The more the merrier is a phrase that definitely applies to game controllers. Whether the person you’re gift hunting for is a PC player in need of a controller for certain games, is on the hunt for an extra pad to enjoy local co-op with friends, or wants a controller that gives you them competitive edge in online games, HyperX can help. Our gaming controllers holiday gift guide 2023 will help you find the perfect pad to add to their setup.
HyperX gaming controllers holiday gift guide 2023
To help you secure the right controller, each entry in our HyperX gaming controllers gift guide 2023 summarizes the kind of gaming and gamer that they’re great for. Find the one that matches your gift target’s gaming style and you’ll be able to give them the gift of precise, satisfying inputs. For a gamer? that’s every bit as important as the graphics.
HyperX Clutch wireless gaming controller
Great for: Mobile gaming, multi-platform support, wireless gaming.
Looking to spruce up mobile gaming sessions for a Genshin Impact or other mobile game fanatic? The HyperX Clutch wireless gaming controller will add that extra something they need. This versatile gamepad can connect wirelessly using Bluetooth 4.2 to phones, tablets, and PCs. That means mobile gamers can ditch unreliable touch-based controls in favor of ergonomic, textured grips and precise inputs. Thanks to PC support, it’s a great option for Game Pass subscribers, too – especially those playing via Cloud streaming.
The Clutch comes with a mobile clip – supporting 41mm-86mm (~1.6in-3.3in) sizes – that can be attached to the controller itself or positioned on a desk. No more awkward attempts to prop a phone up for longer game sessions! And with up to 19 hours of battery life, they’ll be able to wrap up all their important quests before the battery needs a recharge.
HyperX Clutch Gladiate gaming controller
Great for: PC and Xbox gaming, dual trigger locks, programmable buttons
For a dedicated Xbox and PC gamer, the HyperX Clutch Gladiate brings extra tools they’ll soon struggle to game without. This officially licensed Xbox controller delivers all the essentials you’d expect: Xbox button layout; comfortable, textured grips; dual rumble motors; precise analog sticks; and a 3.5mm stereo headset port.
On top of that, it boasts some valuable extras. Programmable back panel buttons can be assigned to make certain inputs easier and faster. Dual trigger locks can be set to different lengths, letting pulls register faster or extend over the full length for fine control. The sturdy controller also connects via a detachable USB-C cable, making it far less likely to get damaged, and much easier to pack away. In short, the Clutch Gladiate is an excellent addition to any avid PC or Xbox gamer’s arsenal.
HyperX Clutch Gladiate RGB gaming controller
Great for: PC and Xbox gaming, dual trigger locks, programmable buttons, RGB style icons
Liked everything the Clutch Gladiate has to offer but just don’t feel it quite lives up to the bold personality of your giftee? Enter the final item on our gaming controller gift guide 2023: the Clutch Gladiate RGB. This extra flashy – and we mean that literally – model is encased in clear plastic, letting you see all the inner workings of the controller. Yes, just like those special Game Boys back in the day.
The Clutch Gladiate RGB delivers all the same stellar features as its opaque sibling – dual rumble motors, trigger locks, programmable back buttons – but it does it with pizzazz. Full-body RGB lighting is tucked under the casing, customizable with three lighting patterns and seven different colors. Impulse triggers also deliver variable force feedback, adding new emphasis to every shot or hit in-game. If you’re trying to find a gift for the gamer who’s just that little bit extra? Let the Clutch Gladiate RGB join them on life’s stage.
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