If you are in the market for a new headset, you should know that Skull Candy has just announced a new line of gaming headsets. These are the first SKDY products ASTRO Gaming has helped the studio to develop.

The first of Skullcandy’s new gaming headsets is the Skullcandy SLYR (“Slayer”). It is available now in black for $79.99 on Skull Candy’s site.  This set is cross-compatible with Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, WiiU and PC as well as most smartphones, tablets and MP3 players. Features include a stashable boom mic, the GMX in-line mixer with volume and game-to-voice balancing controls, and custom audio profiles for games, movies and music.

The next set that was announced was the Skullcandy PLYR2 (“Player 2″) which is a wireless stereo headset featuring 2.4Ghz wireless technology and cross-platform support, available for Holiday 2012.

Finally, the Skullcandy PLYR1 (“Player 1″), which will become available in early 2013, also utilizes 2.4Ghz wireless audio, but will enhance the experience further with the addition of Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound.

 

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