Cheaper headphones might be OK for casual gamers, but anyone invested in competitive titles like Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War or Valorant will want something more appropriate.

The best gaming headset we've tested is the SteelSeries Arctis 7P. It's currently the ideal sound audio system to use on PS5, as it was built to take full advantage of the console's Tempest Engine 3D audio.

1. Pulse 3D Connection: 3.5mm/Wireless Noise Cancelling: No Drivers: 40mm

2. SteelSeries Arctis 7 Connection: 3.5mm/Wireless Noise Cancelling: No Drivers: 40mm

3. SteelSeries Arctis 7P+ Connection: 3.5mm/Wireless Noise Cancelling: No Drivers: 40mm

4. JBL Quantum One Connection: Wireless/3.5mm Noise Cancelling: Yes Drivers: 50mm neodymium

5. SteelSeries Arctis 9 Connection: Wireless Noise Cancelling: No Drivers: 40mm neodymium

The SteelSeries Arctis 9 offers plenty of great features for $199. It's one of the best gaming headsets out there, especially for those on PC, although it can also be used with PlayStation consoles.