Here's how your Astro Gaming headsets will work on PS5 and Xbox Series X

    Here's how your Astro Gaming headsets will work on PS5 and Xbox Series X

    You might need an adapter

    Sony and Microsoft have already explained how current-gen controllers will work on their next-gen consoles, but if you've spent the money on a headset you really like, you might be wondering if you can still use them. when you take a helmet. PS5 or Xbox Series X. The good news is that if you're using Astro Gaming headsets, they'll likely be compatible with the newer consoles.



    Here's how your Astro Gaming headsets will work on PS5 and Xbox Series X

    Xbox Series X

    Let's start with Xbox, as its headsets are going to have the easiest upgrade time to be compatible and complete with Xbox Series X.

    • A10 – This first generation wired headset supports game sounds and voice chat through its 3,5mm port.
    • A20 – If you are using the first generation of the A20 headset, you will need to update the firmware through the Astro Command Center program.
    • A40 and A40 TR – All four generations of A40 headsets will support sounds and voice chat via the 3,5mm port.
    • A50 with base station – 50rd and 3th generation A4 headsets require firmware update. A50 headsets created during the Xbox 360 era will not be updated to work with Xbox Series X.

    If you're using a MixAmp with your headphones, the M60 and M80 will work through the 3,5mm port. If you own a MixAmp Pro TR, be aware that only 3rd and 4th Gen units will receive an update to work with the X Series. The A50 and MixAmp Pro can also be updated for Dolby Atmos at no additional cost. Firmware updates to your Astro equipment will not impact its use with current generation systems.



    PlayStation 5

    Compatibility is a little trickier with PlayStation 5 hardware, depending on what gear you're using and what you're looking to get out of your headphones. All headsets will be compatible with the PS5, however, you may need additional gear to get full feature status

    • A10 – This first generation wired headset supports game sounds and voice chat through its 3,5mm port.
    • A20 – The first generation A20 headsets support game sounds and voice chat, however, to mix audio you will need an HDMI adapter or optical splitter.
    • A40 and A40 TR – All four generations of A40 headsets will support sounds and voice chat via the 3,5mm port.
    • A50 with base station – The 50rd and 3th generation A4 headsets support game sounds and voice chat, but will require an HDMI adapter or optical splitter to enable audio mixing.

    If you're using the MixPro Amp TR, you'll also need an HDMI adapter or optical splitter for mixing. Additionally, the MixAmp Pro TR and A50 headphones will be able to use Dolby Audio through Astro hardware. The A10 and A40 controllers have access to Sony's 3D audio through the PS5 controller.


    During a Zoom call with members of the press, an Astro Gaming representative pointed out that while you can use an optical splitter for your A20 and A50 headsets on PlayStation 5, there's no guarantee you'll be able to get Dolby 5.1 sound. . To make these headsets complete with PS5, the company has developed its own HDMI splitter. The passthrough device will not create any lag or affect 4K video. If you've registered your Astro Gaming headsets with the manufacturer, you'll be eligible for a $15 discount on the HDMI splitter if ordered from the company's website. More information on the discount will be given closer to launch.


    Here's how your Astro Gaming headsets will work on PS5 and Xbox Series X

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