A new Xbox wireless headset was released earlier this month, and reviews were overwhelmingly positive regarding the comfort and audio experience offered. Now a new limited series has been presented with a special Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Portal Xbox wireless headset.
Alex Nunn, Senior Business and Strategy Manager at Xbox, shared our first look at the new headset, saying: “At Xbox, we believe in providing choice for our players to deliver gaming experiences. quality play in all of our products and services. We know how important immersive audio is in keeping you connected, and being connected is more important than ever. Whether you’re playing with your friends around the world, listening to your favorite music, talking on a conference call for work, or listening to the latest shows, audio plays a vital role in your everyday experiences. “
With a number of headsets already available, Microsoft aims to give gamers more options with the new Bang & Olufsen Beoplay Portal wireless headset specifically designed for Xbox. It is also the first device in the Designed for Xbox Limited Series program that offers premium products for gamers to enjoy.
The new line is available in three color options as shown above. Black Anthracite, Gray Mist and Navy Brass are options available now for pre-order with a “sophisticated aesthetic” and stellar audio features. Players will be able to customize the chat and game sound balance, mute and control the volume through the headset itself and a special Bang & Olufsen audio app. This device is also confirmed to work on both generations with the Xbox Series X / S and Xbox One. For the curious, Xbox also confirms that this new headset is also compatible with PCs and mobile devices via Bluetooth 5.1 and aptXAdaptive to ensure that the sound quality never falters regardless of the platform.
The images above show a preview of how you can personalize the audio experience through the mobile app, available on iOS and Android devices. There are preset modes, individual adjustments that can be made, and the ability to save custom templates.
To learn more about the latest Xbox Wireless Headset, visit the blog post here. For those who are interested, you can also pre-order now; just know that this line is not cheap. To order one of these bad boys, you will need to deposit $ 499.99.