Table of Contents
- What Makes a Good Xbox One Gamer Chair?
- Benefits of Using Good Game Chairs Compatible with Xbox One
- The Picks: 10 Best Xbox One Game Chairs
- GTRacing Gaming Chair
- X Rocker Pro Series H3 Gaming Chair
- Ficmax Ergonomic Massage Gaming Chair
- Pulaski Power Recliner
- Vitesse Gaming Recliner
- X Rocker 0717901 Gaming Recliner
- Gioteck RC-3 Foldable Gaming Chair
- Homelegance Adjustable Gaming Chair
- Yogibo Max 100103 Giant Bean Bag
- Openwheeler Gen 2 Racing Wheel Stand Cockpit
- What To Look for When Choosing a Gaming Chair for Xbox One
- Final Words
Gaming is a form of entertainment that often demands players to immerse themselves in the virtual experience deeply. Hours upon hours of gaming sessions on your Xbox One can begin to feel tiresome, even if you’re just sitting there.
In order to minimize the fatigue you experience spending long hours gaming on your Xbox One, it is crucial to invest in a good gaming chair. In this article, we will be going over what constitutes a good gaming chair in the conventional sense, and we will also be exploring what features might make some of the items on this list better suited to your wants and needs.
What Makes a Good Xbox One Gamer Chair?
This is a frequently asked question when it comes to gaming chairs — what makes a good one? What you’ll find, even upon further inspection, is that the answer to this is often as vague as the question itself. Of course, in the traditional sense, a good gaming chair consists of a supportive headrest, adjustable back support, a comfortable seat, good armrests, etc.
But when you really get into it, those ‘requisites’ come from the intent of making a comfortable chair that you can spend long hours in — that YOU can spend long hours in. A chair that YOU find relaxing and enjoyable. When the subjectivity of personal experience is added into the equation, the question ‘what makes a good gaming chair?’ becomes a lot more complicated. Hence, this allows us to explore a lot more to find the chair that best suits you.
Benefits of Using Good Game Chairs Compatible with Xbox One
Now that we’ve established what constitutes a ‘good’ gaming chair, let’s look at some of the benefits of having one.
When you’ve found a gaming chair that suits your wants and needs, it enables you to enjoy your Xbox One gaming experience a lot more. When you enjoy it a lot more, you spend a lot more time invested in it — playing your favorite games.
A ‘good’ gaming chair is a comfortable gaming chair. And a chair cannot provide real comfort if it isn’t good for your spine and overall posture. A good gaming chair will minimize your fatigue from long play hours and stop your spine from resting in positions that are bad for you.
Let’s take a look at some of our favorite gaming chairs. Hopefully, by the end of this list, you will have found one best tailored to your wants and needs.
The Picks: 10 Best Xbox One Game Chairs
What can be said about our first pick that hasn’t already been said before? The GTRacing gaming chairs have become a staple of the industry and for good reason, too. You’ve probably seen one of these in the background of your favorite gamers’ YouTube videos; they’re so popular.
Why? The chair is designed to look like a racing seat and features ergonomic design elements that allow for comfort, stability, mobility, flexibility, and the whole nine yards! It’s made with great materials; smooth PU leather, strong metals, etc. It has great dimensions and weight capacity. It’s a very good gaming chair. But don’t take our word for it; just ask your favorite YouTuber.
- Ergonomic design
- Dimensions: 20.86″ (L) x 21.26″ (W) x 48.82-51.97″ (H)
- Sitting area dimensions: 16″ (L) x 19.68″ (W)
- Maximum weight capacity: 300 lbs.
- Adjustable armrest and seat height
- 360° swivel, 90-170° reclining and rocking
- Head and back pillows
The GTRacing Gaming Chair has already established itself as a staple. However, don’t let that detail oversell this product. It’s a great gaming chair, but nothing about it screams ‘premium.’ It is a well-made product that has enough of a repertoire to fare well in any setup. But it’s not the best gaming chair money can buy.
Now, this is getting into some really cool territory. The X Rocker Pro H3 is an all-black, all-leather rocker chair that is fully optimized for Xbox One gaming. Why? Well, it’s got ergonomically efficient back support and a comfortable headrest. You can also fold the whole thing in half when you’re not using it, making it a good putaway option if you’ve got a make-shift setup for when you’re gaming.
