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Five of the Top Gaming Headsets for 2018

One of the most essential pieces of equipment for any hardcore gamer (besides a controller) is the gaming headset.

Being able to fully immerse yourself into the world of the game is only one benefit of this must-have accessory. Headsets bring so much more to the table.

For a fan of first person shooters it becomes essential in helping you beat other players. Being able to hear the enemy footsteps as they attempt to sneak up and score a quick kill means all the difference between scoring a win for the team... or becoming the embarrassing victim of the final kill cam at the end of the match.

1. Razer ManO'War (Overwatch Edition Pictured)

Designed for comfort during long hours of game play and powered by high-quality drivers, you'd be hard pressed to find a better headset than the Razer ManO'War.

In addition to the extra-large ear cushions (which are very plush) this headset has been designed with an optimal weight for those late night extended game sessions. Not to mention the unmatched comfort for taking them on the go.

Extra points for the fully retractable microphone boom.

Plus it's flexible so that you can adjust it perfectly for your comfort needs.

2. Hyper X Cloud Alpha

Built with a durable aluminum frame and dual chamber drivers for a better overall sound the HyperX Cloud Alpha Pro Gaming Headset is a winner hands down. The 53 mm hi-fi drivers allow you to hear every detail in your favorite games. Some have even said that the sound is so good that you'll wonder how you ever tolerated other headsets.

3. SteelSeries Arctis 7

With an athletics-inspired design for the ear cushions and suspension headband, comfort won't be a problem when wearing these headsets for marathon gaming sessions.

The wireless feature has a range of up to 40 feet. That's more than enough space to get comfortable in and rock out with the FPS of your choice.

On-Ear audio controls allow easy access to make the adjustments needed to get the right volume without interrupting a session.

4. Sennheiser Game One

A modern lightweight yet robust design which features a very comfortable plush velvet ear pads that won't stifle your skin. Users with larger heads have reported that these are some of the most comfortable headsets to wear when grinding it out in the online trenches. The cables are braided which is a plus for the durability. Won't have to worry about the cables getting a short in them from being bent at an angle during intense game sessions.

5. Bengoo X-40

Awesome sound, an awesome mic, and a great price. This headset is a sure fire winner for true gaming enthusiasts. Users have noted how the design of these headsets do not interfere with glasses so add another bonus in case you fall into that category. The LED is also an eye catcher for those who enjoy a little style to go along with their tech. Overall this is a great purchase to add to your gaming equipment.