New Xbox Wireless Headset: Price, release date, preorder, and more

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Microsoft goes sleek and wire-free with its new official Xbox headset.
Microsoft just unveiled the Xbox Wireless Headset, its first cable-free headphones designed for Xbox consoles, PC, and mobile devices. With various gaming-tuned features at an attractive mid-range price tag, they're shaping up as an official solution with value to impress. But they enter an increasingly competitive market, with many of the best Xbox One wireless headsets delivering leading value at lower prices than ever.
But the new Xbox Wireless Headset appears well-geared to the average Xbox owner, pitched with "best in class" audio and a rich assortment of social features. Preorders are already live ahead of their March ship date — and here's what you need to know.
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[h=2]Xbox Wireless Headset release date and price[/h]Microsoft launches its new Xbox Wireless Headset on March 16, 2021, with global availability slated for all Xbox markets. It's designed to work with Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S consoles, but with extended compatibility with Windows PCs, mobiles, and other Bluetooth-enabled devices. The Microsoft Store opened preorders on February 16, but it's also headed to third-party retailers like Amazon, Best Buy, and Walmart.
The Xbox Wireless Headset costs $99 for U.S. buyers, securing a relatively affordable retail price in the context of fully-wireless gaming headsets. Coupled with various advanced features included with this model, including two wireless standards, special mic features, and high-quality construction, it's an impressive price. The headset is also available for £95 in the UK, $130 in Canada, or €99 in Europe.
[h=2]Xbox Wireless Headset preorder now live[/h]Microsoft has opened Xbox Wireless Headset preorders, providing your opportunity to lock down its latest cable-free cans ahead of their scheduled launch date. With the high demand for gaming hardware in early 2021, they're expected to sell fast over the days ahead. The Microsoft Store is the first to open preorders, available direct from the manufacturer, priced at $99 in the U.S.
[h=3]Easy Wireless Audio[/h][h=4]Official Xbox Wireless Headset[/h]
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$99 at Microsoft Store (Preorder)
Microsoft has cooked up its first official wireless headset for Xbox gaming, promising leading audio quality in the price bracket, advanced social features, and a sleek all-black design. They're an affordable cable-free solution, with preorders now live ahead of their March debut.

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