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PlayStation 4 won't help Bluetooth headsets

The PlayStation 4 won't help Bluetooth headsets for chitchat, Sony has confirmed to Game Informer.

Owners of previous-gen gaming headsets which utilize USB for their chat functions can utilize their headsets inside the PlayStation 4, yet not at release. An update can moreover supply compatibility for Sony's branded PULSE headsets, the organization adds.

Headsets might nevertheless play game sound through the PlayStation 4's optical connector, Sony states.

Sony might matter a program update to supply this compatibility inside the coming months, however wouldn't specify an actual date.

The PlayStation 4 is bundled with a mono headset, while Microsoft's Xbox One may need an adapter to permit compatibility with its proprietary microphone connector. The Xbox One headset adapter is yet to have a launch date confirmed.

The PlayStation 4 might launch about November 15 inside North America for $399, plus about November 29 inside Europe for €399/£349.