The Best Gaming Headsets Released in 2018

Posted on Monday, December 10 2018 @ 17:34 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
You can spend plenty of cash on a top game build or console, but the only way to have a truly immersive recreational gaming experience is to get a top quality gaming headset.

We have tested multiple brands across a variety of price points and have decided on these 5 gaming headsets as the best releases of 2018. The smart gamers are adding one of these to their Christmas wish lists as we speak!

SteelSeries Arctis 7
  • Compatibility: PS4, Xbox One, PC, Mobile
  • Frequency Response: 18Hz – 23K Hz

    The flawless wireless functionality is just one of the amazing features offered by the SteelSerie4s Arctis 7.

    Not only is it aesthetically pleasing, but it boasts excellent sound, a wide range of customisable features, and an innovative headband which ensures a perfect fit for every gamer.

    You can even connect your Arctis 7 headset to your mobile phone via a 3.5mm audio cable and no matter your chosen gaming platform, this headset will not disappoint.

    HyperX Cloud Alpha
  • Compatibility: PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch, Mobile
  • Frequency Response: 13Hz – 27K Hz

    With a price point of below $100, the HyperX Cloud Alpha looks and feels remarkably swish.

    The super comfortable memory foam cups make marathon gaming sessions a breeze and the aluminium design is both durable and striking.

    Thanks to HyperX’s new Dual Chamber technology, the Cloud Alpha offers crisp highs and rich bass and has a detachable cable and carry pouch for ease of travel, making them almost as convenient as online betting on the go.

    Razer Thresher Ultimate
  • Compatibility: PS4, Xbox One, PC
  • Frequency Response: 12Hz – 28K Hz

    The Razer Thresher Ultimate offers everything you could ever want from a wireless headset.

    With a 16-hour battery life to last through almost a full day of gaming, superior sound, and super comfortable ear cups, the 7.1 surround sound will also make it easy to hear the enemy approaching from any direction.

    The on-ear controls also allow the user to effortlessly balance both game and audio chat.

    Turtle Beach Stealth 700
  • Compatibility: Xbox One, mobile
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20K Hz

    While there are plenty of top quality wireless headsets made specifically for use with the Xbox One, there are very few that are as fine-tuned for the console as the Turtle Beach Stealth 700.

    Offering built-in Xbox Wireless technology, you’ll be able to pair the console and headset without the need for any transmitters or dongles and the Stealth 700 offers rich bass, a crisp microphone, and plenty of options for sound customisation.

    Victrix Pro AF ANC
  • Compatibility: PS4, Xbox One, PC, Switch, Mobile
  • Frequency Response: 20Hz – 20K Hz

    Designed specifically with competitive gamers in mind, the Victrix Pro AF ANC does much more than just live up to its outlandish name. The incredibly comfortable leatherette ear cups provide active noise cancelling technology to block out even the most raucous of crowds and can even be opened to keep your ears cool between matches.

    With its slick design and out-of-this-world sound quality, the Pro AF ANC is the best eSport headset released in 2018.