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Best Buy customers often prefer the following products when searching for gaming headsets under $50.

Gaming headsets are some of the most important peripherals to consider when gaming. They allow you to hear your enemies approaching from behind, or know if someone is creeping up on you from the side. The best gaming headsets also feature surround sound, which can be the difference between winning and losing in many games. Browse the top-ranked list of gaming headsets under $50 below along with associated reviews and opinions.

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  1. Turtle Beach - Recon 50 Wired Gaming Headset for Nintendo Switch - Red/Blue - Front_Zoom
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    "Turtle Beach Recon 50 Headset!...The Turtle Beach Recon 50 PlayStation Gaming Headset has a sleek, lightweight design and crystal-clear audio. ...Ggreat headset...Went through a few headsets for the switch, and they all had issues. These so far have held up."

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    Take gaming audio and comfort on Nintendo Switch to the next level with the Turtle Beach Recon 50 Red/Blue gaming headset. The Recon 50 features a lightweight and comfortable design, with high-quality 40mm over-ear speakers that let you hear every crisp high and thundering low. Quickly and easily adjust master volume and mic mute with convenient in-line controls. The Recon 50 also includes Turtle Beach’s renowned high-sensitivity mic, which can be removed when watching movies and listening to music. The versatile multiplatform connection makes it perfect for using with Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S & Xbox One, PS5 & PS4 and PC & Mobile devices with 3.5mm connection.
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    "Turtle Beach Recon 50 Headset!...The Turtle Beach Recon 50 PlayStation Gaming Headset has a sleek, lightweight design and crystal-clear audio. ...Ggreat headset...Went through a few headsets for the switch, and they all had issues. These so far have held up."

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    Take gaming audio and comfort on Nintendo Switch to the next level with the Turtle Beach Recon 50 Red/Blue gaming headset. The Recon 50 features a lightweight and comfortable design, with high-quality 40mm over-ear speakers that let you hear every crisp high and thundering low. Quickly and easily adjust master volume and mic mute with convenient in-line controls. The Recon 50 also includes Turtle Beach’s renowned high-sensitivity mic, which can be removed when watching movies and listening to music. The versatile multiplatform connection makes it perfect for using with Nintendo Switch, Xbox Series X|S & Xbox One, PS5 & PS4 and PC & Mobile devices with 3.5mm connection.
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  2. JBL - Quantum 100 Surround Sound Gaming Headset for PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Mobile Devices - White - Angle_Zoom
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    "Decent Xbox Headset...Used for gaming on the Xbox. Works well. Comfortable....JBL Headset...Bought this headset for my daughter for gaming. She loves the sound quality. "

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    Plan your team strategy with this white JBL Quantum 100 wired over-ear gaming headset. The detachable directional boom microphone delivers clear commands, while JBL QuantumSound Signature technology provides next-level audio clarity. This JBL Quantum 100 wired over-ear gaming headset features memory foam ear cushions for plush comfort during drawn-out battles.
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    "Decent Xbox Headset...Used for gaming on the Xbox. Works well. Comfortable....JBL Headset...Bought this headset for my daughter for gaming. She loves the sound quality. "

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    Plan your team strategy with this white JBL Quantum 100 wired over-ear gaming headset. The detachable directional boom microphone delivers clear commands, while JBL QuantumSound Signature technology provides next-level audio clarity. This JBL Quantum 100 wired over-ear gaming headset features memory foam ear cushions for plush comfort during drawn-out battles.
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  3. Razer - BlackShark V2 X Wired Gaming Headset for PC, PS5, PS4, Switch, Xbox X|S, and Xbox One - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Wired Gaming Headset...The best headset for the money! Works great and is very comfortable....This headset is so comfortable. Many other headsets hurt my ears, but these feel great even after a few hours."

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    Embrace the sound of esports with the Razer BlackShark V2 X—a triple threat of amazing audio, superior mic clarity and supreme sound isolation. With our best headset mic and audio drivers packed into a unique aviation-style headset, your competitive play is destined to turn pro.
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    "Wired Gaming Headset...The best headset for the money! Works great and is very comfortable....This headset is so comfortable. Many other headsets hurt my ears, but these feel great even after a few hours."

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    Embrace the sound of esports with the Razer BlackShark V2 X—a triple threat of amazing audio, superior mic clarity and supreme sound isolation. With our best headset mic and audio drivers packed into a unique aviation-style headset, your competitive play is destined to turn pro.
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  4. JBL - Quantum 100 Surround Sound Gaming Headset for PC, PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Mobile Devices - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Fantastic Headset...Loving the gaming with the headset and the sound quality...Great headset for xbox for cheap its great for gaming"

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    Enjoy crisp sound with this black JBL Quantum 100 gaming headset. The memory foam ear cushions offer lasting comfort during long gaming sessions, while the detachable directional boom mic enables clear communication with teammates. This lightweight JBL Quantum 100 gaming headset has 40mm drivers that deliver powerful bass, and the 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response ensures accurate audio reproduction.
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    "Fantastic Headset...Loving the gaming with the headset and the sound quality...Great headset for xbox for cheap its great for gaming"

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    Enjoy crisp sound with this black JBL Quantum 100 gaming headset. The memory foam ear cushions offer lasting comfort during long gaming sessions, while the detachable directional boom mic enables clear communication with teammates. This lightweight JBL Quantum 100 gaming headset has 40mm drivers that deliver powerful bass, and the 20Hz to 20kHz frequency response ensures accurate audio reproduction.
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  5. SteelSeries - Arctis Nova 1 Wired Gaming Headset for PC - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "Headset purchase...Im so happy with my new headsets from BestBuy!!!!!...Gaming Headset...Excellent gaming headset, reasonably priced. Son loves it."

