Today, Microsoft has announced that a new Bluetooth Headset and Media Remote for Xbox 360 are about to become available.
According to Major Nelson, the new headset is compatible with most Bluetooth devices such as mobile phones and PCs in addition to being able to connect to Xbox 360 the same way the old version of the bluetooth headset did.
The Xbox 360 Media Remote includes the ability to play/pause, skip forward, fast forward, skip back, fast back, and display to control DVD, CD, or streamed media. The TV controls include power on/off, volume up/down, mute and TV input. The Xbox 360 Media Remote’s menu navigation controls include A, B, X, Y buttons, D-pad navigation, back and select. Live TV, if provided on the Xbox 360 by your TV service provider, can also be controlled with the Xbox 360 Media Remote.
The Xbox 360 Wireless Headset with Bluetooth will be available for $59.99 (U.S. ERP) and will be available in stores worldwide While the Xbox 360 Media Remote will be available worldwide for $19.99 (U.S. ERP) and both will be in stores in early November 2011.