Logitech Acquires Gaming Audio Manufacturer Astro Gaming

Logitech is taking a big step into the console market today, announcing they have agreed to purchase Astro Gaming for $85 million in cash. The acquisition process will be completed in August. Logitech’s takeover is the second for Astro, as they were initially purchased by Skullcandy in 2011 during Skullcandy’s failed foray into the gaming market. Logitech stressed that the Logitech G b...

Astro Gaming Reveals Their Budget Line of A10 Gaming Headsets

Astro Gaming has long positioned themselves as the high end brand for gaming audio. While Astro Gaming’s pricing of $200-300 USD is actually not too expensive when compared to audiophile grade headphone pricing, it’s quite a hefty purchase considering most gaming peripheral companies have opted to fight tooth and nail for the $50-100 USD segment of the gaming headphone market. Astro th...

Astro Gaming Reveals Special Halo Branded A50 Headset for Xbox One

Astro Gaming and Microsoft are continuing their partnership by releasing a special Astro Gaming A50 Wireless Halo Edition gaming headset. The army green headset features a honeycomb design on the ear cups with gold accents. The A50 Halo edition will be available at select retailers and the Astro Gaming website for $300 USD. The Astro Gaming A50 Wireless Gaming Headset is an officially licensed Xbo...

Astro Gaming A50 and A40 + MixAmp M80 Announced for Xbox One

Astro Gaming announced two new headphones for Xbox One today. The Astro Gaming A50 Wireless System for Xbox One will bring the same features from the classic A50, such as 5.8GHz Wireless Technology and Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound, to Xbox One users in an officially licensed product. The headset comes in either black or white colour schemes with Xbox Green highlights. The new Astro A50 Wireless Gaming...

Astro Gaming A38 Active Noise Cancelling Headset Now Available

Astro Gaming has launched their newest headset today. The Astro Gaming A38 Active Noise Cancelling Headset is based on the A30 Gaming Headset’s design, adding wireless Bluetooth 3.0 connectivity and active noise cancellation speakers. The A38 supports the aptX  audio codec, allowing for near CD quality sound over a Bluetooth connection, an improvement over the more common A2DP codec. The act...

Astro partners with 343 Industries and Microsoft to give ASTRO gear that Master Chief touch.

Astro partners with 343 Industries and Microsoft to give ASTRO gear that Master Chief touch. Today Halo announced a new partnership with ASTRO Gaming! Skullcandy, Inc. and its division ASTRO Gaming, creators of premium video gaming equipment, announced an exciting new multi-year partnership with Halo developer 343 Industries. As part of the agreement, Skullcandy and ASTRO Gaming will develop sever...

ASTRO Gaming Provides Update on Gaming Headset Next-Gen Compatibility

After many inquiries from next-gen console owners, ASTRO Gaming have provided a detailed update on the compatibility of their ASTRO Gaming headsets with the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. For PlayStation 4 Users: “Our A30, A40, and A50 Audio Systems are fully compatible with the PS4 once the PS4 Firmware 1.50 update has been applied to the console, and the latest ASTRO firmware updates have bee...

League of Legends Branded Astro A30 Headset Announced

Astro Gaming announced the release of the League of Legends branded Astro A30 cross-gaming headset today. The limited edition release includes a special Collector’s Edition box, a League of Legends themed A30 headsets with gold accents, two sets of League of Legends speaker tags, and a redemption code for champion Tristana and her Rocket Girl skin. Additionally, three new sets of League of L...

Astro Unveils Plants vs Zombies Themed Headsets

Astro Gaming has announced that they are teaming up with Popcap Games to release Plants vs. Zombies 2 themed Astro A30 and Plants vs. Zombies Garden Warfare themed Astro A40 speaker tags. The tags were designed in collaboration with the art team at Popcap Games. The A30 speaker tags can be purchased separately for $19.99 and the A40 for $24.99. Alternatively, they can be purchased as a package tha...

Astro Gaming Introduces Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag Speaker Tags

Astro Gaming is introducing six new sets of speaker tags to celebrate the launch of Assassin’s Creed IV Black Flag. Three sets will be available for the Astro A30 and three sets will be available for the Astro A40 headsets.  The art has been provided by Ubisoft. Combined with the previous sets of tags, the Astro A30 and the A40 each have five different sets of speaker tags to customize heads...

Battlefield 4 Branded Astro A50 Released

Astro Gaming released the official Battlefield 4 branded Astro Gaming A50 wireleses headset today. The closed over the ear headset sports Dolby 7.1 virtual surround sound, a noise cancelling microphone that automatically mutes itself when flipped upwards, an exclusive Battlefield 4 dog tag, 5.8GHz wireless technology, and a variety of programmable EQ settings including one tuned especially for Bat...

ASTRO Gaming Announces BF4 Gaming Headset

ASTRO Gaming has announced an official Microsoft gaming headset, the A50 Battlefield 4 Edition, which is compatible for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. The ASTRO Gaming A50 Battlefield 4 Edition features a custom colour scheme, audio profiles developed by DICE and a set of exclusive in-game dog tags for Xbox 360 players. Here is the entire feature list: ASTRO Audio Experience – Engineered specifically...

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