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Gamers get ready for a sound explosion with Astro wireless headsets

03 Sep 17

Over the weekend, at PAX Prime in Seattle, Astro Gaming revealed their new Astro A20 Wireless Headset. PAX-goers got a sneak peak of the new headset, the companion to Astro’s A10 Gaming Headset.

The upcoming A20 features two models compatible with the Xbox One family of devices (Xbox One, Xbox One S, Xbox One X) as well as Windows 10, and two models compatible with PlayStation 4 and Windows 10.

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The Astro A20 Wireless Headset features 5.8GHz wireless; Astro Command Center capability allowing for fine tuning of every input and output parameter, mic level adjustments and custom EQ modes; Astro Audio; flip-to-mute mic; and more!  Most importantly, the new A20 will retail for around NZ$275/AU$250.

COS Headsets

The studio is also planning to support the upcoming November 3 launch of Call of Duty: WWII with a customised Call of Duty Astro A20 Wireless Headset.

The Astro A20 Wireless Headset and the custom Call of Duty version will be available in October.

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