ASTRO Gaming are well known in gaming circles for being the creators of some of the highest end gaming equipment and lifestyle products, much like the A40 from back in the day. No matter whether you’re a pro gamer, or just one who likes to kick back with mates, they’ve got you sorted in terms of gaming accessories. And going forward they have got you sorted too – unveiling the second generation of their A20 Wireless Gaming Headset for Xbox and PlayStation consoles. Yep, that means Xbox Series X and PS5 compatibility.
Revealed today by ASTRO, the second generation of the studio’s award-winning ASTRO A20 Wireless Gaming Headset, is a headset that gamers across all formats will want to keep an eye out. Professionally tuned to deliver audiophile-grade gaming performance, the ASTRO A20 is a multi-purpose headset featuring premium quality design, comfort and wireless connectivity at an accessible price point.
In addition to the A20 Gaming Headset, ASTRO are also introducing the A20 Wireless Gen 2 USB Transmitter designed for Xbox consoles – that green and white looks awesome – and PlayStation. You’ll find that one USB transmitter for Xbox consoles or PlayStation is included with each A20 Headset – or available for purchase separately should you feel the need, allowing multi-platform A20 gamers the chance to add a second USB Transmitter allows for the pairing of a single headset with multiple consoles.
“We are excited to launch a new generation of our A20 headset which features full compatibility with Xbox Series X and PlayStation 5,” said Aron Drayer, VP of Marketing for ASTRO Gaming. “The A20 delivers the sound quality, comfort and durability gamers expect from ASTRO with excellent wireless performance and multi-platform potential at an attractive price.”
As you would expect to hear, the Gen 2 A20 Headset features a host of improvements from the previous generation:
- ASTRO Comfort and Quality – Engineered for marathon gaming sessions, the ASTRO A20 is comfortable, durable, lightweight and easily adjustable.
- ASTRO Audio V2 – Designed to produce detailed, true-to-life game audio, ASTRO Audio V2 provides a natural, smooth sound through an extended frequency range. Tuned for Gaming to deliver non-fatiguing highs, clear mids and distortion-free bass.
- 15m Wireless Range – The ASTRO A20 features 2.4GHz technology that provides secure wireless connectivity and up to 15m (50 ft) of wireless range.
- Battery Life – Play for extended sessions with 15+ hours of battery life. Recharge the headset using the included USB-C to USB-A cable.
- Flip to Mute Mic – The ASTRO A20’s highly precise boom mic offers Flip to Mute functionality which mutes voice output and conveniently stows the microphone when not in use.
- EQ Presets – Three EQ mode presets are available, including ASTRO which is tuned with precise bass for general gaming; PRO is tuned for precise mid and high detail for streaming and pro gaming; STUDIO is neutral for accuracy and best for movies and music.
The new ASTRO A20 Gaming Headset Gen 2 will ship to customers around the globe in October, but it is available for pre-order right now, direct from ASTRO Gaming. It’ll set you back something in the region of $119.99 USD. If you wish to pick up the ASTRO A20 Gen 2 USB Transmitter then that will come in October too, priced at $19.99 USD.
Will you be checking out what ASTRO have created with the new A20? Let us know in the comments.