Following on the from the news yesterday that PC peripheral manufacturer Turtle Beach was acquiring its once competitive Roccat for $14.8 million in cash. The company has today unveiled a new gaming headset in the form of the Turtle Beach Recon 70 Series.
Designed to be used on almost every platform the Turtle Beach Recon 70 Series gaming headset supports Xbox One, PS4 Pro, PS4, PC and Nintendo Switch as well as mobile devices equipped with a 3.5 mm audio connection. The Recon 70 for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will be available in the US from May 1st, 2019, with pre-orders available from today. Throughout Europe the Recon 70 will be available for the Xbox One, PS4 and Nintendo Switch consoles from today exclusively from Argos in the UK with further availability rolling out to other European territories from April 1st, 2019. While the midnight red version of the Recon 70 designed for the Nintendo Switch will launch towards the end of May 2019.
Juergen Stark, CEO of Turtle Beach explained a little more in today’s press release : “The Recon 70 is also available in more colour options and is compatible with all gaming systems, so we believe we’ll see the Recon 70 continue the Recon 50’s trend of ‘best-seller’ with enough time in the market.”
Features of the Recon 70 gaming headset include :
– Lightweight Comfort : A lightweight headset design ensures complete comfort during those hours-long gaming sessions featuring a padded headband and ear cushions.
– Flip-up Mic : Turtle Beach’s renowned high-sensitivity mic picks up your voice loud and clear to ensure your commands are always heard. Previously available on higher-end headset models, the mic can be flipped up out of the way to mute when not in use, and blends into the headset’s design.
– High-quality 40 mm Drivers : Superior 40mm over-ear speakers deliver amazing game sound so you hear every crisp high and thundering low.
– Premium Ear Cushioning : Synthetic leather-wrapped ear cushions provide added comfort, improved bass response and better noise-isolation.