The Definitive Gaming Sim Enthusiast Christmas Gift Guide

Ground control to Major Tom, commencing countdown to Christmas. We’ve assembled this gift guide to help you find the perfect present for a simulation game enthusiast in your life. Whether they like to take to the skies or hit the tarmac, Overclockers UK has got gifts galore to help you give their sim setup an upgrade this festive season.  

The Definitive Gaming Sim Enthusiast Christmas Gift Guide

We’ve split this guide into three to cover a game of popular genres; one third for flight sim enthusiasts playing the likes of Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020, another for speed maniacs tearing it up in games such as Forza Horizon 5, and the last for cosy life simmers living it up in Fae Farm

Flight Sim Fanatics

Buying for an unashamed fan of the quintessential flight sim? We’ve got you covered, with an extensive range of flight sim controls that will make the perfect gift for all virtual pilots. 

Thrustmaster T-16000M FCS HOTAS PC Gaming Joystick and Throttle (PC 2960778)

Thrustmaster T-16000M FCS HOTAS PC Gaming Joystick and Throttle

The joystick is the foundation of any flight simulation gaming setup. If you’re buying for someone who has just started to dip their toe into the genre, or is just long overdue an upgrade, then the Thrustmaster T-16000M FCS HOTAS Joystick and Throttle makes for a great gift. This plug-and-play hardware is intended for an ultra-simple and fast installation. Plus, with all functions pre-configured, they will be cleared for immediate take-off! 

Thrustmaster T.Flight Rudder Pedals

If you’re flying with some who has a little more experience, then they’ll need something worthy of a true simulation game enthusiast. Enter the Thrustmaster T.Flight Rudder Pedals. These add an extra layer of control for steering and braking, to ensure a smooth, accurate, and totally realistic flying experience. 

Thrustmaster T.Flight Rudder Pedals (PC/PS4 2960764)
Corsair VOID RGB Elite Wireless Premium Gaming Headset 

Corsair VOID RGB Elite Wireless Premium Gaming Headset 

What pilot doesn’t have their own headset? If the answer is yours, then time to fix that by getting them one for Christmas. With their stunning sound quality and comfortable memory foam earpads, the Corsair VOID ELITE Wireless Gaming Headset is sure to satisfy your simulation lover. Help them feel like they’re really in the pilot’s seat by picking this up as their present. 

Refract Gaming Indigo

Is their gaming PC really up to playing Microsoft Flight Simulator 2020 and all their favourite flight sims? The Refract Gaming Indigo has been carefully designed so you can play this and many other games at their very best. Delivering the stunning 4K resolution a title like this deserves, the Indigo is part of our pre-built Refract range. That means you not only get free next-day delivery when ordering, but three years parts and labour warranty included as standard! 

Refract Gaming Indigo 2023

Take to the Skies

Read up on more of our great flight simulator inspired content. 

Revving Racing Sim Lovers

Have you got a virtual gearhead on your hands? Whether they’re a fan of the Forza series or another popular driving sim, we’ve got some great gifts you can grab for them this Christmas. 

Thrustmaster T80 Ferrari 488 GTB Edition Steering Wheel

Thrustmaster T80 Ferrari 488 GTB Edition Steering Wheel

Be honest – who wouldn’t want to get a Ferrari for Christmas? You could make someone’s dream become a virtual reality with this gift idea. This officially licensed replica steering wheel has been designed to offer total realism in driving sim games. With the included 2-pedal pedal set, you’re as good as giving someone a driver’s day in their own supercar whenever they fancy it! 

Next Level Racing Elite Freestanding Single Monitor Stand

In any simulation game, immersion is key. Add another level of it to their setup with this monitor stand from Next Level. This can support up to 65” screens, be tilted by 18-degrees, and is height adjustable, to create the most immersive racing cockpit! What’s more, it is compatible with other Next Level Racing cockpit frames, so you’ve got the next few Christmases sorted! 

Next Level Racing Elite Freestanding Single Monitor Stand Carbon Grey (NLR-E005)
noblechairs EPIC Gaming Chair - Mercedes-AMG Petronas Formula One Team Edition

noblechairs EPIC Gaming Chair Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 Edition 

Now, who wouldn’t want to add a little real-world luxury to their virtual supercar? If you’re looking for a real big-ticket winner this Christmas, then look no further than the officially licenced Mercedes AMG Petronas design on this EPIC gaming chair from noblechairs. Featuring PU leather upholstery for undeniable style, dense cold-foam padding for maximum comfort, and 4D armrests, it’s hard to go bigger than this. 

Race On

We have plenty of content about Forza Horizon 5 and other great racing sims. 

Cosy Life Simmers

Whilst you may not need oodles of specialist hardware, you can still optimise the life simmer’s set up. We’ve got the perfect range of cosy hardware and peripherals that you can set aglow with RGB lighting, for the ultimate chill gaming session. 

Medion Erazer Deputy P25 Gaming Laptop

The Medion Erazer Deputy P25 is perfect for those taking a step out of entry level gaming into the mainstream. Even on the go! Its AMD R5-5600H CPU and 16GB DDR4 RAM are perfect for keeping the farm or workshop running smoothly. Plus, the NVIDIA GeForce RTX 3060 GPU will render Fae Farm and all the cosy classics in stunning quality, all on the 15.6” FHD display. 

Medion Erazer Deputy P25 NVIDIA RTX 3060 16GB 15.6 144Hz FHD AMD R5-5600H Gaming Laptop
ASUS K1 Keyboard and M3 Mouse Gaming Bundle - UK Layout

ASUS K1 Keyboard and K3 Mouse Bundle

Peripheral bundles are a great way to upgrade performance and aesthetics, whilst saving a pretty penny! The ASUS K1 and K3 Bundle consists of the K1 Mechanical Keyboard and K3 Optical Mouse. Both are equipped with RGB lighting, so check for the cosy glow! They have also been optimised for comfortable usage and include gaming-focused features to enhance your gameplay. 

ASUS ROG Delta Gaming Headset

Really get into the cosy mode with the ASUS ROG Delta Gaming Headset. Featuring subtle RGB lighting on the ear cups and four hi-fi grade ESS 9218 DACs, you can fully immerse yourself into the chill soundtrack and relax. Plus, this headset connects via USB which facilitates extensive compatibility across consoles and provides class-leading performance. 

ASUS ROG Delta Stereo Gaming Headset - White (90YH02HW-B2UA00)

Cosy Gaming Central

Check out some of our favourite cosy life sim games. 

Christmas Hardware Essentials Gift Guide

Need More Inspiration?

Looking for more gift ideas from us? With sweet stocking fillers, marvellous mid-size gifts, and breathtaking big-ticket winners, we’ve got present ideas to help fulfil everyone’s Christmas wishlist. Read our Ultimate Gift Guide for more ideas!   

Christmas Delivery Cut Off Dates

To ensure you get your sim enthusiast gift in time, we’ve included all the important delivery dates you need below! 

The deadline for ordering a custom PC was the 27th of November. You can, however, still order a pre-built gaming PC and so much more! This includes the Refract Gaming Indigo. 

For any other orders, the cut-off date is Thursday 21st December at 4pm. This date is subject to change, so please bookmark our delivery information blog. It has all the further details you need and will be updated should circumstances change.

Postman Pack

Ready for All Simulations

Has this provided ample inspiration for gifting the sim enthusiast in your life? If you live and breathe simulation games, why not drop your dream gift below to keep the inspo going! 

PC specs are subject to change.

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