An integral part of your gaming set-up is a decent pair of headphones. They have to be comfortable, durable, encompass the features most important to you, and stylish to boot. And most importantly of all, they have to sound spectacular. While your budget may mean you have to compromise in some of these areas, it’s still possible to tick most of the boxes at a range of price points, particularly when it comes to Razer’s line of headsets. 

Razer produce a huge line of gaming-related products, from keyboards and mice, to some of the best gaming laptops, and its foray into the world of smartphones made our list of best gaming phones. Razer’s audio products frequently make Best Of lists, and have won a number of Editor’s Choice awards. You can even find one or two pop up on our headset roundups for console and PC. We’ve gathered our top picks from the gaming lifestyle brand and popped them below, so you can peruse what’s on offer before investing. Generally speaking, Razer knows its stuff when it comes to gaming, and it’s one of the more premium brands, so if you’re looking for great tech – especially for PC – these are some of the headsets you should definitely consider. Starting with…

Razer Nari Ultimate

Takes immersion to the next level

Acoustic design: Closed Back | Drivers: 50mm | Battery life: 8 hours | Compatibility: PC, PS4, Xbox One, mobile

HyperSense haptic technology creates a new level of immersion

THX Spatial Audio Support 

Great clarity

Auto-adjusting headband is on the large side

The Razer Nari Ultimate is the top tier of the Razer’s newest headset line. What sets the Nari Ultimate apart from the Nari Essential, and the Nari, is the L5 haptic drivers that provide modulated feedback to make you feel like you’re in the thick of the action. With amazing clarify and bass that’s enhanced by the HyperSense haptic technology, you’ll get a great quality of sound and immersion. Specifically designed with single-player games in mind, the Nari Ultimate adds an extra dimension to your gaming that you won’t have experienced before. And it’s just as suited to blockbuster action movies and music, as it is to games. It’s a versatile headset that can be used with a multitude of devices thanks to the 3.5mm jack. You can even use it wirelessly with PC and PS4.

For more information, check out our Razer Nari Ultimate review, which awarded the headset a 4.5/ 5.

Razer Kraken Pro V2

Great sound at a good-looking price

Acoustic design: Closed Back | Cable length: 1.3m | Drivers: 50mm | Weight: 322g | Compatibility: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Mac, mobile

Lightweight and comfortable

Beefy bass

MIc is great for voice chat

Mid tones are lacking

There’s a reason the Razer Kraken Pro V2 keeps popping up in our Best Of headset lists – it offers great sound at great value, and can be used across a wide variety of devices. The headset is lightweight and despite the large earcups, you can wear them comfortably for long gaming sessions. Soundwise, the mid-range is a bit muddy, but the bass packs a punch. The fully retractable, unidirectional microphone allows for clear voice chat, and you can even choose between oval or circular ear cushions. If you’re looking for a headset under £100/ $100 that still performs, this is it. 

Razer Kraken Tournament Edition

Perfect for players addicted to bass

Cable length: 1.3m | Drivers: 50mm | Weight: 322g | Compatibility: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, mobile

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