Hear the World of Azeroth like never before!

on February 3, 2010 10:13 PM

Sound Blaster and Blizzard have teamed up to produce the World of Warcraft Headset, which has WoW gamers specifically in mind. The WoW headset features cutting-edge uncompressed wireless audio technology and THX TruStudio PC bringing the gamers the ultimate World of Warcraft experience while not breaking the bank. Gamers can even declare their WoW allegiance with the interchangeable headset lenses bearing the marks of your chosen faction and 16 million programmable color illumination options to match any characters gamers can throw at it. Check out the features and specs from the Sound Blaster site:

wow1Advanced uncompressed wireless connection
Immerse yourself in the uncompressed 2.4GHz wireless technology. Powerful audio from Sound Blaster, without the wires, of course.

wow2THX TruStudio PC technologies
THX TruStudio PC sound technologies create unprecedented levels of audio realism and includes stunning surround effects, producing virtual speakers around, above, and below you.

wow3Interchangeable headset lenses
For the Horde! Glory to the Alliance! Show your allegiance and customize with interchangeable headset lenses. Additional lenses coming soon!

wow4Built-in rechargeable battery
The gnomes have been hard at work. No additional batteries are required and the headset is easily recharged even while in use.

wow5Built-in headset controls
Control your audio even while AFK. Instantly access volume, mute and connection controls directly on the headset.

wow6Oversized padded earcups
Settle in for that epic raid. The headset comes with oversized ear cups with soft leatherette padding, for amazing comfort even during those marathon instance clearing sessions.

wow7VoiceFX technology
Roleplay or have some laughs on your next raid by morphing your voice into different World of Warcraft characters and creatures with VoiceFX technology.

wow8Detachable microphone
Be sure to always get the message across. The detachable noise-canceling microphone gives you clear, precise speech delivery, ensuring your fellow players will hear every word.

wow9World of Warcraft Audio Control Panel
Configure settings easily with custom software that enables you to personalize the illumination of your headset as well as customize your audio experience.

wow10Sound Blaster World of Warcraft Voice Tap (sold separately)
Rotations, rotations, rotations. Keep your hands totally free to control the game by mapping your push-to-talk key or favorite macro to this optional foot control pedal. You’ll thank us later when you see your DPS on the meters.

The headsets are available for pre-order now at Amazon.com for US customers and a complete list for our European friends is available at www.soundblaster.com/worldofwarcraft .  The World of Warcraft Headsets will be available in the first half of 2010 and will retail $120for the wired version and $160 for the wireless version. DualShockers has a few staff members I’m sure will be jumping at this.

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Josh resides in VA and enjoys spending time with his wife Lena, two wonderful kids Peyton and Bailey, and their puppy Marley. He moonlights as an Xbox Ambassador and someday hopes to rule the galaxy. Favorite Games: Mega Man, Tecmo Bowl, Call of Duty 4 Modern Warfare
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