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Gifts to buy the PS5 fan right now: Headsets, controllers, games and gadgets

Here are the best headsets, games and gadgets to go with the in-demand next-gen PS5 console this holiday season.

The PS5 console and digital edition are sold out everywhere and people are scrambling to score a unit online or with in-person walk-ins at Walmart and GameStop. Some people have given up and plan to look in early 2021. Regardless, there are a lot of cool accessories available to go with the PS5. Some parents might decide that gifting a bundle of accessories with a handmade coupon the gift recipient can exchange for a PS5 console as soon as they’re more readily available is the best they can do. 

And if you’re lucky enough to have already purchased a PS5 console from a pre-order or a restock, then you’re definitely in need of the right accessories to go with it. The PS5 comes with one controller in the box, but sometimes it’s great to have a spare on hand, and it’s essential for multi-player games like Diablo. You’ll also need a charging station, altho the new PS5 version is sold out everywhere. Sony has produced the Pulse 3D Wireless Headset, but it’s also sold out, although there is a bundle available from one retailer, below. The Arctis 7P wireless headset from SteelSeries is a fantastic alternative. And then you’ll definitely want the new PS5 Media Remote if you plan to use the new console as a media center.


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SteelSeries Arctis 7P wireless gaming headset is designed for PlayStation 5 and is compatible with PlayStation 4, PC, Android and Nintendo Switch. It has a 24-hour battery life for long gaming sessions, and it has lossless 2.4 GHz wireless audio for ultra-low latency gaming. The sound is crystal clear on this headset and you’ll hear the tiniest details during your gameplay so you won’t miss a thing.

$150 at Steelseries


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The new DualSense Wireless Controller has a new Create button to give players additional ways to produce gaming content and broadcast gameplay. It has a new black and white two-toned color scheme, which is a change from the standard single color controller. 

$70 at Best Buy


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The HD Camera for the PS5 allows players to add themselves to gameplay videos and broadcasts in full HD capture. 

$60 at Best Buy


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This is the game that Spider-Man fans have been waiting for and it’s exclusive for PS5. 

$50 at Amazon


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Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is the sequel to the original Call of Duty: Black Ops and it deals with the Cold War’s geopolitical battle of the early 1980s. This version is designed for the new PS5.

$70 at Best Buy


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The Media Remote for the PS5 allow users to use streaming services and control movies and use their console as a media center.

$30 at Target


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This bundle includes the PlayStation 5 PULSE 3D Wireless Gaming Headset, a 3-month PlayStation Now membership, and a 12-month PlayStation Plus subscription. 

$165 at AntOnline