Trust Electronics Ltd. has today announced the brand new GXT 498 Forta Gaming Headset for PlayStation 5 consoles. Licensed by Sony Interactive Entertainment, the Forta is an official PlayStation 5 headset made from 85% recycled plactics.

Trust Electronics launched their first headset officially licensed by PlayStation, the GXT 488 Forze for PlayStation 4, back in 2020. Following in the footsteps of that official PlayStation headset, the Forta is specifically designed to work with PlayStation 5 consoles. Trust Electronics state that not only does the headset match the consoles in style, but has unique features which provide them with their best gaming experience yet.

As stated above, the headset has an eco-friendly design made from 85% percent recycled plastics. It features 50mm drivers and and 3D audio. A detachable noise-reducing microphone, padded headband, moveable earcups and durable soft over-ear pads round out the feature specifications.

GXT 498 Forta Official PlayStation 5 Headset

The GXT 498 Forta Gaming Headset for PlayStation 5

Not only has the new headset been designed with better gaming in mind, but also with added ease and convenience. Users will enjoy simple plug-and-play capability to get started as soon as they’re ready, with the Forta being compatible with PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and PC. A 1.2m cable allows gamers to play from wherever in the room they’d like, and on-ear volume control and microphone mute enables users to hear and be heard exactly when they want.

Trust Electronics has a special interest in eco-friendly products, having established the Clevergreen label for exactly this purpose.

The official licensed PlayStation 5 headset is available from today, priced at £39.99 GBP. Both black and white models are available.

Do you have experience with the previous model? Does it have what it takes to stand up against the PULSE 3D headset? Could the GXT 498 Forta Gaming Headset become one of the best headsets for consoles? Let us know in the comments below!

UPDATE: Following the publication of this article is has been brought to our attention that some of the assets provided are conflicting with regards to the percentage of recycled plastics being used. The original statement from Trust Electronics, as well as some images, state 85%. However, other the official website and other images state 35%. We have reached out to Trust Electronics and will update this article accordingly when we receive confirmation.

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