Fortnite is a game that requires the use of listening ability more than anything. Listening to every footstep, shots fired and nearby sounds can help the player to assess the situation and the regular speakers of the TV or regular headphones cannot help in hearing any of the important stuff.
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There are several headphones in the market which help the players in hearing each and every sound in the game with clarity.
Turtle Beach Elite Pro 2
The latest Turtle Beach headset is fine-tuned for Fortnite. The Elite Pro 2 has a whole host of features that make it perfect for shooters.
The best feature is what Turtle Beach calls ‘Superhuman hearing’ which basically enhances the incidental sounds around you and puts them in a special context. In other words, you hear footsteps, gunfire and building with amazing clarity, and you can pinpoint exactly where it’s coming from and how far away it is. It’s a game-changer for Fortnite.
Elsewhere, the Elite Pro 2 is very comfortable too, with soft ear cushions and a nicely padded headband and the mic is clear and well designed.
You can even detach it if you don’t want to chat. The core sound quality of the headset is great for gaming, with excellent surround sound and decent bass and treble. If you’re serious about getting an edge in Fortnite then these are the headphones for you.
Turtle Beach Recon 200
The turtle beach recon 200 is one of the best headphones in a low but and its sound is nice and clear, even with the fact the Recon 200 uses 40mm drivers instead of 50mm. It punches well above its weight.
The mic is excellent too which is ideal for chatting and the bass boost does add extra weight to any explosions you hear.
In terms of comfort, Turtle Beach excels at making headsets that can be worn for hours and hours of play. The Recon 200 is a nice, snug headset and is padded in all the right places for long-time wear. The budget has been saved on materials, so you don’t get metal trim or a lengthy connection cable but once this is plugged into your controller and on your head it makes no real difference.
Steel Series Arctis Pro
Boasting a sleek design akin to something out of the realms of sci-fi, the latest from manufacturers Steel Series doesn’t skimp on the sound quality, providing an audio setup that booms through the exceedingly comfortable cans.
Even the most minute of movements will be picked up by the Arctis Pro. The sturdy yet flexible microphone tucked away within the headset presents a crystal-clear quality that is almost unmatched on the market.
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