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Which Arctis Headsets are Compatible with Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PlayStation 5?

We're excited to announce that our Arctis gaming headsets are next-gen compatible with Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, and PlayStation 5.


Next-gen compatibility was always top of mind for the Arctis line, so rest assured that you won't need to deal with firmware updates and other next-gen issues.

Here's a quick and easy list of which headsets you can plug and play with your Xbox Series X or PlayStation 5:

Xbox Series X / Xbox Series S compatible headsets

3 Arctis headset models that are compatible with Xbox floating in space

  • Arctis 1

    • No firmware update required
    • Connects wired to controller via 3.5mm
    • Designed and licensed for Xbox (and also works on PS5 and more)
  • Arctis 1 Wireless for Xbox

    • No firmware update required
    • Connects wireless via USB
    • Designed and licensed for Xbox (and also works on PS5 and more)
  • Arctis 3 Console

    • No firmware update required
    • Connects wired to controller via 3.5mm
    • Also works on PS5 and more
  • Arctis 9X

    • No firmware update required
    • Connects wireless via official Xbox Wireless
    • Designed and licensed for Xbox

PlayStation 5 compatible headsets

4 Arctis models that are compatible with PlayStation floating in space

  • Arctis 1

    • No firmware update required
    • Connects wired to controller via 3.5mm
    • Also works on Xbox Series X and more
  • Arctis 1 Wireless

    • No firmware update required
    • Connects wireless via USB
    • Also works on any device with USB-C or USB-A
  • Arctis 3 Console

    • No firmware update required
    • Connects wired to controller via 3.5mm
    • Also works on Xbox Series X and more
  • Arctis 5

    • No firmware update required
    • Connects wired via USB
    • Stereo audio on PS5
    • RGB
  • Arctis 7

    • No firmware update required
    • Connects wireless via USB
    • Stereo audio on PS5
  • Arctis 9

    • No firmware update required
    • Connects wireless via USB
    • Stereo audio on PS5
  • Arctis Pro

    • No firmware update required
    • Connects wired via USB
    • Stereo audio on PS5
  • Arctis Pro + GameDAC

    • Optional firmware update will add PS5 input mode
    • Connects wired via USB
    • Stereo audio on PS5
  • Arctis Pro Sem Fio

    • Optional firmware update will add PS5 input mode
    • Connects wireless via USB
    • Stereo audio on PS5

What if I already own an Arctis?

An easy rule of thumb is that if your current Arctis already works with Xbox One or PlayStation 4, then it will be compatible with the respective next-gen console.


We hope this list helps you rest assured with your next-gen console and audio decisions. We'll update this list as additional products launch.


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