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SteelSeries Arctis 7X is the cheapest it’s EVER been

Pete Clark
29 Dec 2021
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Gaming headset has price slashed for Boxing Day

If you were lucky enough to come downstairs to a brand new Xbox Series X or PS5 on Christmas morning, you might want to consider picking up an accompanying headset to get the most out of your gaming experience.

You could do a lot worse than the SteelSeries Arctis 7X, which was released in August and is one of the most versatile headsets currently on the market, compatible with a range of consoles and gaming PCs.

Back in August, the Arctis 7X was released to the UK market at an RRP of £175, but it has recently been slashed to just £140 at both Amazon and Argos just in time for the Boxing Day sales - we’ve done the sums and that’s a healthy saving of 20%!

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Though the black and green design lends the Arctis 7X a distinctly Xbox feel, this headset works across all major consoles, PCs and Android phones - all you need is the USB-C integration commonly found across these devices. A USB-C dongle makes connectivity to different devices a simple process, and a USB-A adaptor is even included to support devices that aren’t equipped with a USB-C port.

Weighing in at a relatively lightweight 340g, the SteelSeries model doesn’t compromise on feature set, either. Battery life stands at an impressive 24 hours, and the lossless 2.4 GHz audio makes for a genuinely immersive gaming experience, though the Arctis 7X does struggle a bit when used to listen to music.

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Though it’s not the cheapest gaming headset on the market, at £140 the Arctis 7X is hardly a bank breaker given its versatility and feature set. If you’re looking for a new headset for any of the major consoles then this is definitely one of the best options on the market right now.

Keen for more? Check out our rundown of the best PC gaming headsets or get on top of the sales with our comprehensive Boxing Day news and reviews.