If you’ve splashed out a ton of money on one of those incredibly expensive surround-sound headsets for your Xbox 360, you’ve probably been wondering whether or not it would work on the Xbox One, which uses a very different headset input on its controllers. Microsoft has now confirmed that yes, they’ll work – but it’s probably going to cost you extra.
That’s according to Microsoft’s lead planner for the Xbox One, Albert Penello, responding to the question on Twitter.
@TheMVPlaya Yes. We will have an adapter that allows current gaming headsets to work.
— Albert Penello (@albertpenello) July 30, 2013
So no, that ludicrously expensive Astro, Tritton or Turtle Beach headset you dropped cash on wasn’t a waste. Penello has also said that Microsoft has heard the feedback regarding the lack of bundled chat headsets with the Xbox One, and is looking in to it – so it’s possible that by the time the Xbox One is available it will indeed have one in the box.
Last Updated: July 31, 2013