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Xbox One stereo headset, multiplayer updates arriving in March

xboxoneheadsetA brand new headset and one other replace are on the way in which for Xbox One house owners subsequent month.

Microsoft, which is able to launch its first major system update to the Xbox One this week, introduced immediately a stereo headset and multiplayer improvements arriving in March.

The headset, promoting for $79.99, contains a full-range (20Hz – 20kHz) audio spectrum, a unidirectional microphone and over-the-ear audio system. Players can management audio ranges with an hooked up Stereo Headset Adapter, which may also ship individually at $24.99 for those who have already got their very own headset.

The brand new Xbox One Stereo headset and adapter coming subsequent month

— Larry Hryb ? (@majornelson) February 11, 2014

The multiplayer updates, additionally arriving subsequent month, embrace a bevy of enhancements:

Get to your mates listing sooner. The buddies listing might be entrance and middle on the homepage of the Buddies app. Click on the Social tile on Dwelling, or say “Xbox, go to Buddies” to see who’s on-line and what they’re as much as. From there you may rapidly ship messages and get into a celebration.

Get together chat might be turned on by default. If you get together up, chat audio might be turned on by default.

Chat with associates enjoying totally different video games. Get together chat might be separated from individuals enjoying your recreation, so you may chat with your mates who’re on-line or you may chat with everybody enjoying the sport.

We’re including an “Invite associates to recreation” choice to your multiplayer titles shifting ahead. Much like Xbox 360 titles, it will seem inside a video games’ menu and supply a easy and faster solution to arrange your multiplayer battles. Choosing “Invite associates” will allow you to invite associates to your recreation and get together.

We’re including “Current Gamers.” It is a easy listing that reveals you Xbox Dwell members you’ve lately performed with, making it simpler to remain in contact with individuals, or add new associates after your multiplayer battles.

Microsoft famous that there might be extra additions in the March replace and can share particulars later. The corporate is bettering the Xbox One because it prepares to launch the team-based on-line multiplayer recreation Titanfall on March 11, a title Microsoft is touting as “the must-have recreation for this era.”

In the meantime, the first big update was purported to arrive to Xbox One house owners immediately however has since been delayed:

FYI: The February #XboxOne System Replace will ship this week, however not immediately. The workforce is engaged on finalizing. Extra particulars after I get them

— Larry Hryb ? (@majornelson) February 11, 2014

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