Turtle Beach today released their top-of-the-line wireless gaming headset for Xbox One, which includes 50mm drivers, DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Surround Sound, Superhuman Hearing, and active noise-cancellation. The $300 headset, Elite 800X, is 100% fully wireless for both game audio and chat audio, meaning no wires to the controller or Xbox One. Gamers get crystal clear audio via the latest, cutting-edge wireless technology, and a host of advanced features that create a more immersive and comfortable gaming experience.
The new Elite 800X improves upon last year’s Ear Force Stealth 500X headset with better sound, leather-covered memory foam ear pads, and even more technology. The full list of features for the Turtle Beach Elite 800X includes:
- 100% Fully Wireless – The Turtle Beach Elite 800X is completely wireless for game and chat audio, and uses intelligent channel-hopping for an interference-free wireless experience.
- DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Surround Sound & Sound Presets – Experience DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Surround Sound with incredibly accurate, unmatched spatialization. Additionally, the Elite 800X offers custom DTS Surround Sound modes combined with Turtle Beach genre-specific presets to further immerse fans in their favorite games, movies and music.
- Superhuman Hearing – From the faintest of enemy footsteps to weapon reloads off in the distance, Superhuman Hearing ensures gamers hear it all by amplifying soft sounds when switched on. This exclusive Turtle Beach audio processing gives players the competitive advantage of hearing enemies before they come into view.
- Noise-Cancelling – Eliminate unwanted background distractions with active noise-cancellation when connected to the Xbox One game console and mobile/tablet devices.
- Volume Control, Mic Monitoring & Dynamic Chat Boost – Gamers can set their preferred mix of game and chat audio levels right on the Elite 800X headset. Additionally, Mic Monitoring allows players to hear their own voice in the headset in order to avoid the need to shout, and the Elite 800X‘s Dynamic Chat Boost feature automatically adjusts chat volume during loud gameplay audio spikes to ensure players never miss a command.
- High Quality Hidden Microphones – The Elite 800X features dual hidden, high-quality noise-cancelling microphones, with environmental presets to ensure players are always heard, regardless of their surroundings.
- Magnetic Charging Stand & Rechargeable Battery – Whether gamers need a break from dominating other players in their favorite multiplayer game, or it’s simply time to retire for the evening, just place the Elite 800X into its low profile, magnetic charging stand to store it and keep the headset powered-up without any cables. The Elite 800X features a built-in rechargeable battery that delivers up to 10 hours of functionality.
- Bluetooth Wireless Versatility – Enjoy wireless Bluetooth connectivity with compatible mobile/tablet devices. And gamers never need miss a call or text again, as they can pair the Elite 800X to their mobile phone to listen to music, hear text notifications and take calls while playing.
- Swappable Speaker Plates – Fans can customize their Elite 800X headset to their liking with easily swappable speaker plates that can be changed-out with new designs from www.turtlebeach.com/plates.
- Easy Setup – The Turtle Beach Elite 800X setup is made easy through its magnetic charging stand, which doubles as the wireless transmitter to the headset. Simply connect the charging stand to the Xbox One game console using the provided USB and optical cables, and start playing.
- Companion App – Gamers can download the Ear Force Audio Hub app to wirelessly change presets on the fly using their compatible PC, Mac and Android mobile/tablet device.
- Elite Membership with Purchase – Gamers demand the ultimate in performance, and should get the ultimate in benefits. With the purchase the Turtle Beach Elite 800X headset, gamers also receive:
- Turtle Beach Elite T-Shirt or Hooded Long-Sleeve T-Shirt
- Two additional sets of speaker plates
- Free Twitch Turbo trial membership
- 2-year extended warranty
- Concierge product support service (for U.S. and Canada)
- Early access to the latest Turtle Beach news and product info
- Exclusive offers from the Turtle Beach online store and partners
Price and Availability
The Turtle Beach Elite 800X is available today for $299.95.