The 10 Best PS4 Headphones for the Money 2024


If you consider yourself to be a serious PlayStation 4 gamer, you will know that a quality set of headphones can make a significant difference to your gaming experience. A quality headphone will allow you to experience and appreciate every sonic detail, maintain crystal clear lines of communication with your teammates, and rest comfortably on your head for hours as you immerse yourself in your preferred virtual reality.

Based on price, specification, technology used and audio quality, we believe the HyperX Cloud Alpha is the best pair of PS4 headphones for the money.

The 10 Best PS4 Headphones for the Money:

Below we’ve reviewed and detailed the 10 best PS4 headphones that will help enrich your gaming experience for the years to come:

1.  HyperX Cloud PS4 Gaming Headset


HyperX Cloud (now upgraded to HyperX Cloud Alpha) is the official headset for professional gaming organizations like Team Liquid and SK-Gaming – evidence of its Swedish designers’ commitment to providing an elite gaming experience at a relatively affordable price.

It comes equipped with comfortable memory foam earpads and interchangeable ear cups that accommodate varying sound profiles and different texture options.

Its 53mm drivers make HiFi capable, delivering low, mid, and high tones in crystal clear clarity while its enhanced bass-reproduction allows for an even more immersive gaming experience. You can easily detach the premium microphone when you listen to music or take a break from gaming.

2. Sony PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset


Created exclusively for Sony PlayStation, the Gold Wireless Stereo Headset comes with custom audio modes that provide amazing depth and audio clarity (7.1 virtual surround sound), allowing PS4 games to sound exactly like they should.

The Headset Companion App allows you to download custom game modes that are specifically calibrated to enhance the audio in your favorite games. With the hidden noise-canceling microphone, you can communicate with your teammates easily.

The comfortable Gold Wireless Stereo Headset is available in stylish jet black or gray-blue, allowing you to further customize your look by swapping out the removable faceplates. It is also compatible with a home computer (wireless) and your PS Vita system or other mobile devices via the included 3.5-millimeter audio cable.

3. SADES SA708 GT PS4 Gaming Headset


Weighing only 11.2 ounces, the SADES SA708 rests comfortably on your head as it provides superior sound quality, allowing you to appreciate all the subtle sonic variances that are part of your gaming experience. It comes with a soft leather padding that protects your ears and head from pressure, thus helping you sit through marathon gaming sessions.

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It comes with EMI/RFI shielding, which prevents electromagnetic/radio-frequency interference and ensures an uninterrupted gaming experience.

The sleek, futuristic black and blue design also provides valuable visual appeal, while the retractable and omnidirectional microphone allows you to communicate clearly and easily with your teammates.

The SADES SA708 is also compatible with PCs, Macs, iPhones, and smartphones.

4. Turtle Beach Recon 50X PS4 Headset


While it was officially licensed for the Xbox One, the Turtle Beach Recon 50X (now upgraded to Turtle Beach Recon 70) also works with PS4s, PCs, Macs, and mobile/tablet devices. It offers a sleek green-on-black, lightweight design with synthetic leather-wrapped ear-cups that promise complete comfort over long gaming hours.

The in-line controls are conveniently placed, allowing you to mute the microphone and adjust the volume controls with ease.

The large 40mm Neodymium speakers provide crystal-clear stereo sound, capturing both high and low volume sound effects. You can use the high-sensitivity adjustable boom microphone for in-game and online chat, remove it when using the headset to listen to music or watching movies.

5. PDP Afterglow Kral PS4 Wireless Headset


As its futuristic design suggests, the Afterglow Kral (upgraded to PDP LV50) is a high-performance headset from Performance Designed Products, designed for use with the PlayStation 4. (It is also compatible with PC/Mac and mobile devices).

It features rich plush ear cups, anatomically-contoured polyurethane ear pads, thick padding on the headband, and a metal adjustment band for extra comfort for prolonged gaming sessions.

You can easily find all the controls on the back of the left ear cup, and adjust the headband for the optimum fit. You can communicate with your teammates easily via the flexible, noise-canceling microphone with audio monitoring.

6. ASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless Headset


The ASTRO Gaming wireless A50 Headset allows you to enjoy a gaming experience backed by Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound – KleerNet’s strongest 5.8Ghz solution promises the please even the most demanding audiophile.

You can expect to hear even the most discrete sound details – like an enemy’s footstep or a distant gunshot – with precise clarity. The same auditory excellence can be expected when listening to music or watching movies.

You can wear your Astros around your neck pro-style clamp them on your head for hours: the superior materials fit, over-ear cushions and in-line microphone controls allow for hours of gaming in ultimate comfort. It is also compatible with the Xbox 360, a PS3, a PC, or a mobile platform.

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7.  Sennheiser GAME ONE PC and PS4 Gaming Headset


Sennheiser is invested in delivering a pristine quality audio experience, and the GAME ONE headset promises exceptional sound clarity and accuracy via Sennheiser’s model specific transducer technology (50-ohm). The noise-canceling microphone provides crystal clear conversations and automatically mutes when the boom arm is raised.

The GAME ONE headset boasts a lightweight design that comes equipped with intuitive, integrated volume control (conveniently located on the right ear cup) and comfort-plush XXL velvet ear pads that will let your skin breathe – and an open-back design that will keep your head cool. It is available in a sleek black or white design.

