Want To Use PS3 Headsets With PS4? It Is Complicated

Sony revealed that PlayStation 3 headsets won't work for PlayStation 4 chat on launch day and that future firmware update will enable some of them only.

According to the company, support for chat using USB-based headsets will be added through a system update sometime in the future. On the other hand, Bluetooth-based headsets will never be supported while headsets using digital optical connection will be able to play in-game audio from day one, with chat support to be enabled through system update.

Xbox One also suffers from a similar situation whereas no Xbox 360 headsets can be connected to its next gen successor until Microsoft makes good on its promise to deliver an adapter for the new socket.

Both Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will ship with an official headset in the box. Nonetheless, some audiophiles refuse to listen to sound that didn't path through the transistors of their $300 headsets. Regardless of the validity of their claims, it is a shame that both next gen consoles would make such an investment go to waste for some of their most hardcore fans.

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Get it?

Anyone else adding this to the list of reasons why consoles suck & PC's kick? Console supposed to be easy, console not easy. Console suck. Console is suxx.

Big Duh here!

I think everyones forgeting that the xbone, which comes with the kinect is both voice enable commands and usable as a mic for online play. Im sure the new kinect has much better hardware and mic input than first gen kinect. Hate if you want but thats a plus if you are wanting xbone on release without buying any more hardware or waiting for an update. ( my captcha was "u jelly?" . LOL)


i wasnt, but i get people want this issues solved. i guess im more of a person that can improvise easily and manage with what i have in hand. just tired of all the ********. (lmao, my new captcha is "egg on"!)


contradict myself? you need to read my reply again. i said im one to improvise with what i have in hand. so if the kinect has all i need to work with then i guess its working, right? man, im not trying to troll here.

buy our headset or be mute...

buy our headset or be mute... why not id force ppl to do that aswell if i were to get sales up when i release a new hardware. simple as that... no turtle beach n so on. ............. ..... ......owell im not really getting newer consoles to just play a few games that hasnt really improve, except for graphics. supposedly ps3 is more powerful then xbox 360. then why cant it run fallout at a better FPS. sony full of gimmic

Yeah it does.

It does but some head sets have been specially made for PS3... But they usually work for PC anyways, so more than likely they'll work for PS4 when it gets the firmware update, I actually have a hard time seeing how they won't work in the first place unless there are truly PS3 only headsets and I've -never- heard of one.

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