TURTLE BEACH CORPORATION SHOWCASES LATEST GAMING HEADSETS AT GAMESCOM 2015
Fans Can Experience gamescom in Realtime with Turtle Beach Live
Sydney, Australia – August 5, 2015 – Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR), the leading-edge audio technology company and #1 in gaming audio, will be showcasing its latest gaming headsets this coming week at gamescom 2015 in Cologne, Germany.
Recently revealed at E3, Turtle Beach’s new line-up includes a variety of high-quality headsets that deliver the most immersive and competitive gaming experience, with a range of features and price points catering to gamers’ varied needs and budgets. Attendees will be able to sample the EAR FORCE Stealth 450 wireless PC gaming headset with premium features like Superhuman Hearing and DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Surround Sound, the EAR FORCE PX24 that comes with Turtle Beach’s innovative EAR FORCE SuperAmp battery-powerful in-line amplified that delivers powerful audio from any connected device, as well as the entry-level EAR FORCE Recon series PC and console headsets, each with an all-new lightweight and comfortable design and convenient in-line controls.
Alongside its upcoming gaming headsets, Turtle Beach will also be showcasing its latest line of PC gaming accessories comprised of gaming keyboards, mice and mousepads, each with their own unique features that cater to an audience ranging from casual players to hardcore professional gamers. There’s a variety of new PC gaming accessories from which to choose, and each one is crafted with high quality, durable materials and high-end features, including Cherry switches1 and steel-reinforced chassis for the keyboards, Avago sensors and Omron switches for the mice, and an assortment of different textured and sized mousepads.
Additionally, to ensure gamers don’t miss out on all the gamescom action, Turtle Beach is launching its new digital hub, aptly named Turtle Beach Live. Viewers who visit www.turtlebeachlive.com starting today through Sunday, Aug. 9, 2015 can see exclusive content from gamescom including interviews, action from the show floor, and up close looks at the biggest and best games.
Media who stop by Turtle Beach’s MarketPoint location (Hall 2.1 Booth A015) will be able to get a first look at the Company’s new 2015 lineup of gaming headsets, which includes:
EAR FORCE Stealth 450 Wireless Surround Sound PC Gaming Headset – A 100% fully wireless PC gaming headset with large 50mm speakers, the EAR FORCE Stealth 450 features DTS Headphone:X 7.1 Surround Sound and custom DTS Surround Sound modes combined with four Turtle Beach audio presets to further immerse fans in their favorite games, movies and music. The Stealth 450 also includes Superhuman Hearing, which gives players the competitive advantage of hearing enemies before they come into view, as well as Variable Mic Monitoring, an adjustable high-sensitivity boom mic that can be removed when watching movies and listening to music, and a rechargeable battery delivering up to 15 hours of use.
EAR FORCE PX24 Amplified Multiplatform Gaming Headset – Built on Turtle Beach’s best-selling X12 and PX22 headset design, the EAR FORCE PX24 is a multiplatform gaming headset for PlayStation 4, Xbox One2, PC, Mac and mobile/tablet devices, and features Turtle Beach’s all-new, innovative EAR FORCE SuperAmp battery powered in-line amplifier that delivers crisp highs and thundering lows to the PX24‘s 50mm speakers. The SuperAmp also includes convenient fingertip controls allowing listeners to tune the headset to their preferred gaming platform, and provides audio enhancements like Superhuman Hearing, Variable Bass Boost, Turtle Beach Virtual Surround Sound and Variable Mic Monitoring. The PX24 also features an adjustable, high-sensitivity boom mic.
EAR FORCE Recon 50 / Recon 50X / Recon 50P Gaming Headsets – The EAR FORCE Recon 50 series gaming headsets are multiplatform compatible for PC and Mac, Xbox One2, PlayStation4 and mobile/tablet devices, and feature a brand new, lightweight over-ear design with 40mm speakers built for great sound and extended comfort. The Recon 50/50X/50P comes with an adjustable and removable high-sensitivity boom mic and convenient in-line controls for Volume and Mic Muting. The Recon 50 also includes a PC-Y adapter3 for universal PC, Mac and mobile/tablet compatibility.
EAR FORCE Recon 60P Gaming Headset – An amplified digital stereo headset for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation3, the EAR FORCE Recon 60P plugs directly into an available USB port to deliver amazing sound and Mic Monitoring, and features 40mm speakers and a brand new over-ear design for added comfort. The Recon 60P comes with an adjustable and removable high-sensitivity boom mic, plus convenient in-line Volume and Mic Mute controls, and is multiplatform compatible4 for Xbox One2, PC, Mac and mobile/tablet devices in addition to the PS4 and PS3.
EAR FORCE Recon 30X Chat Headset – Featuring an original, innovative slotted ear-cup design, Turtle Beach’s EAR FORCE Recon 30X is an officially licensed chat headset for Xbox One2, and also works with PlayStation 4, PC, Mac and mobile/tablet devices. The Recon 30X comes with convenient in-line Volume and Mic Mute controls, and features a single 40mm over-ear speaker with a unique, slotted design enabling players to hear game audio with both ears for a much better audio experience.
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About Turtle Beach Corporation
Turtle Beach Corporation (www.turtlebeachcorp.com) designs leading-edge audio products for the consumer, commercial and healthcare markets. Under the Turtle Beach brand (www.turtlebeach.com), the Company markets a wide selection of quality gaming headsets catering to a variety of gamers’ needs and budgets, for use with video game consoles, including officially-licensed headsets for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, as well as for personal computers and mobile/tablet devices. Under the HyperSound brand (www.hypersound.com), the Company markets pioneering directed audio solutions that have applications in digital signage and kiosks, consumer electronics and healthcare. The company’s shares are traded on the NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol: HEAR.
1Cherry MX switches on IMPACT 700 Premium Mechanical Gaming Keyboard and IMPACT 500 Mechanical Gaming Keyboards only. Cherry switches not available on IMPACT 100 Gaming Keyboard.
2Compatible out-of-the-box with the new Xbox One controller with the 3.5mm headset jack. Other Xbox One controllers require the EAR FORCE Headset Audio Controller (sold separately).
3EAR FORCE Recon 50 includes PC-Y Adapter for universal PC, Mac and mobile/tablet compatibility. PC-Y Adapter not included with EAR FORCE Recon 50P and EAR FORCE Recon 50X.
4EAR FORCE Recon 60P only provides amplified audio and Mic Monitoring when connected to PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 via USB. Audio is passive (not amplified) and Mic Monitoring is not available when connected to other devices via 3.5mm jack.
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