The Best PS5 Wireless Headsets
The invention of the wireless headset has been a godsend for many avid PS5 gamers. The absence of connection cables offers convenient freedom of movement and eradicates the chances of sound loss due to accidentally yanking the cable out (though wireless headsets often come with a cable for extra compatibility and to be used as a dead battery backup).
In addition, wireless headset audio controls are easily accessible, and they often feature cool designs that help get you into an active gaming mindset.
When deciding on which headset to get for your PS5, you’ll find the market offers plenty of choices to heighten your gaming experience and assist you in gaining a competitive edge. Options include high-surround sound, microphones that react to your voice, and an overall construction for durability, comfortability, and functionality.
We’ve taken a look at what’s available and gathered the best PS5 wireless headsets currently around. Based on all the features that would help create the perfect gaming headset, we’ll start from the more affordable options on through to the high-end types.
Let’s start with the NPET HS30 wireless headset. One of its standout features is the 720 degree, detachable, noise-canceling microphone. It completely cuts out any background noise to let you convey your voice clearly.
Like other wireless headsets models these days, it doubles as regular headphones for listening to music. The volume and mute controls are easily accessible from the outer ear cups. The NPET HS30 has a stable and low-latency wireless signal range of up to 10 millimeters, 2.4 gigahertz. Its 3D surround sound and high precision 50-millimeter driver heightens the sensitivity of the speaker units to bring you an intense gaming experience.
The vivid sounds allow you to hear the most precise of details for heightened situational awareness. The headset will need a three-hour charge before use. Once charged, plug in your USB transmitter, switch on the headset, and away you go with up to 30 hours of gameplay time.
It’s compatible with most gaming consoles, including PS5, PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Mac. It includes a cable with a 3.5-millimeter jack for use with Xbox One S and other mobile devices. Your gaming hours will be spent in comfort wearing the NPET HS30 headset. The earpads are cushioned with memory foam and a flexible adjustable headband for a customized fit. The detachable and adjustable microphone is capable of being positioned at any angle within a 720-degree range.
This model is available in black, with a cool LED backlit design on the earcups. It weighs 1.1 pounds and has a dimension of 8.78 x 6.81 x 4.17 inches.
- Affordable price
- 24/7 after-sales customer service
- Rechargeable batteries included
- Not able to connect wirelessly to your phone or tablet
- Only available in black
Next up is the HyperX Cloud Stinger Core. This is a lightweight headset (1.28 pounds) with soft, breathable ear pads for comfort, is 8.26 x 7.48 x 3.43 inches, and is available in white. It offers a solid 2.4 gigahertz wireless range.
Its closed-cup design and 40-millimeter drivers keep out the background noise and retain your gaming sound. The enhanced bass delivers an immersive gaming experience. Attached to it is a flexible flip-to-mute, noise-canceling mic for clear communication. All the standard audio controls for quick volume adjustment are available from the headset.
The HyperX Cloud Stinger Core is constructed with adjustable steel sliders for a durable and comfortable fit. The battery life is up to 17 hours and includes the required rechargeable Lithium-ion battery. As well as PS5 compatibility, it also works with the PS4 and PS4 Pro consoles.
- Strong and lightweight
- Great sound and mic quality
- PC compatibility
- No extra features
- Only available in white
Next, we have the Razer BlackShark V2 Pro. We think the features of this headset definitely live up to its sleek and sinister name. The high-end “TriForce Titanium” 50-millimeter driver and “THX 7.1 Spatial Surround Sound” cleverly divides the output audio for individual high, mid, and low tuning. They deliver accurate, 3-D audio information with razor-sharp realism alerting you to nearby threats before they develop.
Its closed earcups and rich cushions offer superior sound isolation. The removable 9.9-millimeter microphone isolates your speech for ultra-clear quality. The construction of the Razer BlackShark V2 Pro headset is unique. Its oval earpads are enclosed in breathable fabric, cushioned with ultra-soft memory foam, and infused with a cooling gel to prevent pressure build-up and overheating. How cool is that? Its headband underside also has memory foam padding.
