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SteelSeries Introduces Enhanced Audio Profiles With Arctis Nova 5 & Companion App

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The popular SteelSeries Arctis Nova headset series has launched the new Arctis Nova 5 paired with a revolutionary Companion App.

Known for their top-quality gaming peripherals, SteelSeries is a leading brand in the gaming industry. Gamers are always eager to see what innovative products SteelSeries releases next. The wait is now over with the introduction of the Arctis Nova 5.

All Features Included in The Arctis Nova 5

The Arctis Nova 5 is designed to work with a wide range of devices, offering numerous game-changing features regardless of the user’s preferred gaming platform. Here are all the features that come with the Arctis Nova 5:

  • The Nova 5 Companion App: This app provides over 100 game-specific audio profiles that can be adjusted without leaving the game, offering players a competitive edge with customized audio tailored to popular games, developed by audio experts, esports professionals, and game developers.
  • Neodymium Magnetic Drivers: Experience a rich soundscape with crystal-clear highs, precise mids, and deep bass thanks to custom Neodymium Magnetic Drivers made from a rare-earth metal for an exceptional audio experience.
  • Quick-Switch Wireless: Easily switch between high-speed 2.4GHz and Bluetooth 5.3 to take calls while gaming, ensuring mobile connections are ready while playing. Different EQ settings can be maintained for different connections to enhance the gaming experience.
  • Cross-Platform Gaming: A compact USB-C dongle enables seamless switching between various systems, including Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, PC, Meta Quest, phones, and tablets supporting USB-C.
  • ClearCast 2.X Mic: The ClearCast microphone incorporates a new high-bandwidth chipset for clear 32KHz/16Bit audio and features Sonar AI-Powered Noise Cancellation on PC to enhance communication. The mic design blends into the earcup when retracted.
  • 60+ Hours of Wireless Gaming: Enjoy up to 60 hours of gameplay on a single charge, with fast USB-C charging providing an additional 6 hours of playtime in just 15 minutes.
  • Sonar Audio Software Suite: Customize your audio experience with the Sonar software suite, which allows precise adjustments to individual frequencies for optimized game, chat, and microphone audio. The software includes a pro-grade parametric EQ designed specifically for gamers.

What Is The Arctis Nova 5 Compatible With?

The Arctis Nova 5 is compatible with Xbox, PlayStation, Nintendo Switch, PC, and Mobile devices. Aside from providing wireless freedom, this headset is also designed to work seamlessly with the new Companion App, allowing users to select from over 100 audio presets for enhanced gameplay experiences on Xbox and PlayStation.

SteelSeries CEO Ehtisham Rabbani stated, “Innovation plays a crucial role in unlocking the potential of imagination and pushing boundaries to provide gamers with premium audio experiences. The introduction of the Arctis Nova 5 and Companion App featuring over 100 audio presets is truly groundbreaking and offers users a significant audio advantage in console gaming.”

What Is The Companion App For The Arctis Nova 5?

The Arctis Nova 5 represents an “affordable luxury” category in gaming headsets. The development team focused on delivering superior audio for Xbox and PlayStation users, a premium yet accessible wireless headset, and extended gameplay sessions. To complement these objectives, the Companion App was created for users to maximize their Arctis Nova 5 experience.

The Companion App presents over 100 available audio presets and offers Quick Switch Wireless functionality, high-speed 2.4GHz or Bluetooth 5.3 compatibility, and a long-lasting battery life of over 60 hours, aligning with the team’s commitment to enhancing audio quality for Xbox and PlayStation players and ensuring extended battery performance.

How Much Is The Arctis Nova 5?

The Arctis Nova 5 is available for purchase at the official website and various global retailers for 299 AUD$ / 349.99 NZD$. This pricing strategy aims to fulfill the team’s vision of providing an accessible, affordable luxury headset for gamers.

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