Sony Computer Entertainment today announced their new official accesory for the PlayStation 3, the Wireless Stereo Headset. The Wireless Stereo Headset features 7.1 virtual surround sound, which helps you hear all the minor in-game audio clues clearly. It has a microphone built-in, with volume and microphone buttons for a precise control experience, so you never have to interrupt gameplay to fumble for buttons. You can easily stay informed about battery status, sound controls, etc. with on-screen headset status updates. On top of that, the Wireless Stereo Headset also offers the highest quality voice chat for crystal clear online conversations. The mic is retractable so you can put it away if you just want to listen to music or play a single player game.
- 7.1 digital surround sound* enables you to hear the enemy before they see you
- Crystal clear conversations to strategize with teammates
- Breathable oversized earpads allow for hours of comfortable gameplay
- Stay informed with exclusive on-screen headset status updates**
- Enjoy hi-fidelity sound while watching your favorite movie
- Easily access headset Volume and Mic Mute controls
- Retractable microphone for use only when you need it
Alongside this announcement, Sony also indirectly revealed that a new PS3 firmware update is coming, which will likely add support for this new device. The update will be number 3.70 and it is yet to be seemed if other features will be added to the PlayStation 3 via this update.