Can a gaming chair really improve your Xbox experience?

Xbox One controller
Xbox One controller

Can a gaming chair really improve your Xbox experience?

Best answer: Absolutely. A good gaming chair — especially a rocker — can serve as a comfortable seat for Xbox users, which in turn helps you feel more relaxed and focused in-game. letting you game for longer.Amazon: X Rocker 51259 Pro H3 ($239)Amazon: Ace Bayou V Rocker 5130301 ($97)

Why get a rocking gaming chair?

In general, gaming chairs are incredibly comfortable, but the main reason why you should opt for a rocking gaming chair is that they're designed for console players specifically. Designed to feel like a couch while also offering the ability to lean back comfortably, rocking chairs are excellent for living room-style gaming.

The comfort gained from a gaming chair naturally leads to a more relaxing sitting experience, which in turn helps you focus on the game you're playing more. Not having to frequently adjust yourself or the seat you're using is fantastic. In addition, many chairs come with audio ports for your television and some built in speakers, which gives you an incredibly immersive sound experience while playing. If you prefer headsets, there's usually a jack for that on the chair as well.

Why get an X Rocker 51259 Pro H3?

The main thing that sets the X Rocker 51259 apart from its competitors is how comfortable it is and its excellent sound system. While most chairs typically come with just two speakers, the X Rocker 51259 is equipped with four, and a subwoofer. This means that your chair will take your audio experience to the next level.

In terms of comfort, the X Rocker sports thick foam cushions that support all of your back, as well as your head. You can also lean back without an issue, which makes the chair great for watching cutscenes, films, and TV shows.

Alternative option

A good alternative option to the X Rocker 51259 is the Ace Bayou V Rocker 5130301. While it has less cushioning and only two speakers, the V Rocker still has a subwoofer and is comfortable enough to be adequately supportive while playing games. It's not the best, but it is a lot cheaper than the X Rocker, making it a great choice if you're trying to save money.

Brendan Lowry

Brendan Lowry is a Windows Central writer and Oakland University graduate with a burning passion for video games, of which he's been an avid fan since childhood. You'll find him doing reviews, editorials, and general coverage on everything Xbox and PC. Follow him on Twitter.