If there is a family member on the shopping list who loves to play games, they’ll need all of the essentials to make the most out of their gaming setup. A keyboard and mouse are crucial in getting a gaming setup operational, but a high-quality gaming headset can take things to another level.
To help get started with holiday shopping and Cyber Monday, here is a list of gaming headsets that are ideal for competitive gamers and casual fans alike.
Logitech G PRO X Wireless Lightspeed Gaming Headset
This durable headset from Logitech G is wireless and has an advanced Pro-G 50-millimeter driver that provides clear and precise audio, which can help gain a competitive edge. The headset is also comfortable. It has soft memory foam earpads that make streaming for long hours comfortable. It’s also console-compatible.
Why We Recommend
20 hours of battery life
Durable headset made with aluminum yokes and a steel headband
Compatible with PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch
Sony WH-XB910N Extra BASS Noise Cancelling Headphones
The Sony WH-XB910N is a dual noise-canceling headset that is built for comfort and longevity. These headphones are wireless and charge in minutes. They also have Alexa voice control if someone in the home wants to merge their gaming system with their Amazon ecosystem.
While they’re not quite a headset, Samsung earbuds work just as well. These earbuds include Bluetooth and a wireless charging case. Samsung’s Galaxy Buds Plus can last for up to 11 hours of music listening on a single charge. The earbuds can also isolate the user from distraction, or they can activate Ambient Aware2 to turn on their surroundings.
Sennheiser built this headset for durability and comfort. The headset has an over-the-ear, open-back design. The earpads are padded with velour that is comfortable for long streams and listening to music.
JBL is known for its high-quality sound. These gaming headsets can be used for Xbox, Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Mac or PC. They are wired yet comfortable. The earpads contain memory foam covered with PU leather. The JBL Quantum 100 is affordable and perfect for long streams and listening to music.
This Corsair headset uses an immersive 7.1 surround sound that can be used not only for gaming but for listening to music. The earpads contain memory foam for added comfort, which makes long streams for gamers comfortable. Compatible with PCs, PS4, and PS5.
Apple’s AirPods Pros are not exactly for gaming, but they are ideal for listening to anything from podcasts to competitive gaming. These AirPods are noise-canceling as well as sweat and water-resistant. They are also easy to set up with other Apple devices.
Why We Recommend
Wireless charging case
Three sizes of silicone tips for a customizable fit
This HyperX headset is not only affordable but is also compatible with PC, PS4, PS5, Nintendo Switch, and more. The Cloud Alpha is wired, features a noise-canceling microphone, and comfortable earpads.