Best PS4 headset 2020

Best PS4 headset 2020: Our favourite wireless and wired headsets for all budgets

A great headset can make a gaming experience that little bit more special, just like a crap one can ruin it. There are many big players on the scene nowadays, providing top-quality audio and chat functionality.

Here are our top five picks for the best PS4 headset 2020…

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The best high-end wireless PS4 headset: Astro Gaming A50

An incredible piece of kit

For the best headset experience on PS4, the Astro Gaming A50 wireless headset is the one if you’ve got the cash to spend on it.

Although it costs the best part of £300, this striking black headset delivers everything you could possibly want from your game’s audio. It’s tuned specifically for gamers with Dolby Audio, with a two-year trial of Dolby Atmos included.

The array of features is too long to list, but essentially it has the best sound quality, the best design, the best customisation, and the best battery life. Goals.

The best high-end wired PS4 headset: SteelSeries Arctis Pro

There's no better for fidelity

For the absolute best sound quality in your PS4 gaming experience, the SteelSeries Arctis Pro is the top wired option for those who can afford to shell out.

SteelSeries produces incredible headsets in and of themselves, but what makes this a must-buy is the GameDAC unit included. DACs (digital to analogue converters) provide high-fidelity sound for gamers who value quality.

The ClearCast microphone features noise cancellation technology and is engineered for clarity. Everything about the Arctis Pro is meticulous.

The best mid-range wireless PS4 headset: SteelSeries Arctis 1

Incredible quality, no tether

SteelSeries delivers at all budget levels, as shown by the Arctis 1 wireless headset.

Arguably the brand’s crowning achievement of this generation, the Arctis 1 offers elite wireless audio for under £100. It provides up to 20 hours game time on a single charge and features a detachable ClearCast microphone.

There’s also an official Cyberpunk 2077 edition you can order right now – we’ve included a link here.

The best mid-range wired PS4 headset: Razer Kraken Tournament

Plenty enough to compete

PC gaming juggernaut Razer is no stranger to console peripherals, producing high-end controllers and headsets for PS4 and Xbox One.

The Razer Kraken Tournament Edition wired headset is a proven hit for under £80. It features 360-degree positional sound thanks to THX Spatial Audio technology, plus full audio and game/chat balance controls.

Hear everything and miss nothing with the Razer Kraken TE headset, one of the very best on the market right now.

The best budget wired PS4 headset: Corsair HS35 Stereo

Everything you could need

For those of us quite happy to sit in the entry level and spend under £50 on a headset for our platform of choice, the Corsair HS35 is one of the best bets around.

Available in a range of colours to suit your allegiance or preference, the HS35 is a comfortable, durable, high-quality headset which delivers the essentials. The microphone is detachable, there’s an on-ear volume control and mute button, and the 50 mm neodymium speaker drivers deliver fantastic sound.

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André Pusey