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Recommended headsets and other complementary products to buy along with Call of Duty: Black Ops 3

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is expected to be one of the biggest new videogame releases of 2015. If you are planning to pick up the highly-anticipated first-person shooter, we also recommend getting the following complementary products to optimize your experience.

Season Pass

While Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is already a massive game, you should consider picking up the season pass if you want even more. The pass includes all four major DLC packs for the sequel. The downloadable content being planned include re-imagined maps from previous Call of Duty games that were developed by Treyarch: World at War, Black Ops 1 and Black Ops 2. Not to mention that you will also get “The Giant” and “Der Riese” Zombies maps.

If you are planning on buying all the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC expansions, then you should check out the season pass. You can preorder the pass from Amazon with this link.

Gaming Headsets

If you have played previous Call of Duty games, then you should know that bullets can come flying in every direction. So it’s best to play Black Ops 3 with surround sound headsets, especially if you are planning on diving deep into the competitive online multiplayer modes.

For the PlayStation 4, we recommend picking up first-party headsets for the latest Call of Duty game as Sony will most likely put up a custom audio profile just for the first-person shooting title on the Headset Companion App. We suggest purchasing either the PlayStation Silver Wired Headset or PlayStation Gold Wireless Stereo Headset as both are capable of producing 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound and are regularly supported by Sony. You can find these with the following pages: PlayStation Silver Wired and PlayStation Gold Wireless.

On the Xbox One side, both the Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 500X and Ear Force Elite 800X support DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Surround Sound. The former is cheaper while the latter has more features. You can check out both products with the following links: Turtle Beach Ear Force Stealth 500X and Turtle Beach Ear Force Elite 800X.If you are playing on the PC, you should get the HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset with this page as it comes with an USB Audio Sound Card (which adds 7.1 Virtual Surround Sound) included.

Thumb Grips

Sometimes, the difference between life and death (especially in the competitive online multiplayer) is accuracy. So, if you don’t like how the analog sticks feel on the DualShock 4 and/or Xbox One, then you might want to pick up alternative thumb grips (not to mention that the rubber on the official PS4 gamepad tends to break down over time).

A good all-in-one solution is Grip-iT Analog Stick Covers, which you can check out here, as you can use it for the PS4, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PS3 pads. KontrolFreek also has several quality analog covers that you can check out with this page.

Official Strategy Guide

If you are looking for a competitive advantage when it comes to the online modes, you might also want to take a look at the official strategy guides. The books will provide detailed maps along with expert tips that will give you a leg up over your opponents. Of course, readers will also get help with the campaign and zombie modes as well as learning how to unlock every achievement and trophy.

The collector’s edition of the guide comes with an exclusive hardcover design as well as a Jugger-Nog magnetic bottle opener. If you are interested, you can order the two versions of the book with the next links: Call of Duty: Black Ops III Collector’s Edition Guide and Call of Duty: Black Ops III Standard Edition Guide.

PlayStation 4 System Bundle

While Black Ops 3 is coming to the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, it will be missing some important features, including the entire main campaign. Fortunately, there is a pretty enticing PS4 bundle if you don’t own a current-gen console or a capable PC.

The limited edition bundle comes with an unique looking console and DualShock 4 controller in addition to a 1 TB hard disk drive, physical copy of the game and Nuketown DLC map. You can take a look at the product below this paragraph.

If you are interested, you can preorder the PlayStation 4 1TB Console Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Limited Edition Bundle here.Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Limited Edition 1 TB PS4 Bundle 9

DualShock 4 Controller

The aforementioned PS4 controller can also be purchase as a standalone product. So, if you are a Call of Duty fan and/or looking for another gamepad, you can buy the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Limited Edition DualShock 4 via this page.Call of Duty Black Ops 3 Limited Edition 1 TB PS4 Bundle 6If you are buying Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 game, make sure you check out some of the products we mentioned above if you want to get the most out of the highly-anticipated title.