Skullcandy Reveals $99 SLYR Headset Exclusively for the Xbox One

Skullcandy revealed its latest high performance gaming headset today, which is the SLYR Gaming Headset for the Xbox One.

This current-gen headset features a last-gen price at $99, but it packs in the technology gamers require for the best possible gaming experience on the Xbox One. The headset features a powerful GMX-1 mixer that plugs directly into the Xbox One controller to give gamers easy access to balance chat and game audio, as well as muting the mic.



Two editions of the SLYR headset for the Xbox One are now available to order. There’s the standard black and green themed model, as well as a Halo special edition model which sports a silver and white aesthetic.

Each of the models boast the following specs:

  • Designed for Xbox One – Designed specifically for the Xbox One, the Skullcandy SLYR for Xbox One will provide hours of game playing, movie watching and music listening excitement with superior fit and comfort as well as premium audio tuning for gaming.
  • New GMX-1™ Controller-Mounted Mixer – Newly designed specifically for the Xbox One, the GMX-1™ Mixer is a controller-mounted audio device that works with the SLYR Headset to deliver game-to-voice balancing, volume control, and a push-button mute right at your fingertips.
  • Skullcandy Supreme Sound™ – Engineered for gaming, music, movies and more, Skullcandy’s Supreme Sound provides powerful bass, natural vocals and precise highs with a rich and detailed stereo soundfield tuned specially for gaming.
  • Stashable Mic System – The Skullcandy SLYR for Xbox One features a highly precise, stylishly discreet, stashable boom mic, which can be rotated away when not in use for a more customizable in-game communication experience.
  • New Xbox One Edition SLYR Color – The Skullcandy SLYR for Xbox Onefeatures a new custom color scheme inspired by the Xbox One itself.  A classic Black headset with Xbox Green accents, earcups and boom mic create a stylish statement for any Xbox gamer.
  • New “Halo” Edition SLYR Color – The Skullcandy SLYR Halo® Edition for Xbox One also features a new custom color scheme inspired by the Halo universe!  The new SLYR features a White headset with Grey accents and custom, but subtle Halo design elements throughout.

You can get a better look at the headsets below. If you like what you see you can place your order directly on the Skullcandy website.


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