Christmas Gifts for PlayStation 4 Players 2019 | GAME Blog

Christmas Gifts for PlayStation 4 Players 2019 | GAME Blog

Christmas Gift Ideas for PlayStation Players

The word ‘PlayStation’ has become a household name since Sony released the very first PlayStation console in 1994. Throughout the 24+ year reign of PlayStation, each console has stormed the market, with the PlayStation 2 being the best-selling home console to date.

The most recent console, the PlayStation 4 (PS4), is also a record breaker. When this ground-breaking console released in 2013 it quickly became the fastest selling console in history, selling a million units within 24 hours!

The success and love around this console make it a machine everyone must experience, with a bounty of enticing PlayStation exclusive games, there are just some experiences you can only get on a PlayStation.

So, why not treat the gamer in your life? Whether they already have a PS4 or are interested in owning one, we’ve put together a handy gift guide for you to help make the gift-buying process much easier!

PlayStation 4 Consoles

There are different capabilities for each type of PS4 consoles which are handy to know to ensure you find the perfect console for the gamer in your life- or if you’re simply looking to treat yourself!

Once you have decided what console is best suited, check out all the different bundles you can get! With a variety of console bundles available, you can gift the player with an epic starter game, getting them right into their awesome new console!

Don’t forget, there are several designs for the PlayStation 4. From sleek black, striking white, or even a unique design inspired by a game!

Take a look at all the console bundles available here.

PlayStation 4

The original PS4 has a sleek, stunning design and comes with either 500GB or 1TB of storage, making you wonder how Sony put so much storage and power in a slimmer, lighter and more efficient console!

The PS4 supports PS VR, which we’ll go onto a bit later, but you can essentially plug in your PS VR headset and get stuck in to one of the most immersive gaming experiences on the market.

With beautifully vibrant HDR, this console allows you to see all the nitty gritty and impressive detail that goes into modern day game production- making for a more gripping gaming experience.

PlayStation 4 Pro

The PS4 Pro is the most powerful version of the iconic PlayStation 4 console. With more HD power than ever and 4K resolution, this really does give the player super-charged and impressively enhanced gameplay.

Overall, this console totally excels at getting the most out of your games! Don’t worry about space either, with a mammoth 1TB hard drive, there is plenty of room for adventure.

Find out for yourself, check out the fantastic PS4 Pro right here!

Limited Edition Death Stranding PlayStation 4 Pro

Death Stranding is one of this year’s most talked about games, straight from the mind of legendary game creator Hideo Kojima. We won’t go into too much detail, but the game is awesome.

So awesome in fact, we’ve got a GAME Exclusive, Limited Edition Death Stranding PS4 Pro bundle . The overall design of this console is fabulous! With striking black handprints on the most advanced PlayStation system ever- not to mention a custom, limited edition Dualshock wireless controller, all completely inspired by the game! Oh, and of course the Death Stranding game is included within this bundle, just in case you were worried.

The uniqueness of this design, mixed with the power of the 1TB PS4 Pro, makes this console bundle an impressive and awesome gift for the gamer in your life.

PlayStation VR

All PlayStation 4’s and PlayStation 4 Pro’s are VR compatible. Leading us into the wonderful world of PSVR. PSVR stands for ‘PlayStation Virtual Reality’ and to be honest, it does exactly what it says on the tin. The player uses a VR headset and controllers to be fully immersed in a virtual reality game, giving them a truly extraordinary gaming experience! There are over 200 experiences for PSVR, so there are plenty to choose from.

In terms of set-up and how to use PSVR, it’s pretty simple. All you have to do is connect the headset to your PS4 or PS4 Pro then add a PlayStation Camera and voila! You’re good to go.

Can gaming get more realistic than this?

PlayStation 4 Games

One of the incredible bonuses to owning a PlayStation is the iconic games that are exclusive to this incredible console. In fact, some of the most popular games of the past few years have been PlayStation exclusives. Games that have put us on the edge of our seats, brought tears to our eyes, allowed us to explore and taught us the meaning of RPG. At some point in every gamer’s life, they need to experience these PlayStation Exclusives.

We’ll mention a few exclusives, but there are plenty of fantastic games -exclusive and nonexclusive- to be explored!

God of War

We couldn’t possibly give honourable mentions to some PlayStation exclusives, without talking about God of War. This game was released in 2018 and even with all the big releases since, God of War remains a gaming experience that every gamer needs, it was awarded Game of the Year by a number of media outlets- and rightly so, its awesome!