The headset weighs a comfortable 1.78 pounds, which makes it suitable for your long-term gaming sessions.
- Cooling gel-infused earpad cushions
- THX 7.1 Spatial Surround Sound
- Includes 3.5mm headphone jack for PC compatibility
- No noise canceling control
- Only available in black
The VANKYO Captain 100 headset has a 50-millimeter driver and two separate chambers to deliver stereo hi-fi level immersive 7.1 Surround Sound for a detailed studio-grade, balanced sound. Its stable 2.4 gigahertz wireless connection has a 33-foot range for a low-latency gaming experience. The detachable and flexible microphone can be adjusted to your taste; it filters out any background noise to capture your voice and project it clearly.
The headset itself offers a comfy custom fit, with breathable memory foam earpads and a soft stretchable dual headband that extends up to 180 degrees. The fabulous LED lights will add to the session’s ambiance by boosting your game mood to help bring out your full gaming performance potential. A 3.5-millimeter audio cable is included for use with your other devices. It’s compatible with PS5, PS4, Nintendo Switch, PC, Xbox One, and Xbox One X. It requires one Lithium Polymer rechargeable battery. And after a three-hour charge, it can last for up to 30 hours.
- Multiple platform compatibility
- Automatic shut down after five minutes if no audio is detected
- Includes rechargeable battery
- Earpads may become hot during longer gaming sessions
- Only available in black
If you’re looking for a headset to give you a gaming competitive advantage, then the Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2, wireless headset for PS5 and PS4 is as good as it gets. The sophisticated and skillfully tuned 50-millimeters speakers create a powerful amplified sound quality to enable its advanced sound “Superhuman Hearing” feature.
Yes, that’s right: “Superhuman Hearing” feature. This game-changing feature is designed to pick up the subtlest of sounds. If you want to know what it’s like to be a human with super hearing, then this Turtle Beach headset is the one for you. Not only that, its “Variable Mic Monitoring” feature allows you to hear your voice to make volume adjustments accordingly, preventing you from feeling the need to shout. Also, the mic’s large diameter facilitates crystal-clear communication.
It includes quick access “Audio Presets” for super accurate, immersive audio. With one button, you can access four presets: Vocal Boost, Bass Boost, Treble Boost, and Signature Sound. Its distinctively shaped ear cushions allow for wider and deeper soundstage perception, with breathable material for comfort. This model has a “ProSpecs Glasses Relief System,” an exclusive and patented feature for foam ear cushions, with softer foam around the section that rests against your glasses to lighten the pressure.
It’s been constructed to last, with a reinforced headband and hinge design, yet only weighs 1.28 pounds. The rechargeable battery supplies up to 15 hours of gameplay, which is a little disappointing compared to the 30 hours we’ve seen so far. However, it’s still a small price to pay in exchange for amplified hearing. The color options are black and white. The required rechargeable Lithium Polymer battery is included.
- Glasses friendly
- Superhuman hearing
- Custom audio enhancing features
- Variable mic monitoring
- No noise canceling feature
- Only available in two colors
If you want to do things by the book, there’s always PS5’s official headset – the Sony PULSE 3D. This sleek black and white Sony headset is designed for the new generation and to compliment the PS5 console. Its two built-in microphones offer enhanced noise-canceling, and the dedicated mic monitoring button allows you to check and customize how your voice comes across via chat. It has quick access to adjust audio and chat settings.
It’s been specifically fine-tuned for PS5’s 3D sound. For comfortable gaming sessions, the headset has superior earpads and a headband strap. Its built-in rechargeable battery offers up to 12 hours of wireless play. The audio cable is for connecting to the PS VR, and other mobile devices. However, the headset controls are not supported on PS VR and mobile devices.
