With the reveal of Apple’s brand new–and very expensive–headphones, the AirPods Max, you may be wondering if they’d make a good set for your PS5. Unfortunately, Sony’s consoles don’t let you connect Bluetooth audio devices directly. This is frustrating considering the large number of people who want to use their favorite pair of headphones with their brand-spankin’ new console, but thankfully, there is a workaround. If you’ve ever wanted to pass on a gaming headset in favor of Bluetooth headphones, this guide is for you.
How to connect Bluetooth headphones or AirPods to the PS5
First, you’ll need a pair of Bluetooth headphones, such as the AirPods Max or our personal favorite, the Creative SXFI Air. Any will work, so as long as you love them, you’re good to go. Secondly, you’ll need a Bluetooth adapter, either USB-C or the more common USB-A. With the PS5, there’s only one USB-C port, so if you’re using that for something like an external SSD or hard drive, then you’ll want to snag a USB-A adapter. Thankfully, some USB-C adapters like the Creative BT-W3 Bluetooth dongle come with USB-A converters.
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