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Best Headphones for Gaming in 2020

by Bernadette Braganza May 09, 2020

Best Headphones for Gaming in 2020

Ahoy there, avid gamers. Whether you’re a beginner or professional, we know that choosing the right headphone is not all fun and games. That’s why we made this buying guide on the best headphones for gaming to help you out. Read on!

PS: If you’re looking for headphones mainly for playing PUBG Mobile, check out our top picks here!

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Audeze Mobius

The Ultimate Gaming Headphone

Best Headphones for Gaming - Audeze Mobius
Image via Audeze

Best Headphones for Gaming - Audeze Mobius Best Headphones for Gaming - Audeze Mobius

With its HUGE number of features and detailed sound, the Audeze Mobius is easily one of the best gaming headphones on the planet.

Made for audiophiles and gamers alike, it offers a detailed sound output along with features like 3D sound localization and custom room emulation to pinpoint the direction and distance of any sound (friends and foe alike).

What we like

  • Waves Nx technology for 3D hardware processing
  • Planar magnetic drivers for accurate sound
  • Bluetooth with AAC & LDAC for zero-latency audio
  • Ability to play in wired as well as wireless mode

Why you should buy it

If you have a budget of Rs. 30K and are looking for the absolute best in gaming headphones, get these with your eyes closed.

 


SteelSeries Arctis 3

Best Entry-Level Gaming Headphonee

Best Headphones for Gaming - SteelSeries Arctis 3
Image via SteelSeries

Best Headphones for Gaming - SteelSeries Arctis 3
Image via SteelSeries
Best Headphones for Gaming - SteelSeries Arctis 3
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If you’re just entering into the gaming arena, the SteelSeries Arctis 3 makes for a good beginner gaming headphone. It has a little bit of everything.

S1 speaker drivers pump out a clear, balanced sound with minimal distortion. An adjustable boom mic on the side allows for clear communication while the Ski Goggle Suspension Headband fits comfortably.

What we like

  • SteelSeries Engine to customise your gaming experience
  • Adjustable Boom mic to speak to allies
  • Comfortable build and fit
  • Balanced sound allows you to hear sounds in the game clearly

Why you should buy it

If you’re looking for a complete package under Rs. 10K, the SteelSeries Arctis 3 is a great choice for beginners.


Razer Tiamat 2.2 V2

Bass-heavy gaming headset!

Best Headphones for Gaming - Razer Tiamat 2.2 V2

Best Headphones for Gaming - Razer Tiamat 2.2 V2 Best Headphones for Gaming - Razer Tiamat 2.2 V2

One of the highlights of the all-new Razer Tiamat 2.2 V2 is its deepest bass sound output. It also features Razer Surround Virtual 7.1 surround sound engine for excellent sonic clarity and gaming efficiency. The Razer Tiamat 2.2 V2, is powered by two performance-driven Subwoofer Drivers that deliver the most powerful bass sound output. So every life you listen to a gunshot or an explosion in your game, you get a surreal and immersive audio experience. This results in elevating your gaming experience to the next level through powerful audio performance.

The Razer Tiamat 2.2 V2 is a result of years of experience in ergonomic engineering and pro gaming designing. The headband of this headphone sports balanced weight distribution for extreme comfort. Moreover, the earpads have plush leatherette ear cushions which not only offer absolute comfort but excellent noise isolation as well. Therefore the Razer Tiamat 2.2 V2 offers an intriguing surround sound that keeps your sonically aware of what is happening in your gaming world. Additionally, you can customize channel placement to side with your personal preference using the Razer Synapse.

What we like

  • Powered by Two Unique Subwoofer Drivers
  • Ergonomic Design for Comfort and Durability
  • Exceptional 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound Engine
  • Powerful Bass Sound Output
  • Foldable unidirectional microphone
  • In-line volume control
  • 3.5 mm combined audio jack

Why you should buy it

If you like powerful audio while gaming or if you like to listen to bass-heavy tracks, then, the Razer Tiamat 2.2 V2 is worth considering. This headphone is designed for comfortable listening even during extended hours of gaming or music listening.

