News

PlayStation 4 Release Date News: Sony’s Next-Gen Console Won’t Support Bluetooth Headsets For Chat At Launch

By Staff Writer | October 12, 2013 05:55 AM EDT

PS4 not compatible to Bluetooth headsets at launch.
(Photo : product-reviews.net)

PlayStation 4 release date is already set for next month but recently, Sony announced new information about the console.

Unfortunately, those who own the previous generation of gaming headsets that use USB for the chat functions will not be able to use the device in the PlayStation 4 at launch.

Like Us on Facebook

As posted on Gamespot, Sony has confirmed to Game Informer that the "PlayStation 4 will not support Bluetooth headsets for chat."

The company adds that the update will provide for Sony's branded PULSE headsets. It said that the update will be available in the coming months, but an exact release date was not mentioned.

Furthermore, Sony also told that the headsets will be able to play the game audio via the PS4's optical connector.

Moreover, the PlayStation 4 bundle will include a mono headset, while its competitor, the Xbox One will need an adapter "to allow compatibility with its proprietary microphone connector" and the adapter's release date is yet to be announced.

Prior to PlayStation 4 release date happening next month, it is reported that the next-gen console has already reached 1.5 million of pre-orders, as posted by International Business Times. o

Due to high demand for the PlayStation 4 ( as indicated by significant numbers of orders even before the PlayStation 4 release date), it is possible for Sony to face a supply issue, according to an industry analyst, Michael Pachter.

The official PlayStation 4 release date in the US is scheduled for November 15 and it will come with a price tag worth $399. Meanwhile, the PlayStation 4 release date in European countries is set for two weeks after the console's arrival in the US. Gamers in Europe should be able to get the highly-anticipated console by November 29, valued at €399/£349.

 

 

Featured Video : KIM JAEJOONG LAST DRAMA

Tagged :  world news, gaming

Featured

Trends 08.01.14 | 06:16AM EDT

Leeteuk's Return From The Army Highlights The Success Of SM's Super Junior Experiment

At the time of its debut, Super Junior seemed like it was set for disaster, but the group has set a new idol trend.

OP-ED 07.31.14 | 03:42PM EDT

What Is Right & What Is Wrong With The Current State Of SM Entertainment [Opinion]

SM Entertainment has been at the center of numerous scandals in 2014, but the agency still remains on top of K-Pop.

Features 07.31.14 | 03:53PM EDT

Why Hyomin’s ‘Nice Body’ Is Offensive To Women [Blog]

An argument about why Hyomin's 'Nice Body' is an offensive song and music video for all women and society alike.

07.30.14 | 06:12AM EDT

5 K-Pop Boy Band Rivalries

Some of the top rivalries throughout the years of K-Pop.

KpopStarz Is Looking For Enthusiastic Entertainment Contributors Reach Millions On The Web
Real Time Analytics