The pervasive silence is eerie. You motion to your teammate to follow you as you make your way down a dimly lit corridor, avoiding stepping on bits of broken glass with your combat boots. You pause. Is that the faint sound of steps approaching? You hit the floor merely seconds before bullets are unleashed in your direction, pinging against the corrugated tin walls as you and your comrade stay pressed to the floor. During a temporary lull in gunfire, you expertly locate your opponent, take aim and eliminate the threat. Without your gaming headset , you just might have been on the losing side of things. Stay one step ahead of the action with help from this Ear Force X12 Arctic Edition Gaming Headset for Xbox 360 and Windows. Surround yourself with powerful, full-bodied audio thanks to the in-line amplifier and 50mm speakers, which make sure each subtle whisper, footstep and movement are delivered to your ears in clear detail. Add more depth and realism to your game's audio with the variable bass boost. Customize your listening experience with the easy-to-access volume controls that let you independently adjust the game and chat volumes to suit your preferences. Communicate with your teammates clearly thanks to the high-sensitivity microphone with flexible boom. Rest assured knowing that each word you utter will be heard without the need to shout thanks to the microphone monitor feature, which lets you hear your own voice in the headset . Become a part of your favorite games with this Ear Force X12 Arctic Edition Gaming Headset .