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SteelSeries introduces new gaming headset and Arena speakers

SteelSeries, the worldwide leader in gaming and esports peripherals, on September 7, 2022, introduced a new headset to rule the soundscapes and airwaves across the globe.

The Arctis Nova 7 is the heir to one of the best-selling gaming headsets of all time.

SteelSeries also unveiled its new franchise – a family of speakers that turn any rig into an epic gaming and entertainment space.

Arctis Nova 7

Through four years of innovative and meticulous engineering, SteelSeries set out to push boundaries, solve problems for a gaming lifestyle in today’s rapidly changing culture and reinvent the world’s #1 premium gaming headset.

Engineered with the Nova Acoustic System, featuring High Fidelity audio, supercharged by the Sonar Audio Software Suite, and delivering 360° Spatial Audio, the Nova 7 lets gamers hear the finite details that others don’t.

With wireless freedom and Simultaneous Audio, players can listen to two audio streams at the same time with 2.4GHz and Bluetooth, easily swapping between PC, Mac, PlayStation, and Switch with USB-C.

Communications are key and the new ClearCast Gen 2’s AI-powered noise cancellation gives players crystal clear comms.

The bidirectional mic is the same technology used by Formula 1 teams. When paired with Sonar Software, it silences background noise and distractions cutting out keyboard tapping and button-mashing from a gamer and their squad.

Additionally, the mic has been reimagined with a unique design that blends seamlessly into the earcup when fully retracted for on the go.

SteelSeries has alo expanded the Nova multiverse and future of gaming audio with the introduction of the Arctis Nova 3 and Nova 1 headsets.

The people spoke and SteelSeries listened. Whether the pain points were related to poor sound quality and booming bass, inability to utilize a single headset across multiple platforms, or even fatigue from all-day use, the extended Arctis Nova family of headsets solves multiple problems for gamers.

The brand took all this feedback and created the ultimate sound experience across an entirely new line of headsets specifically designed for a variety of different consumer needs and price points.

Elite performance comes standard with Arctis Nova 7, Nova 3, and Nova 1 headsets. Each headset in the extended Nova family is equipped with the Nova Acoustic System, which fuses hardware and software to raise the bar over the competition and provide gamers with a new superpower known as Almighty Audio.

The combination of custom-designed High Fidelity speaker drivers that offer unparalleled sound purity, plus immersive 360° Spatial Audio for an immersive soundscape, along with the Sonar Audio Software Suite, which features the first pro-grade parametric EQ for gamers and allows them to adjust every individual frequency, provides an unparalleled in-game advantage to players.

From the noob to the aspiring esports pro, from the budget conscience to those that invest or splurge on gear, from the non-discerning to the audiophile, gamers deserve products that exceed their needs and expectations, enhance their experience, and make them feel like a star. Players can choose from three options within the extended Nova lineup based on their style of play, budget, and personal preferences.

Arctis Nova 7
Venture past the mundane into Almighty Audio with the Arctis Nova 7. Listen to two audio streams at once with simultaneous 2.4GHz and Bluetooth, easily swapping between PC, Mac, PlayStation, and Switch with USB-C.

Stay in the action with a 38-hour battery and a fast charge function, bringing 6 hours of use after just a 15-minute charge. Players will experience noise-free communications as AI-algorithms guide the ClearCast Gen 2 mic to clean up both incoming and outgoing audio in team chat.

The ComfortMax System delivers 4 points of adjustability and breathable AirWeave Memory Foam cushions for marathon sessions on any platform. The original SteelSeries Arctis 7 was the most-awarded headset of all time… Welcome to the future of gaming audio. (Available in PC, PlayStation, and Xbox-specific models).

Arctis Nova 3
It’s time to glow up in style with Nova 3’s PrismSync RGB in 16.8 M customizable colours. Almighty Audio has never been more accessible and powerful.

AI-algorithms guide the noise-cancelling mic to clear out background noise – from both the user and their teammates over chat. Gamers can lose themselves in the soundscape with Almighty Audio across several platforms with USB-C compatibility, including PC, PlayStation, Mac, Nintendo Switch, a mobile device, or iPad. The ComfortMax system provides all-day comfort.

Arctis Nova 1
Almighty Audio for one and all. The Arctis Nova 1 provides superior sound quality along with the ComfortMax system that delivers 4-points of adjustability to easily find a perfect fit on the lightweight headset, featuring AirWeave Memory cushions.