It’s also got a fully built-in 4.1 audio sound system. That’s right – a 4.1 sound system with four speakers and a subwoofer. It connects wirelessly to your Xbox One and offers a thumping bass that doesn’t overpower but is helped by a built-in vibration system too. This allows you to immerse yourself in your gaming experience fully. It’s also got built-in headphone jack options. It is an excellent option if you want to fully immerse yourself in a true Xbox gaming experience. Just be wary; it’s hard to get out of!
- Ergonomic back support
- All-black, all-leather
- Built-in sound system with four speakers and a subwoofer
- Headphone jack
I think if you fit the demographic that X Rocker Pro Series H3 Gaming Chair was going after, then you’re really going to love it because it does a great job at meeting demands. The sound system is great and really makes the whole thing feel like a portable theatre.
To best explain the Ficmax Gaming Chair, think the GTRacing chair meets the X Rocker Pro H3, and they added a massage feature. Yeah, that’s right. This chair has the all-black, all-leather design principles of the H3, but with a racing seat twist to it. It has great back and neck support, comfortable memory foam seating, great adjustability, the stuff you can come to expect from a good gaming chair.
On top of that, this chair, as previously mentioned, has a massage feature. Typically, this is a feature that would up the price quite some, but Ficmax managed to deliver a great muscle stress and tension reliever at a relatively affordable price! The massage feature works great to ease you out after a long day, and isn’t that the point of gaming, to begin with?
- Adjustable seat height
- Tilt, swivel, and recline options
- Massage feature
- Ergonomic back support
- Maximum weight capacity: 300 lbs.
- Retractable footrest
The Ficmax Ergonomic Massage Gaming Chair, as mentioned before, does a great job at covering all your typical bases. On top of that, you add a massage feature — you might even be able to convince your wife to buy you this one; fun for the whole family.
The Pulaski Power Recliner is the ultimate man’s living room gaming chair. If you’re an older gamer with a setup in your living room, let’s be honest, you don’t want it looking like a spaceship in there. The Power Recliner is like a premium movie theatre seat in your living room; great for watching movies, but the potential is fully realized when this bad boy is used for gaming, say, on your Xbox One? I say, yes.
This is a big, heavy chair, but all that heaviness is cushion, something this chair has a lot of, so you know already, it’s going to be comfortable. Plenty of cushioning, a cup holder, even a swivel tray, what more could you want?
- Heavy leather-coated cushioning
- Reclining back support
- Food tray
- Two built-in USB slots, power plug
Again, the Pulaski Power Recliner is an excellent chair for somebody who doesn’t necessarily fit the criteria of a gamer but still has enough money to seek a comfortable gaming experience. If that’s the kind of customer you are, this is especially great because it doubles as a home theatre seat, too, of course. The design elements make it so that this won’t look out of place in your home.
If the boxy recliner look of the previous product intrigued you, but you were maybe still hoping for something a little more optimal for gaming, then a great place to start is the Vitesse recliner. That’s the thing about this chair. At first glance, it looks like something that would fit great in anybody’s room and look bearable, at least in a living room, but the real kicker is that there is a gaming chair hiding inside it.
That’s right. Not only does the chair recline up to 180 degrees, but it also features other great gaming chair features such as a built-in headrest, footrest, and lumbar support. Additionally, it has a side pocket for any game discs, a controller, etc. The chair overall is made of some great materials, including PU leather. This is a great entry point into this recliner-gaming chair hybrid market of products.
- Reclining back and leg support with up to 180 degrees recline
- Built-in headrest and footrest
- Lumbar support
- Side pocket
- Great comfort cushioning
- Maximum weight capacity: 300 lbs.
The Vitesse Gaming Recliner is a great option if you’re looking to get into this whole gaming recliner business. It’s not over-bloated with features, and that helps the design too. This chair will fit pretty well anywhere in your house.
The next item on our list is X Rocker’s go at the gaming recliner, and boy, is it a good one. Officially known as the X Rocker 0717901 Triple Flip 2.1 Storage Ottoman Sound Chair with arms, sure it gives you a mouthful to say but read into the name, and you will be able to tell that this is a gaming recliner packed with features. And could you expect any less from X Rocker?
