Best Microphones for PS4

Getting the best PS4 microphone will improve your gaming experience. However with so many products flooding the market right now, choosing the best gaming mic at an affordable price is not easy. That is why our team of top researchers examined many PS4 mics to discover reliable ones that won’t disappoint when it matters most. Here are the top five that made it into our list...

Top 5 Gaming Microphones for PS4

OUR TOP PICK

Best Mic Preamp for the Money

Trust Gaming GXT 244

EDITORS CHOICE

Best Professional Mic Preamp

HyperX HX-MICQC-BK QuadCast

BEST VALUE

Best Mic Preamp in the World

Rock Band USB Microphone

OUR TOP PICK

Trust Gaming GXT 244

Best Mic Preamp for the Money

Summary

If you are looking for a plug-n-play usb microphone, the GXT 244 is the best bang for your buck. The package also includes a shock mount, for high precision recording.

This microphone boasts several features, which earned this model our top spot.

Firstly, this microphone is a Cardoid recording pattern, which has a fantastic ability to pick up your voice without unescessary background noise. Whilst gaming it can become annoying if background noise is broadcast to your entire team, you won't get drowned out with this microphone.

In addition, this model uses a universal 5/8" screw mount, which will attach to any common microphone arm. Most arms aside from studio use utilise a 5/8" screw mount, so you are not constrained to one peripheral mount.

Finally, there are no drivers or complicated setup required to use this mic. You can plug it into your PS4, Xbox or PC and it's instantly recognised and ready to go!

Pros

  • Durable
  • Good value for money
  • High quality

Cons

  • No physical mute button

EDITORS CHOICE

HyperX HX-MICQC-BK QuadCast

Best Mic Preamp for the Money

Summary

Despite this products name being a mouthful, the HyperX is a fantastic gaming mic. Not only does it look the part, but this model incorporates important features into a neat package. 

It has a built in anti-vibration shock mount, an internal pop filter, and an adapter for most stands on the market. 

Some overlooked features this gaming microphone includes are an LED indicator which shows the mute/live status of spoken audio.

In addition, you also have the option to mute from the microphone itself to prevent any mishaps!

You can also change the recording polar pattern, which is only commonly available on higher end recording equipment. You have the choice between stereo, omnidirectional, cardoid, or bidirectional.

Finally, this model has a gain control at the bottom of the unit. This is particularly useful if you are in a loud or quiet environment. By changing the gain, you increase or decrease the output volume of the mic accordingly.

Pros

  • Convenient features
  • Aesthetically pleasing
  • Change polar pattern

Cons

  • Background hissing if amplifying gain fully