...a familiar feature-set that SteelSeries fans have come to appreciate
SteelSeries's Arctis 7X may be branded as an Xbox-specific gaming headset, yet its strength lies in its ability to connect to a wide variety of hardware, including PlayStation 4/5, Nintendo Switch, PC and Android mobile devices.
As a one-stop solution for multi-platform gamers, the 7X ticks a lot of the right boxes through a familiar feature-set that SteelSeries fans have come to appreciate. The highlights include an extremely comfortable design with retractable mic, up to 24-hour battery life, well-laid-out controls, and a neutral sound that has served the Arctis series well up till now.
We'd liked to have seen SteelSeries make the move to USB-C charging, there's a case to be made for Dolby Atmos support to be included as standard at this price point, and if you're gaming strictly on Xbox hardware, the 9X is a more elegant choice.
Bottom line: comfortable, versatile and delivering a familiar Arctis Series sound, the 7X has to be in consideration when picking a headset to pair with multiple systems.
Familiar Arctis Series sound
Extremely comfortable design
Retractable mic with mute LED
24-hour battery life
No direct connection to Xbox
Default audio settings lack oomph
SteelSeries Arctis 7X Wireless
The Arctis 7X Wireless gaming headset is available to purchase from SteelSeries.
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