Gold Wireless Stereo Headset


Sony have just announced a system software update for PlayStation 4 (version 1.60) that will be available for download late tonight (or tomorrow in the EU), bringing support for the PULSE and PULSE – Elite Edition wireless stereo headsets to PS4.

Not only that Sony have also announced the Gold Wireless Stereo Headset, which launches early this month. This new headset offers 7.1 virtual surround sound, custom audio modes created by developers specifically for PlayStation games, a hidden noise cancelling microphone for voice chat while playing online, customizable faceplates, and other features –all for $99.99 (MSRP). A version is also coming to the EU called the Wireless Stereo Headset 2.0 and will be available from 10th February 2014 (market dependant) at £79.99/€89.99 SRP.

You can connect the headset to your PS4, PS3 or computer using the wireless adapter for eight hours of straight gameplay. The headset also is compatible with your PS Vita or other mobile device with the included 3.5mm audio cable. The portable, folding design and travel pouch make it perfect for playing games or listening to music at home or on the go.

The Wireless Headset (and the PULSE – Elite Edition) are compatible with the free Headset Companion App, which hits PlayStation Store in February. The app allows you to download developer-created game modes that are specifically tuned to enhance a game’s audio. Kicking off the custom sound modes will be Sucker Punch, who’s developing a mode for their highly anticipated PS4 exclusive inFAMOUS Second Son. In addition to these custom game modes, the app also offers a variety of preset audio modes for games, music and movies, as well as a tool to create your own custom EQ mode.


Information taken from the US and EU PlayStation Blogs

Written by Chazz Harrington

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