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Turtle Beach launches Xbox One headset upgrade offer

Headphone manufacturer Turtle Beach announced today that it will ship free upgrade kits to customers who buy select current-generation gaming headsets, bringing purchased hardware up to speed with Xbox One compatibility. Starting today and ending on January 30, players who purchase Turtle Beach...

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Xbox One Dolby Digital 5.1 support for headsets coming post-launch

Xbox One-owning audiophiles will need to loop the Super Audio CD version of Dark Side of the Moon a few more times before the console is able to take full advantage of a high-end headset, as the console will not ship with Dolby Digital 5.1 support for devices connected to the Xbox One's optical...

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No Turtle Beach headsets or Xbox One Headset Adapter until 2014

According to a press release from audio accessory (and not reptile umbrella) manufacturer Turtle Beach, the company's XO FOUR and XO SEVEN headsets for Xbox One will not be available until the first quarter of 2014, due to the delay of Microsoft's Xbox One Headset Adapter. "Microsoft has...

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Report: PS4 won't recognize Bluetooth headsets for voice chat

Bluetooth headsets will not work for voice chat on PS4, Sony has confirmed to Game Informer. This is in contrast to the PS3, which has enabled Bluetooth pairing from the get-go. USB headsets will be a viable option for voice chat following an update, due sometime after the console's launch, and...

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Call of Duty Ghosts limited edition headset design and price revealed

Turtle Beach limited edition Call of Duty-themed headsets have become an annual treat for CoD fans looking to get some serious audio from their game, and this year is no different with Call of Duty: Ghosts. This time around, the headsets feature a black and white design with blue highlights and...

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Xbox One controllers, headsets available for pre-order

The Xbox One controller is available for pre-order on the Microsoft Store for $59.99. The store is also offering the controller with a Play and Charge kit for $74.99, with the kit priced at $24.99 on its own. Lastly, Microsoft's Store lists its "must-have" wired headset for $24.99. Amazon also...

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Microsoft further clarifies Xbox headset incompatibility

Existing Xbox 360 headsets are not compatible with the Xbox One, which is something we've known since May, but why exactly is that the case? Why can't John Halo and or Jane Codblops continue to make use of their hefty investment in an expensive headset brand? Well, as it turns out, the plugs are...

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Xbox One's 'must-have' wired headset sold separately

The Xbox One will not include a wired headset when the console hits store shelves this November, Microsoft has informed us. The headset, which Microsoft describes as "a must-have for fans of online gaming," has no announced MSRP as of press time. Historically, most versions of the Xbox 360 included...

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Turtle Beach producing Wii U headsets

Turtle Beach has obtained the rights to market officially licensed Wii U headsets, revealing a pair of nice-looking devices that plug directly into the Wii U GamePad. The $35 Ear Force NLa includes stereo sound, in-line volume control, and a microphone, and comes in black or white. The Ear Force...

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Oculus virtual reality headset looking for funding on Kickstarter

Most "virtual reality" helmets tend to be disappointing to say the least, but the Oculus Rift has gained a bit of buzz this year. Developer Palmer Luckey is now looking for funding via Kickstarter. "The reason we're using Kickstarter is so that we can get these dev kits into the hands of...

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