August 17, 2022

A good headset can transform your gaming experience, allowing you the sound quality you won’t get from your TV’s speakers while enabling you to communicate with other players easily. As a bonus, headsets keep your gaming sessions quiet if you’re sharing a space, and they look pretty awesome. We’ve rounded up several choices depending on your priorities and budget. 

Now, if you’re in the market for one of the best PS5 headsets, we’ve got you covered on that front too.

Fantastic headsets for an older but great console

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The best headset overall

SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Gaming Headset

Affordable, stylish, and impeccable audio

Reasons to buy






Great audio quality


24-hour battery life


ClearCast retractable microphone


Customization software


Additional 3.5mm cable included

Reasons to avoid

7.1 surround sound only on PC

Adjustable ChatMix for PC only