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Best PS5 Headset For 2021: Razer, SteelSeries, Pulse 3D, And More

The PlayStation 5 is officially out, and there are some great PS5 gaming headset options out there (besides the official Pulse 3D headset).


The PS5 is one heck of a console, and while it wasn't immediately clear how many third-party headsets would be compatible with it, we now know that most headsets that worked with the PS4 are capable of being used with the PS5. If you managed to snag a PS5 recently or received one over the holidays, you may be in the market for a gaming headset to use with your shiny new console. From wireless headsets to those that connect wired via USB or 3.5mm, there are many PS5-compatible headsets out there choose from, and we've tested and collected the best ones here.

One of the PS5's unique features is Sony's proprietary 3D audio technology called Tempest 3D AudioTech. This enhances directional audio, giving you a better idea of where everything is coming from. This is particularly helpful in first-person games like shooters and horror titles. Sony's Pulse 3D headset was designed to work with it, but any headset you connect to the PS5 will be able to utilize it. So while it's a big new feature, it's not something you need to consider when purchasing a pair of headphones that will work great with the new console. Plus, the Pulse 3D headset has been difficult to find in stock since the PS5 launched, and while it's a great option to use with the PS5, it's not necessarily the best PS5 headset option on the market.

If you'd like to learn more about Sony's new console, check out our PS5 review as well as our reviews of Demon's Souls, Spider-Man: Miles Morales, and other games on our best PS5 games list. Plus, if you're still looking to buy the PS5, we're tracking availability.

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