[ x ] remove ads and scale site to 1080p+
[ x ] remove the ads & get mobile premium
pay whatever you want to upgrade
 
 

PS4: Your headsets won't work at launch, some not at all

7:00 AM on 10.11.2013  ·  Steven Hansen@dtoidsteven
0

Shaking my headset

This is a PS4 PSA. Like the Xbox One, the PS4's compatibility with existing headsets leaves a lot to be desired. Both consoles come with a fully functional headset, mind, but that's little consolation for those with expensive gaming headsets. Potential PS4 compatibility, as reported by Game Informer, is complicated.

If you own the PlayStation Pulse headset (I do, it's pretty good), a system update will give the cans PS4 comparability. So, don't expect to use it at launch. Lame.

Meanwhile, according to Game Informer, "Any other headset that relies on bluetooth for chat will not work at all." Headsets that use USB for chat will eventually work with a system update. You can still get sound out of digital optical sets out of the box.

I'm disappointed the PlayStation Pulse won't even work out of the box. I don't intend to play online, anyway, but the Pulse is how I play into the wee hours of the night. Hopefully the compatibility update isn't far away.

Planning On Using An Existing Headset With A PS4? Read This [Game Informer]

 
 

Enlighten an uninformed cougar: FacebookTwitterRedditEmail
 

#audio #headsets #News #next gen #PS4
 
 
 
[x] advertisement
 
 


Steven HansenFeatures Editor // Profile & Disclosures
Fronts3071Posts40Blogs 7Following22Followers93

Steven watches anime & sports, buys meat out of trucks, dates a Muppet, and is only good at cooking. He stands before you bereft of solace and well on the road to perdition. ('^ω^) more
Trending on Destructoid:

 
 


Dtoid is fighting adblockalypse without native ad article bullsh* thanks to Huge Members. Please give them sex or donuts:

Sean Sapp
Sean Sapp


Since 12:24 AM on 06.03.2010

smerff
smerff


Since 4:30 AM on 08.26.2008

Briney-
Briney-


Since 7:39 PM on 09.04.2013

Duster
Duster


Since 2:15 PM on 03.24.2009

 

Please login (or) make a quick account (free)
to view and post comments.





Three day old threads are only visible to verified humans - this helps our small community management team stay on top of spam

Sorry for the extra step!