Turtle Beach’s new wireless headset works with basically everything

Turtle Beach’s Stealth 700 Gen 2 Max is a $200 wireless headset that works with everything from the Xbox Series X to PS5, Nintendo Switch, Windows, and Mac, company has announced† Unlike its predecessor, the $149.95 Stealth 700 Gen 2 (non-Max) was available for either Xbox and PCor PlayStation and Nintendo Switch, but not in the same model. It also offers Bluetooth connectivity, unlike the Stealth 600 Gen 2 Max, meaning it works with devices such as phones and tablets.

The new Stealth 700 Gen 2 Max has also gotten longer battery life, with Turtle Beach claiming it should be able to run for more than 40 hours on a single charge. That’s compared to 20 hours on the previous, non-Max model. In addition to Bluetooth, which can be used to connect it to a mobile companion app to configure headset settings, the Stealth 700 Gen 2 Max also comes with a 2.4GHz wireless USB dongle.

The Stealth 700 Gen 2 Max is available to pre-order now for $199.99 and will be released worldwide on May 8.

Meanwhile, Turtle Beach says the $129.99 Stealth 600 Gen 2 Max and $99.99 Stealth 600 Gen 2 USB (both announced last month) are now on sale in Europe and available for pre-order in North America ahead of their release on May 8. The Max is compatible with both PlayStation and Xbox consoles and offers 48 hours of battery life, but the USB model is Xbox-only for now and has 24 hours of battery life. A Playstation version of the headset is coming later in the year

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