PlayStation has now confirmed release dates and pre-order times for the PlayStation Pulse Explore earbuds and Pulse Elite headset as well as the standalone PlayStation Link USB adaptor.
PLAYSTATION PULSE EXPLORE WIRELESS EARBUDS RELEASE DATE
The PlayStation Pulse Explore wireless earbuds will release on December 6th in Australia. Pre-orders will go live on November 9th at 10:00 am AEDT. The Pulse Explore will release later this year for $199.99 USD (~$310 AUD).
PLAYSTATION PULSE ELITE WIRELESS HEADSET RELEASE DATE
The PlayStation Pulse Elite wireless earbuds will release on February 21st, 2024 in Australia. Pre-orders will go live on November 9th at 10:00 am AEDT. The Pulse Elite will cost $150 USD (~$232 AUD).
PLAYSTATION LINK USB ADAPTOR RELEASE DATE
PlayStation has also confirmed that a standalone PlayStation Link USB Adaptor will release on December 6th in Australia with pre-orders also beginning on November 9th at 10:00am AEDT.
EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE NEW PLAYSTATION HEADSETS
The Pulse Explore is PlayStation’s wireless earbuds wirebuds with dual microphones, and AI-enhanced noise rejection capable of filtering out background sounds. It comes with a charging case and also offers lossless audio. The Pulse Explore will release later this year for $199.99 USD (~$310 AUD).
PlayStation also revealed the Pulse Elite headset which is a new over-ear headset for PS5 that offers lossless audio, a retractable boom microphone and AI-enhanced noise rejection capable of filtering background noises out. It also includes a charging hanger. The Pulse Elite will cost $150 USD (~$232 AUD) and don’t seem as feature complete as the InZone H7 which also have active noise cancelling.
Both of these headsets do offer some features that other PlayStation headsets don’t. Firstly, they’re both designed using planar magnetic drivers (Sony says its one of the first companies to bring this technology to market).
They both also feature PlayStation Link which is a new wireless technology by PlayStation that offers low latency, lossless audio and easy switching between the PS5 usb adaptor and PlayStation Portal.
You can also buy a standalone PlayStation Link USB adaptor to bring losless and low latency audio to PC and Mac.