Turtle Beach continually strive to make the best headsets around, they already have a hugely successful range of Xbox One headsets and with the arrival of the Elite 800x they were hoping to finish off any competition… unfortunately, the 800x fell at the final hurdle.
The standard Turtle Beach packaging is great quality as usual, the plush white box makes a satisfying whoosh as you open it for the first time revealing the headset. Under the main packaging you’ll find everything you need to get started.
With the headset you’ll get the magnetic charging stand, digital optical cable and USB cables for updating the firmware on the stand and headset.
As ever, getting the Headset ready is rather simple, plug the digital optical cable in to the Xbox and the charging stand, then plug the USB into the console and to the back of the stand to power it up. After checking the audio settings on the console are correct, you can turn the headset on. There might be a chance that you’ll need to pair the headset with the stand, but in my case I didn’t need to do that.
I’ve had various ways of storing my headsets over the years, and most of the time they just end up hiding away in my drawer of gaming stuff, not anymore. The stand for the Elite 800x not only acts as somewhere to rest your set, but it also charges the built-in battery at the same time. The picture below demonstrates just how nice it looks. The stand is magnetic so the headset sticks in place with minimal fuss.
On first inspection the Elite 800x is a sleek sturdy looking headset, with just enough Xbox Green to compliment the standard Turtle Beach black. It doesn’t » Continue Reading.