Enjoy a seamless, wireless experience with a headset fine-tuned for 3D Audio on PS5™ consoles.Built for gamers, the headset features noise-cancelling microphones and easy-access controls.
Tried these out and ended up returning them. I’ll be sticking with the SteelSeries Arctis 7. They sound just as good and are much more comfortable.
I've also heard they're not comfortable for long sessions (mostly due to the ear cups not being large enough). I'm hoping they come out with a new version in a couple years to change them. I just broke my PS Gold Headset, so I'm just using over-ear headphones for the time being.
They're not as comfortable as the PS gold. Sound is good but they are too tight and i can't wear them more than an hour.
The cups are a bit too small and the pleather material gets hot. I also don’t like that the cups don’t rotate for a better fit. That aside they do sound quite good. My Arctis 7 sound just as good if not better though and are much more comfortable. The mesh cups are more breathable and don’t get that hot which is a plus. Downside is the cost $50 more. Well worth it though imo.
I have a big head and big ears and I'm fine with these for about 4 hours before they irritate one of my ears. They're definitely not as comfortable as my astro headset, but they also didn't cost me $300.
I've got the Steelseries 7P and I couldn't be happier. Patiently waiting for the arctis Pro V2 to come out.
They're not the most comfortable for long sessions. It starts to hurt your ears because the over-the-ear speaker isn't deep enough. They work well, and are fine for smaller ears, but if you have normal size ears and they aren't almost flat, then after a couple hours you'll start to feel it.
All the sounds in the world will not matter if my ears don’t fit these Pulse earcups.
I'm very happy with mine but didn't notice much difference from ps4 platinum headset. Sounds amazing with returnal, spidy, metro, Godfall, exodus, ratchet, sackboy and astrobot mission. 3rd party not so much though, so I guess the 3rd party devs are lazy as all games should have 3d sound in 2021
I have a Pulse headset and I find my old Platinums to sound much better. They clearly have a larger driver. Not mentioning better mic and better comfort, at least in my case. I have a large head and Pulses are a bit too tight for me, especially on longer sessions.
Steelseries arctis 7 is way better than the pulse 3d wireless headset "period"
Agreed. Tried both and 7p is just more comfortable. It doesn’t have some system level features like the Pulse does but everything is better.
Lol, that’s exactly what I did. Pulse were too uncomfortable and ended up getting the 7p. Way more comfortable and the battery lasts way longer.
I agree they are a decent pair of headphones but I've had better They look cool tho.
yeah, make my ears ache after a while, I miss my Sennheiser PC 37X I got from Massdrop for use on my PS5.
Same. I traded in my PS4 Pro (was shitting the bed hard) when I finally got a PS5 and at first went to get the Pulse with my credit but after a quick review look up, went with the SteelSeries Arctis 7P and they're the best gaming headset I've ever had
The biggest problem with this SteelSeries Artics 7 is that in 2021 they still use the micro usb cable to charge it instead of USB C. And the good thing about the Sony phone is that the phone's information appears on the screen.
This was made for people who are not interested in doing some research on best PS5 compatible gaming headsets within that price range and just want to pick up something for their child or themselves that works. There's always a market for that kind of consumer which makes up a lot of people
Or it can just be sticking within the ecosystem. That's a thing. As long as it works well that's all that matters lol
We get it, you're a headset elitist, and your comment was obviously intended to condescend towards people who bought this headset. Everytime I see an article related to this headset or 3D audio, there is also a self proclaimed expert who reckons he is a know it all. Guess I found a few here. Listen here dude. INFORMED people bought this headset for the native 3D audio support with tempest Engine in ps5. People purchasing the official headset, which has been getting excellent reviews and recommendations, is purpose built to get the best sound experience out of your ps5. If you aren't able to figure that out, then I'm sorry you are clueless. You'll hardly find a better headset for the price range for your ps5. So you can all go shove it.
I bought them. They feel good to me. They're lite. The earcups cover my ears entirely and mine aren't small. They sound terrific as well. They have good clarity with a nice bassy "punch" without being too overwhelming. I hear details with these that I don't even hear through my home theater system. I truly have no complaints with them.
While its true he is being quite the douche, there isnt such a thing as “ native 3D audio support with tempest Engine in ps5 “. 3D audio for headsets is just a toggle in the menu and works with all headsets
Informed people knows that the 3D Audio stuff work with ANY stereo headset you connect to the PS5…
@Limitedtimestruggle "Informed people knows that the 3D Audio stuff work with ANY stereo headset you connect to the PS5" Hahahahahahahahahaha🤣 🤣🤣 hey bru, show me where I said that "You can only get 3D audio from using a 3D audio compatible headset". I'm talking about the headset being PURPOSE BUILT to take full advantage of the 3D Audio in the ps5. Next time you make a personal attack you should read what the person is saying instead of making stupid assumptions.
lol he really got under your skin
@ 13sentinel. Everything regarding the Tempest 3D audio is a console thing only. The 3D Pulse Headset is just Sony own branded plug and play stylish stereo headset, and it’s good for the price asked. But it’s still a stereo headset. There’s no such thing as native Tempest Audio going on. The console process the 3D Audio, not the headset.
