Whether you want to charge your phone or slip on a pair of earbuds for your morning commute, most of us use wireless gadgets. But you might want to think twice when it comes to your gaming headset. You can use a wired headset with almost any device, as long as it has a headphone jack. You can hear your environment and your allies with clarity, without worrying about charging or compatibility issues. Nobody likes sweaty ears, either.
Luckily, there are quite a few headsets that fit the bill—no matter what console, computer, or device you game on. If you’re looking to go completely wirefree, check out our Best Wireless Gaming Headsets guide. For all your other gaming accessory needs and/or semi-urgent wants, be sure to check out our other guides, like the Best Gaming Keyboard, Best Gaming Mouse, and Best Gamepad roundups!
Updated October 2021: We’ve added links, adjusted prices, and updated availability throughout.
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