As the gaming industry has expanded and turned into a billion dollar industry in the last two decades alone, more and more gaming accessories and items are becoming available to improve the gamer’s experience. While you may be tempted to buy the first gaming chair you see because, let’s face it, most of them look pretty darn cool, there are certainly a few things that you should consider first. From style, to system compatibility, to included features within the chair, know what you’re looking for and be an educated consumer.
After you’ve sorted out the key components, it’s time to have some fun with your gaming chair! Isn’t that what gaming is all about, anyway? Having fun?
Material. Today gaming chairs come in a myriad of materials. Cloth, mesh, vinyl, and polyurethane are just a few of the more popular materials that you can find. The choice is up to you and you should pick something that you will be comfortable in. However, keep in mind that materials like mesh and fabric breathe better and thus keep you cooler.
Storage. This is another one that’s entirely up to you. Do you want a gaming chair that comes with pockets or compartments that allow you to store extra controllers or headsets?
Arm rests. Those weary arms get quite a workout if you don’t have arm rests on which to give them a break every now and then.
Vibrating features. If you really want the ultimate gaming experience, choose a chair that has vibrating features.