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    Almighty Audio has never been more accessible, as the Arctis Nova 1 wired gaming headphones combines hardware and software to bring superior sound quality with High Fidelity Drivers, immersive 360° Spatial Audio, and a 10- band Parametric EQ for tons of customization. Bring a noise-cancelling mic to any platform with a comfortable and adjustable, lightweight headset.
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    "Headset purchase...Im so happy with my new headsets from BestBuy!!!!!...Gaming Headset...Excellent gaming headset, reasonably priced. Son loves it."

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    Almighty Audio has never been more accessible, as the Arctis Nova 1 wired gaming headphones combines hardware and software to bring superior sound quality with High Fidelity Drivers, immersive 360° Spatial Audio, and a 10- band Parametric EQ for tons of customization. Bring a noise-cancelling mic to any platform with a comfortable and adjustable, lightweight headset.
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  6. HyperX - Cloud Stinger 2 Wired Gaming Headset for PC - Black - Front_Zoom
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    "HyperX Gaming Headset...This headset has good quality sound. It is a good value for the $$ I spent. ...Gaming headset...Great beginner headset for pc gaming. Would definitely recommend"

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    With a new design, the Cloud Stinger 2’s a refined version of the Cloud Stinger. Still weighing in at under 300g, the Cloud Stinger 2 is lightweight, but delivers a hefty audio punch. Get a wide frequency response so you will not miss important audio cues that give your opponents away. It also does not skimp on comfort, with soft memory foam and premium leatherette designed for all-day gaming. Gamers will appreciate HyperX’s passion for its craft, which shows up in quality-of-life features like 90° rotating earcups that make it easy to take a break, or the swivel-to-mute microphone that makes muting your mic simple and obvious. Its swivel-to-mute mic and volume controls are located on the headset, grouping all your most important audio functions right on your head for easy access. The passively noise-cancelling microphone is flexible, so you can precisely position it to give you clear communication with your team.
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    "HyperX Gaming Headset...This headset has good quality sound. It is a good value for the $$ I spent. ...Gaming headset...Great beginner headset for pc gaming. Would definitely recommend"

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    With a new design, the Cloud Stinger 2’s a refined version of the Cloud Stinger. Still weighing in at under 300g, the Cloud Stinger 2 is lightweight, but delivers a hefty audio punch. Get a wide frequency response so you will not miss important audio cues that give your opponents away. It also does not skimp on comfort, with soft memory foam and premium leatherette designed for all-day gaming. Gamers will appreciate HyperX’s passion for its craft, which shows up in quality-of-life features like 90° rotating earcups that make it easy to take a break, or the swivel-to-mute microphone that makes muting your mic simple and obvious. Its swivel-to-mute mic and volume controls are located on the headset, grouping all your most important audio functions right on your head for easy access. The passively noise-cancelling microphone is flexible, so you can precisely position it to give you clear communication with your team.
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  7. Turtle Beach - Recon 200 Gen 2 Powered Gaming Headset for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PS5, PS4, Nintendo Switch - White - Front_Zoom
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    "Great headset...Works well but doesn't hold a charge more then other headsets for all day gaming....Gaming headset...Good quality, good battery and good price point compared to other headsets"

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    Hear Big. Win Big. Take your game to the next level on Xbox or PlayStation with the Turtle Beach Recon 200 Gen 2 powered gaming headset. Powered by a rechargeable 12-hour battery, the Recon 200 Gen 2 multiplatform gaming headset delivers powerful, amplified audio, and can keep going without power in passive mode. Whether you’re chatting with teammates or trash-talking the enemy, the flip-to-mute mic picks up your comms loud and clear. Play for hours in comfort with ultra-soft memory foam ear cushions with ProSpecs technology.
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    "Great headset...Works well but doesn't hold a charge more then other headsets for all day gaming....Gaming headset...Good quality, good battery and good price point compared to other headsets"

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    Hear Big. Win Big. Take your game to the next level on Xbox or PlayStation with the Turtle Beach Recon 200 Gen 2 powered gaming headset. Powered by a rechargeable 12-hour battery, the Recon 200 Gen 2 multiplatform gaming headset delivers powerful, amplified audio, and can keep going without power in passive mode. Whether you’re chatting with teammates or trash-talking the enemy, the flip-to-mute mic picks up your comms loud and clear. Play for hours in comfort with ultra-soft memory foam ear cushions with ProSpecs technology.
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  8. Astro Gaming - 1' HDMI Female Adapter for PlayStation 5 - Black - Angle_Zoom
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    "Adapter extra and not included with gamin headsets...This is mandatory to make the headset works. Read your product labels when buying your headsets. ...Headset...Best headset I have purchased for my gaming console."

