Black Friday gaming chair deals 2021: the best deals on offer now

We're a few days out from the official Black Friday date, but the sales are in full swing already on what many retailers, including Amazon, are now calling Black Friday week. With so many deals live, however, finding the best gaming chair picks is no small feat.

Luckily for you, we've assembled a list of all of the best gaming chair deals that are already live for Black Friday 2021 to help you complete your PC battle station. From SecretLab to Razer and Corsair, we're tracking all of the best brands on this page, so make sure to bookmark us if you're wanting to keep tabs - without keeping tabs open the whole time. 

So far, we're seeing some good Black Friday deals when you shop directly at Secretlab, with a handful of offers coming up across the web on other brands like Noblechairs and Razer as well as more budget-friendly options like AutoFull. 

Compare that to last year's offers where you could save $70 / £70 off the SecretLab Omega and Titan, and nab a price cut of up to $150 on select Corsair models. Those looking for a budget option could also find seats from brands such as HyperX, Arozzi, Homall and Respawn for under $150 / £150.

We're not seeing as many gaming chair deals flood the market as we are on other products, but there's plenty of time left before Black Friday itself - so stay tuned.

Black Friday gaming chair deals: quick links

In the US:

In the UK:

The best Black Friday gaming chair deals in the US

Corsair T3 Rush | $299.99 $249.99 at Amazon 

Save $50: Fancy a fabric chair instead of PU leather? The Corsair T3 Rush is now $50 off ahead of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Notable here is the 180-degree recline, for when you need to take a quick nap between raids or Zoom meetings.

Anda Seat T-Pro 2 | $549.99 $349.99 at Anda Seat

Save $200 - This ranked pretty highly in our best gaming chairs list, so we're excited to see it on sale at such a high discount. While the fabric cover is harder to wipe down than the PU leather that many chairs favour, it's a lot less conspicuous and very well-made. Plus, the Black Friday and Cyber Monday lucky wheel spin on Anda Seat makes space for some extra discounts, too. It's also available at Amazon for the same price.

Akracing gaming chair | $549.00 $299.99 at Best Buy

Save $249 - A hefty discount, Akracing's premium gaming chair is a comfortable, stylish chair that will fit well with any setup. It's very adjustable, with removable armrests and an easy-clean PU cover. 

Secretlab Titan 2020 series | $479 $439 at Secretlab

Save $40 - While not the largest saving on this list, our top-ranked gaming chair is featured in Secretlab's Black Friday sales. In terms of comfort and style, we think that this chair is pretty hard to match with its memory foam neck pillow, built-in adjustable lumbar support and tilting seat pan. Plus, if this is ever-so-slightly out of your price range, the 2.0 PU leather models are also reduced by $40 from $449 to $409.

Secretlab Titan Evo 2022 series | $519 $489 at Secretlab

Save $30 - If you want the more up-to-date Titan model, the 2022 series is also on sale at Secretlab. Similarly, for lower budgets, the non-Softweave models have also been slashed by $30

Razer Iskur gaming chair | $499.99 $349.99 at Gamestop

Save $150 - Big savings here on another of our favorites. The Iskur may be Razer's first entry to the gaming chair market, and in our review we called it a "solid first effort". Whether it's to complete your Razer-decked set-up or just because it's a comfortable and high-quality chair, this price makes it even more appealing. 

Alienware S5000 gaming chair | $399.99 $339.99 with $100 gift card at Dell

Save $60 - Sweetening the deal with a gift ecard, Dell is bringing us this racing-style gaming chair. There's a lot of room for adjustability for comfort and ergonomic support. It's a little flashy, but if that's what you want it's a solid deal.

Dowinx gaming chair | $199.99 $139.99 at Newegg

Save $60 - A good budget option, the Dowinx gaming chair comes with a retractable footrest, massage lumbar support and a sturdy build. It's a good chair for its lower price range.

The best Black Friday gaming chair deals in the UK

Razer Iskur Black Edition | £499.99 £339.99 at Amazon

Save £160 - Big savings here on another of our favorites. The Iskur may be Razer's first entry to the gaming chair market, and in our review we called it a "solid first effort". Whether it's to complete your Razer-decked set-up or just because it's a comfortable and high-quality chair, this price makes it even more appealing.


