If you consider yourself to be a serious PlayStation 4 gamer, you will know that a quality headset can make a significant difference to your gaming experience.
A quality headset will allow you to experience and appreciate every sonic detail, maintain crystal clear lines of communication with your teammates, and rest comfortably on your head for hours as you immerse yourself in your preferred virtual reality.
The 10 Best Selling PS4 Gaming Headsets:
- 50MM DRIVER DELIVERS SURROUND SOUND. Whether you're immersed in God of War or want to hear your enemies motion in Fortnite, PUBG or CS:GO, wearing a professional gaming headset does matter. With a...
- ERGONOMIC DESIGN & PREMIUM MATERIAL. Gamers usually play games for many hours, so the comfort is also a key factor when choosing a Xbox one headset. We have tested our headsets for many years on...
- MULTIPLE PLATFORM COMPATIBILITY. This gaming headset with a 3.5mm audio jack is compatible with PC, PS4 controller, Xbox One controller(Please be noted about that: For xbox one controller 1537, a...
- A Headset for Gamers: Experience everything from the big booms to whisper quiet warnings in stunning 7.1 virtual surround sound and chat with friends through the hidden, noise canceling microphones
- With the Headset Companion App, download custom audio modes created exclusively for PlayStation 4 systems by developers that are specifically tuned to enhance the audio in your favorite games
- Stylish comfort: slip into comfort you can Enjoy for hours and a look you can take anywhere. Further customize your look by swapping out the removable faceplates for something more your style
- Upgraded surrounding Stereo Bass - our PS4 headset with the high power 40mm neodymium magnets drivers you can be better to make out the direction from which the sound is coming like the gun fire...
- noise Cancellation microphone & one key mute - Microphone is with 120 degree range of motion easy to reach and retract transmits high quality communication with its premium noise cancelling feature...
- incomparable comfort - The over-ear close-back design with breathable protein over-ear pads Retractable head beam flexible and fit headband easily adjustable head beam All these are not just for a...
- 3D surround sound and deep bass - high-intensity 50mm speaker drivers gives you the ultimate immersive experience, bringing you vivid sound field, sound clarity, shock feeling sound, perfect for...
- noise resection microphone and ONE key mute - Be excellent PS4 headset with Omni-directional & flexible microphone enables you to communicate clearly while you are in a game, can pick up sounds with...
- ergonomic design and easy volume adjustment - lightweight design and memory protein earmuffs provide maximum comfort and individual fit allow for long gaming sessions without fatigue. And provide...
- TRUE SURROUND SOUND EFFECT FOR IMMERSIVE GAMING EXPERIENCE. RUNMUS gaming headset adopt superior 50mm audio drivers combined with advanced audio techniques. It delivers quality simulated surround...
- ERGONOMIC DESIGN & LIGHTWEIGHT MATERIAL FOR ALL-DAY COMFORT. Using self-adjusting padding headband & all-cover ear cups with soft memory foam, RUNMUS gaming headset presents the ultra-comfortable...
- MULTI-PLATFORM COMPATIBILITY FOR PLUG AND PLAY. RUNMUS gaming headset works on PS4, PS3 (Adapter needed), PS vita, PSP, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch (audio), Nintendo New 3DS LL/3DS (audio), Nintendo 3DS...
- IMMERSIVE 3D GAMING SOUND & EXHILARATING GAMEPLAY: Muffled sound will cause bad gaming experience. It’s important for gamer to hear footsteps and distant gunshots from different direction in...
- FLEXIBLE NOISE CANCELLATION BOOM MIC: Designed for people who suffer from the annoying keyboard noises and other background sound, Beexcellent headsets accurately pick up your voice and differentiate...
- ERGONOMIC SOFT EARMUFF+ADJUSTABLE HEADBAND+LIGHTWEIGHT: Many people complain that wearing headphones for a long time will hurt their ears. Beexcellent headset shape are designed to naturally fit the...
- 【Top-notch audio quality】50mm neodymium driver in each ear cup built into the RUNMUS gaming headset delivers virtual 7. 1 surrounding sound right into your ears. Hear your games come alive in ways...
- 【Supremely comfortable & Glaring RGB light】Large over-ear earcups that are finished in a soft leather feel to provide long lasting comfort. You’ll find yourself being able to wear this ps4...
- 【Wide application with 3. 5mm plug】Multiple platforms compatibility is offered that allows you to use RUNMUS gaming headphones with the PS4, Xbox One X/S, PC, Nintendo Switch(Audio), Nintendo new...
- 100 percent wireless : the included wireless USB adapter uses Smart channel hopping Technology for a best in class wireless game and chat audio experience; Nintendo Switch: Wireless compatibility...
