As streaming grows in popularity and the average person becomes more likely to want to have an actual setup to game with, the need for better quality equipment also increases. It’s all well and good having a basic headset with a microphone that plugs into your controller or PC and they’ll certainly do the job well enough for most, but for those that want premium sound quality not only into their headphones but into other people’s, the options for a gaming microphone can feel endless.
This is a good problem to have though, especially when you have an idea of what each one offers. To help you out, below we’ve compiled an alphabetical list of just over a dozen of some of the best gaming microphones on the market today. But first, just to bring you up to speed on what features a microphone has and what differentiates one microphone from another, here’s a little crash course on some terminology.