When budgeting for a gaming chair, many gamers set apart a lesser amount than what they plan on spending for a graphics card. What they fail to consider is how much the gaming chair contributes to the overall gaming experience.
Having a comfortable gaming chair is equivalent to having the best gaming equipment. A good chair helps in total game immersion. It enables you to avoid pins and needles in your legs and frequent strolls around the house every few hours to prevent back pain. Gamers who want to play like the best ought to invest in gaming chairs that support good posture and maximum comfort during long gaming sessions, such as the ones discussed below.
Alternatively, you can check some of the best gaming chairs in the market today. Premium quality ones like the featured Herman Miller Embody tend to do more than just preventing back and neck pains because it’s specifically designed to also improve your health by correcting bad sitting habits.
Secretlab Titan Gaming Chair
Secretlab is known for top quality gaming chairs and outstanding attention to customer service. The Titan is made with thick PU leather on the back and seats. It also has firm cold-cure foam padding which makes the chair sturdy but not too stiff or uncomfortable.
The armrests on Secretlab’s Titan are adjustable, and gamers can move them left or right by 15 degrees. There’s a pressing button on each armrest that makes it relatively easy to slide the armrests forward or backward. Releasing the button locks the armrests in place. The locking feature lacks in most gaming chairs; hence they easily move with casual use.
The Titan has a soft removable headrest, but the backrest is built-in. Though its lumbar support is much more subtle compared to that of chairs with lumbar support pillows, you can adjust the firmness of where the lumbar support hits your back or use your own lumbar pillows. The seats can be lifted or lowered, and the chair reclines between 85 and 165 degrees.
Like most gaming chairs, the Titan requires assembly, but the process is not rigorous. The chair can comfortably hold up to 290 pounds, making it suitable for fairly large users.
X Rocker 51259 Pro H3 4.1 Audio Gaming Chair, Wireless
This X Rocker console gaming chair is cordless and lightweight making it easily portable. It has four powerful built-in speakers and a sub-woofer that uses AFM technology, guaranteeing maximum game immersion. It also features vibration motors which sync with the bass tones to intensify the full-body experience.
The X Rocker 51259 Pro H3 also features gun stock arms that add to its stability enabling users to aim accurately. Its ability to fold makes it all the more easy to store. Regarding compatibility, this chair is one of the best. It works well with multiple systems including IPad, iPhone, iPod, Nintendo, Xbox 360, TV, CDs, DVDs, and many others.
This chair is ideal for gaming with friends as it includes a control panel with input and output jacks for connecting to other X Rockers for multiple playing. These jacks can also be used to connect to audio sources. The control panel also features volume, bass, and vibration controls. Its excellent audio system makes it suitable for gaming, listening to music, and watching movies. Its head-heavy padding aids continuous focus. However, there have been complaints about lacking customer support, and the chair is not ideal for people over 6 feet tall.
Ficmax gaming chair
This chair appeals to most adult gamers due to its eye-catching design and the excellent customer service that the manufacturers give their customers. Ficmax gaming chair is made of high-quality PU leather. It includes lots of relaxation features such as an electric massager powered by USB and two free headrest and lumbar support pillows that aid in blood circulation, preventing clots during long gaming sessions. The chair reclines fully backward, allowing users to lay down and rest whenever they want to. The assembly of this chair is a tad tasking, compared to other chairs.
DXRacer Tank Series DOH/TS29/NB Big and Tall Chair
This DXRacer chair is massively heavy duty, and it can support up to 450 pounds. If you have been having a hard time finding a chair that is right for your tall body frame, this one is perfect for you. It can hold persons between 6 feet 1 and 6 feet 6, who mostly struggle to get gaming chairs that support their backs.
This chair is designed to offer maximum luxury and comfort and to heighten one’s gaming experience. Compared to most chairs on the market, this DXRacer chair has a higher backrest that supports your entire spine, from the pelvis to the neck. Not to mention, it has a firm metal-five point base which allows the user to adjust the chair’s height to suit the height of one’s computer desk.
DXRacer Tank Series chair includes lots of standard gaming chair features such as reclining back, but it improves on these features significantly. For instance, its footrest has a flatter base where users can rest their feet.
All these are top-tier adult chairs that meet different gaming needs and support different body frames. Always pay attention to details such as budget, space, and body type when selecting a gaming chair to ensure that you get value for money without giving up comfort.
The overall gaming experience
We all know that most high-quality gaming chairs can be quite expensive. However, not everyone can afford to spend nearly 500 dollars on one. There’s good news for those on a budget though, because, with some research, you can find a gaming chair under 200 bucks, it may not be as fancy as the pricey ones but it will do its job properly while being comfortable, and letting you enjoy your gaming experience without going broke.