PS4 Platinum Headset’s Release Delayed Until January 2017

October 30, 2016Written by Zarmena Khan

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Sony’s recently announced PlayStation 4 Platinum headset will now release in January 2017 instead of holiday 2016, according to a brief announcement by the official PlayStation Twitter account.

Revealed back in September, the headset will cost 18,000 yen, $159 USD, €179 and £129. Here’s an official description:

The Platinum Wireless Headset is a high-end gaming headset that makes games on PS4 come alive with rich and immersive audio. The headset boasts premium construction and materials for extra comfort, as well as enhanced highly positional 7.1 virtual surround sound powered by SIE’s proprietary 3D audio technology. Select PS4 games supporting 3D audio for the headset will deliver surround sound from all directions, including above and below you, for more immersive experiences. The new premium headset also features multi-position, hidden noise-cancelling microphones for clearer chat and is also compatible with PS VR and mobile devices using an included 3.5mm audio cable.

Were any of our readers planning to buy the headset?