ASTRO GAMING ANNOUNCES SPECIAL EDITION LEAGUE OF LEGENDS A30 CROSS-GAMING HEADSET
Exclusive League of Legends ASTRO A30 Includes:
Entirely New Champion Tristana and Her Rocket Girl Skin; Custom Speaker Tags Featuring League of Legends and Riot Games Art
Coming Soon: Champion Speaker Tag Sets for Tryndamere, Miss Fortune, and Morgana
SAN FRANCISCO – Dec. 10, 2013 – ASTRO Gaming, a division of Skullcandy, Inc. (Nasdaq: SKUL), and creators of premium video gaming equipment for professional gamers have announced an exclusive League of Legends special edition of the company’s award-winning ASTRO A30 Cross-Gaming Headset. Updated for 2013, the ASTRO A30 is a professional-grade audio solution for gamer’s on-the-go featuring a lightweight, street-smart design and delivering tournament-level audio and crystal-clear voice communication for League of Legends players on both PC and Mac.
The League of Legends Special Edition ASTRO A30 Cross-Gaming Headset will feature a plethora of fan-friendly goodness, including: a Collector’s Edition box featuring League of Legends concept artwork both inside and out; a new League of Legends-inspired custom headset featuring a soft-touch finish and gold accents; a redemption code for the champion Tristana and her Rocket Girl skin; as well as, two sets of magnetically interchangeable ASTRO Speaker Tags featuring League of Legends, and Riot Games art. Also coming soon: three tag sets of art featuring popular League of Legends champions: “Tryndamere,” “Miss Fortune,” and “Morgana” which will be available later this holiday season.
“League of Legends is played daily by millions of people worldwide and features a rich universe full of Champions we felt would be perfect to adorn an A30 special edition PC headset,” said Aron Drayer, Director of Marketing, ASTRO Gaming. “Riot Games has demonstrated huge commitment to their players, and we wanted to follow suit by including elements like a collector’s box and multiple sets of speaker tags that will truly appeal to fans of the game worldwide. Plus like all ASTRO headsets, the A30 delivers incredible sounding game audio and works perfectly for team-based voice chat as well.”
The ASTRO A30 Cross-Gaming Headset was designed specifically to move freely between mobile, console, PC and Mac gaming platforms, as well as across all forms of digital entertainment. The highly portable, on-ear headset also comes with an innovative media controller cable providing mute, analog volume control and an inline mic. The A30 is also fully compatible with ASTRO’s award-winning Dolby®-powered ASTRO MixAmp™ Pro, the audio engine that seamlessly blends voice and game sounds. So, no matter if you’re playing professionally in a League of Legends tournament, casually MOBAing at home or simply want to join other League players on the Fields of Justice, the League of Legends Special Edition ASTRO A30 Cross-Gaming Headset has it covered.
League of Legends Special Edition Features include:
- Collector’s Edition Box: Features iconic League of Legends concept artwork
- Custom Headset Color: Black Soft-touch with Gold Accents
- Exclusive League of Legends Tags: Comes pre-equipped with two sets featuring League of Legends and Riot Games art.
- Included Champion Tristana and Her Rocket Girl Skin
Available this holiday:
- Champion Speaker Tags (3 Sets): three sets of magnetically interchangeable ASTRO Speaker Tags featuring art of League of Legends champions: “Tryndamere,” “Miss Fortune,” and “Morgana.”
ASTRO A30 Core Features include:
- Award-Winning ASTRO AUDIO® and Voice Communication: ASTRO has worked with pro gamers, top audio designers and sound engineers to deliver the highest level of clarity at every frequency, ASTRO AUDIO is designed to make games, music, and movies sound the absolute best.
- Dual Mic System: The removable boom mic provides perfect voice communication for tournament or home play, while the in-line mic allows for on-the-go phone conversations or internet chatting through handheld devices.
- Comfortable, Lightweight On-Ear Design: The ASTRO A30s are designed to be used both inside or outside in the real world, with noise-reducing closed backs and a street-smart, customizable design.
- Interchangeable Speaker Tags: The ASTRO A30 headset features removable and customizable speaker tags that can be designed online to create a unique look for teams, clans, guilds or simply for pure personal expression.
- Ballistic Nylon Travel Case: The A30s come standard with a backpack friendly, protective case for traveling to tournaments or a friend’s house.
- ASTRO MixAmp Pro Compatible: The ASTRO A30 headset is fully compatible with the ASTRO MixAmp Pro system, which allows game-to-voice balancing, up to 4 different EQ modes made for gaming or media, and link multiple MixAmps together for a lag-free private voice network.
- Cross-Gaming Cabling Included: The new Mobile Cable plugs directly into the headset via a 3.5mm 4-pole jack and offers an in-line microphone, an in-line mute switch, a volume control wheel, and a call/pickup/tracking button.
The League of Legends Special Edition ASTRO A30 Cross-Gaming Headset is now available via ASTRO Gaming’s web site at www.astrogaming.com for $99.99. The headset is available alone or as bundle with ASTRO’s award-winning MixAmp™ Pro for advanced voice chat capabilities on consoles and PC. Standalone Champion tag sets for $19.99.
About Skullcandy, Inc.
Skullcandy is a global designer, marketer and distributor of performance audio and gaming headphones and other accessory related products under the Skullcandy, Astro Gaming and 2XL by Skullcandy brands. Skullcandy became one of the world’s most distinct audio brands by bringing color, character and performance to an otherwise monochromatic space; helping to revolutionize the audio arena by introducing headphones, earbuds and other audio and wireless lifestyle products that possess unmistakable style and exceptional performance. The Company’s products are sold and distributed through a variety of channels in the U.S. and approximately 80 countries worldwide. Visit skullcandy.com, or join us at facebook.com/skullcandy or on Twitter @skullcandy.
About ASTRO Gaming
ASTRO Gaming creates premium video gaming equipment for pro gamers, leagues, gaming enthusiasts and their lifestyles. Spun-off from design powerhouse ASTRO Studios, known in the gaming world for designing the Microsoft Xbox 360™, Alienware PCs, and HP’s Gaming PCs, ASTRO Gaming produces a line of gamer-centric “tech-life” products, supporting this rapidly growing community. ASTRO Gaming’s product line includes the A40 Audio System, the A30 Cross-Gaming Headset, and the Transport Series of gaming gear bags.