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    Get the most out of your PlayStation 5 experience when using the MixAmp Pro TR, A50 Wireless + Base Station or A20 Wireless Headset Gen 1. The HDMI Adapter for PlayStation 5 enables full Game:Voice Balance on ASTRO Gaming devices that require an optical port. The Adapter is compatible with the following products: MixAmp Pro TR Gen 4, MixAmp Pro TR Gen 3, A50 Base Station Gen 4, A50 Base Station Gen 3, A20 Wireless Headset Gen 1
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    "Adapter extra and not included with gamin headsets...This is mandatory to make the headset works. Read your product labels when buying your headsets. ...Headset...Best headset I have purchased for my gaming console."

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    Get the most out of your PlayStation 5 experience when using the MixAmp Pro TR, A50 Wireless + Base Station or A20 Wireless Headset Gen 1. The HDMI Adapter for PlayStation 5 enables full Game:Voice Balance on ASTRO Gaming devices that require an optical port. The Adapter is compatible with the following products: MixAmp Pro TR Gen 4, MixAmp Pro TR Gen 3, A50 Base Station Gen 4, A50 Base Station Gen 3, A20 Wireless Headset Gen 1
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  9. Turtle Beach - Recon 50X Wired Gaming Headset for Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One, PS5, PS4, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, Mobile & PC - Black/Green - Front_Zoom
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    "Headset Review...Great gaming headset I bought a lot of headsets in the past...Average headsets...Good for a low budget gaming headset. Would purchase again in a pinch."

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    Take gaming audio and comfort to the next level with the Turtle Beach Recon 50X officially licensed gaming headset for Xbox. The Recon 50X features Turtle Beach’s latest lightweight and comfortable design, with high-quality 40mm over-ear speakers that let you hear every crisp high and thundering low, plus convenient in-line controls that allow you to quickly and easily adjust Master Volume and Mic Mute. The Recon 50X also includes Turtle Beach’s renowned high-sensitivity mic, which can be removed when watching movies and listening to music, and the headset’s versatile 3.5mm connection makes it perfect for using with Xbox and PlayStation controllers, Nintendo Switch and compatible mobile/tablet devices. Additionally, Recon 50X is surround sound ready for Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and compatible Windows 10 PCs.
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    "Headset Review...Great gaming headset I bought a lot of headsets in the past...Average headsets...Good for a low budget gaming headset. Would purchase again in a pinch."

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    Take gaming audio and comfort to the next level with the Turtle Beach Recon 50X officially licensed gaming headset for Xbox. The Recon 50X features Turtle Beach’s latest lightweight and comfortable design, with high-quality 40mm over-ear speakers that let you hear every crisp high and thundering low, plus convenient in-line controls that allow you to quickly and easily adjust Master Volume and Mic Mute. The Recon 50X also includes Turtle Beach’s renowned high-sensitivity mic, which can be removed when watching movies and listening to music, and the headset’s versatile 3.5mm connection makes it perfect for using with Xbox and PlayStation controllers, Nintendo Switch and compatible mobile/tablet devices. Additionally, Recon 50X is surround sound ready for Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and compatible Windows 10 PCs.
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  10. Turtle Beach - Recon 70 Wired Gaming Headset for PS5 & PS4 - Black/Blue - Angle_Zoom
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    "Great headphones with mic for gaming...Great headphone with mic for gamings. My son loves them....Headset for gaming...My son loves these headsets. I love shopping st Best Buy."

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    Built for your next victory, your latest achievement and much more with the Turtle Beach® Recon 70 gaming headset for PS4 Pro, PS4, and PS5. Featuring Turtle Beach’s latest lightweight and comfortable headset design for hours of play, with high-quality 40mm speakers and over-ear premium synthetic leather cushions that let you hear every crisp high and thundering low while blocking noise. Turtle Beach’s renowned high-sensitivity mic to ensure you are heard clearly and easily flips up to mute. Finally, the versatile 3.5mm connection makes it perfect for swapping between PlayStation® and Xbox controllers, Nintendo Switch as well as PC and compatible mobile devices.
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    "Great headphones with mic for gaming...Great headphone with mic for gamings. My son loves them....Headset for gaming...My son loves these headsets. I love shopping st Best Buy."

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    Built for your next victory, your latest achievement and much more with the Turtle Beach® Recon 70 gaming headset for PS4 Pro, PS4, and PS5. Featuring Turtle Beach’s latest lightweight and comfortable headset design for hours of play, with high-quality 40mm speakers and over-ear premium synthetic leather cushions that let you hear every crisp high and thundering low while blocking noise. Turtle Beach’s renowned high-sensitivity mic to ensure you are heard clearly and easily flips up to mute. Finally, the versatile 3.5mm connection makes it perfect for swapping between PlayStation® and Xbox controllers, Nintendo Switch as well as PC and compatible mobile devices.
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