Thankfully there are far fewer pretentious douchebags like you who seek to put down those of us who bought and enjoy these headphones.
No I dont mind doing research, I purchased the Pulse headset to make full use of the 3D audio as well as saving a bit of cash as they are only £90.
I've got a pair great performance and sound quality for the price better than the gold's i had previously however i preferred the fit of the gold headset better. Yes you can go out and buy an better headset but for that price i got mine on special for $100 Aud which was about $40 off recently i would never find anything half as good for that price point. What i don't like is that the ears are not adjustable and the elastic band and how it's positioned on your head controls that which can get very annoying. Compatibility is good however they dropped the ps3 where as it used to work with the gold headset despite not being advertised as such but these will not work with the ps3 (Not that most people wil care but i still have mine and use it occasionally die to the lack of backwards compatibility with the ps5). Still works with the 3.5mm jack and has the usb adapter also works for windows.
I brought these along side the ps5 at launch and although I haven't tried every headset out there for comparison, this is easily the best headset I've purchased to date (44yo). Remarkable sound with the 3d tech & also match the ps5 design too. I will say though, they are a little tight on my big fat head but I understand why too as that's how 3d audio works best with no outside sound interference. I actually think it has more to do with the fact I wear glasses too. I did read somewhere, might have been just a comment, an easy way to stretch them out just a little. I wish I could find that as they are just slightly too tight, again for my big boofhead.
I have them as well along with other headsets but just like you I also wear glasses and no matter which headset I buy or use they become uncomfortable due to the pressure pressing on the side frame of my glasses. On topic though these headsets are great for ps5
I never liked big headsets. I'm sticking with earbuds.
This marketing blitz by sony of already established and advertised PS5 features is clearly a lead up to something.....can you guess what?...
I'm using my headphones for the PC and PS5
Really dissapointing stuff, sure they look great and they are plug & play! But the soundstage is so flat and boring. I would recommend something else if you are spending a lot of time gaming with headset! I got them out of curiosity and at a good deal. Still using my Hyper X Cloud Flight ones I bought for use with the PS4 Pro years back.
I tried these out and they hurt your ears after a long gaming session. Especially if you wear glasses because they press on your frames. The mic also wasn’t the best. Great for sound but not for using voice chat as everyone I talked to said I sounded far away. I returned them and tried the Arctis 7p and they were so much better in terms of comfort and the battery lasts way longer. The audio were similar to the Pulse. The mic is better and even though they are a $50 dollars more expensive, they are worth the price.
For great surround headsets, I recommend the HyperX Cloud S, or Astro A50. They're pricier, especially the A50, but they're both fantastic headsets.
I agree but there's different models of the HyperX cloud. Some good some bad in my experience
That's my bad. I use the HyperX Cloud Revolver as the headset on my office PC. I have the Astros in the living room, where I do most of my gaming, being that's where I have my OLED. It's another brand that it's hard to keep track of their branding and different models.
I like my pulse headset. Yes it's not the best but for £90 I find very little to complain about
The sound quality was a huge negative. To me they sound worse than Sony gold headset. No bass at all. I’d recommend any other headset as the 3d sound is compatible with all headsets. I’m using my ps3 pulse Elite and they work great. 50 mm drivers recommended.
is this an Ad? Strange. I have a set, they are what they are. They do the job and take advantage of the 3D audio (like other headsets do as well). Are they going to blow you away with the sound quality? Probably not, there are much better cans out there. But they do the job.
All the disagrees regarding the Pulse being uncomfortable and the Arctis 7P being better are from people who bought the Pulse and can’t get the 7P.
So this is an advertisement?
haha, that's what I said. Sort of strange.
ill stick with steelseries, i find playstation hardware to be cheaply made. im sure they sound good while they work tho.
I've been meaning to try Steelseries, I have friends that swear by them.
They look neat, but I got a perfectly good Cloud Alpha S.
Is this the perfect headset? No, but I've paid way more for crappier sounding and less comfortable ones than this. Not bad for the price, but don't expect perfection or you will be disappointed. I'd say it's good for anyone that doesn't want to spend $200+ on this gear, but that's my opinion.
Not as good as my new XBOX headset or as good as my old HyperX II. I've heard great things about Steel Series too.
They sound decent but I'm not a fan of the button placement. I have to constantly take them off to look for the volume up/down. The ear cups also are uncomfortable. I'll stick with my A50 gen 3's
I'll stick my my Sennheisers, top tier sound, which is all that really matters to me since I don't play online games. Plus they're super comfy, like 2 pillows on the side of my head, especially after 2 years of being broken in. The 3D sound on PS5 is fantastic though, especially with decent headphones.
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