SteelSeries has announced the release of their Siberia V2 Heat Orange headsets this morning. While I normally wouldn’t pay a whole lot of attention to the release of a pair of headphones, this is SteelSeries we are talking about – certainly among the top-tier of hardware manufacturers. I’ve gotten to go ears-on with the new headphones and they are pretty sweet. The noise cancelling microphone handled the noise of E3 flawelessly, and the earcups were pretty comfortable. We are requesting a pair for review, so stay tuned for more information. Here’s a nibble from Bruce Hawver, SteelSeries CEO on the device:
“Our Siberia v2 is one of the top-rated, most used and recognized headsets in the video game peripherals market. We believe in products that provide users with the best in-class technology with features intelligently designed for both form and function. Features like our noise-cancelling microphone and its ability to retract into the earcup when not in use, to the illumination and customization via our SteelSeries Engine software.”
The set is shipping for $119.99, but before you balk at this price I’ll remind you that good headphones are like good monitors – they make every game better. While we wait for more hands-on time with the headphones, drop in and check out the official site for more details.