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6 things from CES 2021 that gamers need to see

CES 2021 is over for another year, and if you missed any of it we're here with a lightning-fast recap of all the best bits. We've distilled all that techy goodness down to the six announcements from the show that gamers can't afford to miss.

There's Razer's first facemask, a cutting edge bit of COVID protection that enhances your voice and, of course, comes with RGB lighting. Sony showed off a whole batch of new televisions including the Bravia XR, the "world's first TVs with cognitive intelligence," that adjust the settings of the image you're seeing as you're watching. 

Nvidia talked about the performance and BAR technology of its new GeForce RTX 3060, and LG and Asus both revealed their offerings for next-gen TV and monitors. The Lenovo Lavie Mini prototype was like a Nintendo Switch and a laptop had a beautiful baby, and PlayStation let slip some all-important release dates for upcoming games. We didn't get the PS5 SSD we had been hoping for, but we're sure we'll get more on that from Sony soon. 

If you want a deeper dive on what Sony had to say at CES 2021 you can read all about what we learned from the Sony CES 2021 conference, or if your interests are more PC based, check out what AMD announced this year here

You’ll be able to find all the hot news from the entirely virtual CES 2021 in our Innovation Week hub and the winners of The Future Tech Awards here

Rachel Weber

Rachel Weber is the US Managing Editor of GamesRadar+ and lives in Brooklyn, New York. Rachel began working in games journalism in 2006, combing her love of video games with her passion for writing. Starting as a fresh-faced staff writer of Official PlayStation Magazine, she went on to cover the business side of the industry with GamesIndustry.biz, before joining Rolling Stone's ambitious - if short-lived - Glixel project in 2016. She returned to Future and joined GamesRadar+ in 2017, revitalizing the news coverage and building new processes and strategies for the US team.


Throughout her 15 years of experience, Rachel has interviewed celebrities about their gaming habits, chatted with PlayStation and Xbox bosses, written thousands of words of previews, reviews, and news, and appeared as an expert on BBC radio and TV. In the name of games journalism, she's also taken rap lessons, appeared on the streets of London as a zombie, tried her hand at sword-fighting, and taken part in more than one 24-hour gaming marathons. 


When she's not on duty for GamesRadar expect to see her hunting down the weirdest indie games on Steam, curling up with the latest horror novel, or binging the newest must-see crime documentary. You can find her at @therachelweber on Twitter.