Gaming Gear gifts for Xmas 2022

“South Africa has the highest saturation of gamers (in Sub-Saharan Africa), with 24m people playing within a population of 59m (40%).” South Africa also leads the way in total annual gaming revenue in 2021 ($290m, app R5 trillion!). – source: Gaming Industry Africa.

“The video games sector has overtaken the South African market in movies and music in market value and is still rapidly increasing.” – source: Wikipedia.

“Gaming gear such as gaming mouse, gaming keyboards, gaming headsets, gaming mousepads and speakers are the ideal Xmas gift.” – source: Essential IT Solutions (if we may quote ourselves, lol).

Christmas 2022 gaming gear sale

Average age of gamers

The average age of a gamer is 35! (Yes, that is not a typo.) And over 40% of gamers are female.

We don’t have indepth statistics on the age of gamers in South Africa but it probably reflects that of the United States –

In 2021, it was reported that the age distribution of U.S. gamers were 20% under the 18 years old, 38% were in between 18 and 34 years old, 14% were in between 35 and 44 years old, 12% were in between 45 and 54 years old, 9% were in between 55 and 64 years old, and 7% were 65 years old or over.


So, there you have it. Gaming Gear items are ideal Xmas gifts.

Christmas 2022 gaming gear gifts

Xmas 2022 Gaming Gear

There are more than two hundred items to choose from in the Gaming Gear category, ranging from affordable to high-end tech.

The Gaming Gear subcategories are –


Prices range from only R89 (Redragon Pisces gaming mousepad) up to R3700 (Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless SE 7.1 High-Fidelity Gaming Headset), with the gaming Corsair T1 Race gaming chair topping the list at R7359.

Keep in mind, all the items are available on the mobicred credit payment system. For instance, the Corsair T1 Race gaming chair payment per month is only R673.

Corsair T1 Race gaming chari

Related gaming gear items

Gamers typically also are interested in backup devices such as flash drives (priced from R89) or external hard drives (from R699) to save their games or streams.

Also take a look at the Webcams (from R499) and the range of smart speakers, soundbars and gaming speakers in the Speakers category.

Logitech G560 RGB PC Gaming Speakers
Featured: Logitech G560 RGB PC gaming speakers

Shop now, ship now

Online shopping with Essential IT Solutions is easy and secure, with a number of payment methods available.

We ship nationwide, using only trusted couriers. We also offer FREE delivery in the Helderberg area for purchases of R350 or more.

Let’s start Xmas shopping!

Date: 15 Dec 2022