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2021 mobile gaming gift guide: The best gifts for iOS and Android

2021 mobile gaming gift guide: The best gifts for iOS and Android

2021 mobile gaming gift guide: The best gifts for iOS and Android

The holiday shopping season is already here. It may be time for you to start thinking about getting gifts for the people in your life that love to play games on mobile devices, instead of on the living couch or bedroom. Mobile devices are more powerful than ever and they can play some truly impressive games. Having the ability to play games directly on a smartphone or streaming over the internet means more people can have access to more games. This guide will help you choose the best gifts for those who love playing games on the go.

Polygon’s 2021 mobile gaming gift guide will share our top picks for the best games, accessories, and hardware for iOS and Android devices. This buying guide has recommendations for all price ranges, so you’ll be able to find gifts on any budget. Choose between our favorite devices, add-ons, subscription services, audio gear, and more.

What are you looking for?


Controllers


Accessories


Audio


Subscriptions


Hardware

How much do you want to spend?


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$


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Apple Arcade, $4.99/mo

Get 200+ games and more with no ads and no in-app purchases right on your Apple devices with this subscription.

Lightning to 3.5mm, $7.99

Most Apple mobile devices don’t have a headphone jack, so if you want to plug in wired headphones, you’ll need this adapter.

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