16 Jul 2021 2:23 PM +00:00

Best PS5 Headset 2021: What are the best gaming headsets for PS5?

The PS5 brings with it some seriously impressive enhancements with graphics, but if you want to get the most out of next-gen audio, then you'll need to bag yourself the best headset.

Sure, the Pulse 3D may sound like the obvious contender, but there's actually much more to it than you would think.

Which do you go for PS5 3D Audio vs Dolby Atmos, do you actually need 3D audio to get a quality experience with PS5...and what PS5 games can you experience 3D audio with?

We're on hand to demystify as much as possible, and share our top picks for all budgets, uses, and tastes.

So whethr you're going for one of Razer's best, the Razer Kraken TE, or want to go all-in with a premium wireless headset like the Astro A50, we've got you covered right here.

READ MORE: PS5 Audio Guide - Everything You Need To Know!

Best PS5 Headsets

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Best PS5 Headset Mid-Range: Razer BlackShark V2

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Brand: Razer | Colour: Black | Connectivity: Wired 3.5mm audio jack / USB DAC | Form Factor: Over-Ear | Drivers: 50mm | Item weight: 1.25 Pounds

The Razer BlackShark V2 is a good choice for PS5 for a number of reasons.

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It boasts large titanium 50mm drivers which can deliver on highs, mids, and lows, which means you'll be getting a seriously immersive experience when playing a wide variety of games.

Of course, Razer delivers when it comes to comfort too with the familiar cooling gel-infused ear cushions there to keep you from getting too hot, even on the longest gaming stints.

It also features a detachable hyper clear mic, so you can keep up comms with teammates effectively!

Best PS5 Headset for Powerful Audio: Turtle Beach Recon 200 White Amplified Gaming Headset

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Brand: Turtle Beach | Colour: White | Connectivity: Wired, 3.5mm audio jack | Form Factor: Over-Ear | Drivers: 40mm | Item weight: 1.1 Pounds

If you're looking for some serious stopping power, then it makes sense to go for a headset specifically designed for the job.

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The Turtle Beach Recon 200 has Powerful Amplified Audio, essentially rechargeable battery-powered amplification, which is perfect for adding even more immersion to your gaming experience.

You'll have to charge this headset to use it, but the good news is that it has a whopping 12 hours playtime!

Best PS5 Headset Under 50: HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset

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Brand: HyperX | Colour: Black | Connectivity: Wired, 3.5mm audio jack | Form Factor: Over-Ear | Drivers: 50mm | Item weight: 300g

This HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset is great value at under £50, one of the best budget headsets around.

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Standout features include its lightweight design and 90 Degree rotating ear cups. Substantially sized 50mm directional drivers also feature, making it an excellent addition to multiplayer gaming.

HyperX signature memory foam, intuitive volume control, and a swivel to mute microphone function make this headset super easy to control on the fly!

Best PS5 Headset Premium - SteelSeries Arctis 7, Wireless Gaming Headset

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Brand: SteelSeries | Colour: Black | Connectivity: Wireless | Form Factor: Over-Ear | Drivers: 50mm | Item weight: 353g | Battery Life: 24h+

This SteelSeries Arctis 7 Wireless Gaming Headset is a fantastic choice for PS5.

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Get the ultimate freedom with wireless gaming, combined with the SteelSeries standard for rich detailed sound and brilliant bass.

Well made, durable, and might-fine looking too!

Best PS5 Headset Wireless - Astro A50 Wireless Gaming Headset

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Brand: ASTRO Gaming | Colour: Black | Connectivity: Wireless | Form Factor: Over-Ear | Drivers: 40mm | Item weight: 380g | Battery Life: 15h+

There is no other word for it, the Astro A50 headset is a beast. Astro consistently makes some of the best headsets for competitive gaming, this is no exception.

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This slick headset boasts immersive gameplay every time thanks to the power of Dolby audio and Astro’s own Audio V2 tech, plus it offers a 15-hour battery life and includes a charging station so your headset will always be primed for play.

A must-have for wireless fans. 

Best Official PS5 Headset - Pulse 3D Headset for PS5 

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Brand: Sony PlayStation | Colour: White / Black| Connectivity: Wireless / Wired | Form Factor: Over-Ear | Drivers: 40mm | Item weight: 295g | Battery Life: 12h+

Let's get the most obvious choice out of the way early, the official headset for PS5, the Pulse 3D. As with a lot of stock for PS5 accessories, these also were fairly challenging to get a hold of, so do remember to keep up the search or follow @GfinityDealsUK for stock updates, or check in our official PS5 Accessories guide right here.

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This headset is designed to take advantage of the new audio enhancements to the PS5. It offers rich stereo and surround sound, but also has 3D Tempest AudioTech support. 

There are loads of other options to go for, however for right now, this would be a great call for most PS5 owners.

Best PS5 Headset for Comfort - Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 Wireless

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Brand: Turtle Beach | Colour: Black | Connectivity: Wireless | Form Factor: Over-Ear | Drivers: 50mm | Item weight: 784.71g | Battery Life: 20h

Sound isn't the only factor on the agenda, however, we should say that the Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2 is up there with the best. The 50mm nano clear speakers produce some crystal clear sound that's for sure.

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But where this headset really stands out is its cooling gel-infused, memory foam ear cushions, which are perfect for those 'just one more game' situations, of which we imagine there will be many!

Amazing design, quality sound, and all-in-all a great choice for PS5. The official Turtle Beach Stealth headset stand is a must-have if you want something to hold this beauty!

Best PS5 Headset Under 100 - Razer Kraken Tournament Edition

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Brand: Razer | Colour: Black | Connectivity: Wired, 3.5mm Audio Jack/ USB | Form Factor: Over-Ear | Drivers: 50mm | Item weight: 322g |

The Razer Kraken Tournament Edition is an awesome choice for PS5, one of the best headsets from Razer, especially if you're looking to spend under £100. 

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This particular headset is built with competitive play in mind, meaning that it can actually lend you a slight advantage when playing games that require highly focussed hearing to survive.

Use your hearing to its full effect with this amazing headset, and enjoy a crystal clear mic for team talk also!

Best PS5 Headset Mid-Range - Sennheiser GSP 300 Closed Acoustic Gaming Headset

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Brand: Razer | Colour: Black/ Blue | Connectivity: Wired, 3.5mm Audio Jack/ USB | Form Factor: Over-Ear | Drivers: 40mm | Item weight: 362.87g |

This mid-range headset ticks a fair few boxes when it comes to using it for PS5 and is a good choice if audio quality is high up on your list. 

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The Sennheiser GSP 300 Closed Acoustic Gaming Headset has a 'down to business' design that could hit the right notes with the more serious gamers out there, or perhaps those who'd prefer to stay clear of the RGB train.

Detailed audio and amazing accuracy (when it comes to direction) are perfect for adding immersion into your gaming experience. They also boast an impressive mic too.

So there are our best headsets for PS5 right now, but as mentioned, the best is certainly yet to come and we're looking forward to updating our list with all the latest as they come out! Be sure to check back in with us.

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