A broadcast-quality noise-cancelling mic reduces background sounds, keeping in-game communication clear while staying comfortable even during long gaming sessions. The Arctis Nova 1 features a 3.5mm jack that works with virtually any platform, including PC, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch, and a mobile device. (Available in black or white colorways and PC, PlayStation, and Xbox-specific models)

Arena 3 and Arena 7 Speaker Systems

From the makers of Arctis, the most awarded audio line in gaming, SteelSeries introduces the Arena 3 and Arena 7 – a premium line of gaming speakers that addresses a long-standing void in the current landscape by orchestrating a combined hardware and software solution that allows for total immersion within any game.

SteelSeries’ latest creation establishes yet another series of firsts with the Arena line, including a gaming speaker system with true surround sound from a single USB connection — with immersive, high-quality audio emerging from a two-way speaker design, including two front speakers, a center channel speaker, two wireless rear surround sound speakers, and a 6.5” downward-facing subwoofer, along with the ability to tune every individual frequency through the Sonar Audio Software Suite, which features the world’s first pro-grade parametric EQ designed for specifically for gamers.

The Arena line of speakers has been acoustically engineered and designed with premium organic fiber and silk drivers to create an extremely accurate in-game soundscape — the way developers intended for immersive titles like Cyberpunk, Red Dead Redemption II, God of War, Call of Duty, Assassin’s Creed, Destiny 2, and a variety of other games.

Arena 3 Speaker System
Sound Quality and Versatility Combined. With one of the biggest speaker drivers in gaming audio, the Arena 3 utilizes a 4” organic fiber cone driver, creating a full range of crystal-clear highs, vibrant mids, and powerful bass to hear every footstep, bullet, and explosion with total clarity.

The speakers’ wired and Bluetooth connections and intuitive controls further enhance the gaming experience. Acoustically shaped for desktop gaming with a front-facing bass port for minimal sound distortion, gamers can enjoy the full audio soundscape as game developers intended.

To create the perfect gaming environment, the Arena 3 comes on an adjustable stand and tilts vertically to create optimal listening positions.

Arena 7 Speaker System – Unrivalled Sound that Gamers Hear, Feel and See. Hardcore gamers want to plunge themselves into their games by both feeling and seeing the game around them. The Arena 7’s high-quality sound, thundering sub-woofer, and screen-reactive RGB lighting bring players into new worlds like never before.

The Arena 7 utilizes a USB-connected 2.1 RGB gaming speaker system with a 2-way speaker design and the 6.5” down-firing subwoofer creates a powerful response for rich, deep, and accurate reproduction of low frequencies. Utilize a standard USB connection to invite gaming’s most immersive sounds to a PC, Mac, or PlayStation. Gamers can take advantage of optical and standard 3.5mm Aux connectivity for phones, tablets, TVs, and other audio devices, and a widely compatible Bluetooth provides a cable-free experience and a convenient connection with a phone and other devices.

To both enhance and fully customize the acoustics of the Arena speaker line, SteelSeries equips gamers with the Sonar Audio Software Suite, specifically designed for intricate and powerful audio customization. Users can adjust nearly every aspect of the sound using a 10-band Parametric EQ, Acoustic Echo Cancellation, Spatial Audio for surround sound simulation, and much more.

As a perfect companion to the Arena speakers, SteelSeries is also launching the Arena Wireless Mic, a standalone wireless ear-mounted microphone that features a ClearCast SuperCardiod Noise Canceling Microphone that removes unwanted noise during voice chat utilizing the Sonar software suite. Gamers can enjoy Quantum 2.0 wireless freedom and the SoftFlex design reduces ear fatigue during marathon gaming sessions.

The Arctics Nova and Arena series, are available at Steelseries official stores on Lazada and Shopee, Challenger, Courts, Endless passion, Gamemartz, Tec Drome, TOG, Xtreme and other major channels at the following prices:
Arctis Nova 7 – $329
Arctis Nova 7P – $339 (Availability: TBC)
Arctis Nova 7X – $339 (Availability: TBC)
Arctis Nova 3 – $179
Arctis Nova 1 – $129
Arctis Nova 1P – $135
Arctis Nova 1X – $135
Arena 3 Speaker System – $249
Arena 7 Speaker System – $569 (Availability: TBC)
Arena Wireless Mic – Price/Availability: TBC

SteelSeries Sonar Audio Suite – Free Download at: SteelSeries.com/gg/sonar

Visit the Challenger Atrium Show to view the full range of Steelseries products:
Date: 24 & 25 September 2022
Location: Challenger Flagship Store
Address: 200 Victoria Street #B1-26 Bugis Junction, Singapore 188021
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