SteelSeries launches a 4-in-1 wi-fi headset for hopping between platforms

We clearly want collaborating in video video video games on a PC, nevertheless when exclusives or comfort draw you to completely totally different platforms now and again, SteelSeries launched a mannequin new Arctis 1 Wi-fi headset that may be of curiosity.

SteelSeries is billing the Arctis 1 Wi-fi as a 4-in-1 headset, on account of along with being constructed for the PC, it comes with a small USB-C dongle for having enjoyable with on the Nintendo Swap, PlayStation 4, and cell telephones. From my vantage stage, it is presumably largest fitted to PC gamers who furthermore non-public a Swap, on account of it bypasses Bluetooth (and among the many many factors related to it).

“The Arctis 1 Wi-fi is the last word phrase 4-in-1 wi-fi headset. By way of a small USB-C dongle, it selections SteelSeries’ lossless 2.4GHz wi-fi know-how for ultra-low latency wi-fi on Nintendo Swap, PC, PS4 and Android. This permits prospects to simply take the same console or PC expertise on-the-go on Nintendo Swap or Android fashions,” SteelSeries explains.

A dongle means toting spherical an additional half when gaming on the go, nonetheless the potential enhancements to sound high-quality and latency may make it worth it. The caveat is that you’ll want a USB-C port in your PC as efficiently, to put it to use there. Most fashionable PCs (desktops and laptops) current USB-C connectivity, nonetheless everytime you’ve acquired not upgraded in a bit, this requirement might be a deal breaker.

Alternatively, the Arctis 1 Wi-fi can shun its title and go wired by way of a 3.5mm audio cable. That furthermore makes it viable for utilizing with an Xbox One.

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In wi-fi mode, SteelSeries claims you will phrase as rather a lot as 20 hours of battery life, which is larger than among the many many rivals (as SteelSeries is keen to stage out, as confirmed all through the chart above). How is it really, although? We’ve not examined the headset, so the reply must await an additional day. For what it is worth, SteelSeries makes among the many many best gaming headsets, equivalent to the Arctis 7 and Arctis 9X.

The Arctis 1 Wi-fi is available now for $99.99 (€119.99).

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