The gameplay is rooted within Norse Mythology, however you play as the character of Kratos, a powerful former Greek God of War. You will encounter some of the many great gods and colossal monsters of the Norse world in a tale of heartache and adventure. Yes, God of War is as epic as it sounds, it’s a perfect game to start your PlayStation 4 journey or even expand your collection!

Check it out and embody the God of War

Marvel's Spider-Man

Do whatever a Spider-Man does

An awesome exclusive for the PlayStation 4 is Marvel’s Spider-Man. This game allows you to swing into the role of Peter Parker and his alter ego, Spider-Man! Explore the nitty gritty New York City in an intense, open-world crime fighting extravaganza. The city is yours to protect, try not to get caught up in the web of this whirlwind adventure.

This game received rave reviews, with some reviewers calling it one of the best superhero games ever made! Overall, Marvel’s Spider-Man was praised for its gameplay, graphics, characterization and awesome narrative!

Marvel’s Spider-Man is great fun, it makes for a fantastic gift and starter into the wonderful world of the PlayStation 4. If you or a loved one have got what it takes to become a friendly neighborhood Spider-Man, you can check it out, right here.

Horizon Zero Dawn

This awesome action RPG game is set a thousand years from now. You play as the character of Aloy, a huntress in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by machines.

The machines themselves are fantastically unique! Each machine is based on real world animals and even dinosaurs who roamed the world millions of years ago. What could be cooler than going up against a robotic raptor or electronic t-rex?

Although this game was released a couple of years ago, it’s still relevant and still a must-play. Horizon Zero Dawn is truly a graphically amazing game and gives the PS4 real bragging rights.

Accessories

There are a number of valuable accessories you can get for the PlayStation 4 that truly do add to the player’s experience. We’ve done the honours of listing a few that we feel are an asset to the PS4 console!

Headsets

Gaming headsets are truly an awesome accessory to enhance gameplay! A good headset really does make a gamer appreciate so much more about the gameplay, it almost feels like you’re getting your money’s worth out of the game.

You can hear the slightest details you may have never noticed before, textures and sounds that truly get you sucked into the game. Who knows, maybe it’ll even help complete some tricky missions?

There is a bounty of different headsets for all different price ranges, so you don’t have to break the bank, if you were worried it won't be yours- or the gamer in your life’s- cup of tea. Why not check out some of the award- winning Turtle Beach headsets for the PlayStation 4 right here.

PS4 Dualshock Controllers

Well, one of the fantastic things about the PS4 is the awesome Dualshock 4 controllers. You can upgrade your current wireless controller, gift one to your Player 2, or depending on your mood, you might just want to switch up the design! We’ll give you a little rundown on the PlayStation Dualshock 4 controllers then you can decide for yourself whether they’re as awesome as they sound.

This controller is one of the most intuitive controllers on the market. Its’ advanced and unique features such as a glowing light bar, built-in speakers and touch pad make for incredibly precise gameplay. The light bar glows and changes colour depending on in-game actions, giving enhanced interactivity when gaming!

If you’re not keen on the run of the mill look, don’t fret there are plenty of options to give the Dualshock 4 more uniqueness and personality! You can take a look for yourself right here.

PS4 External Storage

Picture this, you’ve devoted many of your hours into a game you’re obsessed with- but the next big game release is just around the corner and you don’t have enough storage to install it. You’re then faced with the decision of a lifetime. Either; delete the game you’ve sunk precious hours into, OR miss out on the excitement of a new game.

If you’re buying for a hardcore gamer or you’re one yourself, you might be aware of the struggle that is not having enough storage. Even though there is a hearty amount of space on the PlayStation 4 and the PS4 Pro, it’s never nice deleting progress on a game because you’re too eager to start a new one. Well, not to worry, we’re full of solutions.

You can simply grab a bit of extra storage! There are plenty of hard drives that are compatible with the PS4, as an example you can grab this monster 2TB game drive for that extra reassurance.

PlayStation Plus

If you weren’t aware, there is even more you can unlock with the PS4, with the option of purchasing a PlayStation Plus membership. This membership essentially allows you to engage in online multiplayer, receive exclusive PlayStation Store discounts, download two PlayStation games every month, 100GB cloud storage and more!

If this entices you, you can choose between a 1, 3 or 12 month membership. Want to unlock a world of exclusivity? Check out PS Plus right here.

Final Words

We hope this helped answer some questions about the PlayStation console, its variations and all the goodies on top!