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New SteelSeries Siberia Headset Announced At GamesCom

SteelSeries announced another heavy contender in it’s headset line up at GamesCom in Germany. The newest addition takes it’s place in the already stellar Siberia (maybe they should have premiered it in Russia?) line-up of products. The SteelSeries Siberia Elite Headset looks like another awesome gadget that is tempting for any gamer to add to their collection.

SteelSeries Siberia Elite Headset

The new headset has an impressive list of features:

  • Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound
  • Extra Large Memory Foam Ear Cushions
  • Illuminated Ear Cups
  • 16.8 Million Color Choices For Illumination
  • Easy Access Controls On Headset
  • Adjustable Suspension System
  • Sylish Design in Black or White
  • SteelSeries Engine 3

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In reality the new SteelSeries Engine 3 is just as big of a deal as the headset itself. The new software sweet was announced alongside the headset in order to let you take advantage of its full potential. This is a great addition, there is never such thing as too much customization when it comes to gaming hardware. The Steel Series Engine 3 will help you get exactly the experience you want from you gaming headset.

  • Audio settings that allow you to create unlimited game-specific audio profiles, equalizer presets for different gaming genres, entertainment and more as well as 10-band equalizer settings
  • Microphone settings that allow users to choose:
    • Active Noise-Cancelling microphone – picking up only the users voice and not what is happening around them
    • Auto Mic Compression – which automatically reduce the volume of your voice when it’s too loud and increase the volume when it’s too quiet
    • Mic Feedback – takes your voice and feeds it through the speakers in your headset (off, low, medium, high) and the ability to visually preview mic levels and settings
  • Illumination settings that include choosing from 16.8 million colors and its pulsation from steady On/Off, breathing effects (Slow, Medium, Fast), trigger mode which pulsates to the sounds in the game as well as ColorShift which continuously radiates and rolls through a series of preset colors

You can pick up the new SteelSeries Siberia Elite for only $199.99 as soon as they go on preorder in September.