Corsair Virtuoso RGB Wireless XT
Maximum PC|September 2021
Star of the show

CORSAIR’S FIRST CRACK at the Virtuoso was bold—a new flagship headset that tried to bridge the gap between gaming headsets and audiophile headphones. The original Virtuoso SE was released in 2019, and it was a well-loved product with one main criticism: a brutally high price. The Virtuoso RGB Wireless XT is the latest in the line, a slick update to a good design. How much has changed since 2019? Well, in Corsair’s world, not much.

The XT is immediately familiar to anyone who had a set of the older Virtuoso cans, from the soft black leatherette cushioning on the headband to the muted gunmetal exterior of each earpiece. A diminutive Corsair logo sits in the center of each earcup, behind which glows subtle, understated RGB lighting. This isn’t your average gaming headset, it says. This is something more.

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