How Do I Know Which Gaming Chair to Buy?

October 26, 2022

Two gaming chairs sit near a table - one has a turquoise seat and the other is purpleIf you’re a serious gamer—or just appreciate a really comfortable chair—a gaming chair is likely a worthwhile investment. Gaming chairs are designed for comfort and ergonomics, since manufacturers know that you’ll be spending a substantial amount of time sitting in them. However, there are now so many different types of gamer chairs available that it can be difficult to choose. Here are a couple points to keep in mind.

Gaming Chair Features to Look For

When shopping for a new gaming chair, it’s largely a matter of personal preference. And, of course, the best way to shop for gamer chairs is to actually sit in them and test them out. But be sure to look at these key points as you shop:

Adjustability and Ergonomics

The goal of ergonomics is to support your body in a way that’s comfortable and promotes good posture. Ergonomic features include things like lumbar support, movable armrests, headrests, neck pillows, and so forth. Adjustability ensures that the chair can be set to the right height to fit your body, both in terms of the height of the seat off the ground and the height of the armrests above the seat. Look for a gaming chair that includes ergonomic features and a wide range of adjustability.

Quality Materials

Gaming chairs come in a variety of different materials, including leather, faux leather, fabric, and mesh. Each type of material has its own pros and cons, especially in terms of how it feels against your skin, its durability, ease of cleaning, and how much heat it retains. Assess your priorities and select a chair material accordingly.

Learn More

If you’d like to learn more about choosing the right gaming chair, contact us at Ajax Business Interiors today, or swing by our 25,000-square-foot showroom in Clearwater, FL, to test out some of our most popular gaming chairs.