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Best Back to School Gaming Headsets

Looking to level up your audio? Nowadays, students often learn remotely, and there's no better way to do that than with the stellar audio quality from SteelSeries.

While most students are back to school already, that doesn't mean it's too late to get an upgrade. Recently, we've updated our Arctis Nova gaming headset lineup with new selections. The Nova series expands with accessible entries that make awesome gifts for teens and college students.

For the Essentials - Arctis Nova 1 Gaming Headset

Arctis Nova 1 Gaming Headset

Our new flagship headset brings you the superior audio quality from High Fidelity Drivers, an engineering feat designed to bring you immersive, quality audio. Calls sound better than ever, making lessons on Zoom or other platforms a breeze. No more warbled sound as you listen to the lectures. And, whenever you're done learning, enjoy superior gaming audio from your favorite titles.

When you need to speak, the ClearCast Gen 2 mic will make a difference, as you'll sound clearer and more natural, with built-in noise cancellation of up to 25dB. And this isn't just for your PC, as the Nova 1 is widely compatible with other devices -- such as PlayStation, Xbox, Switch. We also have the Arctis Nova 1P and the 1X gaming headset if you want to rep your favorite console.

It's also a great headset on the go. It's light and it easily plugs into your mobile device. What's more, it's easily adjustable to be just right for your head thanks to the ComfortMAX system. There are 4 points of adjustment, among them an elastic band that eases the tension on your head.

The versatility of this headset makes it an awesome choice for a back to school option.

Price: $59

> Buy the Arctis Nova 1

For the Glow Up - Arctis Nova 3 Gaming Headset

Arctis Nova 3 Gaming Headset

Want a headset with some glow up? Look no further than the Arctis Nova 3 gaming headset, with signature RGB to leave your mark. The lights shine in customizable 16.8 million colors, allowing you to select your favorite to show off. This light can also be synchronized with other SteelSeries gear via PrismSync. Whatever color your select while adjusting your headset on your PC will be the same when you use the headset with a console or your mobile device via USB.

This is a multi-platform USB-C gaming headset that works with all your favorite platforms: PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, your phone, and your iPad. You can enjoy gameplay audio anywhere with super comfy AirWeave Memory Foam cushions that fit your ears perfectly, while you can adjust your headset in multiple ways thanks to the ComfortMAX System.

All that comes with superior Nova-quality audio, designed to bring you immersive, crystal clear audio. This is a great way to stand out on campus and from your peers, as not only you'll enjoy much better audio quality, but you'll also look stylish.

Price: $99

> Buy the Arctis Nova 3

Looking for something else? Check out the Arctis Nova family page to learn about our other, newest gaming headsets. We also have a great selection of Back to School gaming mice options.