STEELSERIES AND FNATIC UNVEIL NEW LINEUP OF PERIPHERALS DURING DREAMHACK WINTER
COPENHAGEN, Nov. 26, 2014 – SteelSeries, the global leader in premium gaming peripherals and supporter of competitive eSports, today announced in collaboration with Team Fnatic, a new line-up of branded gaming gear. The Fnatic Edition peripherals were built and designed in collaboration with the team, starting with the original SteelSeries version and now to the new co-branded edition. The Fnatic colors of orange and black along with the recognized logo are what will set apart the special edition 9H Headset, Rival Optical Mouse and Apex Keyboard.
“SteelSeries and Team Fnatic have an incredible relationship and we’re thrilled to be aligned with such a strong and positive brand,” said Sam Matthews, Owner of Fnatic. “The new Fnatic Edition products are something we’re excited to be using in tournaments ourselves as well as bring to our fans; buy purchasing these products they will directly support the team.”
“Fnatic is the definition of a world-class eSports franchise – the talent, ambition and professionalism as eSports athletes are what make them so incredibly successful. We work with the best of the best on what is required of our peripherals. Their branded products show off what is considered the best by eSports champions,” said Ehtisham Rabbani, SteelSeries CEO.
SteelSeries Rival Fnatic Edition Mouse – $69.99 / €69.99
The award-winning Rival Optical Mouse gets an Fnatic makeover featuring an optical sensor with zero acceleration, new long-lasting SteelSeries switches (> 30 million clicks), unique team Fnatic design, and a soft touch finish to enhance comfort.
Its ergonomic grip is accentuated by the injection molded rubber side grips and intuitive, ergonomic button placement. The Rival can be customized through a host of features including response time, adjustable buttons, dual lighting zones, SteelSeries ExactTech settings, and a 3D printable nameplate.
SteelSeries 9H Fnatic Edition Headset – $169.99 / €169.99
The Fnatic 9H is a fully loaded, Dolby 7.1 virtual surround sound gaming headset with precise, full range of audio. The headset delivers a natural, accurate bass extension to high-frequency detail and excellent impact – thanks to the next-generation of SteelSeries audio drivers. The 9H is comfortable, durable and features double-enclosed earcups, which provides gamers with the clear directional sound needed to dominate their opponents. With the power of the SteelSeries Engine, the 9H offers extensive microphone performance features and an array of audio settings.
SteelSeries Apex Fnatic Edition Keyboard – $109.99 / €109.99
The Apex Gaming Keyboard lives up to its title of the world’s fastest gaming keyboard thanks to its low-profile design and ergonomic key layout. Its customization capabilities are unmatched with 88 possible macro combinations, 16.8 million colored illumination options, unlimited profile layers and more. The Fnatic logo artwork is featured on this edition of the keyboard, making it a must-have for any fan of the iconic eSports team.
The co-branded peripherals are available now on SteelSeries.com and Team Fnatic’s website. For more information and details about the peripherals as well as Team Fnatic’s activity during the Dreamhack Winter 2014, please visit http://steelseries.com/fnatic and follow us on social media http://facebook.com/steelseries and http://twitter.com/steelseries.
SteelSeries is a leading manufacturer of top quality gaming peripherals from headsets, keyboards and mice to controllers, surfaces and software. For more than a decade, SteelSeries has been on the forefront of designing and creating gear for gamers. The company’s continued innovation also comes in collaboration with the world’s leading professional gaming teams and partners. SteelSeries is a global brand that continues to support the growth of competitive gaming tournaments and electronic sports leagues through professional team sponsorships, partnerships and community support. Partnerships with some of world’s most respected and recognized brands in the technology, mobile, computer, science and telecom markets are the key drivers in evolving and growing the SteelSeries brand and innovations in gaming peripherals. For more information, please visit http://steelseries.com.