- Turtle Beach Virtual Surround Sound : Experience powerfully immersive surround sound audio for your games, movies and music on PS4
- High quality audio a bigger speaker delivers better quality audio, and the stealth 600 features large, powerful 50 millimeter speakers to delivery crisp highs and deep, thundering lows
- Durability: The A10 Headset features durable headband anodized aluminum wrapped in a damage resistant polycarbonate blend so your headset will withstand wins, losses, and everything in between
- Comfort: Extended comfort memory foam ear-cushions keep you from fatigue so you can play as long as you want in complete comfort
- Communication: With the omnidirectional mic featuring flip-up mute functionality and in-line Volume Control, you and your teammates will always hear each other clearly and accurately
- 【Professional Gaming Headphones】High power 50MM neodymium magnets drivers, provide you immersive gaming experience, you can hear every subtle sound like footsteps, Wind and gunshot. Best gaming...
- 【Noise Cancelling Microphone】Onmidirectional sensitive microphone with noise isolation tech for enhanced voice quality and reduces ambient noise, to pick up your voice clearly and loudly. easily...
- 【Built for Comfort】Our Xbox One PS4 headset is suitable for different head shapes. Lightweight design, breathable protein over-ear pads, flexible headband with thickening pads, provide you with a...
The 10 Best PS4 Gaming Headsets:
Below we’ve reviewed and detailed the top 10 PS4 gaming headsets that will help enrich your gaming experience for the years to come:
Created exclusively for PlayStation, the Gold Wireless Stereo Headset comes with custom audio modes that provide amazing depth and audio clarity (7.1 virtual surround sound), allowing PS4 games to sound exactly like they should.
The Headset Companion App allows you to download custom game modes that are specifically calibrated to enhance the audio in your favourite games. With the hidden noise-canceling microphone, you can communicate with your teammates easily.
The comfortable Gold Wireless Stereo Headset is available in stylish jet black or gray-blue, allowing you to further customize your look by swapping out the removable faceplates. It is also compatible with a home computer (wireless) and your PS Vita system or other mobile devices via the included 3.5-millimeter audio cable.
HyperX Cloud is the official headset for professional gaming organizations like Team Liquid and SK-Gaming – evidence of its Swedish designers’ commitment to providing an elite gaming experience at a relatively affordable price.
It comes equipped with comfortable memory foam ear pads and interchangeable ear cups that accommodate varying sound profiles and different texture options.
Its 53mm drivers make HiFi capable, delivering low, mid and high tones in crystal clear clarity while its enhanced bass-reproduction allows for an even more immersive gaming experience. You can easily detach the premium microphone when you listen to music or take a break from gaming.
Weighing only 11.2 ounces, the SADES SA708 rests comfortably on your head as it provides a superior sound quality, allowing you to appreciate all the subtle sonic variances that are part of your gaming experience. It comes with a soft leather padding that protects your ears and head from pressure, thus helping you sit through marathon gaming sessions.
It comes with EMI/RFI shielding, which prevents electromagnetic/radio-frequency interference and ensures an uninterrupted gaming experience.
The sleek, futuristic black and blue design also provides valuable visual appeal, while the retractable and omnidirectional microphone allows you to communicate clearly and easily with your teammates.
The SADES SA708 is also compatible with PCs, Macs, iPhones and smartphones.
While it was officially licensed for the Xbox One, the Turtle Beach Recon 50X also works with PS4s, PCs, Macs and mobile/tablet devices. It offers a sleek green-on-black, lightweight design with synthetic leather-wrapped ear-cups that promise complete comfort over long gaming hours.
The in-line controls are conveniently placed, allowing you to mute the microphone and adjust the volume controls with ease.
The large 40mm Neodymium speakers provide crystal-clear stereo sound, capturing both high and low volume sound effects. You can use the high-sensitivity adjustable boom microphone for in-game and online chat, remove it when using the headset to listen to music or watching movies.
As its futuristic design suggests, the Afterglow Kral is a high-performance headset from Performance Designed Products, designed for use with the PlayStation 4. (It is also compatible with PC/Mac and mobile devices).
It features rich plush ear cups, anatomically-contoured polyurethane ear pads, thick padding on the headband and a metal adjustment band for extra comfort for prolonged gaming sessions.
You can easily find all the controls on the back of the left ear cup, and adjust the headband for the optimum fit. You can communicate with your teammates easily via the flexible, noise-canceling microphone with audio monitoring.
The ASTRO Gaming wireless A50 Headset allows you to enjoy a gaming experience backed by Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound – KleerNet’s strongest 5.8Ghz solution promises the please even the most demanding audiophile.
You can expect to hear even the most discrete sound details – like an enemy’s footstep or a distant gunshot – with precise clarity. The same auditory excellence can be expected when listening to music or watching movies.
You can wear your Astros around your neck pro-style clamp them on your head for hours: the superior materials fit, over-ear cushions and in-line microphone controls allow for hours of gaming in ultimate comfort. It is also compatible with the Xbox 360, a PS3, a PC, or a mobile platform.
