PlayStation bought elite hi-fi maestro Audeze, but its CEO says audiophiles needn’t worry

If you’ve been following the news about the new PlayStation earbuds and headset coming soon, you may have noticed that they feature some surprisingly audiophile sound technology, in the form of high-quality planar magnetic drivers.

We soon got a hint as to where this elite technology might come from, as it was announced that Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) – which is mainly made up of PlayStation and the in-house game developers who create the exclusive games – was in the process of acquiring the audio company Audeze.