When it comes to gaming, there’s a lot of things to consider. What do you want, PC or a console? Should I get a cheap headset, or an expensive one? We find that one of the least considered parts of your gaming experience set up is one of the most important parts; The gaming chair.
Today, we’ll be going through our list of the 10 best gaming chairs currently available. So sit back, try to relax (Assuming you don’t already have a comfy gaming chair) and enjoy.
Starting off our list with probably the best budget gaming chair, we have the Play Haha gaming chair. For less than £100, you can grab yourself this incredibly affordable chair. It has a rather simple design, but it’s still quite stylish.
It sports high density thick foam which has good elasticity and quite a wide seat, so if you’re a larger gamer it’s definitely a good choice. Like most gaming chairs, it has height adjustment controls, with a total height between 104-114cm and the back comes in at about 63cm. One downside is there’s no back panel tilting, so you’ll be stuck using it at the set angle.
You can get this gaming chair in four different colour schemes, though our personal favourite is the red! If you’re on a budget, all in all this is a great seat for you. An easy choice for our number 10 spot.
The BraZen Puma gaming is another affordable budget option, coming in just a little more expensive than the Play Haha option. One of the main reasons you’d want this over the latter; Much more cushioning. The seat is padded, as per the norm, but so are the armrests and headrest, with a nice curve in the seat that fits the back well.
The chair itself is made from faux leather and a high quality steel frame. It’s quite easy to assemble, you get a step-by-step instruction manual and the assembly will typically only take a single person roughly 20 minutes. The chair also uses height adjustment with tilting; It’s definitely worth paying a bit extra over the Play Haha gaming chair.
If you like the look of this one, you can get it in green, blue, grey, pink and yellow. It’s one of the best gaming chairs on amazon for the price and what you get, giving it a solid placement of 9 on our list.
The GTPlayer gaming chair from GTRacing is built solely with racing games in mind. This brand offers possibly the best gaming chairs under $200. It’s quite a stylish option, featuring a two-tone design and a shape extremely similar to racing bucket seats.
Onto the comfort, the seat itself is padded with cold-cure memory foam, wrapped inside wear-resistant smooth bonded leather. Paired with its ergonomically designed metal frame, this makes the chair incredibly comfortable and great for long hours of gaming. With removable lumbar and neck support pillows, it leaves little to want in the form of comfort.
This gaming chair, along with height and tilt adjustments, also features a rocking action. This is great for those long hours of gaming or even working at a PC when you want a break and a quick nap. Just lean back and rock. Not much to fault here, so we’re happy to give it an 8 on our list!
The Corsair T3 Rush gaming chair may be a little plain looking, but don’t let that fool you. This gaming chair opts for using fabric upholstery par the traditional leather of a gaming chair normally goes for. It has a racing-inspired design, contoured for comfort.
This gaming chair also features a removable padded neck pillow, along with a moveable memory foam lumbar support cushion. With all that comfort, you’ll easily be able to achieve long gaming hours without back strain et cetera. The seat on this gaming chair is quite large, so once again it’s a good option for any larger gamers.
What’s peculiar about this chair is the 4D armrests. You can slide the armrests back or forward, left or right or even sideways, whichever suits you best at that moment. The reclining tilt of the chair can go anywhere from a 90 degree angle all the way to a full 180 degree angle. This chair is truly flexible.
All in all, a pretty great gaming chair, but it is a bit more costly than the first two, so keep that in mind!
AndaSeat is a company that specialises in gaming chairs and gaming chairs only. Their target market is professional gamers, but mainly PC based gamers. Their Dark Demon gaming chair is quite a plain chair, being all black in design. Once again, this chair opts for a bucket style racing style, with a high back sitting at 210cm. It’s a pretty great choice for taller gamers.
It utilises PVC leather, which is fairly easy to clean. This gaming chair is well supported, coming with a neck pillow and a slideable lumbar support pillow, however we found the lumbar pillow makes you sit a bit awkwardly if you’re not the tallest of gamers. It does have 4D armrests like the Corsair T3 rush gaming chair, along with 5 pre-set reclining options.
A downside to this chair is that it is quite space consuming, and it takes 2 people to assemble. If you’re a taller gamer, looking for great comfort and back support whilst also having an easily cleanable chair, this would be a great option for you. We’re rating it a healthy 6 on our list.
Noblechairs are another company that specialises in the best ergonomic gaming chairs. They’re quite a premium brand, and it definitely shows for Noblechairs Hero model. Elegant in design, the materials used are just as fancy.
When buying the chair you get the option of real or premium quality PU leather covering, making it durable and easy to clean. It’s extended cold foam padding forms great support for your body, and the steel frame add’s extra longevity to this gaming chair. You get a memory foam headrest, which adapts to the contours of the individual.
What’s different about this gaming chair is that instead of having lumbar support pillows et cetera, they’ve integrated their lumbar support into the backrest. This feature is something you’d normally find in the seating of premium cars, with a dial on the side enabling the gaming chair to be adjusted to the exact requirements you desire. This chair is pretty big, with wider armrests and a larger backrest than most.
