There is nothing better than sitting and enjoying a great game with great graphics and sound. The new year is here and there is no better time to buy the best gaming headset for 2019. With that kept in mind, the market is oversaturated with products, most of which not worth the cost. To help you find the right products for you among this vast diversity, we’ve tested and reviewed the five best gaming headsets for 2019:

# Image Product Price
1 HyperX $125
2 SteelSeries $241
3 Turtle Beach $120
4 ASTRO $120
5 Razer $98

1. HyperX Cloud Revolver S

  • Signature HyperX foam
  • Premium leatherette
  • Sturdy build (steel frame)
  • TeamSpeak & Discord-certified microphone
  • Detachable noise-canceling mic
  • Next-gen directional 50mm drivers
  • USB Connection
  • Dolby 7.1 support
  • Compatible with PS4, Xbox, and VR

If you’re looking for something made out of premium materials and delivering amazing crisp-clear audio, then the HyperX Cloud Revolver S is the best gaming headset you can get for 2019. Its build is made out of a sturdy steel frame that ensures its integrity overtime while the nice signature cushions make these headphones almost like feathers.

The Cloud Revolver S comes with microphones, 1x detachable noise-canceling one, and 1x TeamSpeak and Discord-certified one — both ready to ensure your undisturbed gameplay with your friends. The best gaming headset connects via a USB cable and supports Dolby 7.1 surround audio from PC, Mac, PS4, PS4 Pro, Xbox, and various other platforms.

2. SteelSeries Siberia 840

  • Wireless
  • 2.4GHz Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connectivity
  • Up to 40ft/12m
  • Dolby 7.1 Support
  • Special OLED transmitter
  • Replaceable batteries
  • On-headset controls
  • Lightweight
  • Matte-black design with silver-plated cushions
  • Lag-free

If the HyperX isn’t’ premium enough for you, or if you’re looking for the same great audio quality but on a wireless headset then SteelSeries has got you covered. The Siberia 840 wireless gaming headset supports both Bluetooth and WiFi 2.4GHz connectivity, enabling it to connect to multiple platforms — including PC, Mac, Android, iOS, PS4 (Pro), Xbox and others.

Thea Siberia 840 works up to 12 meters or 40 ft away from the streaming device and features Dolby 7.1 Surround audio. It delivers exceptional lag-free audio with crisp-clear mids and highs and deep bass. The microphone is clear and easily understood even with a poor connection. The replaceable batteries make it easy to keep it charged while the OLED transmission gives you unprecedented control over your audio experience. A great headset for a great value.

3. Turtle Beach Stealth 700 (PS4/PS4 Pro)

  • Wireless
  • PS4 / PS4 Pro support (available for Xbox One)
  • Rechargeable batteries
  • Active Noise Cancellation
  • 10-hour battery life
  • DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Support
  • Dynamic Chat Boost
  • Turtle Beach Superhuman Hearing technology
  • Variable Mic Monitoring
  • Powerful 50mm drivers
  • Sturdy build

Another great wireless alternative is delivered by Turtle Beach — the Stealth 700. It is available for PS4 and PS4 Pro (also for Xbox One) and features rechargeable batteries that last up to 10 hours playtime. They have active noise cancellation and are quite lightweight, making them a perfect companion for all-day gamers.

The powerful 50mm drivers deliver an exceptionally good audio quality, powered by the immersive DTS Headphone:X 7.1 surround technology. Turtle Beach has included its proprietary Superhuman Hearing technology that allows you to hear even the quietest footsteps. The dynamic chat booster makes yours and your friends’ voices understandable even during the most heated moments of battle. And the best part? This headset’s build quality is enough to handle a few years of gameplay.

4. ASTRO A40 TR X-Edition

  • Rugged build
  • High-quality and removable microphone
  • Lightweight and pressure-free fit
  • Open-back and closed-back with noise cancellation
  • Magnetic speaker tags for customization
  • Wide variety of supported platforms
  • Wired connectivity
  • Stunning stereo audio quality
  • Dolby Atmos support

Another great option is the Astro A40 TR X-Edition. Unlike the previous ones, it does not support 7.1 surrounds but it does feature Dolby Atmos which — trust me — is more than good enough. It is wired and highly customizable.

It comes with its mod kit which enables you to switch between an open-back and closed-back headset design — perfect for any setting. Moreover, it has magnetic speaker tags which you can adjust to your preference — giving you another layer of customization. They are lightweight and come with a premium microphone.

5. Razer Kraken Pro V2

  • PewDiePie (image) / Quartz / White Editions
  • Wired connectivity
  • Flexible and lightweight
  • 50mm special audio drivers
  • Sturdily built, made out of Bauxite Aluminum
  • High-quality microphone
  • Premium cushions
  • Great noise isolation
  • Wide variety of supported platforms

And of course, last but not least, Razer with their Kraken Pro V2 — the PewDiePie and Quartz editions. These gaming headsets are a great option for those who like to collect. Not only do they deliver great audio, but they are also comfortable as hell and come with a great design — in red for the PewDiewPie version and in pink for the Quartz one.

The 50mm audio drivers are specially tuned to provide you with an accurate and powerful sound while the premium cushions isolate nearly all outside noise. Because of its build material, Bauxite aluminum, the headset is extremely lightweight and very durable. Moreover, it has a great microphone — something they are known for.