If you or someone you care about is a streamer, they would be STOKED to get any of the gifts below. As a streamer myself I am going to list the 16 best gifts that any streamer would LOVE to have. Trust me, major points if you snag any of these gifts below.
Best Gift Ideas for Streamers 2022
Here is my list of the best gifts for streamers in 2022 and beyond:
- El Gato Stream Deck
- RGB Lights
- Blue Yeti X Microphone
- Boom Arm
- Audio-Technica ATH M-50X Headphones
- El Gato Ring Light
- Strip Lights
- Go XLR
- Blue Light Glasses
- Logitech Brio Webcam
- Green Screen
- Gaming Headset
- Scuff Gaming Controller
Having tried almost all of the items on this list myself I can assure you that ANY streamer would be absolutely tickled to receive any of the gifts above. If you want to keep reading I will break down each item on the list and why each of these would be a great gift to give.
This little device right here is game changer. It is literally like a mini command center for your stream and it totally changed the way I stream.
With this device you can control your lights, run ads, change scenes and even clip your stream! This device really does it all and I think it is a must have for any streamer.
The El Gato Stream Deck (which you can see here on Amazon) comes in three sizes: mini, regular and XL. The bigger the stream deck, the more buttons you can connect to your stream.
I personally use the regular sized EL Gato Stream Deck, but if the streamer you are getting this gift for has a ton of accessories on their stream then consider getting the XL because it has way more buttons.
Again, this device was a major game changer for me and a huge upgrade to my streaming setup. It would make a great gift for any streamer. Trust me.
Have you seen streamers with really cool looking lights in the background?
How do they do that? The answer: Daily Double. Jk (RIP Alex Trebek). They do it with RGB lighting.
And you may be thinking “well cool lighting like that must cost a fortune!” Nope. Not at all. I got these RGB lights for around $50 on Amazon and they are fantastic.
They connect to my smart phone and I have thousands of colors to choose from. They can even connect to your El Gato Stream Deck that I mentioned above with the right attachments. ^^^
Like I already said these lights are quite inexpensive and are a super unique gift you give to your favorite streamer.
Great audio is essential for a good stream. In fact, many streamers will tell you that good audio is more important than good video and I would 100% agree.
But with so many mics out there, which one should you go with? Well let me tell you, if you want amazing audio at a reasonable price then the Blue Yeti X is the best choice (click here to see it on Amazon).
Not only is this mic produced by Blue, one of the most recognized names in streaming equipment, it is also extremely easy to setup. You just plug and go. No drivers. No software.
I personally use the Blue Yeti, which is just a step down from the Blue Yeti X, and I love it. Best mic I have ever used. I just plug in the USB and I am jamming. It is seriously one million times better than the cheap gaming headset that I used to use.
If you want to know how the mic sounds on stream, go to my streaming channel by clicking here and you can see it in action. Upgrading your audio is a major boost to any stream.
You can see the Blue Yeti X on Amazon by clicking here.
If you do end up getting the mic I mentioned above, then I also recommend getting a boom arm. A boom arm holds your mic and allows you to move it around easily.
A boom arm also clears up so much space on your desk and honestly just looks so much better than the regular mic stand your mic comes with.
When it comes to boom arms you have two options. You can go the cheap and simple route like I did. I got the Tonor Microphone Arm (click here to see it on Amazon) for about $40 and it came with a pop filter and bands to help with cable management.
Or you can go the over the top route and get the Blue Compass on Amazon. Both will get the job done just fine. One just looks nicer and costs a bit more. Either pairs nicely with the Blue Yeti X though and makes streaming a lot easier.
Straight up, these headphones are incredible. Whether you want to stream, game, record music, listen to music or anything in between, these headphones have you covered.
When I was looking for a good pair of headphones a few months ago I wanted a pair of headphones that was versatile and could be used for many things since I game and stream.
I found just that in the Audio Technicas ATH M-50X. No matter what you are doing, you can be assured that your sound quality will be top notch.
I even listen to my music with these headphones and when I do I feel completely removed from the rest of the world. That’s how good the sound is with these bad boys.
If you want to gift someone a pair of headphones that can do it all, this is the pair that I would recommend. You can see the Audio Techinas on Amazon by clicking here.
The El Gato Ring Light is the easiest way to get quality lighting on your stream. This ring light has improved the lighting on my streams dramatically.
Some people may tell you to go with the El Gato Key Light (like this one on Amazon), but I disagree.
For one, if you only get one Key Light and place it in front of your face, it will really bother your eyes. It will be like a direct light right on your face. Not cool man!
And so you end up having to get two Key Lights and place one on each side to avoid eye strain or shadows on your face while you stream. Double not cool!
With the El Gato Ring Light you won’t have this issue. It is one light and you can adjust how bright you want your light so it doesn’t strain your eyes.
I also like using the El Gato Ring Light because it is easy to connect to your El Gato Stream Deck which I mentioned above. So you can control your lights from your Stream Deck. How cool is that!?
The El Gato Ring Light really helps to make your stream look more legit and could be a great gift to help someone improve their stream. You can see the El Gato Ring Light here on Amazon.
If you are looking for an inexpensive gift to give a streamer, then strip lights (like these on Amazon) might be the way for you to go. You can get a quality set of strip lights like the ones above for a super reasonable price.
Strip lights are just that, a strip of lights that streamers use them to make the background of their streams look all cool and fancy.
Also, these light strips allow you to change their color from your smartphone so you can adjust them in order to fit the vibe of your stream.
