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Which Arctis Headsets are Compatible with Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PlayStation 5?

We're excited to announce that our Arctis gaming headsets are next-gen compatible with Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PlayStation 5.

Next-gen compatibility was always top of mind for the Arctis line, so rest assured that you won't need to deal with firmware updates and other next-gen issues.

Here's a quick and easy list of which headsets you can plug and play with the Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5:

Xbox Series X / Xbox Series S compatible headsets

o    No firmware update required

o    Connects wired to controller via 3.5mm

o    Designed and licensed for Xbox (and also works on PS5 and more)

o    No firmware update required

o    Connects wireless via USB

o    Designed and licensed for Xbox (and also works on PS5 and more)

o    No firmware update required

o    Connects wired to controller via 3.5mm

o    Also works on PS5 and more

o    No firmware update required

o    Connects wireless via official Xbox Wireless

o    Designed and licensed for Xbox

PlayStation 5 compatible headsets

  • Arctis 1
  • No firmware update required
  • Connects wired to controller via 3.5mm
  • Also works on Xbox Series X and more
  • Arctis 1 Wireless
  • No firmware update required
  • Connects wireless via USB
  • Also works on any device with USB-C or USB-A
  • Arctis 3 Console
  • No firmware update required
  • Connects wired to controller via 3.5mm
  • Also works on Xbox Series X and more
  • Arctis 5
  • No firmware update required
  • Connects wired via USB
  • Stereo audio on PS5
  • RGB
  • Arctis 7
  • No firmware update required
  • Connects wireless via USB
  • Stereo audio on PS5
  • Arctis 9
  • No firmware update required
  • Connects wireless via USB
  • Stereo audio on PS5
  • Arctis Pro
  • No firmware update required
  • Connects wired via USB
  • Stereo audio on PS5
  • Arctis Pro + GameDAC
  • Optional firmware update will add PS5 input mode
  • Connects wired via USB
  • Stereo audio on PS5
  • Arctis Pro Wireless
  • Optional firmware update will add PS5 input mode
  • Connects wireless via USB
  • Stereo audio on PS5

What if I already own an Arctis?

An easy rule of thumb is that if your current Arctis already works with Xbox One or PlayStation 4, then it will be compatible with the respective next-gen console.

Reviewing next gen?

SteelSeries are committed to supporting next generation consoles and their users. If you would like to review next gen consoles and game releases with the Most Awarded Headset line, please get in touch below: