SteelSeries reveals Arctis Nova 5 series headsets and Companion App

SteelSeries reveals Arctis Nova 5 series headsets and Companion App
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Written by 

Joseph Kime

Published 

14th May 2024 15:00

Hardware is pretty hard to make sense of in the gaming world - after all, you’re not buying headsets, furniture and replacement parts as frequently as you’re buying games. Gauging where to look for upgrades is tough too, as it’s such a broad world it’s almost impossible to know where to begin, but some companies make it a little easier than others.

SteelSeries, by virtue of being around for so long, has made its name as one of these companies - and now their new release is looking to add some new features to the table.

SteelSeries reveals Arctis Nova 5 with accompanying app

A player using the SteelSeries Arctis Nova 5 app with their PlayStation.
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SteelSeries has unveiled the latest addition to its “affordable luxury” category on its site, the Arctis Nova 5 headset, which comes bundled with its own companion app.

The headset offers players a 60+ hour battery life and high-quality Bluetooth connections, but it’s also got another ace up its sleeve - its accompanying app comes with over 100 differed sound profiles developed by audio engineers, esports pros and more, meaning that you’ll have access to sound presets that help you get the most out of the likes of Fortnite, Apex Legends, Minecraft and more.

This works nicely with Xbox and PlayStation, but the USB-C dongle that the headset comes with can be used with the Switch, PC, Meta Quest, and some mobile devices too.

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It’s a compelling device that packs a serious punch, and it could be about to set a new bar for audio capabilities in-game. 

We'll have a hands-on review in the coming days.

Joseph Kime
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Joseph Kime
Joseph Kime is the Senior Trending News Journalist for GGRecon from Devon, UK. Before graduating from MarJon University with a degree in Journalism, he started writing music reviews for his own website before writing for the likes of FANDOM, Zavvi and The Digital Fix. He is host of the Big Screen Book Club podcast, and author of Building A Universe, a book that chronicles the history of superhero movies. His favourite games include DOOM (2016), Celeste and Pokemon Emerald.
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