SteelSeries Unveils 100+ Game-Specific Audio Profiles With New Arctis Nova 5 & Companion App 

The award-winning line of SteelSeries Arctis Nova headsets is introducing the Arctis Nova 5 along with a game-changing Companion App.

SteelSeries has been at the forefront of gaming peripherals, creating some of the best products in the space. Of course, with SteelSeries being such a sought-after brand, players are always excited for the next best thing from them. Fortunately, the wait is over as the Arctis Nova 5 has arrived on the scene.

All Features Included in The Arctis Nova 5

The Arctis Nova 5 is compatible with many devices, allowing users to experience many game-changing features regardless of which device they prefer to play on. Below, we have listed all of the features included with the Arctis Nova 5.

  • The Nova 5 Companion App: This app features 100+ game-specific audios that can be changed without exiting your game, giving players a competitive advantage. You’ll hear what others don’t, as each audio is tailored to each top game. It was created by audio engineers, esports Pros, and game developers.
  • Neodymium Magnetic Drivers: Hear everything with an ultra-detailed soundscape of crystal-clear highs, pinpoint mids, and deep bass. The custom-designed Neodymium Magnetic Drivers are crafted from a rare-earth metal to ensure the perfect audio experience.
  • Quick-Switch Wireless: Take calls while gaming with the tap of a button. Switch from high-speed 2.4GHz to Bluetooth 5.3, as mobile connections are on standby when playing. Keep Fortnite EQs on the 2.4GHz bandwidth without affecting specific media profiles for Bluetooth audio.
  • Cross-Platform Gaming: A compact USB-C dongle allows users to swap between all systems. It supports Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, PC, Meta Quest, and handhelds, including phones and tablets that support USB-C.
  • ClearCast 2.X Mic: SteelSeries’ ClearCast microphone features a new high-bandwidth chipset supporting 32KHz/16Bit audio to keep communication crystal clean and clear. Supercharge your vocals on PC with the available Sonar AI-Powered Noise Cancellation. The microphone’s design seamlessly blends into the earcup when fully retracted.
  • 60+ Hours of Wireless Gaming: A 60-hour battery life equates to a full charge lasting 8 hours each day for 7 days in a row. A USB-C fast charging delivers another 6 hours of charge in only 15 minutes.
  • Sonar Audio Software Suite: Sonar allows gamers to adjust every individual frequency and hear the sounds that matter the most. Control your sound across games, team chat, and the microphone. Experience the first-ever pro-grade parametric EQ designed for gamers, specifically designed to turbocharge any headset for gaming.
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What Is The Arctis Nova 5 Compatible With?

The new Arctis Nova 5 is compatible with Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Mobile. Not only does the Arctis Nova 5 give players wireless freedom, but this new headset is also compatible with the new Companion App. This app will allow users to pick between 100+ audio presents, which delivers an in-game advantage to Xbox and PlayStation players.

“Innovation is key, and we use it to unlock the power of imagination and push boundaries to provide gamers with premium audio experiences,” said Ehtisham Rabbani, SteelSeries CEO. “The introduction of the Arctis Nova 5 and Companion App, with over 100 audio presets, is literally ‘game-changing’ and provides users with an epic audio advantage for console gaming.”

What Is The Companion App For The Arctis Nova 5?

The Arctis Nova 5 brings an “affordable luxury” category into the gaming headset market. The design and engineering teams created the new headset with three goals. Better audio for Xbox and PlayStation users, a wireless headset that is both premium and accessible, and the ability to play for longer and harder. With these three goals in mind, the team created the Companion App so users can take advantage of the Arctis Nova 5.

The Companion App gives users access to over 100 available audio presets. However, that’s not all users can look forward to. The Arctis Nova 5 also offers Quick Switch Wireless freedom with high-speed 2.4GHz or Bluetooth 5.3 and a 60+-hour battery Life. This allowed the team to hit their goals of better audio for Xbox and PlayStation users and longer battery life.

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How Much Is The Arctis Nova 5?

The Arctis Nova 5 can be purchased at the official website and retailers worldwide for 299 AUD$ / 349.99 NZD$. This price point allows the team to hit their last goal: an accessible, affordable luxury headset for players.

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