Top 10 Best Comfortable Gaming Chairs – 2017 Edition

KILLING SPREE. You are just one away from hearing those words and winning the match. Suddenly, you feel something sharp pressing into you on your seat and you need to shift around and adjust yourself. This minor deviation was enough. Just as you were doing that, somebody erupted out of nowhere and took you out. They won the match because you were not totally focused in those final, crucial seconds. Now you need to fight back the gamer rage and restrain yourself from putting your controller through your monitor or TV. Sound familiar? Video games can be consuming and addictive. People will spend hours engaged in them. A comfortable chair is just as important of an accessory as anything that comes with a gaming system. It is integral and should not be compromised. You never see people competing at the eSports sitting in a rickety chair or an Ikea build it by numbers. No, they use the best gaming chairs, the cream of the crop, the ultimate chairs because they matter. Posture matters, comfort matters and these things are important for long duration gaming sessions. If you want to play like the best, check these gaming chairs out.

 

The Most Comfortable Gaming Chairs Comparison Guide

Chair ModelImageSpeakersMaterialPriceRating
1 - GTracing Ergonomic Gaming ChairNoPVC with metal frame$$4.2 out of 5
2 - X-Rocker 5129001 2.0Yes - 2 speakersFabric mesh - padded seat$$3.1 out of 5
3 - The X-Rocker 5125401Yes - Two speakers and a subwooferFaux leather$$$4 out of 5
4 - Vertagear Racing Series S-Line SL4000NoFaux leather$$$3.5 out of 5
5 - Merax Executive Racing Style ChairNoFaux leather$4.2 out of 5
6 - OpenWheeler Advanced Racing SeatNoSteel and fabric$$$4.6 out of 5
7 - GTR Racing SimulatorNoFaux leather$$$$4.8 out of 5
8 - X Rocker 5171401Yes - Two speakers and a subwooferFaux leather / fabric$3.6 out of 5
9 - Akracing AK-7018NoMetal and fabric$$4 out of 5
10 - X Rocker 51396 Pro Series Pedestal 2.1YesFaux leather$$4 out of 5

 

Below, we go into a bit more detail about each of our ten best gaming chairs for comfort:

 

1 –  GTracing Ergonomic Gaming Chair

The GTracing Ergonomic Gaming Chair, is about as comfortable as a PC gaming chair with racing design gets, but at a very reasonable price. As with the best of them, the GTracing chair comes with a footrest, removable lumbar support and a 90 – 170 degree recline function. The 360 swivel legs are mounted on 5 heavy duty coasters and the backrest, armrests and seat height are all adjustable. The chair covering is PVC and extremely comfortable and easy to clean, even though it remarkably feels like a quality leather. Anybody who spends a lot of time gaming or just wants their gaming experienced to be enhanced needs to invest in the GTracing Chair.

 

 

2 – X-Rocker 5129001 2.0

The X-Rocker is designed for comfort during intense gaming sessions. Whether you need to lean forward for serious focus or lay back as the night of gaming begins to draw to a close, the X-Rocker optimizes all of these possibilities. It also comes with padded backrests and arms to offer the user total stability and total control, which will offer the best gaming experience. It also comes with two speakers, allowing the user to really be engulfed in the surround sound and the game without compromising on comfort.

 

3 – The X-Rocker 5125401

The X-Rocker 5125401 shares many of the amenities as its’ brother above. It is ergonomically optimal, crafted with the comfort of the user in mind. The user may tilt forward or swivel, or just sit quietly and read a book. Further, it implements the most sophisticated tech on the market. This gaming chair uses Bluetooth, a built-in wireless receiver and transmitter that will communicate with any source that has RCA stereo output. This means that if you are gaming online in multiplayer, you can communicate with the other players without wearing a cumbersome headset.

 

 

4 – Vertagear Racing Series S-Line SL4000

The Vertagear Racing Series chair is finely-tuned for those users that play a lot of computer games. Since it is cushioned specifically for the shape of an arm and adjustable in four different directions, it is made for those that want to win. This chair even has a tilt feature, so that you can lean forward comfortably and even lock the chair in position so that you do not have to keep weight on your feet. When you want to lean back, the ergonomic design keeps your neck, head and back comfortable. By it’s very design, the Vertagear Racing Series reduces fatigue when gaming from making posture and overall comfort a priority.

 

 

5 – Merax Executive Racing Style Chair

Developers of the Merax Racing Style Chair have labored to deliver a chair that is precisely suited for computer gaming. Those who spend hours at a time sitting in front of the computer, playing games, know that they need a chair that is ergonomically optimal, the best gaming chair. Reviewers of the Merax boast that this chair allows them to comfortably enjoy their games without enduring a croaking back or the need to step away for awhile. It also comes equipped with a 360 degree swivel and a smooth rocker. For this reason, it optimizes not only comfort and posture, but also functionality.

 

 

6 – OpenWheeler Advanced Racing Seat

Sometimes it can be difficult to focus on a game. This is often due to the unfortunate detriment of the user’s gaming skill. The OpenWheeler Advanced Racing Seat solves this problem by simulating the conditions of a racing environment. By allowing the gamer to feel as though they really are behind the wheel, their focus will be enhanced and their gaming skills with it. This chair comes with a gear shifting function, an accelerator, and a brake. The user will not have to simply hold a controller. They can truly be in the game, mimicking the motions of real driving and if you couple this with a VR headset, well that really is the ultimate.

 

 

7 – GTR Racing Simulator

With the same design concept as the OpenWheeler, the GTR Racing Simulator comes with more advances. It is equipped with an actual steering wheel, actual gear shifts, actual brakes and accelerators and a single to triple monitor stand for wide angle racing. The design is meant to mimic precisely that of a real car. But unlike a real car, the GTR Racing Simulator is ergonomically optimal. It is fully reclinable, crafted specifically for long periods of intense gaming. This combination of comfort and precision will offer the user every resource they need to be excel in their virtual racing world.

 

 

8 – X Rocker 5171401

The comfort of the gamer is often compromised when they get a little too warm after hours of gaming. Whether from sitting in the same spot or pumping adrenaline, they are usually too hot. However, this X Rocker has a breathable mesh fabric so that an adequate and comfortable temperature will be maintained. It also has a comfortable backrest in case hours of gaming takes its’ toll on your back. In addition to comfort, it is luxuriously equipped with electronics, such a two speakers and subwoofer.

 

 

9 – Akracing AK-7018

Another chair designed for comfortable computer gaming. This Akracing model has a locking tilt feature to secure your preferred gaming position without sacrifice comfort or putting too much pressure on your legs. It also has an adjustable recliner and height. It is designed for any user to game comfortably and customize their liking and needs. It also features a stylish physique, because if you wanted a boring office chair, you would have bought a boring office chair. You want a gaming chair and the Akracing AK-7018 is a great gaming chair..

 

 

10 – X Rocker 51396 Pro Series Pedestal 2.1

This X Rocker 51396 Pro Series seems to merge the philosophy of a lazy boy chair with the intensity and functionality of a gaming chair, yet sacrificing neither comfort nor function. With soft touch cushions and built in stereos, padding and wireless transmitters, this chair enhances both the comfort of the user and their gaming experience. It’s a combination that probably shouldn’t work but wow, it really does.