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New SteelSeries Arctis Nova 4 Headset For PS5, Xbox, And PC Launches Soon

The wireless SteelSeries Arctis Nova 4 releases on May 20 for $120 USD.


SteelSeries is set to launch a new line of wireless gaming headsets for PlayStation, Xbox, and PC: The Arctis Nova 4. There are versions branded for each platform, and the console-specific ones will be available exclusively through GameStop, and the model for PC will be available at other retailers. All versions of the Arctis Nova 4 release on May 20 (and appears to already be available to purchase) for $120 USD, which makes it one of the relatively affordable premium-level wireless gaming headsets.

The upcoming Arctis Nova 4 aims to be the wireless successor to the Arctis Nova 1 and includes many of the features SteelSeries headsets have boasted such as the Nova acoustic system for high-quality spatial audio and SteelSeries Sonar software to customize the audio experience. All versions of the headset come with the Quantum 2.0 high-speed USB-C dongle to offer lag-free audio feed regardless of platform.

It also features similar ergonomics with its ComfortMAX design and remains relatively light at 262g / 9.24oz--SteelSeries headsets have historically been quite comfortable based on our experience with previous models. Lastly, the Arctis Nova 4 has a retractable microphone with ClearCast AI noise-canceling that reduces up to 25dB of outside noise.

SteelSeries' Arctis Nova 4X for Xbox and the Arctis Nova 4P for PlayStation.

SteelSeries is known for its keyboards, mice, and headsets, and its gaming peripherals have made it in our roundup of the best PC gaming headsets in several categories. Currently, the Arctis Nova 1 is our best budget wired headset, the Arctis Nova Pro is our best premium wireless headset, while both the Arctis 7+ and Arctis Nova 7X are our best overall headset and runner-up, respectively.

If you're in the market for a gaming headset for your console, be sure to check out our roundups of the best PS5 headsets and best Xbox headsets, each with categories based on price range and preferences.

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