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PlayStation Pulse Elite And Explore Preorders Are Live At Amazon

The new gear is designed for the upcoming PlayStation Portal, but both are PS5-compatible, too.


The PlayStation Pulse Elite headset and Pulse Explore earbuds are starting to go live at major retailers, including Best Buy and Amazon.

The new audio gear was designed with the PlayStation Portal in mind, but neither the headset or earbuds will be ready when the PlayStation Portal launches on November 15. The Pulse Explore earbuds are set to release on December 6. However, the Pulse Explore is releasing on February 21, 2024. Both of the new PlayStation Pulse products had been expected to launch on the same day.

Along with sporting a brand-new audio technology dubbed PlayStation Link, the Pulse Elite headset and Pulse Explore earbuds are fully compatible with PS5 via the $25 PlayStation Link adapter (also launching December 6) and offer Bluetooth support for PC and mobile. Both the Elite and Explore are the first PlayStation audio devices to use new, custom-designed planar magnetic drivers. In other words, they should sound better than anything else in the PlayStation audio lineup.

Here's a look at both of the new additions to the Pulse audio lineup.

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