Asus’s ROG Strix Go 2.4 is a ‘first wireless headset’ for Nintendo Switch


Not calm to dilemma a PC gaming market, Asus is gunning for those who diversion on a go, with a ROG Strix Go 2.4 wireless headset, only announced during Gamescom 2019. 

Asus is claiming a ROG Strix Go 2.4 as a initial wireless headset in a universe that’ll work with a Nintendo Switch in handheld mode, that certainly creates it a shoe-in for a stirring Nintendo Switch Lite. 

The ROG Strix Go 2.4 uses Wi-Fi (the 2.4GHz frequency, naturally), instead of Bluetooth for a some-more fast connection, and interjection to a granted Type-C USB-Wi-Fi dongle, probably any phone with a USB-C pier will be means to be simply interconnected with these cans. 

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Asus is clearly meditative of Black Shark 2, Nubia Red Magic 3, or even ROG Phone buyers here, yet if you’re lustful of gaming on a Samsung Galaxy Note 10 or Huawei Mate 20 Pro, afterwards a span of ROG Strix Go 2.4s should interest to you, too. In a pinch, we could even use this on a gaming laptop, if you’ve got a gangling USB-C pier going. 

Perhaps expecting that a dongle will expected get simply mislaid by reduction courteous gamers, Asus is throwing in a giveaway lift box with each ROG Strix Go 2.4. 

ROG comparison product executive Kris Huang pronounced that as good as creation for a some-more fast connection, a Wi-Fi tie means that gamers advantage from a sound boost as well. 

“We interconnected a 40mm Asus Essence drivers with an indisputable cover pattern [on a ROG Strix Go 2.4] and we upheld a Hi-Res Audio certification. Standard Bluetooth can't pass such certification. The sound peculiarity is only beautiful.”

Other facilities of a ROG Strix Go 2.4 embody a bang mic that uses intelligent program (called an ‘AI algorithm’ by Huang) to deftly cut off credentials noise, and has been given seals of capitulation by TeamSpeak and Discord.

At a Asus press discussion during Gamescom 2019, Huang played a shave of some exam audio available on a ROG Strix Go 2.4 and dual other unnamed headsets, and certain enough, a program did seem to do a good pursuit of isolating and cancelling out credentials keystroke noise. While impressive, it’s doubtful to be an emanate for many Nintendo Switch gamers though. 

Until we go ears-on with a pair, we’ll have to take Huang’s word for it that a ROG Strix Go 2.4 headphones are indeed able of producing pleasing sound. Prices and recover dates for a ROG Strix Go 2.4 are still TBC – until then, keep checking behind for updates here and on a Gamescom 2019 news hub. 

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