Razer Iskur | £349.99 £279.99 at Ebuyer

Save £69.99 - What can be said of the Razer Iskur that we haven't said a few lines ago. This comes at an even lower price without the premium of the Black Edition design (which visually isn't all that different, barring the neon green logo.)

Secretlab Titan 2020 series | £399 £359 at Secretlab

Save £40 - While not the largest saving on this list, our favorite gaming chair is featured in Secretlab's Black Friday sales. In terms of comfort and style, we think that this chair is pretty hard to match with its memory foam neck pillow, built-in adjustable lumbar support and tilting seat pan. Plus, if this is ever-so-slightly out of your price range, the 2.0 PU leather models are also reduced by £40 from £369 to £329.

Secretlab Titan Evo 2022 series | £419 $489 at Secretlab

Save £30 - If you want the more up-to-date Titan model, the 2022 series is also on sale at Secretlab. Similarly, for lower budgets, the non-Softweave models have also been slashed by £30.

Noblechairs Epic gaming chair | £329.99 £299.99 at Overclockers UK

Save £30 - One of our favorites, the Noblechairs Epic is a luxurious, premium design gaming chair. While this deal is for the PU leather cover as opposed to the real leather option, it's one of the only Noblechair deals we've seen so far. It's easy to set up too - just make sure to read the instructions!

Noblechairs Icon gaming chair | £339.95 £309.95 at Overclockers UK

Save £30 - Another chair to watch from Noblechairs, the Icon is an aesthetically pleasing PU leather seat designed with comfort in mind. It's nice and minimalistic too, compared so other gaming chairs, and can blend in as a home office chair with ease.

AutoFull gaming chair | £239.99 £183.99 at Amazon

Save £56 - A nice saving on a good, mid-weight gaming chair. The AutoFull comes with a thick bucket seat, back support, a headrest and a footrest with some good adjustability options. There are also discounts on the models without a footrest included, too.

Newskill Takamikura gaming chair | £160.03 £139.99 with Xbox Game Pass discount at Amazon

Save £20 - A contender for budget gaming chairs, the Newskill Takamikura is a sturdy convertible leather seat with fully adjustable arm rests, and is a great entry point for those new to gaming chairs and not willing to fork out for the big brands. Plus, this deal comes with 66% off a 3-month membership to Xbox Game Pass for PC.

Newskill Kitsune gaming chair | £169.95 £119.99 with Xbox Game Pass discount at Amazon

Save £50 - Another option for Newskill is the Kitsune, a basic but effective gaming chair on a budget. There have been reports of models arriving damaged, so we'd hazard a little caution here. Like the Newskill Takamikura, this also comes with 66% off a 3-month membership to Xbox Game Pass for PC.

Black Friday gaming chair deals: our predictions

SecretLab gaming chairs

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When will the best Black Friday gaming chair deals start in 2021?

Black Friday will take place on November 26 this year and we're expecting the best Black Friday gaming chair deals to land throughout Thanksgiving week. However, that doesn't mean you'll have to wait for the main event to find an excellent price. 

Last year, retailers offered Black Friday level pricing weeks in advance, with early deals on the shelves as soon as October. This was in response to the massive global push to online retail, but considering how well it paid off, we wouldn't be surprised to see a similar timeline in 2021. In fact, places such as Walmart and Best Buy have launched early Black Friday sales in late October so we know there's an appetite for a bargain already.

From now on, then, you should keep a close eye on pricing throughout the whole of November. While the biggest discounts on the biggest brands will still be reserved for the weekend itself, you might spot an early offer that's just as suitable especially if you're after a budget option.

Where will the best Black Friday gaming chair deals be?

Not every retailer has the range to offer the full spectrum of Black Friday gaming chair deals. However, selecting the best store for the kind of chair you're after can help narrow down your options significantly. Of course, come November, we'll be bringing you all the best offers right here, but if you do want to go it alone, you'll find our recommendations for which retailers to hit first just below. 

