It’s been a slow year for gaming, but in the next few months, we’ll get a flood of big-name titles, including Overwatch 2, Bayonetta 3, God of War: Ragnarok, and Pokemon Scarlet & Violet. Now might be a good time to upgrade your home theater and gaming setup before you end up glued to the couch for the winter, and you’re in luck—we’ve found some sweet discounts on TVs, projectors, and headphones.
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This TV from Samsung (8/10, WIRED Recommends) is our favorite for bright rooms. It puts out an extraordinary amount of light, so it’s easy to see, even in rooms that are full of windows and lamps. Its QLED panel provides excellent contrast, and it supports up to 120 frames per second, making it a great pick for gamers.
OLED TVs have incredible contrast ratios since pixels only light up when they’re needed. That means black levels look really black. Trouble is, they’re pretty expensive. This set from Vizio (9/10, WIRED Recommends) is already one of the cheapest OLED TVs around, and this deal makes it even more affordable. The price fluctuates a lot, but it’s not uncommon to find it going for $1,000. This deal is also available at Best Buy.
TCL makes some of our favorite budget TVs, and over the years, the tech we love in the higher-end 5- and 6-Series has filtered down to the 4-Series. This model packs a 4K panel, with HDR support, and Roku software built in, all for a modest price.
Click the coupon button to see the full discount at checkout. This headset earned our extremely rare perfect score (10/10, WIRED Recommends) for somehow achieving 300 hours of battery life, whereas most headsets only promise up to 30. Not only that, it’s comfortable for long gaming sessions, is stylish, and has rich, vibrant sound.
For a beefier headset that’s still easy to charge, the Astro A50 is one of our top picks. It comes with a base station that automatically charges the headset when you set it down. The dock also serves as a MixAmp that lets you balance game audio and chat audio to get just the right mix.
Gaming Accessory Deals
If you like a satisfying snap when you’re clicking heads in a first-person shooter, this mouse from Roccat is one of our favorites. It offers over a hundred hours of battery life and a 19K dots-per-inch sensor (how fast the mouse moves on the screen). But what we really like about it is how nicely those glowy buttons click.
Speaking of satisfying clicks, is there anything better than a mechanical keyboard that’s as loud as it is bright? Possibly, but if you don’t think so, then this Roccat Vulcan keyboard is perfect for you. It’s one of our favorite mechanical keyboards, with thunderous keys, a handy volume dial, and individual RGB LEDs.
One of the best new features of the PlayStation 5 is an M.2 slot to easily upgrade your storage. This SSD from Western Digital packs 1 terabyte of storage into a compact card that easily slots into the console (or some gaming PCs). It also has its own heat sink to make sure it performs well even when you’re downloading or playing those 100-gigabyte games.
For Switch owners, there are two accessories you can hardly do without—a carrying case and a portable battery pack. This case from Bionik gives you both in a single package. One of our favorite Switch accessories, it comes with a 10,000-mAh battery plus a USB-C cable (which you can also use to charge your tablet or phone) and space for your games and controllers.
If you already have your own battery pack (a fair bet these days), then you can save some cash on this Switch case. This rigid case from RLSOCO not only has space for the Switch, some controllers, and cables, it even has a slot for the Switch dock, making it great for travel.