Though Black Friday is still a ways out, now is a good time to start thinking about picking up a new gaming headset before the rush of the sales event becomes overwhelming. With this year slated to be another big Black Friday full of great deals, it’s a smart idea to save up and aim for a high-end gaming headset that will not only last you a while but also sound really awesome. So let’s take a look at the Black Friday deals that you can expect on gaming headsets and when you can start doing your shopping.
Black Friday lands on the first Friday after Thanksgiving, which this year is going to be November 25. That being said, in the last couple of years, we’ve seen Black Friday gaming headset deals start as early as the Monday preceding Black Friday, so it’s very likely that we’re going to see a lot of deals earlier than Black Friday itself. There’s also a chance we might see them earlier than that, but we assume the best gaming headset deals will be on Black Friday itself, so it’s well worth the wait.
That said, if you don’t want to wait that long, there are usually a lot of great gaming headset deals going on throughout the year. We always encourage folks to grab great deals when they see them, so if you see something you like before Black Friday, certainly consider picking it up. Even better, you can enjoy a new gaming headset several months earlier!
When it comes to electronics such as gaming headsets, Amazon tends to have some of the deals. For example, high-end gaming headsets like the HyperX Cloud Stinger 2 or the Razer Barracuda Pro are likely to have some great deals on them on Amazon since the retailer tends to have excellent deals across the board. That being said, there’s a lot of competition from other online retailers, such as Newegg, which also tends to have some great gaming headset deals, although there may not be as many options as Amazon may have. You’re also likely to find some great general gaming deals from Amazon, and Black Friday is a great opportunity to pick up some new games or other gear.
Alternatively, you can try large brick-and-mortar stores such as Walmart and Best Buy, which will likely have some great deals too. You should be on the lookout for deals on budget headsets since both these stores tend to have better deals on budget items such as the Logitech G435 Lightspeed and the Razer BlackShark V2 potentially. You may also find some great deals gaming accessories like gaming chair deals.
The other alternative is to also look at manufacturer websites directly. Dell, Razer, and SteelSeries are all likely to have their own special deals and bundles, although mostly for their own gear, so if you have a particular manufacturer you like, look at their website.
While there’s likely to be an extended sales period during this Cyber Monday turning into a Cyber Week, it’s better to shop the deals you like as soon as you see them on Black Friday. That’s mostly because Black Friday and Cyber Monday are stock events, meaning that there is a limited supply, and once it’s gone, it’s gone, so waiting those extra days might see you losing out on a great deal. There’s also the fact that these are big sales days, so deals will end up finishing quickly, regardless.
The best way to avoid freaking about losing a deal is to to get informed on what sort of gaming headset you want to pick up. For example, if you’re looking for something for a gaming console, then checking out these lists of best Nintendo Switch headsets, best Xbox One headsets, best PS4 headsets, and best PS5 headsets will give you an idea of what headsets work best for you and your budget so you can grab them as soon as a sale pops up. Alternatively, you can look at our roundup of the best headphones for a few different options.
While you’re at it, you should also consider looking at some of the Black Friday gaming PC deals and Black Friday gaming laptop deals for an upgrade. This Black Friday is likely to be quite big, possibly bigger than before, so it’s an excellent time to consider upgrading if you can swing the budget.
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