US retailers:
Amazon:
best for budget brands and generic chairs
Best Buy:
best for discounts on Arozzi chairs
Dell:
regular discounts on Alienware
Newegg:
wide range of cheaper models and brands
SecretLab:
direct discounts on Titan and Omega chairs
Walmart:
massive range of brands and regular discounts

UK retailers:
Amazon:
wide range and plenty of regular discounts
Argos:
low prices on budget X-Rocker chairs
Currys:
savings on ADX, Corsair, Razer, and Noble Chairs
Ebuyer:
discounts on a wide range of big and budget brands
Laptops Direct:
regular savings on budget and mid-range models
SecretLab:
save on premium Titan and Omega chairs

The Black Friday gaming chair deals we expect to see in 2021

We're expecting 2021's Black Friday gaming chair deals to improve on last year's offers now that pandemic-based demand has dropped. That means we're expecting even lower prices in the budget category, with lesser-known brands that were discounted down to $150 / £150 last year potentially dropping even closer to $100 / £100, as well as bigger discounts in the more medium and premium ranges. 

With SecretLab's 2020 models already taking significant discounts throughout the course of the year we can expect even more savings on last year's big winners. However, the Evo 2022 series is likely to see its own, smaller, discounts considering it will have had plenty of time to mature on the shelves by November as well. 

Razer has also refreshed its line of Iskur gaming chairs for 2021, with the Iskur X. Since then we've been seeing regular discounts on the original model, so last year's $299 / £299 sales price may well be beaten this year, potentially dropping down to $199 / £199 to compete with Corsair's more mid-range models. 

Tips for buying a gaming chair over Black Friday

If you're researching your prospective shopping list, it can be difficult to work out where to start. However, there are a number of features that you should be looking at to work out whether a gaming chair is right for you. From materials to seat size, there's plenty to work through here, but having a strong idea of what you want to get out of this year's Black Friday gaming chair deals will yield the best results come November. 

Adjustability
One of the first things you should check is the adjustability of any given chair. This is crucial for both ergonomics and making sure you pick up the right chair for your desk setup and space. We recommend choosing a chair that will at least allow you to adjust the height of both the seat and the armrests and the angle of the back. 

Most gaming chairs offer a lumbar support cushion or additional padding built into the chair itself, but, especially if you're shopping in the cheaper aisles, it's worth double-checking that this is included. However, an adjustable lumbar support cushion is far more ergonomic as you'll be able to fit the chair perfectly to the curvature of your spine.

Materials
While the vast majority of cheaper chairs offer PU leather upholstery, picking up a softer material like the SoftWeave Fabric of the SecretLab Titan may not be preferable for all users. Double-check the breathability of the material you're choosing, whether it contains any meshed webbing to allow heat to dissipate, for example. These soft chairs usually come at a slight price premium but won't be for everybody, so we'd recommend testing one out in a store before jumping online on Black Friday.

Frame and base
The best way to judge the durability of your chosen chair is by looking at the frame and base. A steel frame and aluminum base are a good combination offering a durable build quality that will last you far longer than plastic. However, some cheaper chairs are still built with this plastic skeleton to keep costs low, and while you're paying less now, it will need to be replaced far sooner. 

Size
Make sure you're buying a gaming chair built for your size by checking the height and weight requirements of the base. Most mid-range and premium chairs lay out their height and weight recommendations, however, cheaper chairs sometimes forego a suggested height. In general, make sure your seat places you between 16 and 21 inches off the ground so that your feet are flat on the floor and your knees are at a 90-degree angle. 

How to find the best Black Friday gaming chair deals

Working out exactly what you need from your new seat will help you find the best Black Friday gaming chair deal for you. That means researching the options available and keeping a list of features that you won't be able to live without as well as specs that you could drop for a significantly lower price point.

That means considering the materials, adjustments, back style, additional cushions, height, weight allowance, and size of your perfect gaming chair and finding out what you can get for your cash today. From there, keeping an eye on prices in the lead-up to Black Friday gaming chair deals will be essential, as having this background knowledge will allow you to quickly spot a worthwhile deal once the pressure is on. 

