Release notes for GG 42.0

12 Jul 2023

by The SteelSeries Software Team


  • We’ve added dedicated shortcuts for master volume and mute. You can find them in the settings page under GG/Sonar/Shortcuts.
  • We’ve also added some awesome new presets, like Cyberpunk 2077, The Elder Scrolls Online, and Red Dead Redemption 2.
  • Any Sonar user can now try out our Streamer mode in early access. No matter if you are a pro streamer or you stream for fun, just turn it on in the mixer page and give it a go!
  • Lastly, we fixed a bug where info icon wasn’t visible during onboarding.


  • Arctis Nova 3: New added PrismSync and GameSense support
  • Fixes an issue where certain actions did not work as expected on the Aerox 9 Wireless
  • Fixes an issue where Angle snapping did not work on the Rival 5 on some circumstances
  • Solves an issue where Reflect did not persist ON when restarting GG
  • Arctis Nova 3: Firmware update
    • Fixes an issue where the earcup lighting may not work normally after the computer wakes from sleep/hibernation
  • Arctis 7X+: Firmware update
    • Fixes an issue where hardware reset is required to restore the low probability of device crash and inability to charge device during use
  • Aerox 5 Wireless Diablo IV Edition: Disable configuration in illumination tab when the device is enabled in Prism.
  • Prism:
    • Solves an issue where international keys on certain keyboard layouts did not trigger Reactive effects


  • Moments continues the redesign of the Clip Gallery with additional design and functional updates in the interface. The Clip Gallery has added a new way to review/preview clips in the LIST VIEW! Features include:
    • BUTTONS: New icons in the upper right of FILTER BAR allow you to switch between GRID & LIST view.
    • PRESENTATION: A new vertical clip preview & presentation mode which surfaces more video clip details, making doing more with your clips (like sharing and editing) even easier! It also makes scanning Auto-clip icons on your clips smoother.
    • SHARING: Ability to share to social media is now easier with a dedicated SHARE button that has been added to each clip. Once a clip has been shared to sites like YouTube there is now an icon indicator that it has been shared and allows for a quick copy of the URL.
  • GSAI for Diablo IV is no longer in Early Access.
  • Fixed Moments shortcut functionality which allowed for duplicate keybinds
  • Overall presentation improvements and stability enhancements
  • Fixed a bug with DOTA and accurate mouse cursor position in captured clips

3D Aim Trainer

  • Fixed issues with Public Profile view
  • Enhanced user interaction with elements on Become a Pro pages
  • New medal system for Quick Play and Academy Routines