It looks like Sony is preparing a new line of gaming headsets, and thanks to a recent leak, we have a good idea of ​​what to expect.

Instead of being branded PS5 like previous Pulse 3D wireless headsets, Sony is preparing a new range called "Inzone H-Series". This new information comes from 91Mobiles (Opens in a new tab) and OnLeaks (Opens in a new tab), which provided leaked product photos and specs for three separate headsets. Apparently, all three of these options come with 360-degree spatial audio for gaming, so it's bound to make our list of the best PS5 headsets.

The first is the wired Sony Inzone H3, a seemingly inexpensive option. There is a black microphone attached to the left earpiece of the headset, with the connection cable next to it. It also has an "NC/AMB" button, which offers noise cancellation and an ambient sound mode. This isn't visible in the other photos of the earphones, which you can see below - while both appear to be more premium options, we'd be surprised if it was missing entirely.

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(Image credit: 91Mobiles/Onleaks)

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Then we have the Sony Inzone H7, a wireless headset that sports a similar design to the H3, with some buttons placed in different positions. It also has a "GAME/CHAT" button, a Bluetooth button to pair your headset, and an on/off button. To connect the Inzone H7 to your PC, it also includes a USB dongle and a USB Type-C cable.

Finally, we move on to the high-end option, the wireless Sony Inzone H9. It is very similar to the Inzone H7, it features the same connectivity options with a few extras. With an LED light on the ear cups, this would use noise cancellation for "supercharged hearing and super sharp reflexes".

Currently, Sony has not officially commented on the leaked Inzone headphones. No information on price or release date has been included either, so we don't know what to expect yet. However, given the comprehensive nature of this report, I suspect an announcement is likely to come.

finger on the pulse

When Sony launched the PS5 two years ago, it also brought some official accessories, including the Pulse 3D wireless headset. Nick Pino was impressed with our review, commenting on how easy it was to set up and deliver great stereo sound. However, thanks to a built-in microphone, plastic build quality, and shorter battery life, there is room for improvement.

Crucially, Pulse isn't cheap either, at $99 / £89.99 / AUD$110. That could make Sony's Inzone series a tempting alternative, offering 3D audio options for gamers of all budgets. It's worth noting that an update to the PS5 system in January enabled 3D audio for the TV's speakers, 3D audio for headphones is generally considered the best option.

The lack of PlayStation branding suggests Sony is gearing it towards a broader audience as well, lining up well with the company's recent PC push. Following God of War in January, Marvel's Spider-Man and Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves Collection are also coming to PC later this year. And you should know that 3D audio is practically essential in Uncharted: Legacy of Thieves. So even though Pulse is PC compatible, going with the Inzone brand could prove to be beneficial for this market in the long run.

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