It’s a simple and budget friendly gift that will help give your streamer’s stream that little extra fancy boost. And remember, the higher the pinky, the fancier you are.
Ok so this streaming device is a major, MAJOR game changer. The GO XLR is an audio mixer that allows you to easily control the audio of your stream.
It will allow you to switch from game chat, to voice chat to no chat all with the touch of a button. You can also use it as a voice changer and so much more. It’s like a mini DJ mixer for your stream.
You may have seen streamers have funny voices or sounds when someone subs or contributes to a stream. They are using a GO XLR.
Every big time streamer uses a GO XLR. I am not a big time streamer, but I have one of these devices and they are so rad. This really is like the crowning jewel of a streaming setup.
But let me warn you, the GO XLR is not cheap. But it also is a complete game changer when it comes to your streaming setup so it is totally worth the price.
Trust me, if you decide to get this device for a streamer they will be absolutely THRILLED. This device will literally change an entire streaming setup because there is so much that you can do with it.
You can check out the GO XLR on Amazon by clicking here.
The thing is most streamers are also gamers, and most gamers play on keyboard and mouse.
If you want one of the best keyboards for gaming, as well as one that will look really cool, then I recommend the SteelSeries Apex Pro (click here to see it on Amazon).
If you do a little research online you will see that people LOVE this keyboard.
Your inputs (clicking) will be super precise, it has an aluminum alloy frame and is it is durable and last of all it is known to be one of the more quiet keyboards which is great for streaming so your viewers don’t hear you banging on your keyboard all stream.
It can also light up and looks AMAZING and so you really can’t miss with this keyboard rather you are streaming or gaming.
If I was going to gift a streamer or gamer a keyboard, this would be the one. You can see the SteelSeries here on Amazon.
This mouse is awesome! When I play on keyboard and mouse this is the mouse that I use and it is super responsive and light weight.
I also like that this mouse is wired and not wireless so I don’t have to keep changing out the batteries.
Another thing I like is the extra buttons it has on the side that I can use if the game I am playing requires a lot of buttons like Fortnite.
And to top it all off, the Deathadder is made by Razer which is one of the best brands in the business when it comes to PC gaming equipment.
People who use this mouse to game love this mouse and I am one of them. In fact, I am using it as we speak 🙂
You can check out the Razer Deathadder on Amazon by clicking here.
Blue light glasses are going to be the cheapest gift idea on this list. If you know someone who is on their computer a lot like I am, then these are a great gift for them.
Blue light glasses help to reduce the strain on your eyes that is caused by the blue lights emitted through screens.
So if someone you know is spending hours a day working, gaming and streaming on their computer, then consider getting them a pair of blue light glasses like these on Amazon.
They have helped me a lot to reduce the strain that staring at a screen all day can cause on your eyes. And they also make me look smarter…I think.
Why not get someone the best webcam in the game? I upgraded to the Logitech Brio webcam about 4 months ago and it has been nothing but spectacular.
Any review you read you will notice that the Brio Webcam is consistently ranked as the top webcam. And how could it not be?
It can shoot in 4k, 60 fps and it has autofocus. It’s almost like an actual camera only much much cheaper.
I noticed with the cheaper cameras my streams were more pixelated and I felt like the quality was just not all the way there. I don’t feel like that with the BRIO.
You can view the Logitech Brio Webcam here on Amazon, but if the streamer you are buying this for has no camera or a really cheap webcam then this webcam is the way to go. It’s awesome.
This is a really unique gift that you probably never thought of. So many streamers these days use green screens for various things that green screens have actually become relatively affordable now.
You have probably seen streamers with a cool background, or a stream where the only thing you can see is the streamer and the background is just the game they are playing. This is done with a green screen.
And green screens are great for making Youtube videos as well. For example, I used a green screen to make this Youtube background in the video below.
But green screens can also take up a lot of space and so that’s why I recommend going with the Emart Collapsible Green Screen (which you can view on Amazon here). It gets the job done, and better yet it is portable so you can roll it up and store it away.
It’s easy to use and extremely convenient. Like I said, a green screen would be a super unique gift that nobody sees coming.
I already mentioned the headphones I would recommend, but what if you are buying a gift for someone who streams on console?
Well if that is the case then you will want to get a gaming headset. And the headset that I recommend is the Astro Gaming A20 Wireless Gen 2 Headset (click to see it on Amazon).
These headphones can be used on both Playstation 5 and PC.
They have phenomenal quality and often come with both wired and wireless options.
Now I know I started by saying these headphones would be great for a console streamer, but they would also work well for a PC streamer as well.
Some people prefer to have their headphones and microphones all on the same device and that is what a headset offers.
If you are looking for a headset to gift a streamer then the Astro Gaming Headset (which you can see here on Amazon) are the way to go.
Scuf controllers are what most pro video game players use. Scuf Controllers have paddles on the back of the controller that allow you to jump and aim at the same time. Total game changer.
I don’t use the Scuf myself, I use an Xbox Elite controller, but the concept is the same. Paddles on the back to allow you to have more control of what you do.
And having switched over I can tell you that wow, having those extra paddles on the back is a complete game changer. I was a way better player after upgrading.
I am still trash, just a smaller pile of trash if that makes sense.
These controllers are not cheap, but boy oh boy would they make a gamer’s day.
Oh and did I mention you can get custom Scuf controllers with special designs on them? Pretty cool huh?
Anyways if you want to look more into these controllers you can check out their website here. I think they would make a great gift for any streamer/gamer.
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