SteelSeries Add Licensed DOTA 2 Headset To Arctis 5 Range

👤by Tim Harmer Comments 📅18.07.2017 13:33:54


LONDON – 18th July, 2017 – SteelSeries, the fastest growing major PC gaming headset brand in the US*, has teamed up with Valve to announce the new, officially licensed Arctis 5 Dota 2 Edition headset. This limited edition Arctis 5 features Dota 2 character artwork by acclaimed community contributor, Chroneco. The Arctis 5 Dota 2 Edition is available to pre-order now in Valve’s shop - quantities are extremely limited.

The limted edition exterior features a special Dota 2 themed design, and the Arctis 5 underneath brings all the features that gamers have come to expect from the Arctis line. The Arctis 5 Dota 2 Edition is incredibly comfortable with its unique ski-goggle suspension headband, customised with the Dota 2 logo, and keeps gamers cool with its AirWeave ear cushions. The headset features the SteelSeries ClearCast Microphone, the best mic in gaming, DTS Headphone:X 7.1 surround sound, and PrismSync RGB illumination, all controlled through SteelSeries Engine.

Key Features

S1 Speaker Drivers + DTS Headphone X

The same speaker drivers found in our flagship $300 headsets, the S1 drivers are engineered to deliver a detailed, balanced soundscape with ultra-low distortion.
ClearCast Microphone

The ClearCast microphone uses an exclusive bidirectional design delivering unmatched voice clarity and background noise cancellation.
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Ski Goggle Headband

The adjustable elastic fabric perfectly contours across your head, evenly distributing the weight, eliminating all pressure points.
AirWeave Ear Cushions

Inspired by fabrics found in athletic clothing, the incredibly soft AirWeave ear cushions keep you cool, dry, and comfy for hours of gaming.

Technical Specifications


Neodymium Drivers:- 40mm
Headphone Frequency Response:- 20-22000 Hz
Headphone Sensitivity:- 98db
Headphone Impedance:- 32 Ohm
Headphone Total Harmonic Distortion:- < 3%
Headphone Volume Control:- On Ear Cup


Microphone Frequency Response:- 100Hz - 10000Hz
Microphone Pattern:- Bidirectional
Microphone Sensitivity:- -48 db
Microphone Impedance:- 2200 Ohm
Microphone Noise Cancellation:- Yes
Microphone Location:- Retractable
Microphone Mute Toggle:- On Ear Cup


Connector Type:- USB or Single 3.5mm, 4-Pole Plug via included adapter
Cable Length:- 3m, 10ft
Cable Material:- Rubber
Adapter:- Single 3.5mm, 4-Pole Plug
Share Jack:- Yes
Detachable Cable:- Yes

The Arctis 5 Dota 2 Edition is now available for pre-order at for $129.99. For more information about SteelSeries’ Arctis 5 or SteelSeries complete selection of gaming accessories, visit

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