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The Xbox One will not include the 'must-have' wired headset

The 'must-have' Xbox One wired headset will be sold separately

| Gaming Consoles News | Posted: Jun 26, 2013 9:28 am

When Microsoft launches their next-generation Xbox One console later this year, it won't be including the 'must-have' wired headset in the box. Microsoft have gone as far as describing this headset as "a must have for fans of online gaming."

 

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Considering the Xbox One is built around online gaming, going as far as previously having to 'check-in' every 24 hours to stay valid, not including a 'must have for fans of online gaming' accessory is weird. Also consider this, most versions of the current-generation Xbox 360 include a wired headset, yet the next-generation $499 console will not.

 

A Microsoft spokesperson said in a statement: "Xbox One does not include a pack-in headset accessory. Each Xbox One includes the new Kinect sensor, with a highly sensitive multi-array microphones designed to enable voice inputs and chat as a system-level capability, both in-game and with Skype and other experiences."

 

The $100 cheaper PlayStation 4 will include a headset in the box, if that helps your decision making process.

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Joystiq.com

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