This chair is a thing of simplistic beauty and comfort, but it is quite expensive! We’re giving it position 5 on our list.
VertaGear focuses on making the best gaming chairs for back support, in the process also making the best gaming chairs for long hours. At first glance you could easily mistake this for an office chair, but it isn’t. VertaGear have had a shot at redefining the gaming chair, and that’s where the Triigger 350 comes in. With its price tag, you can expect premium design and comfort all wrapped up in a sweet bundle.
The mesh of the backrest might look a little cheap, but it’s definitely not. Reinforced with quality textile banded with the finest DuPont TPEE, this mesh can withstand high temperature and heavy hydraulic movements; Giving optimal performance for long hours of use as well as breathability. The trim is made from premium calfskin leather, which is exquisitely handcrafted. This fine grain leather has a smooth luxurious texture, giving extra comfort at no cost to durability.
The ergonomic design of this gaming chair is astounding, with features such as 4D armrests, adjustable seat depth, adjustable tilt tension and a multi-directional lumbar support. The lumbar support actually allows you to adjust the entire back frame, creating maximum comfort for all shapes and sizes.
If you’re looking for a gaming chair that is incredibly comfortable without sacrificing the articulation, then this chair is perfect for you. That is, if you’re willing to burn a hole in your pocket!
Any gaming gear list wouldn’t be complete without an entry from Razer. The Razer Iskur gaming chair doesn’t let the company’s reputation down at all! If you’re familiar with Razer, their products are all quite similar aesthetically, especially with their signature green. Quite a bold looking chair, the materials and craftsmanship that go into making it are even bolder.
The main feature is the ergonomic lumbar support system, being the first of its design. Unlike most gaming chairs which opt to use pillows that shift over time or fixed supports that can’t be adjusted; The Razer Iskur has a total lower back support system with a built-in and fully adjustable lumbar curve that aligns closely with your spine. This makes it a great option for gamers with back issues, or anyone planning on a gaming marathon in comfort.
The cushioning is made with high density foam, for the perfect balance between support and comfort. These plush, dense cushions provide better contouring, allowing your weight to apply pressure and mold to your unique body shape.
The rest of the chair is wrapped in multi-layered synthetic leather, which doesn’t only feel great but is much tougher than Standard PU leather. There’s a cotton and polyester layer in the center to ensure comfort to, with a resin layer on the top for shine.
On top of all this, you get 4D armrests and a removable memory foam headrest. This gaming chair is truly something, and unique in its design. We’re rating it 3 on our list!
Secretlab is another company that specialises in gaming chairs. They have some of the best rated gaming chairs in their ranks, and the Secretlab Omega 2020 is without a doubt one of the best. It’s received many award-winning comfort reviews, from the likes of PC Gamer and even Forbes.
This chair comes with 3 options for covering material. ‘PRIME 2.0’ PU leather, which has been engineered to be 4 times more durable than regular PU leathers, it sets a new bar for flexing and abrasion resistance. We also have the ‘Secretlab SoftWeave’ fabric, which boasts dream-like comfort from their signature blend of fabric. This unique, ultra-soft and fluffy textured fabric is breathable and durable, a perfect blend for maximum comfort and long sessions. Lastly, we have the NAPA leather option; Ultra-luxurious leather, being the preferred material for luxury boutique bags and automobiles. This material is buttery-smooth, exceptionally cool to the touch and supple.
The Secretlab Omega 2020 also sports 4D armrests, which are fully metal to ensure durability, while still promoting superb ease of movement. The benefit of 4D armrests is to get the perfect fit for you, helping reduce the risk of carpal tunnel. The armrests are also topped with plush, concave PU padding, ensuring your elbows comfortably stay in place.
You do have the option of getting an additional support pillow, which is made with memory foam and features a layer of cooling gel, which whisks away heat and helps to keep your head cool.
The backrest is full-length, which is great for taller users. It can recline 165 degrees max with full articulation, allowing you to lock in place wherever you find yourself comfiest. With integrated lumbar support for your lower back, you’ll not need a separate cushion.
All in all, this gaming chair is truly one of the best on the market, and reasonably priced too! Of course, with different material options different prices are involved; But with a 5-year extended warranty, the Secretlab Omega 2020 is definitely worth it!
Last but not least, we have another entry from Secretlab! The Titan 2020 is from the same range as the Omega and it’s almost exactly the same. The main differences being its slightly wider seat, taller backrest and the added ability to adjust the lumbar support.
This adjustable lumbar support for your lower back features a dial on the side to adjust the depth of the lumbar support, giving your back the personalized support it needs.
We’d go for the Titan over the Omega for this reason, seeing as there isn’t much difference in the cost. Of course, they also make an XL Titan 2020 for the slightly larger gamers out there. Easily worth our top spot!
To conclude, the best gaming chair out there for you is the one that fits well and is comfy. If you’re planning on a long gaming marathon, or you simply want to have a chilled gaming session after work, we hope we’ve helped you gain the knowledge to help you decide on whether or not a new gaming chair is right for you!
We look forward to seeing what the future holds for the industry of gaming chairs. If you have any suggestions, feel free to comment below!
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