There is a vast world filled with headset manufacturers and gaming accessory companies, but few are as consistent in their quality as SteelSeries. The SteelSeries Arctis 9X wireless gaming headset consistently makes our list for the Best Wireless Headsets for Xbox Series X|S for its battery life, Bluetooth connectivity, and overall quality and feature set. Now, the headset is receiving a new update that comes with a handful of new fixes, including one that should make the headset a much more enjoyable experience when paired with an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S.
The update, which can be installed by connecting your Arctis 9X headset to a PC via USB and using SteelSeries’ comprehensive Engine software, includes the following fixes and changes:
- Fix for Xbox Series X|S use that turned the console off when the headset was turned off
- Support for Apple Mac computers using Bluetooth
- Various fixes and stability improvements
If you’ve been having any problems with the otherwise fantastic Arctis 9X wireless headset, especially when paired to your Xbox Series X|S, be sure to grab the new update as soon as possible. For those who are still on the fence about which headset to get, you can’t go wrong with the SteelSeries Arctis 9X, which goes toe-to-toe with our top pick in the Best Headsets for Xbox Series X|S in our SteelSeries Arctis 9X versus LucidSound LS35X guide.
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