Xbox has perfect Fathers Day gifts for your gaming old

Xbox has perfect Father’s Day gifts for your gaming old man

Father’s Day is getting closer and closer, as June 16 is upon us. Fortunately, Xbox has the perfect gift ideas for the gaming dad.

Once a year it’s time again to give the fathers of the world a treat, but that can sometimes be tricky. Many people often find it not so simple to come up with a good gift that suits the person. Let alone on Father’s Day.

Fortunately, Xbox can partially help with coming up with great gifts. The company now has a list of tips that are perfect gifts for the gaming dad. And there’s something in there for every budget. You don’t have to be a Dagobert Duck.

Xbox gifts for Father’s Day

Xbox has the perfect Father’s Day gifts for the gaming dad. Great chance to make your old man happy with these tips.

Video games

A good video game is perhaps the simplest gift for someone you know well. There are extremely many different games, at different prices. However, it is important to know what kind of games your father, or better half, likes to play.

It’s also important to know what console the lucky recipient has. For example, someone with an Xbox Series S cannot play disc games. This is not a problem if he has an Xbox Series X. If you’re not sure, a digital game is always the best option.


Good gaming options

Hogwarts Legacy – Between 40 and 75 euros

Assassin’s Creed Mirage – Between 30 and 60 euros

Elden Ring – Between 36 and 65 euros

Call of Duty Modern Warfare III – Between 40 and 80 euros

Forza Horizon 5 – Between 40 and 70 euros

EA Sports FC 24 – Between 40 and 80 euros

Sea of Thieves – Between 30 and 40 euros

It Takes Two – Between 15 and 30 euros

Xbox Game Pass for Father’s Day

If you don’t know what games your dad plays, Xbox Game Pass might be a good option as a gift for Father’s Day. You have three different subscriptions, but with all of them the gamer can already play some free games.

The cheapest subscription costs 6.99 euros per month, and the most expensive 14.99 euros per month. And then you also have a PC Game Pass for 9.99 euros per month, you can use this if you are gaming on PC. With each subscription you get other games that you can play for free, and with the most expensive one there are a lot of them.


Xbox Game Pass subscriptions

Xbox Game Pass Core – $6.99 per month

Xbox Game Pass PC – $9.99 per month

Xbox Game Pass Ultimate – $14.99 per month

Xbox Gift Card

An Xbox Gift Card is also another option if you do not know of a good matching game, nor do you feel like giving a subscription. There are Gift Cards of all kinds of different prices, the cheapest is 5 euros and this goes up to 100 euros.

However, it is then nice to give the Gift Card in a nice way. So for example put something to eat or drink with it. At least then they will have something more to unwrap. A (homemade) card is always nice too.

Xbox has the perfect Father's Day gifts for your gaming old man (Image: Microsoft)

Controller for Father’s Day

A controller is also always a handy thing to have while gaming, otherwise you won’t get very far when playing on console. Also, an extra controller is always handy to have, that way you have a backup and can play together with other people. So sounds like a good Father’s Day gift.

Xbox has many different options for controllers. So you have solid colors, black and white controllers and also all kinds of cool designs like the new Fire Vapor controller. For a normal controller you will spend between 50 and 90 euros. You can also design your own controller in the Xbox Design Lab, for which you pay at least 70 euros. If you have a lot of money you can also buy an Xbox pro controller, these cost between 120 and 170 euros.

Xbox has the perfect Father's Day gifts for your gaming old manFire Vapor controller – $69.99 (Image: Microsoft)

Additional storage

The worst thing you can run into as a gamer is that your storage is full. Then you have to completely delete games to play a new one, or sometimes even just so you can update another game. Fortunately, there are good solutions for this.

You can buy an extra external hard drive for Father’s Day, you connect it directly to your Xbox. There are external hard drives in all sorts of sizes and prices, but 1TB will certainly go a long way. For example, this SSD from Seagate will set you back $167.90.

Xbox for the novice fatherly gamer

Of course, it’s also possible that your dad doesn’t game much at all yet or has an old console. Exactly for those people, Xbox has the perfect Father’s Day gift; the Xbox Series S Starterbundle has everything you need.

With this bundle, you get an Xbox Series S with 512GB of storage, a white controller, 3 months of Game Pass Ultimate and an HDMI cable. With this, the recipient can still start gaming on Father’s Day. There are plenty of games on Game Pass Ultimate, many of which you can also play on the Cloud. So no waiting for downloads.

Xbox has the perfect Father's Day gifts for your gaming old man (Image: Microsoft)

Of course, there is a lot more you can make a gaming dad happy on Father’s Day, but these gifts are definitely good options for an Xbox gamer. Whatever you do; try to give your old man a nice treat.

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