Best Xbox gifts for 2023: Get the presents they'll love

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It's time to get hustling on those Xbox gifts. With final shipping dates looming and the big day just inches away from us, anyone with gifts still to tick off the list should be heading to checkout. With so many accessories, games, and merchandise options on the shelves, though, it can be difficult to separate the gems from the tat. 

That's where we come in. Our team of present-hunting experts have spent years recommending gifts for gamers, so we've listed our top recommendations below. Because the lineup includes everything from the best Xbox Series X accessories to cool merch, so there should be Xbox gifts to suit you regardless of who you're buying for, their age, or your budget.

Wondering why we chose these Xbox gifts in particular? We've been playing on Microsoft's consoles for as long as they've existed, so have only recommended presents we'd actually want to receive ourselves. We've also included items we've been hands-on with, along with cross-checking user reviews to make sure you're getting the best of the best.

Written by
Benjamin Abbott, Tabletop & Merch Editor at GamesRadar
Written by
Benjamin Abbott

Benjamin handles all of our gifting content. He's been writing about present-worthy gear for five years now, and has played on Xbox since the mid-2000s.

Best Xbox gifts overall

If you're browsing for inspiration or need Xbox gifts quick, these suggestions should do the trick. Crucially, they're not as risky as games or accessories - the recipient is less likely to have them already.

Best Xbox gifts under $30

Want to keep costs low while still securing the best Xbox gifts? No problem - we've got you covered. 

Best Xbox gifts under $50

Best Xbox gifts - games

While games can make for risky Xbox gifts (it's tricky to know what someone has already), they're a homerun if you get it right. That's why we've listed the year's biggest titles below.  Just don't lose that order confirmation in case you need to return them!

Best Xbox gifts - accessories

Little can elevate your setup like the best Xbox Series X accessories, so they make top-tier Xbox gifts. To give you a better idea of what you should prioritize, we've listed a few of our favorites - from headsets to controllers.

Looking for other potential presents on other platforms? Don't miss these highly-recommended PS5 gifts, the ultimate Nintendo Switch gifts, and the best D&D gifts.

Benjamin Abbott
Tabletop & Merch Editor

As the site's Tabletop & Merch Editor, you'll find my grubby paws on everything from board game reviews to the latest Lego news. I've been writing about games in one form or another since 2012, and can normally be found cackling over some evil plan I've cooked up for my group's next Dungeons & Dragons campaign.