The best thing about online gift cards is that they are easily accessible, you can choose what you spend and they almost never run out of stock! Plus when you really don’t know what to get someone; buying them something they want, for the content they enjoy, seems a win-win all around. They are also an excellent option for that last-minute gift you didn’t know you needed when Auntie Alice brings along her friend’s child for Christmas Day!
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate
The Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is a great gift if you are looking at video game subscriptions. The pass gives 3 months access to XBOX Live Gold enabling you to play against others online. It also opens up hundreds of games with new ones added all the time, discounts on future game releases, and early trials of select new EA titles.
- Play on console, PC, tablets, and phones
- Play from the cloud on PC, Android, or Apple phones and tablets
- Complete quests, earning Microsoft Rewards
The Xbox Game Pass Ultimate is available on Amazon and retails for $44.99
Nintendo Switch Online 12 Month Membership
The Nintendo Switch 12 Month Membership is great value. This will give access to compatible games where the recipient can go head-to-head with other players or cooperate with them to win games like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe. They can visit others or invite others to visit their in-game island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. The subscription provides access to NES and Super NES giving a curated library of classic games to play online.
- Save Data Cloud provides online backup so you can retrieve your game data easily
- Smartphone app with Nintendo Switch Online App
- Access to members-only special offers
The Nintendo Switch 12 Month Membership is available on Amazon and retails for $19.99.
Apple Gift Card
An Apple Gift Card means unlimited access to everything Apple including games, TV, music, and apps (depending on the amount of course). For gaming, your recipient could purchase an Apple Arcade subscription service offering access to an expanding collection of games. Games can be played on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac and Apple TV. The Apple Arcade provides access to a more streamlined experience than that of the App Store.
- Over 200 games
- New releases, award winners, and old favorites
- All without add-ons or in-app purchases
- Apple Arcade is available on Apple and retails for $4.99 per month with a free trial for one month.
The Apple Gift Card is available on Amazon and retails for between $25 to $200 for one card, depending on how much you want to spend
PlayStation Plus: 12 Month Membership
The PlayStation Plus: 12 Month Membership gives the lucky recipient access to new games each month to play and download. This offers access to multiplayer games where the player can team up with friends and play online. This is a premium service for PS4 and enables access to the fastest multiplayer games, free games every month, and exclusive sales and benefits.
- Exclusive discounts and offers in PlayStation store
- 100GB cloud storage for PlayStation Plus members
The PlayStation Plus: 12 Month Membership is available on Amazon for $59.99
GeForce NOW Priority Membership Gift Cards
GeForce NOW Priority Membership Gift Cards are a versatile gift for the gamer in your life. GeForce Now unlocks hundreds of games on just about any laptop, desktop, Mac, Android device, iPhone, iPad, and Shield TV. Priority members can play games at GeForce PC quality.
- RTX on
- Extended sessions
- Priority access to gaming servers
The GeForce NOW Priority Membership Gift Card is available on Nvidia.com at $19.99 for 2 months, $49.99 for 6 months, and $99.99 for 12 months access.
Roblox Robux Gift Card
A Roblox Robux Gift Card is a great way to gift the Robux of your choice to your gamer. Robux can be spent on new accessories, emotes, and more from the Avatar Shop or can be used to unlock perks in their favorite game. Roblox has a growing library of community-created experiences, meaning there is always something different and innovative to play on Xbox One, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, PC, phones, and tablets.
- Exclusive virtual item included
- Millions of free games
Roblox Robux Gift Cards are available on Amazon in a variety of denominations. $10.00 for an 800 Robux gift card, $25.00 for a 200 Robux gift card, $50.00 for a 4500 Robux gift card, and $100.00 for a 10000 Robux gift card.
Google Play Gift Card
A Google Play Gift Card can be used in the Google Play Store. The recipient will have a huge choice between Google Play Games, Google Play Apps, Google Play Movies & TV, and Google Play Books. Google Play Games has a massive variety of games to choose from including puzzles, strategy, action, sport, and many, many more.
- The gift of games, apps, and more
- Personalized message section
Google Play Gift Cards are available on Amazon starting at a minimum of $25 then £50.00, $75.00, or $100.00. Alternatively, you can choose your own amount.