A headset can make the difference between victory and defeat during competition. Whether it’s a shooter, a MOBA, or any other kind of game, a player must have perfect sound to fully understand the situation at hand while enjoying flawless communication with teammates.
It is hard to say what the best headset on the market is because it depends on budget, user preference, and what expectations the user has. Despite the challenge, we made a list of seven headphones from which you can choose a headset according to your preferences.
Best gaming headsets: Budget and high-end
Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum
Since it is a wireless model, many of you will say that the sound quality will be affected mid-game, but this model has passed this test easily and proved that it can maintain high sound quality in any condition. Pro-G audio drivers provide high-quality sound playback. This product is very reliable and takes gaming to a new level as it can run on any device. It will give you an extraordinary experience irrespective of the device on which you play: a computer or a console, or just listening to music on your smartphone.
The design is very attractive. The headset comes in two models: the standard black edition or the limited edition white pair. Both have customizable RGB LEDs which offer you a palette of over 16 million colors. The headset is equipped with three customizable buttons, as well.
You can connect the headset to three different devices so you will never have to interrupt the gameplay to answer the phone. You can do this by connecting the device to your phone and setting up call answering to one of the buttons.
Communicating with your teammates will be particularly clear not only because incoming sound quality will be high-quality, but you will also be heard very well thanks to its built-in microphone. This model has been specially designed for long gaming sessions because the material that covers it allows air to circulate and it fits on any ear.
Razer Man O’War
This headset runs on a 2.4 GHz lag free technology with 50mm Neodymium magnets that achieve perfect sound playback for a great user experience. This device has a 12-meter range, a distance that can be extended by 2 meters with an ultra compact wireless USB adapter with a long lasting battery. On a single charge, you can enjoy up to seven days of continuous operation, so you can see how it is specifically designed for long LAN session friends or for long competitions.
Communicating with teammates will be particularly clear thanks the microphone placed on the left cup that can be placed in an optimal position for the user. The headset comes with a LED that lights up when the microphone is off.
The device comes equipped with buttons for setting the speaker and microphone volume without an external software for configuration or display messages during gameplay. You can customize the color of the LEDs choosing from a palette of over 16 million colors to be similar to the design and the colors of your system.
The headset is compatible with PC, Mac and PS4.
SteelSeries Siberia 840
This is long0awaited model because it represents an improvement of its predecessor, the Model Siberia 800. It was created to fulfill the slogan “World’s Best Wireless Gaming Headset” and received positive feedback from many buyers.
This model comes with advanced features such as a lag-free wireless connection, a transmitter with an OLED display, on-ear controls, a microphone and Bluetooth connectivity.
The lag between the gameplay and the sound is removed thanks to the continuous frequency-hopping technology and the 40mm Neodymium magnets. The Bluetooth feature lets user chat with teammates or friends through its mobile devices. Gamers can also make calls and play music without taking off the headset. You also do not have to interrupt the gameplay anymore to check the headset settings because the transmission box of this device comes equipped with an OLED screen that will show in real time all the specs you need.
Its battery last 20 hours and the device comes equipped with two lithium-ion batteries.The spare battery charges inside the transmission box, so there will be never be a moment when the battery is low.
It is very comfortable because of the memory foam material that perfectly fit the user’s ear and allows air to circulate.
This is a modern device that can be ordered from the official SteelSeries website for $350.
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