When it comes to the world of gaming, visuals alone do not make the game, so take note of that. It is nice to see (or rather, hear) that audio has played its fair share in advancing the cause of gaming technology over the years, and in this day and age, it is essential to have a good pair of headphones if you were to indulge in competitive gaming – after all, in an FPS, it is imperative that you hear here your opponent is, as knowing that would win you part of the battle since you can then plan an ambush, or perhaps an escape route. Simple stereo audio is not going to cut the mustard any more these days, which is why it is far from surprising to hear that Mad Catz has announced their F.R.E.Q.TE 7.1 Surround Sound Gaming Headset.
The F.R.E.Q.TE 7.1 from Mad Catz happens to be a tournament grade headset that boasts of the ability to deliver personalized 7.1 surround audio, and it does so by offering advanced levels of audio personalization and compatibility with gaming consoles and smart devices, now how about that for versatility? If you know of a hardcore gamer who is in dire need for a new pair of headphones, perhaps picking the F.R.E.Q.TE 7.1 would be a good idea since it is tipped to ship in time for the holiday season this year, which should make it the ideal Christmas gift.
Apart from that, the F.R.E.Q.TE 7.1 also happens to be part of the Mad Catz’s Tournament Edition range of high performance gaming products, where it has been specially designed in conjunction with eSports athletes to withstand the stress of tournament play and yet is more than capable of delivering a competitive edge when gaming at a professional level. Needless to say, when you are not gaming at all, you can still put on the F.R.E.Q.TE 7.1 in order to enjoy your favorite tunes or watch your favorite movies with it. The F.R.E.Q.TE 7.1 will not be wireless since it hooks up via standard USB, but it does comes with advanced audio customization software that places the gamer at center stage and fully in control of their audio environment.
The 7.1 surround sound engine will be delivered via 50mm drivers, as the player enjoys a full 360 degrees of positional awareness, whereas there is also a removable boom microphone with dual chat mic system that will help cancel out environmental background noise and at the same time, boost the clarity of the player’s voice to teammates. Sounds like fun to own, right?