PS4 won’t support Bluetooth or USB headsets at launch but “eventually will”

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First up, you get a free headset with the PS4 that works just fine so no pouting. However, it does appear PS4 won’t support Bluetooth or USB headsets at launch. It will eventually, but there’s an unspecified window on the timing from Sony.

PS4 won’t support Bluetooth or USB headsets at launch

Word from various Sony reps is that support for other headsets will arrive after launch but there’s no date as yet. It sounds like it might be something to do with the mic judging from the tweet below. Most likely the first firmware update is going to be a doozy with PS4 HDMI capture also promised at some point once the machine’s out.

Here’s a few corroborating tweets from good ol’ Shu as well on the matter:

 

Thanks Polygon.

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