The 10 Best Gaming Chairs for Console Gamers in 2017

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Whether your favorite beanbag chair is getting old or you just want to level up your gaming experience, upgrading to a new console gaming chair is a great investment. Not only do you need something comfortable to park your butt in while gaming for hours on end, but many of these chairs also come with a bunch of special features to improve your gaming experience.

There are many gaming chairs that are foldable for easy storage, and some even come with built-in storage of their own. Yet more gaming chairs pride themselves in offering integrated audio -- and even sometimes come with a subwoofer so you really feel the gaming action.

Here, we've compiled a list of the 10 best console gaming chairs currently on the market, covering a wide range of prices. Whether you just need a comfortable new chair to sit in or you want to take your media-consuming experience to new heights, these picks are sure to give you the most bang for your buck -- especially with Black Friday and Cyber Monday just around the corner.

Intex Inflatable Ultra Lounge Chair

Price: $24
Buy it on: Amazon

The Intex Inflatable Ultra Lounge Chair is one of the cheapest console gaming chairs you can get right now. It's a comfortable lounge chair that lets you kick back and enjoy the game on the big screen. It even comes with an ottoman and a cup holder.

You'll have to inflate it for use, and it's not exactly airtight, so expect it to deflate over time. That can easily be remedied by reinflating it, however.

It's a comfortable little console gaming chair that's easy to store, and it's ultra-affordable. What else is there to say?

Big Joe Bean Bag Dorm Chair

Price: $39
Buy it on: Amazon

The Big Joe Bean Bag Dorm Chair is just that: a big bean bag chair. However, it's a bean bag chair with pouches on the side, and it's comfortable to boot! It'll conform to your body shape, though extensive use may cause it to become a little stiff. Nothing you can't fix by just shaking it up a little, though!

If you just need a quick-fix console gaming chair, the Big Joe Bean Bag Dorm Chair is a pretty solid choice.


BirdRock Adjustable Memory Foam Floor Chair

Price: $70
Buy it on: Amazon

The BirdRock Adjustable Memory Foam Floor Chair is a pretty quaint console gaming chair. It's incredibly soft and comfortable to sit in and has 14 different adjustable positions. It can even be folded in half for easy storage.

If you need a console gaming chair that's comfortable and compact, then look no further than the BirdRock Adjustable Memory Foam Floor Chair.

Cohesion XP 2.1 Audio Gaming Chair

Price: $100
Buy it on: Amazon

The Cohesion XP Gaming Chair is one of the cheapest console gaming chairs on the market that offers integrated stereophonic audio with an included subwoofer. That's right, this chair will rumble with the action as the music and sound effects wax and wane. 

It comes with volume controls and an in and out headphone jack. In order for the chair to play audio, however, it must be connected to the device via the input headphone jack.

If you're looking to level up your console gaming experience on a budget, look no further than the Cohesion XP Gaming Chair.


Setra Rocket Adjustable Gaming Chair

Price: $110
Buy it on: Amazon

The Setra Rocket Adjustable Gaming Chair has a sleek design that allows you to kick back and just enjoy the game without the restrictions of sitting on a solid couch or the floor. Not only is this chair really comfortable, it's adjustability allows it to be easily stowed away so that it doesn't get in the way when it's not in use.

For a more comfortable and laid-back experience, the Setra Rocket Adjustable Console Gaming Chair is worth considering.

Merax Foldable Gaming Sofa

Price: $161
Buy it on: Amazon

The Merax Foldable Gaming Sofa is a great console gaming chair for two -- or if not for two, then it at least gives you enough room to really spread out. The backrest has five adjustable positions, and the seat can even be rolled out into a bed. It even comes with two pillows for lumbar support and added comfort.

Whether you need seating for two or extra space to lounge around on, the Merax Foldable Gaming Sofa is a fantastic pick.


X Rocker Triple Flip 2.1 Audio Gaming Chair

Price: $200
Buy it on: Amazon

The X Rocker Triple Flip Gaming Chair is a great, sturdy little armchair that comes with some creative features. It can be folded down into a sort of stool and easily stored to the side. If you have extra junk like games, controllers, or what-not lying around, you could choose to stow them in the compartment under the seat.

This chair also comes with 2.1 audio and a subwoofer, so you can better enjoy media if it's hooked up via headset or RCA outputs.

If you're looking for a console gaming chair that not only plays audio but stores your stuff, look no further than X Rocker Triple Flip.

X Rocker Pro H3 Wireless 4.1 Audio Gaming Chair

Price: $250
Buy it on: Amazon

X Rocker is at the top of the food chain for console gaming chairs, and the Pro H3 Gaming Chair is on top of that. Just look at this thing; it's extremely comfortable to sit in.

Not only that, but this chair features not 2.1 but 4.1 audio complete with a subwoofer. There are even additional vibration motors that sync with the audio as it streams through the chair. And while you could wire it up via RCA cables, it has Bluetooth and comes with a compatible dongle that connects to anything with an RCA output.

If your main goal is to get the most immersive gaming experience possible, then direct your full attention to the X Rocker Pro H3 Console Gaming Chair.


X Rocker Pro Pedestal Wireless 2.1 Audio Gaming Chair

Price: $270
Buy it on: Amazon

The X Rocker Pro Series Pedestal Gaming Chair is a great alternative to the Pro H3 if you're looking for something a little more sturdy. On this pedestal, the chair is capable of tilting and swiveling. It only has 2.1 Audio instead of 4.1, but it still has an RCA Wireless dongle for connecting to devices without making a mess of wires.

Overall, if you want a sturdy gaming experience that's elevated off the ground a bit, the X Rocker Pro Series Pedestal Console Gaming Chair is a great option.

X Rocker Bonded Leather 2.0 Audio Gaming Chair

Price: $291
Buy it on: Amazon

The X Rocker Bonded Leather Gaming Chair is a fancy and lightweight console gaming chair that will keep you comfortable while you play. The two added speakers add some depth to the experience, but unfortunately, you won't be enjoying the vibrations from a subwoofer on this chair. Additionally, it must be wired up with RCA cables since it doesn't have any wireless built in, either.

If you're looking to game in comfort and style, however, then the X Rocker Banded Leather Chair is the console gaming chair for you.

Whether you're looking for a comfortable new seat or something with features that level up your gaming experience, these 10 console gaming chairs are among the best of their kind. You can rest assured that you're getting your money's worth with these choices.

Any of these picks catch your eye? Do you have another console gaming chair that you would recommend? Sound off in the comments section below!

Published Nov. 12th 2017

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