SteelSeries preps Arctis 7X, 7P wireless gaming headsets for Xbox/PC and PS4/5


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Following last month’s Arctis 9 launch, SteelSeries is adding a couple of new flavors to its 2020 wireless headset lineup, the Xbox and PC-compatible Arctis 7X, and the PS4 and PS5-compatible 7P. Actually, the 7X is compatible with all platforms — Xbox (through Series X and S), PC, Nintendo Switch and PlayStation (through PS5) — while the 7P won’t work on an Xbox. 

It all comes down to the size of your dongle. The 2.4GHz USB-C wireless dongle for the Xbox is bigger than the PlayStation’s, and it has a switch to pop between PC and Xbox modes. It’s the same dongle that’s used by the budget Arctis 1, which launched about a year ago. Both headsets are the same as the PC-only Arctis 7, except for the USB-C connection and slightly enhanced battery life — up to 24 hours rather than 20. 

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NC State football: Wolfpack preps for unfamiliar Va. Tech

As of now, Dave Doeren and N.C. State are preparing for its Saturday game at No. 20 Virginia Tech.

With the way things are going, especially for the Hokies, those plans could come to a halt at any time.

On Monday, Virginia Tech coach Justin Fuente told the media “We will not have a full roster. I hope we’re able to play.”

So far this season, Virginia Tech has had two games rescheduled (including one against the Wolfpack) due to the coronavirus pandemic and has yet to play in a game.

The Hokies’ game against N.C. State, originally scheduled for Sept. 12, was postponed after the Wolfpack shut down sports for a week because of a coronavirus cluster within its athletics department.

The Hokies were then supposed to open their season this past weekend against Virginia, but those plans got nixed — this time because of coronavirus cases at

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