Cool-Looking Gaming Headsets with the Best Lighting and Effects

Show off more than just your gaming skills with these cool headsets.

Man wearing gaming headset with lighting.
Perfect for livestreaming or solo sessions.Frederick Tendong, Unsplash

They may not improve your game, but headsets tricked out with LED lights and other cool special effects will ensure you look great while you’re winning. Those flashing lights serve as a form of personalization and expression—and they’re just plain cool. Here are the headsets we’re gaming in.

RUNMUS Gaming Headset PS4 Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound, Xbox One Headset with Noise Canceling Mic & RGB Light, Compatible w/ PS4, Xbox One(Adapter Not Included), PC, Laptop NS Game Boy Advance
The noise-cancelling mic rotates 160 degrees and minimizes ambient noise to provide 360-degree voice pickup.RUNMUS

LED lights come in a variety of single-color options. RGB LED lights combine red, blue and green into more than 16 million different hues. The warm white light it creates is only an approximation of what a white LED light produces. If you want to add a purer and brighter white to the kaleidoscope of RGB color options, RGBW LED lights can get you pretty close. Just expect to pay a bit more.

RUNMUS Gaming Headset Xbox One Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound, PS4 Headset with Noise Canceling Mic & LED Light, Compatible with PC, PS4, Xbox One Controller(Adapter Not Included)
A 50 mm driver in each ear cup means top-notch surround sound audio for games and music.RUNMUS

Many headsets require you to connect them to a power source in order to turn on the LED lights on first use. After the headset is charged, they will flash automatically every time it’s turned on. Some LED headsets change color and hue on their own, while others have a button you can press until you get the shade you want.

BENGOO G9000 Stereo Gaming Headset for PS4, PC, Xbox One Controller, Noise Cancelling Over Ear Headphones with Mic, LED Light, Bass Surround, Soft Memory Earmuffs for Laptop Mac Nintendo PS3 Games
Thickened ear cushions work for long gaming sessions while providing better sound isolation.BENGOO

Just because they won’t influence the quality of your gaming doesn’t mean LED lights on headsets can’t serve any practical purpose. In addition to personalizing headsets, they can brighten up a playing space and make you stand out on livestreams.

Also Consider

ONIKUMA PS4 Headset -Xbox One Headset Gaming Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound Pro Noise Canceling Gaming Headphones with Mic & RGB LED Light Compatible with PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, PC,GameCube
The 1.2”-thick ear pads use a new second-generation skin-friendly material that’s super-soft for comfort.ONIKUMA
PeohZarr Gaming Headset PS4 headset Xbox One Headset with 7.1 Surround Sound PC Headset with Crystal Clear Mic & Large Earpads, Gaming Headphones for Xbox One Controller(Adapter Not Included), PS4, PC
Omnidirectional noise reduction picks up the user’s voice more clearly in chats with teammates.PeohZarr
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