SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro Wireless (Xbox) Review

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SteelSeries is often associated with top-of-the-line gaming peripherals for consoles and PC. And on the headset front, gamers can get their hands on some of the finest wired and wireless models money can buy. A new lineup of headsets has been unveiled by SteelSeries for gamers looking to acquire the strongest audio experience for all their gaming devices and it's called the Arctis Nova Pro Series. Luckily, I got to delve into all the features the Xbox-themed model offers and came away highly impressed. Now without further ado, here is my SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro Wireless review.

On the physical design front, the SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro looks extra sleek thanks to its black color scheme. I'm a huge fan of anything gaming-related that adopts dark color outlines, so I'm hugely satisfied with what SteelSeries has created here. While the headset itself may look heavy at first glance, putting it around your head quickly relieves those fears. Everything feels just right as soon as you put this model on and that feeling stays that way during the entirety of whatever you're doing with it. The flexible tension headband is a godsend in the comfortability department, I must say. As for this headset's battery life, it's damn near unlimited - you can choose to swap out one of its batteries for charging purposes while the additional battery encased within it keeps it running without interruption. The default 22-hour run time of the headset will definitely come through in the clutch for all your gaming needs.

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This wireless headset offers amazing acoustic feedback thanks to its 360-degree spatial audio, pro-grade parametric EQ feature that lets you control different sound frequencies, and active noise cancellation that goes hand in hand with its attached microphone. Speaking of control, the Arctis Nova Pro Wireless comes with a special base station that allows you to minimize/maximize your volume levels. And along with that, you can also tap into the base station's multi-system connect feature and use your headset with non-Xbox devices.

If you're looking for a singular headset that can be used across your gaming hardware, PC, and mobile devices, choosing this SteelSeries model is the best way to go. The quality audio experience stays the same no matter what device you're using it with, plus there's no need to switch wires when doing so. All you need to do is hook up the base itself to your Xbox console and follow all the easy directions needed to make your headset usable with everything else contained within your gaming space. The free SteelSeries Sonar Audio Suite software that you can download eases that whole process.

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This new SteelSeries headset model is definitely worth taking the plunge on. It fetches a high asking price ($349.99), but the fact that you can turn it into the center of your gaming haven means it's a worthy investment. If my SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro Wireless review convinces you to make that investment, then my job is done. Enjoy one of the best high-end wireless gaming headsets on the market today.

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