Sennheiser is invested in delivering a pristine quality audio experience, and the GAME ONE headset promises exceptional sound clarity and accuracy via Sennheiser’s model specific transducer technology (50-ohm). T
he noise-canceling microphone provides crystal clear conversations and automatically mutes when the boom arm is raised.
The GAME ONE headset boasts a lightweight design that comes equipped with intuitive, integrated volume control (conveniently located on the right ear cup) and comfort-plush XXL velvet ear pads that will let your skin breathe – and an open-back design that will keep your head cool. It is available in a sleek black or white design.
It comes with a two-year warranty when purchased from an authorized Sennheiser dealer.
Engineered for the competitive intensity of e-sports and endorsed by the ESL (Electronic Sports League, the world’s largest e-sports company), The Plantronics RIG 500E is a pioneering headset that was developed via years of collaboration with professional gamers.
It provides exceptional 24-bit audio quality (7.1 Dolby Technology and surround sound) and flexibility and is suited for both intense training sessions and high-stakes tournaments.
Its’ flexible, durable frame, vented and isolating earcups and self-adjusting headband also allow for maximum comfort, preventing fatigue from long hours of gaming. The swappable components allow you to configure the RIG 500E for a specific game, further optimizing your performance.
The RazerManO’War is powered by gaming grade lag-free 2.4 GHz wireless technology with a 12+2 meter range capability, allowing you to experience every sonic detail via high-performance 50-millimeter Neodymium magnet drivers and immersive 7.1 surround sound. With a single charge, you can experience up to a week of wireless gameplay (2 hours per day) or 14 hours continuous play on a single charge.
The retractable digital microphone and Quick Action Controls on the ear cup allow you to communicate effectively with your teammates. The retractable digital microphone equipped with an optimized algorithm for exceptional voice reproduction, easily surpassing the capabilities of traditional analog microphones.
The Siberia 800 SteelSeries promises an unparalleled audio experience with a lag free and low latency headset that features three Dolby surround sound technologies. The closed-back earcups provided exceptional accuracy, clarity, and detail on virtually all gaming platforms.
Meanwhile, the memory-foam ear cushions and smooth headband padding surfaces ensure maximum comfort. You can easily control the volume and toggle menu options via the click wheel on the ear cup and communicate with your teammates via the retractable, directional microphone.
The Siberia 800 SteelSeries is available in seven sleek colors: black, white, Alchemy Gold, Forged Red, Gaia Green, Proton Yellow, and Sakura Purple.
Whether you plan to game as a hobby or as a profession, you will surely be able to enhance your gaming experience and improve your scores by opting for one of the PS4 gaming headsets on this list.
Each has been designed with serious attention to sound quality, user comfort and visual aesthetics – a perfect prospective accomplice for some record-breaking game scores and winning streaks.
PS4 Headset Compatibility Table
|Afterglow Dolby 5.1||$200||YES||YES||YES||YES|
|Audio Technica AD700x||YES|
|Audio Technica ATH-M50||YES|
|Audio Technica ATH-AG1||$300||YES|
|Audio Technica ATH-ADG1||$300||YES|
|Beats Studio Wireless||YES||YES||YES|
|Bose Noise Cancelling|
|Bowers & Wilkins P3||$160||Yes|
|Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D||$150||YES|
|Creative Tactic3D Sigma||$90||YES||YES|
|HD One Headphones|
|iPod Headphones||Pack in – $79||YES|
|Klipsch Image One||Discontinued||YES|
|Koss Pro DJ100||$80||YES|
|Mad Catz F.R.E.Q 7||$200||YES|
|PS4 Stock Headset||N/A||YES|
|PS Vita Headset||N/A||YES|
|Polk 4 Shot||$159||YES|
|Sony Pulse Elite||$149||YES||YES|
|Steel Series Siberia V2 Frost blue||$99||YES|
|Superlux HD-681 Evo + Zalman ZM MIC1||$31 + $8||Adapter|
|Tritton AX 180||$70||YES|
|Tritton AX 720||$150||YES|
|Tritton AX Pro|
|Turtle Beach Ear Force Delta||$300||Yes|
|Turtle Beach Ear Force PLa||$40||Yes|
|Turtle Beach Ear Force Seven||$280||Yes|
|TurtleBeach Elite 800||$300||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Turtle Beach PS22||YES|
|Turtle Beach P11||$60||Yes|
|Turtle Beach PX4||$150||YES||Yes||YES|
|Turtle Beach PX5||$250||Adapter||Yes|
|Turtle Beach PX21||$60||Yes||YES|
|Turtle Beach X12||$60||Yes|
|Turtle Beach XP7||$280||Yes|
|Turtle Beach Spectre||YES||YES|
|V_Moda Crossfade LP||YES|
The updated table is available here – http://www.reddit.com/r/PS4/wiki/headsets
This post has been updated for 2016 and 2017.
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