Microsoft has revealed the new official Xbox Wireless Headset, the new device features premium features such as voice isolation and spatial audio technology like Windows Sonic, Dolby Atmos, and DTS Headphone: X.
Launching on March 16 for $100 USD, the new Xbox Wireless Headset can connect to an Xbox console or a Windows PC and it can be controlled via the Xbox Accessories App. Users can control the equalization of the sound and the auto-mute option.
Check the reveal trailer here:
As seen in the trailer, the new Xbox Wireless Headset features a sleek and modern design, according to Xbox, the headset is built with high-quality materials that include: a durable frame with an inner metal headband, rubberized dial rings for grip, and a fully adjustable mic that tucks up and out of the way when not in use.
Elie Ahovi, Senior Designer at Xbox, explains that the team “ were driven by wanting every interaction with the headset to be delightful.” The final result is an intuitive headset that includes rotating earcup dials as a way to adjust the volume and game/chat audio balance with just a simple turn.
“We’ve learned that gaming is a deeply social activity. Especially nowadays, given the state of the world, gaming and communicating with others is a critical need. The team took a human-centered approach to design a headset that removes the unnecessary distractions so that players can focus on the game and their friends,” said Scott Wang, the Senior Design Researcher working on the new Xbox Wireless Headset.
The all-new Xbox Wireless Headset looks modern and comfortable, the spatial audio technology is a must-have for Xbox Series X|S players as it gives you an edge on competitive games. Microsoft affirms that 30 minutes of charging gives the user four hours of gameplay. By fully charging the headset the batteries will last up to 15 hours of use.