Best Gaming Smart Lights 2022

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Smart lighting has certainly gone mainstream these days, as you see many home theater setups integrating colorful lights in the background that sync with movies and television shows. But did you know that your gaming experience can also be elevated with some smart lighting too? Some may require PC software integration or boxes that turn your consoles into amazing and stunning light shows. Here are some of the best gaming smart lights that you can buy!

Game on with the best gaming smart lights

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With these gaming smart lights, you're going to take your game to the next level. These lights will add the perfect ambiance to the room while you play your games, and some of them can react along to your game, giving it that extra touch. And if you're a streamer, these lights will definitely make your overall setup even cooler.

If you want some recommendations, we love the Nanoleaf Canvas Smarter Kit (opens in new tab) as it provides a stunning gaming experience when synced with Razer Chroma software. When you are not gaming, these panels are the life of the party with music sync, and each one is touch-sensitive, putting games like whack a mole on your walls! If you don't care about the touch sensitivity, then you should try the Nanoleaf Rhythm Edition Smarter Kit (opens in new tab), because the triangular shapes allow you to be even more creative with your design. Either way, Nanoleaf is top-notch when you want the best gaming smart lights.

If you prefer the comforts of your couch and a good old fashioned game console, then check the Philips Hue Play HDMI Sync Box (opens in new tab). This awesome plug and play accessory connects directly to your console, bringing any Philips Hue lights in your home to the gaming session.

Bryan M Wolfe
Staff Writer

Bryan M. Wolfe has written about technology for over a decade on various websites, including TechRadar, AppAdvice, and many more. Before this, he worked in the technology field across different industries, including healthcare and education. He’s currently iMore’s lead on all things Mac and macOS, although he also loves covering iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch. Bryan enjoys watching his favorite sports teams, traveling, and driving around his teenage daughter to her latest stage show, audition, or school event in his spare time. He also keeps busy walking his black and white cocker spaniel, Izzy, and trying new coffees and liquid grapes.