Sony will be releasing a new headset for the PS3 this fall calle the Pulse Wireless Stereo Headset. This headset offers 7.1 virtual surround sound with BassImpact which translates sounds into pulses. Here are some of the other features of this Elite Edition headset:
- Higher fidelity speaker drivers for dynamic sound
- Preset Modes to optimize your audio experience for select gaming genres, movies, and music
- Hidden noise-cancelling microphones deliver crystal clear voice chat and allow for a more streamlined design
- Compatible with your PS3, PS Vita, favorite mobile device or MP3 player (connects via built-in 3.5mm audio jack and included auxiliary cable.
This headset is compatible with the PS Vita as well as the PS3 and it is priced at $149.99. Certain games had a challenge with the PS3 wireless bluetooth headset and there will be an update coming out to address those challenges.[Source]