on 08-02-2012 06:51 PM
I noticed a few people complaining around the internet today after the 4.10 update and what its done to the wireless stereo headset.
People were saying you could now hear your own voice in the headset and that it seems to be quite loud. Because of that you now can't hear the game sound effects as well as you could and you also hear your own voice on top of other people in the online chat you are having.
I just tried it myself and its horrible.
I paid £90 for this headset from Game so I could game in peace. The headset covering your full ears used to really shut out every other sound around you so there was no distractions. I couldn't even hear the phone ring next to me when I'm using them. Well worth the money I thought.
4.10 comes along and now the microphone is picking up everything and playing it back to your ears. I now hear a load of static and I could even hear the washing machine from the kitchen being played back to me. Unbelievable.
I know this was a deliberate addition to the firmware because the headset does such a good job of blocking out sound, you weren't aware of how loud you were talking into the mic. I can see why they added it, but its something I don't want and there should be an option to disable it.
This is a priority that needs fixed ASAP otherwise Game or Sony will need to refund me because the headset is no longer fit for purpose for me personally.
on 08-02-2012 06:55 PM
on 08-02-2012 07:01 PM
A quick check of the US Playstation forum shows 4 threads out of the first 12 threads are about this issue.
on 08-02-2012 07:04 PM
on 08-02-2012 08:47 PM
on 08-02-2012 09:30 PM
on 08-02-2012 09:34 PM
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