It comes with a two-year warranty when purchased from an authorized Sennheiser dealer.

8. Poly (Plantronics) RIG 500E E-Sports Edition PS4 Gaming Headset


Engineered for the competitive intensity of e-sports and endorsed by the ESL (Electronic Sports League, the world’s largest e-sports company), The Plantronics RIG 500E is a pioneering headset that was developed via years of collaboration with professional gamers.

It provides exceptional 24-bit audio quality (7.1 Dolby Technology and surround sound) and flexibility and is suited for both intense training sessions and high-stakes tournaments.

Its’ flexible, durable frame, vented and isolating earcups and self-adjusting headband also allows for maximum comfort, preventing fatigue from long hours of gaming. The swappable components allow you to configure the RIG 500E for a specific game, further optimizing your performance.

9. Razer ManO’War Wireless 7.1 Surround Sound PS4 Gaming Headset


The RazerManO’War is powered by gaming grade lag-free 2.4 GHz wireless technology with a 12+2 meter range capability, allowing you to experience every sonic detail via high-performance 50-millimeter Neodymium magnet drivers and immersive 7.1 surround sound. With a single charge, you can experience up to a week of wireless gameplay (2 hours per day) or 14 hours continuous play on a single charge.

The retractable digital microphone and Quick Action Controls on the ear cup allow you to communicate effectively with your teammates. The retractable digital microphone equipped with an optimized algorithm for exceptional voice reproduction, easily surpassing the capabilities of traditional analog microphones.

10. SteelSeries Siberia 800 PS4 Gaming Headset


The Siberia 800 SteelSeries promises an unparalleled audio experience with a lag-free and low latency headset that features three Dolby surround sound technologies. The closed-back earcups provided exceptional accuracy, clarity, and detail on virtually all gaming platforms.

Meanwhile, the memory-foam ear cushions and smooth headband padding surfaces ensure maximum comfort. You can easily control the volume and toggle menu options via the click wheel on the ear cup and communicate with your teammates via the retractable, directional microphone.

The Siberia 800 SteelSeries is available in seven sleek colors: black, white, Alchemy Gold, Forged Red, Gaia Green, Proton Yellow, and Sakura Purple.

Final Thoughts

Whether you plan to game as a hobby or as a profession, you will surely be able to enhance your gaming experience and improve your scores by opting for one of the PS4 gaming headsets on this list.

Each has been designed with serious attention to sound quality, user comfort and visual aesthetics – a perfect prospective accomplice for some record-breaking game scores and winning streaks.

PS4 Headset Compatibility Table

NamePrice3.5mmUSBDongleBase StationBluetooth
Afterglow Dolby 5.1$200YESYESYESYES 
AKG Q701$495 YES 
Astro A30$200YES  
Astro A40$249YES 
Astro A50$299YES  YES 
Audio Technica AD700x YES 
Audio Technica ATH-M50 YES 
Audio Technica ATH-AG1$300YES 
Audio Technica ATH-ADG1$300YES 
Beats YES 
Beats Studio Wireless YESYES  YES
Beyerdynamic DT770$300YES 
Bose 20i$299YES 
Bose Noise Cancelling    
Bowers & Wilkins P3$160Yes  
Creative Sound Blaster Tactic 3D$150  YES 
Creative Tactic3D Sigma$90YESYES 
DreamGEAR Broadcaster YES 
GameCon 780’s$80  
HD One Headphones 
iPhone Headset$29YES 
iPod HeadphonesPack in – $79YES 
Klipsch Image OneDiscontinuedYES 
Koss Pro DJ100$80YES 
Logitech G230$60Adapter 
Logitech F540$150   YES 
Logitech G430  YES 
Logitech G930$160  YES 
Mad Catz F.R.E.Q 7$200  YES 
PlayStation Gold$99YES YES 
PS4 Stock HeadsetN/AYES 
PS Vita HeadsetN/AYES 
PSP HeadsetN/AYES 
Polk 4 Shot$159YES 
Razer Blackshark YES 
Razer Kraken$80 YES 
Sennheiser MX470 YES YES 
Sennheiser PC360 YES  YES 
Skullcandy Plyr1    YES 
Sony PulseDiscontinued  YES 
Sony Pulse Elite$149YES YES 
Steelseries H$299   YES 
Steel Series Siberia V2 Frost blue$99 YES 
Superlux HD-681 Evo + Zalman ZM MIC1$31 + $8Adapter 
Tritton AX 180$70 YES 
Tritton AX 720$150 YES 
Tritton Kunai$70YES 
Tritton Pro$200   YES 
Tritton AX Pro  
Turtle Beach Ear Force Delta$300   Yes 
Turtle Beach Ear Force PLa$40 Yes 
Turtle Beach Ear Force Seven$280   Yes 
TurtleBeach Elite 800$300YesYes YesYes
Turtle Beach PS22  YES 
Turtle Beach P11$60 Yes 
Turtle Beach PX4$150YES  YesYES
Turtle Beach PX5$250Adapter  Yes 
Turtle Beach PX21$60YesYES 
Turtle Beach X12$60Yes 
Turtle Beach XP7$280   Yes 
Turtle Beach Spectre YESYES 
Urbanears Zinken$100 
V_Moda Crossfade LP YES
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