SteelSeries’ new Arctis Nova Pro line offers 360-degree spatial audio and premium design

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SteelSeries has announced its new flagship Arctis Nova Pro headsets designed for console and PC. The Arctis Nova Pro line offers 360-degree spatial audio support, comfort and AI-enabled noise cancellation.

The SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro is compatible with PC, Xbox and PlayStation. The headset is available in a thenewsupdate and wireless variant, allowing players to customize their audio experience. Plus, SteelSeries’ new headset is built around comfort. The Arctis Nova Pro has four adjustment points. Users can adjust and rotate the height of the ear cups. In addition, the headset offers rotatable hangers and a tension strap over the head. As for customization options, SteelSeries sells Nova Booster Packs with 1 headband and interchangeable speaker plates for $45.99.

The available color options are ‘Red’, ‘Lilac’, ‘Mint’ and ‘Rose’.

As for audio features, the Arctis Nova Pro supports 360-degree spatial audio through the content’s 5.1 and 7.1 surround soundtracks. It also uses custom speaker drivers with a two-diaphragm design. SteelSeries also uses the new Sonar Audio Suite to deliver the world’s first pro-grade parametric EQ for players. Based on reports, this feature supports specific frequencies to pick up the sound of footsteps and broken glass. This audio support can be critical when playing competitive games where locating enemy locations is critical.

Plus, the SteelSeries Arctis Nova Pro comes with some pretty neat premium features. The first is the new GameDAC Gen 2, which has Hi-Res Audio certification. In addition, SteelSeries supports a new Quad DAC. Players can adjust the audio inputs, volume and EQ using the DAC’s OLED display. Players will also find a fully retractable microphone. This microphone supports AI noise cancellation, so your party can hear you well. In addition, the Arctis Nove Pro range features a dual battery system to switch to when the battery is low. It also features Bluetooth and a dedicated 2.4Ghz connection.

Of course, sporting so many premium functions comes with an appropriate price tag for the device. The wireless Arctis Nova Pro is available for $449. The thenewsupdate version can be purchased for $324.

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Source: SteelSeries Via: Engadget

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