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The Importance of a Gaming Headset

December 31, 2018 2 min read

The Importance of a Gaming Headset

Whether you are a gamer, someone that is always watching movies or series on your computer or you simply enjoy listening to music, a great headset is a must for you.  In this article, we will focus on gaming headset designed for those who dedicate much of their time gaming.

Anyone that has played at least a couple of games in their life understands that a gaming headset brings a number of benefits that other devices such as speakers simply can’t. This is why the gaming industry has spent countless hours developing and improving their headsets in order to deliver the best products for their customers.

Due to the fact that most games out there are in the genre of First-Person Shooters (FPS) and MOBA, they all require great reflexes, reaction time and coordination with your teammates. This is why visual and auditory senses are constantly being tested; therefore a good gaming headset is a must in order to live the best experience while playing. Also, it will improve your general performance on almost every game; it will help you appreciate and enjoy even more the games you are playing.

When you ask a pro gamer what they look for in a gaming headset they normally answer the same 3 things: comfort, sound quality, and microphone quality. However, for those of us who play games for fun, the price is a big factor as well. There is a wide variety of gaming headsets in the market; nevertheless, it does not mean that they are all good enough. The sound is not good enough, they get uncomfortable with time or they simply don’t include a microphone, there are many flaws with economic gaming headsets.

An example of a great gaming headset that includes all the elements stated above is the ZOP Wired Gaming Headset 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound USB Gaming Headphone with Mic LED Light for PC Computer. It includes high quality surround stereo sound, padded earmuffs ideal for long-lasting comfort, noise control, a 180 degree flexible high-quality microphone and multi-platform compatibility (works on almost every PC or laptop). It also includes LED lights with 7 colors that can be changed at any time. Also, due to its 2.2 meter long cable, you will never have the problem of it being too short. Thanks to this gaming headset you will have something called positional audio which is the ability to detect your enemies’ position just by hearing their footsteps. This grants you a huge advantage since you will react according to this before they can even see you.


In our SHAPE meets COLOR webshop, you will be able to find several gaming headsets for every need and taste that you can buy online from the commodity of your home. Search our website for different brands, colors and specifications and choose the one that bests suits your needs.