Take a moment to imagine your perfect gaming setup. We reckon you’ve got a really comfortable chair, plenty of drinks and snacks, and maybe some moody lighting. You’ll also have your console and controller of choice, obviously.
You might also have imagined a quality gaming headset, and for this we applaud you. The gaming headset is so often forgotten about, and that’s a shame because these devices make such a difference.
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The right gaming headset can really complete your gaming setup, providing a level of immersion that just isn’t possible without incredible sound and music. Whether it’s the intense moments in Call of Duty or the epic soundtrack of Final Fantasy, a headset can pull you deeper into the world you’re exploring on the screen.
The good news is that there are absolutely loads of gaming headsets available to purchase, with models to consider from top brands like SteelSeries, Turtle Beach, and Logitech. The bad news is that it can be difficult to find the right headset for you with so much on offer. This is where we can help you out.
We have tracked down a selection of the very best headsets to suit every gamer and every budget, with something for your PC, PS4, and Xbox One. We’ve checked out specs, features, and reviews to give you a clear idea of what headset is best suited to you and your needs.
These are the best gaming headsets in 2020.
BEST FOR AUDIO
SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless
Premium high-resolution speakers reproduce a full frequency range with impressive clarity.
BEST FOR PC
Turtle Beach Elite Atlas Aero
The ultimate high-performance wireless headset for PC gamers.
BEST FOR PS4
Sony PlayStation 4 Platinum Wireless
This headset offers 3D Audio technology, enhanced surround sound, and a host of premium gaming audio features.
BEST FOR XBOX ONE
Microsoft Xbox One Stereo
This headset is a great option for any Xbox loyalists.
BEST FOR COMFORT
Delivers an impressive sonic experience with a comfortable and tight fit.
BEST FOR WEIGHT
HyperX Cloud Stinger
The ideal headset for gamers looking for lightweight comfort and convenience.