Bang & Olufsen engineers are always looking for the next way to improve listening experiences, and in recent years, the world of gaming has presented itself as an increasingly compelling pastime. Gaming can be just as immersive as watching a movie in surround sound - with the right headphones.
Bang & Olufsen - Gaming
Bang & Olufsen
The gaming journey
Designed for XBOX
Virtual Boom Arm
Bang & Olufsen took on the challenge of creating a product that would allow gamers to experience their favorite games like never before; and then easily stop your gaming session and seamlessly switch to listening to music or podcasts with the same stylish pair of headphones
Sound and performance are fundamental pillars for Bang & Olufsen, deeply connected to the values of bringing to life amazing sound experiences, innovation and long-lasting products. Now, they're applying their core principles to the gaming world.
With a little help from our partners at XBOX
With a shared passion for immersive and dynamic experiences, Bang & Olufsen has teamed up with XBOX to bring a precise and powerful audio experience to gaming. Beoplay Portal has been designed with maximum performance in mind – a commitment that guarantees an enhanced gaming experience on XBOX.
Tailored for the desires of Xbox fans, the wireless gaming headset is the first product in the XBOX Limited Designed for XBOX X|S series, bringing a premium experience to XBOX games. The low-latency wireless connection between Beoplay Portal and XBOX makes them the ideal choice if you prefer to play without a cable. The Virtual Boom Arm also gives you a high-quality microphone without the sometimes frustrating presence of a physical boom.
Virtual Boom Arm and other state-of-the-art technologies
Virtual boom arm
The most innovative part of the Beoplay PORTAL may be the Virtual Boom Arm, which replaces that physical boom with an array of powerful, directional microphones. This gave the freedom to design a pair of gaming headsets that have a new, non-traditional look.
EXCLUSIVE FOR XBOX
Low latency connection
Using the Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows 10, you'll get the same fast and stable connection for PC gaming. You can enjoy the same through a USB-C connection, which will charge your headphones while in use.
Dolby Atmos Surround Sound
When connected in all three modes, Beoplay Portal will deliver stunning virtual surround sound through Dolby Atmos for headphones. This state-of-the-art technology places game sounds around you with three-dimensional precision so you can react faster and more accurately - making you feel like you're in the middle of the action every time.
WORKING WITH ASTRALIS
Endorsed by a professional player
Working with the Danish esports team Astralis, Bang & Olufsen engineers were able to provide players with state-of-the-art headphones and also receive feedback from professional players. This valuable information has helped product developers create gaming headphones that are just as perfect for gaming as they are for getting lost in music while traveling or relaxing.