The chair, much unlike most of X Rocker’s other chairs, features a very boxy, square design, akin to many recliners and armchairs. The design elements give it a look that’ll fare well in a living room setup or a bedroom one. It’s got many great features, too, like a hidden storage space underneath the chair. No, we’re only kidding. That’s just one of the lighter features this chair has to offer. The best feature is the built-in sound system that, paired with the great ergonomic comfortability of the chair, allows for a really immersive gaming experience.
- Reclining back and leg support
- Hidden storage space
- 2.11 Sound built-in audio system
- Xbox One compatibility
- Comfortable, ergonomically designed cushioning
- Fold-out footrest
X Rocker’s take on the gaming recliner is a great one. The X Rocker 0717901 Gaming Recliner offers many great gaming-related features to enhance your game sessions while also retaining a design and build that looks great in everyday settings and is an overall comfortable chair to sit in.
The Gioteck RC-3 is another great portable option as its foldable design allows you to store this floor seat away whenever you’re not using it. That means it’s great for a make-shift setup. It’s got a great black and grey design with red outlines, although this does mean it’ll stand out quite a bit in a living room. It’s also quite lightweight, which adds to the portability.
It also features a control panel on the side with a headphone jack and a couple more functions. The chair has an LED illumination underneath, which adds to the look of it all. It also features a storage space on the back of the headrest area where you can store controllers, game discs, snacks, etc.
- Dual incline, comfortable padding
- LED illuminations
- Control panel with a headphone jack and more
- Ergonomic design
The Gioteck RC-3 Foldable Gaming Chair is a great budget option, a great chair if you’re somebody who only games from time to time but still wants a comfortable, enjoyable experience. It’s also a great option for a younger gamer, so if you’re looking to get one for your child, this might be it.
We’re going to make a shift to a more comfortable, loungey selection of products for the next two — starting with the Homelegance 4726BK, which is quite a complicated name for a product that otherwise thrives on being simple and minimalistic.
This isn’t a gaming chair, per se, but to enable an Xbox One gaming experience, it doesn’t have to be. For the casual gamer, Homelegance provides comfort and style under an affordable range so that you do not have to go out of your way to have an enjoyable gaming experience every time you so rarely get on your Xbox One. Make no mistake about it; it’s a great product but low on features because that’s not what they’re selling you. They’re selling you one thing, above all — comfort.
- Extra padding for extreme comfort and drowning in cushioning
- Clicking mechanism that allows for seat positioning adjustment
- Comes in many different coating material options, including leather and vinyl
- Black and red colors
The Homelegance Adjustable Gaming Chair is a great lounge product if you’re someone who likes to game on your Xbox One from time to time. It won’t take a lot out of your pocket to own one, and it’ll provide you great comfort too. It fits well in a living room and can be used by other people in the house for other things, like reading.
Oh yes, we’re going all out with this one. And why not? You’re the one with the problem if you deny yourself the nostalgia of those Saturday morning gaming sessions with your brothers on a pair of bean bags. You can bring that feeling back when playing on your Xbox One. All you have to do is give the Yogibo Max Bean Bag a chance.
This super-soft, super-tall, super-comfortable foam monstrosity can easily house four people as you game together. It’s around six feet wide and comes in a bunch of different colors. Drag this bean bag around to any part of the house you want to use it and just drown yourself in the softness.
- Fidget and friction-free relaxation thanks to the microbeads inside
- Six feet wide, comfortably fits up to four people
- Comes in various colors
- Weight: 19 lbs.
Of course, this isn’t a typical item on this list, but that’s the point – to give you a lot of variety. The Yogibo Max Bean Bag is great because it enables a shared multiplayer experience, and it’s an affordable option for the casual lounge gamer.
We figured, ‘why not save the best for last?’, and so that’s what we did. By far the most outlandish product on this whole list, it is also one of the most expensive. The Openwheeler Gen 2 is a racing wheel accommodator. The Xbox One has some of the best racing titles that have ever come out; why not experience them to their full potential with this gaming chair?
Although the racing wheel and any other controllers are sold separately, of course, this gaming chair accommodates all the controls and paddles, etc., so that you can bring your favorite racing title to life in your living room or bedroom. The chair itself has an ergonomic racing seat design that provides both comfort and support. It even comes in a couple of different colors, so be sure to look out for your favorite one.
