Gamers put plenty of thought into their keyboard setup, picking up the perfect mouse and ensuring that the cogs inside of their machines are up to the highest standards.
However, not as much thought goes into adding a suitable gaming chair to the mix. Lengthy gaming sessions can cause serious damage if you’re playing on a poorly designed chair. A decent place to sit is vital to maximise the time that you spend in-game.
If you want to invest in a seat fit for the highest calibre of gamer but don’t know where to turn, here are a few of the best gaming chairs of 2018:
Secretlab OMEGA 2018
A thoroughly padded gaming chair that can be adjusted to suit your needs. Designed especially for gamers, this chair is a little on the expensive side, but offers next-level comfort for lengthy sessions.
Pros: Comfortable / extremely adjustable / available in a range of colours
RapidX Carbon Line Gaming and Lifestyle Chair
The perfect chair for the larger gamer, RapidX Carbon Line chairs are wide, big and, importantly, sturdy, providing support for up to 350 pounds.
Pros: Generous padding / Supports up to 350 pounds / Luxurious design
Cons: May be too big for smaller-sized people
Secretlab Titan Gaming Chair
Designed to offer support and comfort for larger gamers, the Titan features a taller backrest and wider seat, with additional cushions to maximise comfort. It’s on the expensive side, but the extra padding makes up for the price.
Pros: Spacious / Extremely adjustable / Luxurious design
Cons: May be too big for smaller-sized people / Lacks lower back support
Noblechairs Epic Real Leather
Built in collaboration with the Mousesports professional gaming team, this is the perfect seat for esports fanatics. Combining comfort, quality and style, the EPIC is one of the best gaming chairs on the market.
Pros: High quality build / Designed by gamers / Excellent back support
Cons: Lack of cushioning in places
Vertagear Gaming Series Triigger 350 Special Edition
Some 350 components come together to create Vertagear’s most ergonomic chair in the industry. It comes as a cost, but it’s a price worth to ensure that those long, intense gaming sessions are played out in unrivalled comfort.
Pros: Designed to offer unrivalled comfort / Premium materials / Extremely adjustable
Corsair T2 Road Warrior
A wide seat, padded back and customisable colour combinations, offering a high level of both comfort and class. Corsair are best known for their peripherals, but with a deep knowledge of the gaming market, they have created a high-quality gaming chair at a reasonable price.
Pros: Reasonable price / Durable materials / Available in a range of colours
Cons: Tricky assembly