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Microsoft Unveils Wired Xbox Stereo Headset, Pre-Orders Up Now For September Release Next Month

Posted on August 19, 2021 by Nick Moreno

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In the realm of Microsoft accessories for its video game division, many of what was unveiled for the latest Xbox Series systems consumes up social spaces to be variable controller designs. The latest being the upcoming Aqua Shift Edition controller, users can quickly identify that the new gamepad utilizes the back grip texture to place a water-like design – the first to be done for the Xbox controller. However, there are other additions that were shared previously.

Back in February, Microsoft revealed the Xbox Wireless Headset. While already collaborating with dozens of headset manufacturers for the ease on cross-generation support, Microsoft revealed to be delivering its own headset for the new system. Of course working for Xbox One as well, the headgear asks for $99.99 offering support for noise cancelling performance and design that complements any setup.

On Thursday, Microsoft returned to reveal another headset. Unlike the previous wire-free accessory, the new Xbox Stereo Headset is a wire-bound piece that asks only for a $60 price.

With the new Xbox Stereo Headset, we are bringing everything you expect from Xbox products like performance, stand-out features, quality, and accessibility to deliver immersive experiences across console, PC, and mobile devices. We also wanted to bring you more value to the entry-level headset category, including clear microphone performance, high-quality ear cushions, and a volume control dial on the right earcup.

Jessica Tsujikawa, Xbox Senior Product Marketing Manager

“The Xbox Stereo Headset features many of the design elements found the Xbox Wireless Headset,” the post adds. “The flexible, lightweight design with an adjustable headband utilizes plush cushioning to spread pressure more evenly around the top of the head. Ultra-soft large earcups will keep you comfy during those ‘extended’ play sessions, and easily accessible on-ear controls for volume and mute will make this a staple in your gaming arsenal.

“Connect directly to the Xbox Wireless Controller or other devices through the 3.5mm audio jack, no batteries required. To generate the best possible experience across gaming, team chat, music, and movies, the team tuned the headset to replicate the intended audio recording source that the creators wanted you to experience.

“The result of this is hearing the audio as close as possible to how it was recorded, by ensuring clean mid & high frequency performance with strong bass. And to take your audio one step further, the Xbox Stereo Headset supports high-fidelity spatial sound technologies including Windows Sonic, Dolby Atmos, and DTS Headphone.” You can view the Xbox Stereo Headset page by heading here.

What are you most interested about the new headset from Microsoft?

Xbox Stereo Headset arrives on September 21, 2021 for $59.99.

Source: Xbox Wire

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