Turtle Beach to Showcase New Wireless, VR & Streaming Products at Gamescom 2016

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Turtle Beach to Showcase New Wireless, VR & Streaming Products at Gamescom 2016 5
Turtle Beach (http://www.turtlebeach.com) designs and markets premium audio peripherals for video game, personal computer, and mobile platforms, including its acclaimed line of Ear Force gaming headphones and headsets crafted for Xbox 360 and PS3 game consoles and PC games. Turtle Beach's limited edition, Ear Force Tango wireless headset was recognized as an honoree by the 2013 International CES Innovations Awards. According to the NPD Group, Turtle Beach manufactures the top five best-selling third-party gaming headsets of all time when ranked in dollar sales. The Ear Force X12 wired headset is the No. 1 best-selling third-party gaming headset of all time. (PRNewsFoto/Turtle Beach)

Following a successful debut at E3, Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR), a leading audio technology company for over 40 years, is pleased to bring its latest lineup of innovative products to Europe’s biggest gaming show, gamescom. Making their debut at the show will be Turtle Beach’s all-new STEALTH 520 and STEALTH 420X+ gaming headsets for PlayStation®4 and Xbox One respectively, both of which offer 100% fully wireless connectivity and Superhuman Hearing™, among a variety of additional features no gamer should be without.

Also making their European debut at gamescom will be Turtle Beach’s STEALTH 350VR – the first gaming headset designed for upcoming Virtual Reality (VR) devices featuring amplified audio, as well as the upcoming STREAM MIC – the first studio-quality, plug-n-play microphone specifically designed to let gamers livestream like a pro directly from their Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC and Mac.

“2016 continues to be an exciting year for Turtle Beach. Fresh on the heels of reinventing the gaming headset for today’s eSports athletes with the ELITE PRO, we maintain our market leadership position through the continued introduction of innovative, industry-first products,” said Juergen Stark, CEO, Turtle Beach Corporation. “VR appears to continue gaining momentum as we head into the fourth quarter, and we’ve recently announced one of the first gaming headsets specifically built to take the VR audio experience from good to amazing. We’ve also created the first live-streaming mic that is designed to work with both consoles as well as PC and Mac. And we’re now expanding our line of products featuring our proprietary Superhuman Hearing technology with two new fully wireless gaming headsets – all of which are expected to be available in time for the holidays.”

Below are full details on Turtle Beach’s gamescom 2016 lineup:

• The TURTLE BEACH® STEALTH 520 brings 100% fully wireless gaming audio on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation®3 to spectacular new heights, with full-range 50mm Neodymium speakers and DTS Headphone:X® 7.1 Surround Sound to deliver amazing, 3D 360-degree soundscapes with unmatched spatial accuracy. The STEALTH 520 also offers Turtle Beach’s exclusive Superhuman Hearing feature which provides a competitive advantage by allowing players to hear soft sounds like enemy footsteps sneaking-up from behind and weapon reloads off in the distance, plus additional DTS Surround Sound Modes and Turtle Beach audio presets, Dynamic Chat Boost™, Mic Monitoring and Adaptive Mic Performance, independent game and chat audio controls, a 15-hour rechargeable battery and mobile compatibility. The STEALTH 520 gaming headset is planned to launch Sept. 13, 2016 in the UK (£89.99) and EU (124.99 euro), and on Oct. 2, 2016 in the U.S.

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• The TURTLE BEACH® STEALTH 420X+ is an officially licensed gaming headset for Xbox One offering gamers the freedom of 100% fully wireless game and chat audio. The STEALTH 420X+ comes loaded with features every Xbox One gamer should have, including Superhuman Hearing which provides a competitive advantage by allowing players to hear soft sounds like enemy footsteps sneaking-up from behind and weapon reloads off in the distance, Bass Boost and other audio presets, Mic Monitoring so players can hear their own voice to avoid shouting, a removable high-sensitivity mic, independent game and chat audio controls, a 15-hour rechargeable battery and mobile compatibility. The STEALTH 420X+ gaming headset is planned to launch Sept. 13, 2016 in the UK (£129.99) and EU (169.99 euro), and on Oct. 2, 2016 in the U.S.

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• The TURTLE BEACH® STEALTH 350VR gaming headset delivers Virtual Reality audio loud and clear with 30+ hour battery-powered amplification, Variable Bass Boost, and an ergonomic “built for VR” design that provides clearance for VR headbands and cables. The STEALTH 350VR’s 50mm Neodymium speakers ensure a rich, expansive audio experience with crisp highs and thundering lows, while smooth, fabric-wrapped memory foam over-ear cushions ensure a comfortable fit. The removable noise-cancelling microphone provides crystal clear chat even when movement in the real world creates background noise, while Mic Monitoring lets gamers hear their own voice inside the headset to avoid shouting at other players. Cable management is made easy via the STEALTH 350VR’s detachable audio cables, while on-board audio controls are always within reach, mounted right on the headset. The STEALTH 350VR gaming headset is planned to launch Oct. 9, 2016 (£59.99 UK, 79.99 euro EU).

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• The TURTLE BEACH® STREAM MIC is a first-of-its-kind professional desktop microphone created for gamers streaming directly from their consoles. With the STREAM MIC, players can livestream gameplay from their Xbox One and PS4™, as well as from a PC or Mac thanks to universal plug-and-play compatibility. Additionally, the STREAM MIC features adaptive mic patterns and fully customizable software, while a dual-capsule mic array with advanced digital processing supports multiple pick-up patterns for different applications and environments, and a zero-latency headphone output provides accurate monitoring so anyone can stream like a pro. The STREAM MIC will elevate your Twitch, YouTube and MLG.tv streams to a whole new level, and is planned to launch Oct. 23, 2016 (£79.99 UK, 99.99 euro EU).

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