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What you need to know about update 13.0

No more annoying the family with the sounds of the console.

No more relying on a jack.

This long-awaited improvement to the Nintendo Switch means eliminating the need for additional wireless controllers.

The company also specified that only the audio output of the headphones would be available.

Microphones are not supported.

That said, most headsets today include one natively.

This is the case for the models in our selection.

Finally, the manufacturer stresses that the use of a Bluetooth headset is accompanied by a more or less significant audio latency.

However, the initiative remains interesting for a console dedicated to nomadic uses.

5 perfect Bluetooth headsets for the Switch

  • Yamaha YH-E700A

    , at € 269.99 at Boulanger: this Bluetooth headset uses different sound equalization techniques (including Listening Care technology) to refine the sound reproduction.

    It also has active noise reduction and 35 hours of battery life.

Getting the Yamaha YH-E700A

  • Sennheiser HD 458 BT,

    at € 92.99 at Fnac: this model is part of wired and wireless headphones: a removable cable accompanies it.

    Once the wire is removed, it displays around thirty hours of battery life.

    The HD 458 BT includes active noise reduction.

    Its latency reduction technology is useful on the Switch.

Get the Sennheiser HD 458

  • Anker Life Q30,

    at € 79.99 on Amazon


    this helmet is one of Anker's iconic products.

    It offers 40 hours of battery life and hybrid noise reduction.

    It also has soft ear cups, which are best for long gaming sessions.

Get the Anker Life Q30 model

  • August EP650,

    at € 44.95 on Cdiscount: this Low Latency helmet is one of the low-cost models.

    NFC compatible, it displays 15 hours of battery life.

    Its main advantage remains its weight: with only 235 grams, it can be worn without difficulty for hours.

Get August EP650

  • Aftershokz Aeropex

    , at 169.99 € at eBay: if it is designed for sports, this helmet gives good results on a Switch.

    Its profile allows you to play while remaining attentive to surrounding noises.

    The Aftershokz is waterproof and has a battery life of 8 hours.

Get the Aftershokz Aeropex model

So much for this selection.

Of course, you will then have to update your Switch to have this new functionality.

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