With a deep love for gaming, Marco brings you the latest updates, reviews, and insights on the ever-evolving landscape of interactive entertainment. Join Marco on an immersive journey through the realm of video games and stay up-to-date with the latest trends and releases. Get ready to level up your gaming knowledge with Marco Dellapina's articles.