Tag Archives: Astro Gaming

ASTRO Gaming to show off A40 TR X-Edition at E3

ASTRO Gaming will lift the lid on their new A40 TR X-Edition at E3, which has been created to celebrate 10 years of what many consider to be ASTRO’s greatest headset. The X-Edition, which has been teased in a new trailer, uses the successful TR version of the A40 so expect additional X-Edition parts. Coming […]

Astro Gaming bought by Logitech

As revealed earlier by Game Informer, Astro Gaming has been bought by Logitech for a cool $85 million. In this blog post from Logitech, from vice president and general manager Ujesh Desai he makes it clear that there are no plans to discontinue Astro Gaming’s products and further discusses how the two will operate together. With Astro laser-focused […]

ASTRO Gaming announce new headset lineup

ASTRO Gaming have continually tweaked their headset formula to keep bringing gamers the best and up-to-date tech in their line of A40 and A50 gaming headphones, but now they’ve decided to set their sights on those looking to drop considerably less dollar on a headset for their gaming platform of choice.     The ASTRO […]

Tag up your A40s with Halo Wars 2

ASTRO Gaming have announced a lovely set of speaker plates, compatible with the ASTRO A40, for Halo Wars 2. Previously, these special edition Halo plates have come with in game bonuses, but with Halo Wars 2 all you will get is a set of three plates for your $25/£20. They must be popular, the UK […]

ASTRO Gaming’s A50 gets an upgrade

ASTRO Gaming’s A50 is about to get one heck of an upgrade. Aesthetically the headset remains the same, offering that ASTRO comfort that the A40 and A50 are renowned for, but the new A50 comes mod  Kit ready – ASTRO’s latest initiative – the ability to swap in and out core parts of the headset. […]

ASTRO announces new partnership for Call of Duty: Black Ops III

ASTRO gaming, creators of premium gaming equipment, have announced today an exciting new partnership with Activision and Treyarch for the highly anticipated Call of Duty: Black Ops III. Already known as the preferred gaming headset for a number of competitive Call of Duty teams, including Team EnVyUs, and 2-time X-Games Gold Medalists OpTic Gaming. The […]

ASTRO A40 + MixAmp M80 gets the Halo treatment

ASTRO Gaming have unveiled a brand new look for their A40 + MixAmp M80 Xbox One headset, which will be available to purchase from September – ASTRO will also be announcing a whole host of other Halo themed gear at the time of launch – fingers crossed for a Halo 5 themed Scout backpack! Styled in a custom […]

No custom EQ for ASTRO Gaming’s A50

There’s so many headsets to choose from, and a whole heap of brands too – cost and loyalty certainly play a huge part in deciding where you invest your hard moolah – for me though, I have landed on ASTRO Gaming after trying pretty much all the headset brands out there. Some may be put off by […]

ASTRO Gaming A50 wireless (Gen 2) Xbox One headset review

A few months ago I put ASTRO Gaming’s A40 + M80 MixAmp Xbox One edition to the test, and boy was I impressed. Now it’s the turn of their prized headset, the ASTRO A50, but will the 7.1 Dolby Pro Logic IIx headset live up to its £250 price tag? Like the A40, the A50 […]

New Orange/Dark Grey A40 from Astro

As you’ve likely noticed, we love our Xbox One accessories here at This is Xbox, and we especially love headsets. Our friends at Astro Gaming dropped some news into our inbox yesterday letting us know the A40 has received an updated colour scheme! Inspired by ASTRO Gaming’s home town of San Francisco, the Orange / Dark […]