Christmas Gift Ideas 2020 for PS5: Accessories, Hard Drives, Deals, Sales, and more
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Christmas Gift Ideas 2020 for PS5: Accessories, Hard Drives, Deals, Sales, and more

Ramzi Musa
19 August 2020

Beat the crowds this year, and save some cash in the process!

Christmas may be a while off, but with the PS5 set to arrive for Holiday 2020, it's still a great time to start thinking about next-gen gift ideas! 

Whether you're looking to save or simply get the top of the line tech to get everything you can out of the PS5, we've got you covered right here.

Be sure to bookmark this page, as we'll be updating it with all the latest deals, news and more in the run-up to Christmas. For now, let's take a look at some products that will make the perfect addition to your next-gen purchase, and of course, one of our hand-picked deals you can get right now.

 

 

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So if you can't wait till the festive season, we've got you covered right here!

WD 2TB HDD Drive

The WD 2TB HDD Drive is one of the better looking hard drives on the market, but it's also a great choice for storing your PS4 titles to be played on PS5 via backwards compatibility.

This HDD is only £74.40, down from £89.99 on Amazon, and comes with 2 TB of storage - perfect for a fair few games to say the least!

HDD

DURABLE: Solid materials and design add an extra layer of physical protection to your files!

Made from high quality and durable materials, this hard drive is perfect for taking on the go and not worrying about any knocks hurting your files!

Should you wait until Christmas?

Let's face it, getting ahead of the game isn't always the easiest thing, especially with Christmas, but this year is certainly a good time to start getting into the habit!

There are two major sales ahead of Christmas. Amazon Prime Day is rumoured to be around October this year, and the Black Friday Sales begin on 27 November.

PS5 DualSense

NEXT-GEN IS NEARLY HERE! The PS5, and its advanced controller the DualSense, are incoming!

Both sales are fantastic opportunities to purchase any of the items we'll go into below, at significant discounts, and provide a good opportunity to get 'next-gen ready' ahead of the PS5 release date.

PS5 Compatible Gaming Headsets

When it comes to PS5 gift ideas, gaming headsets are a top contender for Christmas 2020. 

Both wireless and wired headsets are said to work on the PS5, which means that you have an enormous selection even now!

Steelseries Headsets

PREMIUM QUALITY, FOR LESS! Many top-level headsets become surprisingly affordable in the pre-Christmas sales

If you're planning on going for some seriously immersive titles on PS5, like Assassin's Creed Valhalla or future jaw-dropping games like Project Athena, a headset is definitely the way to go.

On the other hand, if competitive online gaming is your bag, a headset with amazing mic quality, comfort, and audio quality could give you the edge you need in Warzone, Fortnite or Apex Legends matches!

 

TVs for PS5

When it comes to picking the right TV, there are so many factors which go into it, making it one of the great, but trickiest gift ideas to pull off for Christmas 2020. Luckily, here's what you need to know before committing to it!

First off, you'll want to ensure that whatever TV you're going for is either 4K or 8K. The next is 120 fps support and an ultra-low input lag ( which would be under 7.2ms).

4K and 8K TVs

READY FOR PS5: There are some great TVs out there, which will be able to showcase next-gen in all its glory!

Another key feature is HDMI 2.1 support, which includes Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) and Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM). 

If you want a TV which will get the most out of PS5, we'd recommend making sure the above is ticked before purchasing, however, if you're looking to save - then going for a 4K TV or 8K TV could be the one for you!

Both Black Friday and Amazon Prime Day are awesome destinations for deals on TVs, so be sure to check them out!

PS5 Games

PS5 games are one of those perfect gift ideas for Christmas 2020, especially as there are going to be some amazing titles released at launch.

As mentioned, Assassin's Creed Valhalla is getting its own launch for PS5, as is NBA 2K21

If we go purely by NBA 2K21's pricing, then you could expect to pay a little more for the PS5 games compared to PS4. However, companies like EA are offering schemes such as Dual Entitlement for games which will be playable on PS5, but not have a next-gen specific release.

That means for titles like FIFA 21, you can actually purchase the game for PS4, and have it for free on PS5! And with backwards compatibility for PS4 games, you can still purchase some absolute classics like God of War, The Last of Us Part 2, or Ghost of Tsushima, and still get to enjoy them on your next-gen console!

 

Looking for Something Else?

We're always updating our articles with the latest deals, guides and advice to getting the most out of the sales. 

Check out some of our other guides below!

Christmas 2020

Black Friday 2020

Amazon Prime Day 2020

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