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 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, 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. This awesome plug and play accessory connects directly to your console, bringing any Philips Hue lights in your home to the gaming session.

Christine Chan

Christine Romero-Chan was formerly a Senior Editor for iMore. She has been writing about technology, specifically Apple, for over a decade at a variety of websites. She is currently part of the Digital Trends team, and has been using Apple’s smartphone since the original iPhone back in 2007. While her main speciality is the iPhone, she also covers Apple Watch, iPad, and Mac when needed.

When she isn’t writing about Apple, Christine can often be found at Disneyland in Anaheim, California, as she is a passholder and obsessed with all things Disney, especially Star Wars. Christine also enjoys coffee, food, photography, mechanical keyboards, and spending as much time with her new daughter as possible.