SteelSeries’ new Arctis 1 Wireless headset brings lag-free wireless audio to the Switch


If you own a Nintendo Switch, you’ve probably spent a fair amount of time researching the best ways to stream game audio to your Bluetooth headphones. Products like Genki’s Audio and Twelve South’s AirFly make it possible to do this, but in my experience, it’s not without introducing a significant amount of lag.

SteelSeries’ new Arctis 1 Wireless headset starts shipping today, and inside of its box comes a metaphorical silver bullet that will make it a must-have for Switch users, in particular: a USB-C receiver that, when plugged into the bottom of your Switch, can immediately, effortlessly stream game audio to the headset. This headset uses 2.4GHz wireless instead of Bluetooth, and the result is exactly what you’d want: there’s no…

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