 


HyperX Cloud

Made for the PS4

Best Headphones for Gaming - HyperX Cloud

Best Headphones for Gaming - HyperX Cloud Best Headphones for Gaming - HyperX Cloud

If you’re a PS4 gamer, you should take a look at the HyperX Cloud. This headphone has been made exclusively for the PS4 and can be used with the 3.5mm output or with the wireless controller.

The Cloud features HyperX’s signature clear and detailed audio with an immersive bass experience. A noise-cancelling detachable mic allows for secret commands while the inline remote lets you control playback. HyperX even has an Xbox version of the Cloud known as the CloudX.

What we like

  • Detachable mic letting you use the headphone to listen to music as well
  • Patented HyperX sound
  • Durable aluminium build
  • Licensed by Sony Interactive Entertainment LLC

Why you should buy it

If you only use a PS4 controller, getting a headphone that’s exclusively made for it makes sense. If you, however, tend to switch between consoles, look at another headphone on this list.

 


V-MODA Crossfade 2 Wireless Codex Edition

Made to Communicate Clearly

Best Headphones for Gaming - V-MODA Crossfade 2 Wireless Codex Edition

Best Headphones for Gaming - V-MODA Crossfade 2 Wireless Codex Edition Best Headphones for Gaming - V-MODA Crossfade 2 Wireless Codex Edition

Let’s be honest. While listening for enemies creepin’ upon you is important, hearing your allies’ strategies is just as necessary. After all, you wouldn’t want to attack your bestie. That’s almost like shooting yourself in the foot.

This is why we added the V-MODA Crossfade 2 Wireless Codex Edition. Thanks to its BoomPro mic(sold separately), this is one of the best gaming headphones with mic for gaming. The mic is adjustable and offers absolutely clear calls. This headphone is made of metal which helps during frustrating moments, especially for those who end up throwing things about.

Warning: Please don’t attack anyone with this headphone. You may get into trouble with the (real-life) law.

What we like

  • Easily adjustable BoomPro mic for absolutely clear communication
  • Qualcomm aptX and AAC for hi-res audio
  • A detachable cable to use in wired mode
  • Customisable Shields to show off during tournaments

Why you should buy it

If you’re into a bass-heavy sound and need an adjustable mic for high-quality communication, this one should be your pick.

 


Beyerdynamic MMX 300

Pro Gaming, Pro Performance!

Best Headphones for Gaming - Beyerdynamic MMX 300

Best Headphones for Gaming - Beyerdynamic MMX 300 Best Headphones for Gaming - Beyerdynamic MMX 300

The Beyerdynamic MMX 300 is a perfect gaming headset that is designed to elevate your gaming experience. This headset comes with an integrated cable remote control and an high-grade condenser microphone for crystal clear audio even during noise gaming situations. The Beyerdynamic MMX 300 is highly popular among professional gamers for its highly accurate and three dimensional sound.

Thanks to the studio-quality driver system you get to experience the most powerful audio output and thumping bass frequencies. Not just that, this headphone also features excellent speech intelligibility and provides absolute comfort. Experience the best of gaming experience with the combination of Beyerdynamic MMX 300 and Immerse™. Giving you an overall surround audio and a realistic gaming experience.

What we like

  • Circumaural stereo headphone with in-cable remote control
  • Powerful sound for gaming, multimedia and consoles
  • Advanced communication with the HiFi microphone capsule
  • Super-soft and comfortable velour ear pads
  • Elevate your gaming experience with Immerse™
  • Engineered in Germany

Why you should buy it

Beyerdynamic MMX 300 is as ideal as gaming headphones can get! With impressive sound output, top-notch audio quality and amazing wearing comfort, the MMX 300 is designed to add more efficiency to your online gaming experience.

 

 

So, these were our best. If you’re in the market for a new headphone, which one’s your pick? If not, which headphones for gaming do you swear by? Our Headphone Gurus would love to hear about it.

P.S. Check out our collection of gaming headphones here.

 

 

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Please note that prices on these products below reflect the prices as on the published date of this article. 

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