This headset is primarily designed for the Xbox One and offers full headset control and functionality over a wireless connection. Superhuman Hearing mode boosts audio from distant in-game sources, which can help improve overall game experience.
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Pro Fun sound signature with slight boosts to the various frequencies
The overall sound has good clarity and gives a fun feel. The highs are crisp and airy without being harsh. The mids are full yet are not muddy. The bass is slightly boosted yet is not boomy or overpowering.
Various in-game sound effects as well as dialogue sound clear and easy to understand. Explosions on the other hand have good impact and punch with this headset.
Pro Full functionality is present in wireless mode
There are Xbox One headsets that provide audio playback over a wireless connection, but still require a wired connection should mic function be needed. This not an issue with the 420x+ as all functions are available in wireless mode.
Pro Can boost the volume of distant in-game audio sources
This headset has a mode called Superhuman Hearing and what it does is it boosts the volume of distant in-game sound sources. This can help enhance immersion and also help you be more aware of what is happening in game.
Pro Microphone is bendable and removable
The microphone features a 3.5mm connection so it can easily be attached/detached as needed. The mic is flexible and can be bent to your desired position.
Pro Comfortable for long use
The headset's headband and ear cups have thick foam cushions covered by a leather material on the surface which makes this headset feel soft and plush on the head. The leather material on the ear cups is perforated to allow for extra air flow and help minimize heat build up around the ears.
Pro Good battery life
This headset can last 15 hours of playback time from a full charge.
Con No 7.1 surround sound
If you are looking for enhanced positional audio then this headset is not for you. Turtle Beach opted for the Superhuman Hearing mode instead of 7.1 surround sound.