- Racing chair for car games, flight games, and VR systems
- Ergonomic racing seat design
- Comfortable padding
- High-quality metal used on all mounts, stands, support, etc.
- Gliding seat and mount adjustments
- Recline and incline back support
Although the Openwheeler Gen 2 Racing Wheel Stand Cockpit is pretty useless without a racing wheel and other mountable controllers, it’s still a great accommodator if you’re looking for one. All the materials are of high quality, and the overall build feels sturdy. This is a great place to start if you’re looking to build a racing setup in your house.
What To Look for When Choosing a Gaming Chair for Xbox One
When choosing a gaming chair for your Xbox One sessions that is of great overall quality but also tailored to your needs, there are a few important factors to consider.
The first is the overall look and design of the product. This is the first thing to consider because, more often than not, it’s the first thing that diverts your attention towards a product anyway. Furthermore, the design and look typically is a sort of insight into the other features of the product as well, and overall just helps gauge the type of product it is. Get an elegantly and solidly designed product so it can match your space and does not seem so flashy that it becomes an eyesore. Leather gaming chairs work best in delivering quality, performance, and general look.
One thing that is commonly considered when choosing a gaming chair is that it has an ergonomically efficient design that helps support the back and the neck. Gamers can forget the concept of time when they succumb to the hypnotizing graphics and audio. Sitting too long for games can hurt the neck and spine; so, getting an ergonomically efficient chair can be the best option. This also plays into the comfort factor, which is also essential to consider, so make sure the chair you opt for has sufficient foam padding and ample neck support.
Next is seat adjustment. Although this isn’t a dealbreaker entirely, and there are products on this list with low adjustability, it is an essential factor for some gamers, so to look into it at least to the extent of developing a basic understanding of its functions is necessary. You should be able to adjust the seat height and other things as well, like being able to recline, swivel, etc., which are crucial factors to many gamers. You cannot use a gaming chair if it does not bode well for your height or form because it will make your back hurt and affect spine alignment.
Furthermore, it is also important to look into whether or not the chair you opt for has specific gaming/media-related features, such as audio outputs, perhaps a built-in sound system. Cupholders, storage pockets, all these features go a longer way than one might expect. It’s all about doing the most possible to keep you in your chair for as long as possible.
Below, we have compiled the three best picks we recommend for you. All these chairs excel in quality and durability and can be the perfect gaming partner for hours of comfortable gaming time. To make things easier, we have listed our recommendations based on characteristics like the best overall performance, second best, and the best value for the price.
Taking the lead as best overall is the Rocker X Pro Series H3 Gaming Chair that offers it all. It has the looks and works exceptionally well with an ergonomically smart design. It provides a built-in audio system with sub-woofers to amplify your gaming experience.
The X Rocker Pro Series H3 is a very well designed gaming chair that comes packed with plenty of traits that most other similar models fail to offer. This chair features AFM technology with additional vibration motors to give you ultimate back and spine relaxation. Moreover, you can fold it when you are done. This chair is very comfortable and will become your favorite in no time.
A particular favorite of many famous gamers, GTRacing takes the spot of the runner-up. This elegantly designed chair is beautiful and offers excellent flexibility. Created with fine material like PU leather, you will fall in love with this chair and its many features. It also provides very good weight capacity and can keep you comfortable as you immerse yourself in the game. Its backrest also features beautiful stitching that really works well for the aesthetic.
GTRacing definitely pays special attention to what is in trend and delivers a chair that can give even the most expensive models a run for their money.
Best Value for Money
When you can get a gaming chair that offers massage function and does not break the bank, what more can you ask for? Gamers lose themselves in the endless videogames and spend hours on them, so the Ficmax Massage Gaming Chair can be the ultimate comfort option.
With an all-leather design, excellent neck support, and foam in the seat, this gaming chair comes all set to see to all your needs at an affordable price – and let’s not forget the fundamental prerequisite of seat adjustment to match your height. So, if you want the premium features without spending too much, look no further!
In conclusion, the kind of gaming chair that you end up going for has a lot to do with the type of gaming chair that you actually need and/or have the luxury of affording. It is essential to understand that you must look for features that will work for you instead of going for high-end traits that sound fancy and may not be of much use to you. This article aims to help you gauge that precisely.
We hope our list of gaming chairs and the guide will help you find your ultimate product so you can lose yourself in the gaming world while staying comfortable.