Once you've found a deal, it's crucial to price check against other retailers. Things get pretty heated during the Black Friday weekend, and while bigger stores automatically price match their competitors, it's worth checking if you can find a cheaper price elsewhere or if other retailers are offering additional free gifts on top. 

However, we'll be doing all that for you right here. Once those Black Friday gaming chair deals do land, we'll be stocking this page with the best offers on the market, so be sure to bookmark and return once November starts kicking into gear. 

Will the increased demand affect this year's Black Friday gaming chair deals?

Not massively. Last year's prices bode well for the Black Friday gaming chair deals in 2021. However, it's worth noting that the landscape of last year's sales was slightly different. With such a surge in ergonomic office furniture following the pandemic, we didn't see too many gaming chair deals running throughout the course of the year.

Now that things have settled down and many are slowly returning to offices, we may find even lower prices on these items as demand lessens. In fact, SecretLab's 2020 models are already down to prices that rival last year's Black Friday gaming chair deals, with a range of models sitting at $359 across the US right now.

Not only are we expecting discounts to be heavier this year, but we're likely to return to a longer period of holiday sales as well. Adobe reports that the majority of retailers dropped their prices significantly at the start of Thanksgiving week last year, but before that, the entire discount season had been running since mid-October. A surge in online retail, and the delayed Amazon Prime Day, meant that retailers were pushing their end-of-year discounts all the way through Fall.

It paid off as well, with 2020's holiday season bringing retailers an estimated $188 billion worth of revenue across the period. Such success means it's likely we'll see a similar trend in 2021, so be ready to start crunching some numbers well before Black Friday weekend officially kicks off.

We've got everything you need to know about the Black Friday gaming chair deals in 2021 right here, with all our latest predictions and top tips on finding the best offers. Keep this page bookmarked because as soon as November rolls around, we'll be rounding up all the biggest discounts right here as well.

The 3 best gaming chairs to look for on Black Friday

Secretlab Titan best gaming chair at an angle on a white background

(Image credit: Secretlab)

Secretlab Titan

Best gaming chair for plush comfort

Dimensions: 29.5 x 27.5 x 57 inches (W x D x H) | Seat height: 19.5 - 23 inches (minimum to maximum) | Maximum load: 290 pounds

Extra-large seat
Adjustable, integrated lumbar support
High-quality design and construction
Limited height adjustment

The SecretLab Titan is almost always in the top 5 when it comes to picking the best gaming chair. It's not hard to see why. The racing seat-style design is far more subtle compared to other manufacturers so you can get away with using it as an office chair, too. Sure, it's a bit pricey, but you definitely get your money's worth with this one.

Corsair T3 Rush best gaming chair at an angle on a white background

(Image credit: Corsair)

Corsair T3 Rush

Understated beauty

Dimensions: 34.8 x 27.2 x 14.8 inches (W x D x H) | Seat height: 17.5 - 21 inches (minimum to maximum) | Maximum load: 264.5lbs

Affordable
Comfortable, plush support
Can support a surprisingly heavy load
Gaming aesthetic subdued
Frame is plastic, not metal
Wheels are also plastic and cheap looking

The Corsair T3 Rush lacks that over-the-top gamer design that can put off many from a purchase. In fact, it basically looks like any other computer chair out there. It's certainly a more premium one, though, and that comes through in just how comfortable it is. That's all thanks to the breathable soft fabric exterior, memory foam lumbar support and extremely customizable backrest position.

Razer Iskur best gaming chair at an angle on a white background

(Image credit: Razer)

Razer Iskur

A solid first effort

Dimensions: 66.55 x 74.55 x 137.11 cm (W × D × H) | Seat height (Minimum to maximum): 174 to 181 cm | Maximum load: Less than 136kg

Premium construction
Firm but comfortable
Built-in adjustable lumbar support
Not great for larger gamers
Can't sit cross-legged

This is Razer's first foray into the world of gaming chairs we're suitably impressed with it. It shies away from the RGB lighting displays of its other gaming peripherals and instead focuses on delivering a high-quality gaming throne with a solid and comfortable build that rounds out your Razer-filled set-up quite nicely.

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