I still have my first gaming headset. I purchased it back when Modern Warfare came out, that’s how long it has lasted. It has served me very well. I got a decent quality set ( around $200), only now, years and years later I feel the need for an upgrade. If you’re in need of an update, or about to purchase your very first gaming headset, you have no doubt been underwhelmed by the selection at JB HI FI. Spending more money will benefit you in the long run, and yes, a headset does make the experience better. Take a look at our best gaming headsets 2017.
One of the best headsets for this price range and the latest headset from SteelSeries. The speakers deliver natural sound, crisp details and an expansive soundscape. USB audio connection for use on PC, Mac and PS4.
The Razer Kraken provides high quality sound at a low price. Custom tuned drivers have been designed and tuned to deliver its richest audio to date. Made of Bauxite aluminum, the new and improved headband of the Razer Kraken Pro V2 is both lightweight and extremely flexible, so you get greater durability, without sacrificing comfort.
ASTRO Gaming A40 TR Gaming Headset – $149.99
Compatible with Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and Windows, this headset is ideal for those who have multiple platforms. Premium materials and construction create lightweight noise isolating headset with swappable Mod Kit components.
Probably the best looking headset on the list, you could mistake it as a normal set of headphones if you disregard the microphone. Built-in lithium-ion battery delivers 15 hours per charge, memory foam ear pads and quilted head rail padding for extended gaming sessions.
Turtle beach headsets are common in Australia and for good reason, they are quality and last a long time. Featuring ComforTec Fit System and TruSpeak Technology. The Elite Pro headset is built for comfort with Aerofit Ear Cushions and ProSpecs Glasses Relief System, perfect for the gamer who needs glasses.
Immerse yourself in the game with Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound. This headset is for the diehard PC gamer who enjoys playing for long periods of time. Professional noise-cancelling microphone provides crystal clear in game chat. Gain a two-year warranty when purchased from an authorised Sennheiser dealer.
Logitech G933 Artemis Spectrum Wireless – $262.46
G933 Artemis Spectrum Wireless Gaming Headset gives you the choice of both wireless or wired play. Patent pending advanced Pro-G audio drivers give gamers performance they have never seen. The G399 works with PC, mobile, home theater devices, and game consoles, including PS4 and Xbox One.
Amazon doesn’t ship this item to Australia but with the news that Amazon will soon be down under we have put this set of headset on the list. The advanced 53 mm drivers provide extremely accurate sound reproduction for first person shooters. Simple volume control and locking microphone mute switch enable one-hand operation.
The ASTRO A50 Wireless Headset delivers top-of-the-line acoustics, ergonomics, and durability that hardcore gamers demand. An all-new ASTRO Base Station features a 5GHz wireless transmitter that provides clear, low-latency voice communication, while making headset pairing and charging simple. For $450 you could buy a new console, that’s how pricey these are. If you want the best you will have to pay for it. For Playstation and PC.