TechReview: Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2 MAX

Review: Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2 MAX


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Incredible audio is a must whenever you are watching a film or playing video games. Consequently, Turtle Beach is a household name that is associated with high quality and advanced technology. I’ve been lucky enough to try an array of top-end products from other manufacturers, but Turtle Beach is my go-to headphones. Fortunately, I’ve been able to test out the Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2 MAX headphones, and I was amazed by the quality.

With true wireless connectivity, 5.1 Bluetooth, excellent sound quality, a retractable microphone, comfortable ear cups, robust design, and excellent battery life, this is an incredible headset for gaming. What’s more, it can be used with ease on Xbox, PC, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch. Therefore, it is great value for money and extremely user-friendly.

The Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen MAX headphones are stylish.
The midnight red headphones in all their glory.

What’s in the box of the Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2 MAX?

  • The headphones are supplied in a sturdy cardboard box that is emblazoned with the company logo and key selling points. The majority of the packaging is recyclable and well built for transit. Consequently, you are assured that the accessory will be delivered in perfect condition.
  • Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2 MAX headphones. Available in an array of designs, I trialled the midnight red version. This striking look is colourful, fashionable, and stands out from the crowd. Alongside this, the headphones are lightweight and snug around your ears. There is also a retractable Omni-directional mic and easy-to-use controls. 
  • USB transmitter. This small but easy-to-use device enables you to connect with ease. Simply plug it into a console or PC, adjust the switch on the side, and hear the audio play.
  • USB-C charging cable. A small but robust cable that enables you to charge the headphones. 
  • Quick start guide. A straightforward manual that explains the fundamentals.
  • Turtle Beach Sticker. Show your love of Turtle Beach with this small sticker.

Technical aspects.

LicensingOfficial by Microsoft for Xbox.
BatteryRechargeable Lithium Polymer.
Battery life48+ hours.
Earcup DesignOver-ear with foam cushioning.
Drivers50mm with Neodymium magnets.
ConnectivityUSB wireless transmitter and 5.1 Bluetooth.
CompatibilityXbox, PC, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch.

If you are budgeting for headphones above £100, you want exceptional sound quality and versatility. Luckily, these headphones give you both with no compromise. Thanks to the 50mm speaker drivers, you experience game-changing audio. Alongside this, you are treated to immersive surround sound! The Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2 MAX is enabled for Windows Sonic, Dolby Atmos, DTS Headphone: X and Sony 3D audio for PS5. However, be aware that Dolby Atmos and DTS:X may require additional subscriptions.

No one likes to shout and getting the balance just right can be a tough ask. Fortunately, this is a thing of the past thanks to the built-in mic-monitoring. Furthermore, the USB mode allows you to dial in the sound even more. On top of this, four prebuilt modes can be changed on the fly. Bass boost, signature sound, treble boost, and vocal mode help to enhance the experience further.

Sound levels are adjusted further still because of the well-placed dials. No longer will you need to change the console settings, simply adjust the volume directly on your headphones to ensure the perfect experience. These small but useful tools alongside the surround sound make these stand out from the crowd.

Do you want to rock camouflage headphones?
I can’t see any headphones.

Built to last.

When investing in tech, you want it to last. Not only do you expect it to be well built, but you demand a long-lasting battery. You are in luck again as the Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2 MAX has both.

Headphones are renowned for breaking at the weakest point and this is usually the hinges and headband. Turtle Beach doesn’t want this to happen with their latest tech, so their modern accessories are hard wearing and robust. They blend comfort and reliability perfectly and should survive the most heavy-handed users.

Where this headset excels, however, is the massive 48+ hour battery life. This is incredible from a peripheral that offers crystal clear sound and booming audio. I was amazed by its “never-ending” battery life and this makes it phenomenal for long gaming sessions.

Another feature that I think is key for many gamers is its glasses-friendly ear pads. Now, this was of no concern to me, but I know this can be uncomfortable and a sticking point for many players. Fear not, however, as Turtle Beach has this covered. The over-ear design works perfectly for glasses without compromising use or audio quality.

Is the Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2 MAX worth it?

With many fantastic headphones available, it is hard to make an informed decision. I’ve experienced the excellence of Razer, the value of Lucidsound, and the brilliance of the latest Turtle Beach accessory. Therefore, I can comfortably say that the Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2 MAX headphones are phenomenal and will enhance your gaming experience. Consequently, I can’t help but recommend you to buy them here!


With 50mm speaker drivers, 5.1 Bluetooth connectivity, robust build quality, 48+ hours battery life, easy-to-use controls, and surround sound, these are a game-changer. What’s more, they are stylish, come in a choice of three designs, and have a crystal clear microphone. Therefore, if you are serious about audio, these are a must-have accessory.

(More information on Turtle Beach can be found here!)

The Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen MAX headphones receive the Movies Games and Tech gold award.
Daniel Waite
Daniel Waite
My gaming career started on an Amiga and spans many consoles! Currently, I game using an MSI laptop and Xbox Series X. A fan of every genre, I love to give anything a go. Former editor and reviewer for, I'm loving my new home here at Movies Games and Tech. I can be contacted for gaming reviews on the following email:

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