Holiday Gift Guide: Top 5 Gaming Headsets

When it comes to shopping for a decent gaming headset, that will offer great audio quality, and having a comfortable design for those long gaming sessions as well as a reliable microphone, so when you and your team are playing, they will be able to hear your set-ups.

With so many Gaming Headsets on the market, it can be tough trying to pick the one you feel will be the best Edition to your setup. I’ve gathered up the Top 5 Gaming Headsets you should checkout this hoilday season.

Turtle Beach Recon Camo

The Recon Camo comes with a Vintage Camouflage Design that celebrates the release of the new Call of Duty game, World War II. The Recon Camo doesn’t just offer a great design, it also has comfort. The rugged Recon has a thick, frame wrapped with breathable fabric around the headband and ear cushions, giving you the best comfort for long time gaming. The Recon also offers players high-quality 50mm speakers, this gives players a deeper and more immersive sound that is clear.

Turtles Beach Mic allows for a crystal clear chat, your friends will no longer need you to yell into the mic, and if you are using the headsets to watch a movie—the mic can be removed. You also have Convenient in-line controls, making it easier for you to control your volume and mic without having to look away from the screen. Yes, the Recon is for the Xbox One, but with the 3.5mm jack that comes with it—you can use the headset for your PC, Mac, Mobile/Tablet devices.

Price: $69.95.

LogitechG G433

Logitech G has partnered with DTS to bring players a 7.1 Surround Sound positional audio. This means the G433 accurate reflects the in-game environment, this will help players during their match—you can now hear where you enemies are coming from, before seeing them. The company also has their own drivers. The Pro-G driver are made with advanced hybrid-mesh materials, these materials are also combined with their audio profiles, this will provide gamers with rich, booming bass and cinematic sounds.

The G433 may look heavy, but looks can be deceiving. Logitech used their sports-mesh for the ear pads to give you long-lasting comfort, but they also used it to make sure the headset stays on firmly. The boom mic is also detachable, allowing you to use to have that surround sound quality while on-the-go.

Price: $99.99

Plantronics RIG 400LX

The Plantronics RIG 400XL comes equipment with Dolby Atmos, which heightens your sense of awareness in the game. The 400LX comes with a thick padding on the headband, with the same padding around the ear cups. You can now take full advantage of the power of Dolby Atmos in your games with the included pre-paid activation code for Xbox One and Windows 10.

The 400XL comes with 40 mm high-sensitivity drivers that deliver crisp, powerful sound. You also have three different EQ settings such as; Boost Bass, Mid-Range and High frequencies. You also have the self-adjusting headband provides a comfortable and stable fit so you can play longer.

The Dual analog control wheels with clear min/max audio settings mean no distractions or pauses for on-screen menus. You can control the volume plus game and chat balance or choose the independent mode to control game and chat levels independently. Connects directly to your Xbox One wireless controller.

Price: $99.99

Sennheiser GSP 303 Need For Speed Edition

The new GSP 303 Need For Speed Edition headset features a pair of ultra-comfortable XL memory foam ear pads for a best-in-class acoustic seal, as well as a broadcast quality noise-canceling microphone. The GSP 303 also offers players Sennheiser’s trademark clarity, along with a bass-enhanced soundstage that delivers realistic gaming experience.

The aviation-inspired split headband reduces pressure for enhanced comfort, means that you can play a one-hour session or an eight-hour session with ease. You also have an easy to reach volume wheel on the right and the microphone, situated on the left hand side, mutes automatically when raised so the user is always in control of the audio.

Price: $99.95

A20 Wireless Headset

The Astro A20 will allow gamers to experience audio exactly as developers intended with Astro Audio. Astro Audio delivers amplified stereo sound and 40mm driver audio fidelity tuned specifically for players looking for that competitive edge. The A20’s are perfect to travel with, since the company made sure to build the A20,s with
damage-resistant materials, giving gamers one less thing to worry about.

You will also have access to the Astro Command Center software, which allows you to tune every input and output parameter including mic level adjustments. Create custom EQ modes that best fit your needs. The A20’s also offer gamers up to 15+ hours of battery life.

Price: $149.99