Gaming headsets come in all shapes and sizes. The
on the market can cost almost £300, but you don't have to spend anywhere near that amount for decent quality if you're a casual player.
There is a lot of competition right now in the budget headset arena, so there's plenty of options from which to choose. Here are our top picks for the best PS4 headset under £50 you can buy in 2020.
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The best PS4 headset under £50: Corsair HS35 Stereo
Show your colours with the Corsair HS35 Stereo gaming headset. Available in blue, black, red or green, this wired headset punches way above its price tag.
The HS35 features custom-tuned 50mm speaker drivers, which deliver high-quality sound with accuracy and detail. Easy-access controls is available on the ears, so no more reaching down for controls on the cable!
This is pretty much the best headset available for under £50 right now.
Another brilliant value choice: Turtle Beach Recon 70P
If I had to hazard a guess as to the most popular headset among PS4 gamers, I'd feel pretty safe placing money on the Turtle Beach Recon 70P.
The Recon headset is one of Turtle Beach's finest achievements, and at under £30 in most places it's one of its most affordable, too. Top quality, a whole range of colour options, and super comfort make this is a must-buy if you're strapped for cash.
The best sound quality for under £50: Mpow EG3 PRO
Mpow's EG3 PRO gaming headset is constantly applauded for its high sound quality and pro gaming aesthetic. It's a solid choice for under £50, for sure.
With 50mm speaker drivers, a high-sensitivity microphone, breathable ear cushions and striking LED lighting on the outside, this is a great headset that'll serve you well.
The best premium headset under £50: Turtle Beach Recon 200
Turtle Beach kills it once again with the Recon 200, which sneaks in under the £50 threshold with some of the best features you can get for the price.
In terms of a step up from the Recon 70P above, the Recon 200 features amplified stereo sound and bass boost for more volume and dynamics. Plus, with variable mic monitoring you can choose how to hear your own voice in party chat.
The best mic on a headset under £50: HyperX Cloud Stinger
If you spend most of your PS4 sessions in party chat, the HyperX Cloud Stinger is a great bet for you. It features a noise cancelling microphone, so your teammates will hear every one of your callouts with complete clarity.
The Cloud Stinger also touts itself as a great lightweight option, weighing just 275 grams (9 ounces) even with the adjustable steel slider. Be fast and accurate with this headset.