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SteelSeries details which Arctis headsets are compatible with Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S

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What you need to know

  • SteelSeries is a popular gaming accessories company that specializes in headsets, keyboards, and mice.
  • With next-gen consoles on the way like the Xbox Series X, players are wondering which headsets are compatible.
  • SteelSeries now has a new guide detailing which of their popular Arctis headsets work with all the next-gen consoles.

With next-gen gaming right around the corner, people are understandably preparing for the Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and Playstation 5. This means making sure your headset will work with next-gen consoles, or you might be in the market for a new headset altogether. SteelSeries has you covered, with a handy new guide (opens in new tab) on all the headsets in their very successful Arctis line that are compatible with next-gen consoles. And now, you have all of that information too.

Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S

SteelSeries Arctis headsets compatible with Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S:

SteelSeries Arctis 1

  • No firmware update required
  • Connects to controller via 3.5mm port
  • $50 at SteelSeries (opens in new tab)

SteelSeries Arctis 1 Wireless for Xbox

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Console Edition

  • No firmware update required
  • Connects to controller via 3.5mm port
  • $70 at SteelSeries (opens in new tab)

SteelSeries Arctis 9X

  • No firmware update required
  • Connects wirelessly via Xbox Wireless
  • Designed for Xbox
  • Read our review
  • $200 at SteelSeries (opens in new tab)

Playstation 5

SteelSeries Arctis headsets compatible with the Playstation 5:

SteelSeries Arctis 1

  • No firmware update required
  • Connects to controller via 3.5mm port
  • $50 at SteelSeries (opens in new tab)

SteelSeries Arctis 1 Wireless

  • No firmware update required
  • Connects wirelessly via USB dongle
  • $100 at SteelSeries (opens in new tab)

SteelSeries Arctis 3 Console Edition

  • No firmware update required
  • Connects to controller via 3.5mm port
  • $70 at SteelSeries (opens in new tab)

SteelSeries Arctis 5

  • No firmware update required
  • Connects via USB port
  • Stereo audio support
  • $100 at SteelSeries (opens in new tab)

SteelSeries Arctis 7

  • No firmware update required
  • Connects via USB port
  • Stereo audio support
  • $150 at SteelSeries (opens in new tab)

SteelSeries Arctis 9

  • No firmware update required
  • Connects wirelessly via USB dongle
  • Stereo audio support

SteelSeries Arctis Pro

  • No firmware update required
  • Connects wired via USB port
  • Stereo audio support
  • $180 at SteelSeries (opens in new tab)

SteelSeries Arctis Pro + GameDAC

  • Optional firmware update provides PS5 input
  • Connects wired via USB port
  • Stereo audio support
  • $250 at SteelSeries (opens in new tab)

SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless

  • Optional firmware update provides PS5 input
  • Connects wirelessly via USB dongle
  • Stereo audio support
  • $330 at SteelSeries (opens in new tab)

The list of headsets that support next-gen is already pretty comprehensive, especially for the PS5, so gamers should be prepared when it comes to rocking an awesome audio set-up whenever next-gen comes around.

Xbox Series X/S

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Zachary Boddy
Zachary Boddy

Zachary Boddy is the Minecraft Expert and a News Writer for Windows Central, Android Central, and iMore. They have been gaming and writing for most of their life, and have been freelancing for Windows Central and its sister sites since 2019, with a focus on Xbox and PC gaming. You can find Zachary on Twitter @BoddyZachary.

1 Comment
  • I can vouch for those headphones. Suuuuper comfortable, the retractable mic is also pretty awesome and customizable.
    One issue I have is that there's no app to adjust the profiles