8BitDo appoints Bluemouth as ANZ distributor and launches new SN30 Pro 2 controller
Tuesday 16 March, 2021 — Bluemouth Interactive today announced its exclusive rights partnership with premier third party video game hardware company 8BitDo, bringing its range of retro themed game controllers to Australia and New Zealand. Additionally, 8BitDo today launched its new SN30 Pro 2 controller, which Bluemouth is looking forward to bringing to market locally.
The 8BitDo Pro 2 is a pro-level Bluetooth controller designed for Switch, PC, macOS and Android devices. It features Ultimate Software which allows players to customise button mapping, adjust stick and trigger sensitivity, vibration control and to create macros as well as controller profiles all from your mobile phone.
The controller also has two pro-level back buttons, software free button mapping vibration and a 20-hour rechargeable battery for competitive and uninterrupted gameplay. It will be available in three colours: G Classic, black and gray, retails for AU$89.95 / NZ$99.95 and will be available from 6 May 2021 (Australia) / 6 June 2021 (New Zealand) across all retailers.
“We’re excited to be bringing 8BitDo’s incredible range to Australia and New Zealand. 8BitDo is revered internationally for providing the highest-quality retro controllers available,” said Bluemouth Co-Founder and Managing Director David Provan. “It’s great to be able to announce the launch of the SN30 Pro 2 which beautifully coincides with 8BitDo’s wider range launching in Australia and New Zealand in the coming months.”
Bluemouth is working with its key retail partners to stock 8BitDo’s range, including:
- JB Hi-Fi (Australia and New Zealand)
- EB Games (Australia and New Zealand)
- Big W (online only)
- The Gamesmen
- Mighty Ape
The below 8BitDo products will be available for purchase:
- 8BitDo SN Arcade Stick
- 8BitDo Mobile Gaming Clip for Xbox Controllers
- 8BitDo SN30 Pro Bluetooth Controller for Android – XBOX
- 8Bitdo SN30 Pro 2 Bluetooth gamepad (Black edition)
- 8Bitdo SN30 Pro 2 Bluetooth gamepad (Gray edition)
- 8Bitdo SN30 Pro 2 Bluetooth gamepad (G classic edition)
- 8BitDo SN30 Pro Bluetooth gamepad (G Classic Edition)
- 8Bitdo USB Wireless Adapter
- 8BitDo Zero 2 Bluetooth gamepad (Turquoise edition)
- 8BitDo Zero 2 Bluetooth gamepad (Pink edition)
- 8BitDo Zero 2 Bluetooth gamepad (Yellow edition)
- 8BitDo SN30 Pro Bluetooth gamepad (SN edition) – JB HiFi Exclusive
- 8BitDo SN30 Pro USB gamepad (SN edition)
- 8BitDo Lite Bluetooth gamepad (Yellow edition）
- 8BitDo Lite Bluetooth gamepad (Turquoise edition）
About Bluemouth Interactive
Established in 2003, Bluemouth Interactive is a leading independent supplier of video game, mobile phone and audio accessories in Australia and New Zealand. Bluemouth’s award winning product portfolio and distribution capability have positioned the business at the leading edge of entertainment distribution. Bluemouth’s Management team is comprised of entertainment industry professionals who have previously held senior roles at leading public listed entertainment companies including Disney and Take-Two. Bluemouth’s insistence on genuine partnership and market development ensures that Bluemouth Interactive remain the trusted business partner of choice for entertainment accessories and pop culture products in Australia and New Zealand.
8Bitdo is a premier third party video game hardware company with a special focus on retro themed game controllers. Renowned for producing the highest quality retro controllers on the market, 8Bitdo’s controller line has been referred to as, “a range of excellent retro-style game controllers” by The Verge. 8Bitdo’s goal is to produce premium quality game controllers with ultra-compatibility at economical price.