Curating your dream gaming setup can be…a lot. With so many options to choose from and gadgets you may or may not need, actually making decisions on what deserves a precious spot in your space can feel anywhere between overwhelming and impossible — especially if you’re newish to gaming and don’t know where to start.
The good news? We’re here to make it a little easier by turning to the experts. We’ve asked a few pros — three Twitch streamers and one entrepreneur/co-owner of an esports organization — who spend hours upon hours each week gaming about the excellent, actually useful, and adorably aesthetic products in their own setups. Their choices include consoles, easy-to-use accessories, fun mood lighting, and personality-forward tech. Consider this list your one-stop shop for essentials, whether you’re starting from scratch or refreshing the space you already have. Read on to discover more.
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