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Best PC Gaming Accessories for Laptops

Over the years, gaming laptops have improved immeasurably, shrinking in size while jumping up in power. Battery life remains an issue, and they're never going to be as powerful with all those components packed into a tiny space, but if you spend a lot of time traveling or simply don't have room for a desktop in your life, a gaming laptop is the next best thing. You can augment the experience too with a wide range of accessories to offset the reduced specs of your native hardware, and that's what we're looking at here.

Essential gaming accessories

If I had to recommend just one product on this list, as someone who games primarily on a Surface Book 2 laptop, it's always fun to flip the laptop up in tent mode and connect up an Xbox One controller (opens in new tab) for some casual gaming. The HyperX Cloud Pro (opens in new tab) headset is also a supreme no-nonsense headset both for work and play, with a detachable microphone too if you fancy just connecting it up to a phone and listening to some music.

Jez Corden is a Senior Editor for Windows Central, focusing primarily on all things Xbox and gaming. Jez is known for breaking exclusive news and analysis as relates to the Microsoft ecosystem while being powered by caffeine. Follow on Twitter @JezCorden and listen to his Xbox Two podcast, all about, you guessed it, Xbox!