It is through his social networks and on its official Xbox Wire that Microsoft presented yesterday afternoon the new Wireless Headset which will arrive on March 16 at a price of € 99.99. On the program, a state-of-the-art gaming headset to offer you total immersion in your games on the new Xbox Series X, Series S, on PC and Xbox One.

The Xbox Gaming Headset by Microsoft

With the release of the Xbox Series X and Series S, Microsoft wanted to offer gamers a tailor-made “spatial sound system”. These are top-quality, affordable headphones to improve the accessibility, quality and performance of those experiences.

With this new Xbox wireless headset, Microsoft offers unprecedented design and comfort for unique and personalized experiences. The headset has an autonomy of 15 hours (with 3 hours of charge), and 4 hours (with 30 minutes of charge). Enough to offer you long gaming evenings alone or with friends!

Microsoft promises optimal sound that does not lose quality even if it is loud, with reduced latency, no loss and exceptional sound quality. The new Xbox wireless headset is therefore compatible with cutting-edge technologies in terms of sound spatialization, such as Windows Sonic, Dolby Atmos and DTS Headphone: X.

A headset is not only used to listen, the Microsoft teams have made sure to offer high quality chat quality. The microphone has two separate parts to focus on both the voice and the environment. With voice isolation, the microphone can detect your voice rather than ambient noise. The headset has a feature to automatically mute the microphone when you are not speaking. You also have a button to manually mute the latter.

We spent a lot of time in the test rooms to understand and define how the headphones could reproduce sound in different environments. You must be able to use it in the living room, your playroom or your bedroom. In the same way, the team studied the behavior of the headset during the gameplay phases, so that the cat remains optimal, thanks to a sensitive microphone but which still ignores the noises in the background.

Erik Garcia, Project Architect and Lead

Having good looking headphones with great audio quality is good. But comfort is also very important for long gaming sessions. Thus, Xbox promises that this new wireless headset will be able to offer maximum comfort.

Xbox Wireless Headset Images

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The headset is lightweight, has super-soft artificial leather wide earbuds. Its hoop is adjustable, equipped with a thick pad, to adapt to different sizes of heads.

We know that video games are deeply social activities. This is especially true in the times we live in right now: we really need to play and connect with others. The team chose to take a human-centric approach to the design of this headset, an approach that eliminates unnecessary distractions, so gamers can focus on the game and their friends.

Scott Wang, Senior Design Researcher

The Xbox Wireless Headset is expected on March 16, 2021 for $ 99.99. The accessory will be compatible with the latest Xbox Series X | S, various Xbox One models and Windows 10 PCs. The headset also connects to mobile devices via Bluetooth so you can listen to your music or chat.

In the next few weeks, Microsoft has been teasing some exciting updates with new features on Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Hopefully, we will be treated to some new things related to this new wireless headset.