- Good quality mic
- Stylish design
- Enhanced noise-canceling technology
- Short battery life
- Small earpads
Here’s another trendy headset. The pearl tone with gold trimmings give this headset a vintage yet still modern look. It’s a real head-turner that allows you to comfortably turn your head with its lightweight headband and premium memory foam earcups that mold to your head shape. They’re made with machined aluminum for utmost comfort and lasting durability.
You’ll hear everything with the Corsair Virtuoso RGB headset. The accurately tuned 50-millimeter, high-density, 7.1 Surround Sound Neodymium drivers distribute a frequency between 20Hz-40,000Hz of immersive sound. The slipstream corsair wireless technology creates extremely low latency audio with an impressive 60-foot signal range. The detachable high-bandwidth, omnidirectional microphone provides broadcast-grade outstanding vocal clearness and dynamic range. Using the CORSAIR iCUE software, you can pre-tune audio profiles and customize your equalizer settings.
The RGB lighting on each speaker is also customizable, with practically unlimited color options. It’s compatible with pretty much any device such as the PS5, PS4, PC, and Nintendo Switch. It offers a USB-wired connection using its 3.5-millimeter cable and can connect to any device with Slipstream wireless capability. The rechargeable battery offers up to 20 hours of game time.
- Sound frequency double the range of standard gaming headsets
- Sturdy build
- Great battery life
- No channel mixing
- Slightly on the heavier side at 2.27 pounds
By working with developers and professional gamers, the creators of the ASTRO Gaming A50 headset now offer the ASTRO Audio V2 for premium audio tuned for gaming. The precise frequency spectrum will give you complete in-game sounds for immersive audio and Dolby Audio for a crystal-clear cinematic gaming experience.
Using the free command center software, you can customize things like the mix of game and chat, mic level, equalization, input/output parameters, etc. You also get the option to save your voice and audio settings as a profile to share. The earpads on the ASTRO Gaming A50 are made with memory foam covered with breathable material, while the underside of the headband also has memory foam padding.
The supports are aluminum, and the rest of the headset has durable plastic, offering a comfortable, lightweight 1.49-pounds fit. Plus, you can use the “Mod Kit” to customize the headset itself by adding synthetic leather to the headband and increase noise isolation with extra ear cushions. It’s compatible with PS5, PS4, PC, and Mac. When using your PC, the USB sound card functionality provides game and voice streaming and voice balance without using optical cables. For up to 15-plus hours of gameplay, a rechargeable lithium-ion battery is included.
- Flip-to-mute microphone
- Dolby virtual surround sound
- Customize options for sound input/output and headset look
- No wired option for mobile devices
- Only available in black/silver
Now for our last pick, we have the Arctis Pro. It’s constructed with a luxurious polished aluminum alloy and steel-reinforced headband, with suspension similar to ski goggles for a consistent fit and lasting durability. The earcups use breathable air weave cushions for comfortable sweat-free gaming sessions.
The color designs available are either all black or white with black trimmings, as shown below. It reproduces an expansive frequency range of 10 to 40,000 Hertz. With its high-density Neodymium magnets and premium hi-res speakers, it captures the faintest sounds to offer an enhanced bass response and crisp highs.
Its digital-to-analog converter unit screen allows you to control all the headset settings. The clear cast detachable mic produces studio-quality voice precision and background noise elimination. In fact, it’s well-known for having the best mic in the gaming space. It comes with an automatically paired transmitter base station for charging and two swappable rechargeable batteries, each providing up to 20 hours of gaming.
It’s compatible with PS5, PS4, Lite, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Android devices. For the best compatibility with PS5, you’ll be required to change the PS5 settings by disabling the 3D audio, then increasing the default volume to 100%.
- Sleek and minimalist design
- Swappable dual rechargeable batteries
- Studio-quality microphone
- No chat mixing option available via earcup
- Requires base station for charging