There are pretty much only upsides to having a good gaming headset. Whether you want to hear the audio quality of your games more clearly because your TV speakers leave something to be desired, or you’re just trying to avoid disturbing whoever else is living with you, it isn’t difficult to find a situation where a nice headset improves your gaming experience.
But what are the best gaming headsets? Like with most pieces of gaming hardware, the amount of choices offered to consumers when it comes it buying one cannot be overstated. With loads of brands making a wide range of headsets that land all over the price spectrum, it’s easy to get overwhelmed, and even discouraged from getting one at all. Read more…
BEST FOR WIRELESS
SteelSeries Arctis Pro
Packed with premium features and boasting 2.4G lossless audio, the SteelSeries is a top-of-the-line wireless gaming headset.
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BEST FOR CUSTOM AUDIO MODES
A totally competent wireless device that brings two standout things to the table: custom audio modes and 3D audio support.
BEST FOR COMFORT
Razer Nari Ultimate
Although some say the sound quality could be better, the Razer Nari Ultimate headset reigns supreme when it comes to long-lasting comfort.
BEST FOR WIRED
Logitech G PRO X
The Logitech G Pro X has a great suite of features, including a Blue Voice microphone and EQ profiles, and is built exceptionally well.
BEST FOR BATTERY
Sennheiser GSP 370
Long gaming sessions need long battery life, and the Sennheiser GSP 370 has exactly that (as well as other great features that make it a worthy purchase).
BEST FOR LOW BUDGETS
HyperX Cloud Stinger
Exceeds expectations for being a budget device, with enhanced comfort, intuitive audio controls, and a convenient mic setup.
BEST FOR NOISE-CANCELLATION
Turtle Beach Stealth 700
Immersion and active noise-cancellation are the names of the game with the Turtle Beach Stealth 700s.