Gaming headphones and headsets are designed to be used with all types of gaming consoles, PCs and laptops. One key element that differentiate a headset to a headphone is the use of a built-in microphone. The microphone on the gaming headset is used for communicating with other players during a game.
Both "Opened" and "Closed" back headphones can be used for a different feel, user preferences, sound channeling and subtleties in audio. With many designed to block out ambient noises, completely immersing the player within the gaming world being played.