• Udit Agarwal

Best Gaming Headphones for PS4, PS5, Xbox and PC



Once you've got your gaming router needs covered, a good headset can make a big difference while gaming or streaming. Whether you like to get immersed in the game or to hear every footstep to know where your enemies are, choosing the right pair of gaming headphones best be part of your gaming checklist. While picking one, check out the overall quality, the comfort of wearing, analyze the sound, and also check the microphone sound quality. In case you don’t require a microphone, most wired audiophile headphones would be a good option to go with.


1. Astro A50 Gen 4 Wireless 2019

One of the best gaming headphones for PS4, PS5 and PC gaming is the Astro A50 Gen 4 Wireless. These headphones are very well-designed and have a comfortable over-ear fit that shouldn't cause fatigue during long gaming sessions. They have very low latency so that you won’t face any issues with your game audio being out of sync.


Their boom mic makes your voice sound clear, and it has an impressive noise handling performance, so if you're gaming with friends, you will be capable of hearing even if you're in a noisy environment. The default sound profile is very neutral, with a pinch of extra punch in the bass range that can enable to emphasized sound effects in action-packed games. If you love to experience a different sound, their app includes a graphic EQ and presets for sound customization.


2. Logitech G PRO X Wireless Lightspeed Gaming Headset

If you're looking for gaming headphones - best battery life being must - you may raise your hands for the Logitech G PRO X Wireless Lightspeed Gaming Headset. They are not as optimistic about noisy environments as the Astro A50 Gen 4 Wireless though - which has a better noise handling performance. The Lightspeed's battery provides about 24 hours of backup on continuous usage.


The default sound profile is neutral, with extra punch and boom in the bass range that can bring out sound effects in games. If you want to go for a different sound, it can also be customized via graphic EQ and presets on the app. Their mics are blessed with a great recording quality, and they facilitate a low latency connection via USB so that your game's audio and visuals are in sync while playing.


3. Astro A40 TR Headset + MixAmp Pro 2019

The Astro A40 TR Headset + MixAmp Pro are the best wired gaming headsets. You can utilize these headphones in either a PS4 or Xbox One variant. They also inherit a MixAmp, which offers controls like channel mixing, EQ presets, and volume as you start playing games.


Designed for pro gamers and content creators, these headphones are designed to ensure disturbance-free audio and durability. We'd recommend these in case you are looking for headphones to help your professional gaming or content creation needs.


4. SteelSeries Arctis 7 X Wireless

The SteelSeries Arctis 7X Wireless Headset is the best headset with Xbox Wireless as per our research. That doesn't stop it from being one of the best gaming headphones for PS4 and PS5 either. You can go for the XBox One version especially if you have an Xbox since they can get connected wirelessly to these consoles. Their USB dongle facilitates a low latency connection to give ease to audio-syncing issues while you game.


Their default sound profile is very boom-y. You could tweak their sound profile using a graphic EQ and some presets via the software that comes with it. Their battery life works for 23 hours on a single charge, so you don't need to recharge them too frequently. The mic delivers a great performance and is suitable for online gaming, even when not in a silent environment.


5. Razer Kaira Pro Wireless for Xbox


If you're seeking headphones with Bluetooth support as well as Xbox Wireless, you can go with the Razer Kaira Pro Wireless. Their default sound profile is not up to the mark as of the SteelSeries Arctis 7 X Wireless, but they're Bluetooth compatible, so you can stream audio calls with someone on your phone and can listen to game audio from your Xbox at the same time.


The app has graphic EQ and presets that can customize their sound profile. The mic has a great performance, and these headphones provide a low latency connection over non-Bluetooth wireless. They're also comfortable, well-built, and have a long battery life of about 19 hours on a single charge.




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