US-based Polk Audio has announced that the new 4 Shot Headset for Xbox One – the first Xbox One compatible headset to go on sale – will be available to purchase this month.
Due to hit shelves on 6th March, the 4 Shot was developed by Polk in conjunction with Microsoft Studios at 343 Industries and Turn 10 Studios – creators of the Halo and Forza Motorsport franchises.
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The new headset has been designed to provide gamers with real, balanced audio representative of the virtual world and features proprietary Polk Optimized Electro-acoustic Tuning.
Gamers using the 4 Shot for Xbox One are immersed in a realistic sound environment, which also connects to wireless Xbox One controllers to give them the freedom to move around.
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Polk says the new headset's dynamic lossless technology will result in fewer latency issues, while a retractable near-field microphone will let users chat with other gamers or make calls.
The Polk 4 Shot for Xbox One will retail in the US for $160, while UK retailers including Argos and others are advertising the new headset for around £140.
It was recently revealed that the price of the Xbox One had been cut in the UK to £400, with the console appearing to struggle to match the sales of its rival, Sony's PS4.
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by Pete Hayman
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