Why is it so hard to make a decision? You’ve probably asked yourself this question a million times. Who hasn’t? Believe it or not, you already make thousands of decisions every day. For instance, you decide what you want for breakfast, what you want to wear for the day, what to eat for lunch, and probably how to style your hair all within the span of an hour. It goes without saying that we all make tiny decisions — all the time — in every area of our lives from what route to take on our commute home to what music to listen to as we do our work outs.
So then, if you’re that adept at making decisions — why is it so tough to find a gaming headset you like? The good news is it doesn’t have to be. All you need is a bit of guidance, and we have provided that for you here. In fact, once you’ve finished reading this, you’ll feel confident enough to make a smart decision.
Figure out the platform
This sounds easy enough, but you’d be surprised how many people start shopping for headsets only to realize it isn’t compatible with their current gaming system — what a bummer. So, to steer clear of potential disappointment, only look for either cross-platform headsets or headsets that are fully compatible with your console.
Consider your budget
Is price a factor? For most people, budget is always a concern when shopping. If you have a smaller budget, you just need to take more time doing research in order to weed out the best budget options. There are many budget-friendly headsets that are quite awesome too.
If you have a large enough budget, at the end of the day, the absolute easiest way to ensure you buy a gaming headset that will make you happy is to just go with a name brand. The most popular brands are popular for a reason. If you have the budget for it, you can easily get the best gaming headset possible for yourself by choosing the most popular brand.
If you’re going to wear something around your ears, and over your head, for hours on end then you must make comfort a priority. Many headsets come with materials that will mold perfectly to your ear shape. It’s such a downer when you’re in the heat of the moment, and you have to quit playing because your ears are sore.
Sound with good clarity is a boon for any gamer — especially FPS gamers. For instance, when playing an FPS game it helps to know in which direction the gunfire is coming from or if enemy footsteps are headed your way. So, not only do you want high-quality sound, but look for surround sound and positional audio. As a result, you’ll notice your game play is much more enjoyable.