Turtle Beach’s Atlas Air Is the First Wireless Open-Back PC Gaming Headset with 24-Bit Audio Support and Floating Earcups

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Turtle Beach has unveiled a new lineup of gaming headsets, keyboards, and mice that it plans to launch next month, and it includes the Atlas Air, a new wireless open-back PC gaming headset that is said to be the first to not only support high-fidelity 24-bit audio, but also floating earcups, complemented by an adjustable float headband, for improved fit. The Atlas Air is joined by two additional headsets in the form of the Stealth 600 and 500, while a Vulcan II TKL Pro keyboard and Burst II Air mouse have also been announced.


  • All launch May 19, 2024
  • Pre-orders open now at www.turtlebeach.com and participating retailers

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Atlas Air features:

  • Open Back Design with World’s First Floating Earcup
  • 40mm Drivers with High-Fidelity 24-bit Audio Quality
  • Flip-to-Mute Mic with Noise Reduction & 32kHz High-Bandwidth Performance
  • Lightweight Design at 301g with Glasses Friendly Memory Foam Cushions
  • Low Latency Wireless + Bluetooth or Wired Mode
  • QuickSwitch Button for Seamless Wireless to Bluetooth® switching
  • Up to 50 Hour Battery Life Plus Quick Charge
  • Swarm II Desktop & Mobile App with Advanced 10-Band EQ
  • Waves 3D Audio for PC + 10-Band EQ & Superhuman Hearing
  • Customizable Headband & Ear Cushion Mod Pack Sold Separately

A closer look at one of the headset’s world’s firsts:

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Turtle Beach on its new collection:

  • Stealth 600 Wireless Gaming Headset
    • Turtle Beach has revealed a newly redesigned version of its best-selling Stealth 600 wireless multiplatform headset series, now entering its third generation. This newest Stealth 600 offers low-latency 2.4GHz wireless and Bluetooth connectivity and now features the brand’s powerful signature 50mm Nanoclear drivers. It also has an astounding 80-hour battery life, AI-driven microphone noise reduction and much more for the same $99.99/£99.99/€109.99 MSRP that’s made it the industry’s leading wireless gaming headset. The Designed for Xbox version will be available in Black or White, as will the PlayStation version. A PC version will also be available in Black.
  • Stealth 500 Wireless Gaming Headset
    • Turtle Beach is also expanding its best-selling wireless multiplatform Stealth headset series with the introduction of the new Stealth 500, providing gamers with the brand’s signature high-quality gaming audio, plus low-latency 2.4GHz wireless and Bluetooth connectivity, an adjustable floating headband, and best-in-class 40-hour battery life for $79.99/£79.99/€89.99 MSRP. The Designed for Xbox Stealth 500 comes in Black, as does its PlayStation and PC counterparts.
  • Atlas Air Wireless Open Back PC Gaming Headset
    • For groundbreaking PC gaming audio, Turtle Beach has unveiled the Atlas Air – the first wireless open back PC gaming headset supporting high-fidelity 24-bit audio. The Atlas Air’s precision 40mm drivers pair with its revolutionary open back earcup design to produce ultra-clear natural audio quality for total immersion on PC. The Atlas Air is extremely comfortable and lightweight at just 301 grams – one of the lightest gaming headsets in its class. It comes equipped with low-latency 2.4GHz wireless plus Bluetooth to connect with Windows PCs, PS5 & PS4, Nintendo Switch and mobile devices, and is also able to connect in wired mode via its 3.5mm jack and included cable. The Atlas Air also features immersive Waves 3D audio, a high-bandwidth 16kHz microphone, plus up to 50-hours of battery life for $179.99/£159.99/€179.99 MSRP. Additionally, PC gamers will be able to further customize their Atlas Air with the mod pack featuring a separate headband strap and ear cushions available in Pink, Purple, or Blue for $24.99/£29.99/€19.99 MSRP.
  • Vulcan II TKL Pro Magnetic Mechanical RGB Gaming Keyboard
    • The Turtle Beach Vulcan II TKL Pro Magnetic Mechanical RGB PC Gaming Keyboard delivers pro-level performance in a compact TenKeyLess (TKL) footprint. Equipped with magnetic Hall Effect switches for reliable, silky smooth key presses rated at a 150M click lifecycle, the Vulcan II TKL Pro’s keys feature a fully adjustable actuation point from 0.1mm to 4mm. Plus, with the Rapid Trigger setting, PC gamers have faster, more precise movement control with less downtime between key presses. Per-key RGB, AIMO intelligent lighting, five on-board profiles, and analog features including controller emulation and up to three multiple inputs per key can be customized using Turtle Beach’s new Swarm II desktop software. The Vulcan II TKL Pro comes in Black or White and is available to pre-order for $149.99/£149.99/€159.99 MSRP.
  • Burst II Air Ultra-Lightweight Wireless PC Gaming Mouse
    • Turtle Beach’s Burst II Air Ultra-Lightweight Wireless Gaming Mouse satisfies PC gamers’ need for speed with an incredible, best-in-class 47g weight. The Burst II Air is designed for quick flick shots and the fastest players with Turtle Beach’s smooth yet precise Owl-Eye 26K DPI optical sensor with 650 IPS (16.5m/s) tracking speed. Blazing fast TITAN Optical Switches with adjustable debounce provides a long-lasting 100 million click life cycle, while click tensioning and lightspeed actuation deliver unprecedented speed and precision. Dual wireless connectivity offers low-latency 2.4GHz wireless for gaming (up to 40-hours of continuous use) and Bluetooth (up to 120-hours) all in a right-handed symmetrical, solid top shell design. Included grip tape and extra PTFE skates allow players to further customize their feel. The Burst II Air comes in Black or White and is available to pre-order for $99.99 /£99.99/€109.99 MSRP.

Turtle Beach added:

Additional new and newly relaunched Turtle Beach PC gaming peripherals include the Turtle Beach Pure Air and Pure SEL ultra-lightweight wireless and wired mice; the Turtle Beach Kone XP Air premium wireless mouse; the Turtle Beach Vulcan II and Vulcan II MAX full-size keyboards; the Turtle Beach Vulcan TKL and Vulcan II Mini Air smaller format keyboards; and the Turtle Beach Sense AIMO XXL mousepad. All are available for pre-order now and launch May 19, 2024.


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