Published on July 27th, 2011 | by Gabriel0
New Xbox 360 Wireless Headset with Bluetooth and Xbox 360 Media remote coming soonYesterday morning, Microsoft announced both the new Xbox 360 Wireless Headset with Bluetooth and the Xbox 360 Media Remote. The headset is compatible with Bluetooth devices such as mobile phones and PCs in addition to being able to connect to the Xbox 360. The remote will allow you to control DVD, CD, Live TV or streamed media on your console. For more specifics, prices and release date, check out the official press release below, accompanied by a gallery of the devices:
New Xbox 360 Wireless Headset with Bluetooth® and Xbox 360 Media remote coming soon LONDON ? 26 July, 2011 ? Let the fun go to your head with the Xbox 360 Wireless Headset with Bluetooth®. With this all-in-one device, gamers can go from chatting with their friends on Xbox LIVE to talking on a Bluetooth® enabled mobile phone without changing headsets. The device is compatible with Bluetooth® devices such as mobile phones and PCs, in addition to being able to connect to Xbox 360 through the console?s standard radio frequencies. The Xbox 360 Wireless Headset with Bluetooth® will be available for £39.99 (ERP) and will be available in stores worldwide beginning early November 2011. The Xbox 360 Wireless Headset with Bluetooth® is taking wireless communications to the next level with a sleek appearance that evokes the Xbox 360 console design, noise cancellation, and Bluetooth® 3.0 technology. Easily switch from Xbox to Bluetooth® mode to answer calls with the flip of a switch. Blue and green LED rings of light visually show which mode the device is in. The device comes with three sizes of ear gels and an ear loop to ensure a comfortable fit during extended gaming periods. The device allows up to eight hours of talk time and up to 300 hours of standby on a single charge. When it?s time to charge up, the included micro USB charging cable connects quickly and easily to the Xbox 360 USB ports. For more information on the Wireless Headset with Bluetooth® visit www.xbox.com. Also available this November, Xbox 360 owners will be able to control their console entertainment with one, easy-to-use device. With the new Xbox 360 Media Remote, anyone can control their Xbox 360 Dashboard, DVD and CD playback, and media playback through Xbox LIVE. The Xbox 360 Media Remote also controls volume and power on many popular brands of TVs. Great for Xbox LIVE applications* like Sky Player, Zune Marketplace and more, the remote is comfortably and intuitively designed so that the entire family can utilise it. The Xbox 360 Media Remote will be available for £14.99 (ERP) and will be in stores in early November 2011. Media playback controls include play/pause, skip forward, fast forward, skip back, fast back, and display to control DVD, CD, or streamed media. The TV controls include power on/off, volume up/down, mute and TV input. The Xbox 360 Media Remote?s menu navigation controls include A, B, X, Y buttons, D-pad navigation, back and select. Live TV from Sky*, can also be controlled with the Xbox 360 Media Remote. The Xbox 360 Media Remote features a high-polish top case and rubberised keys with solid, key-press feedback. The Xbox 360 Media Remote also includes 2 AAA batteries. For more information on the Xbox 360 Media Remote visit www.xbox.com. *Xbox LIVE Gold membership and/or other subscriptions may be required. Media content sold separately.