Skullcandy reveals the SLYR, PLYR 2 and PLYR 1 Gaming Headsets

Skullcandy reveals the SLYR, PLYR 2 and PLYR 1 Gaming Headsets

Designed and developed cooperatively with ASTRO Gaming, SkullCandy introduces a new line of headsets that offer not only cutting edge features and aesthetics but performance as well.

The Skullcandy SLYR (Slayer), available now for $79.99, is a wired stereo gaming headset compatible with your Xbox 360, PS3, WiiU and PC. This headset is also compatible with most tablets, smart phones and MP3 players on the market today. The SLYR has a stashable boom mic, GMX in-line mixer and audio profiles for games, movies and music.

The PLYR2 (Player 2), priced at $129.99, is Skullcandy’s first ever wireless headset to feature the 2.4 Ghz wireless technology and multi platform support. The PLYR2 will be available in Holiday 2012.

The PLYR1 (Player 1), available in early 2013, features the 2.4 Ghz wireless audio and will also have 7.1 Surround Sound. The PLYR1 will be $179.99.

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Skullcandy Announces New Line of Gaming Headsets

Never Retreat, Never Surrender With a New Lineup of Wired and Wireless Gaming Headsets Including: Skullcandy SLYR, PLYR1 and PLYR2

 

 

PARK CITY, Utah, Sept. 25, 2012(GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Skullcandy, Inc.(Nasdaq:SKUL), a high-growth, performance lifestyle audio brand, today announced an entirely new line of gaming headsets designed to deliver a unique combination of high quality audio performance, cutting-edge features and a stylish aesthetic for gamers worldwide. Each of Skullcandy’snew gaming headsets, which include the Skullcandy SLYR, PLYR1 and PLYR2, will provide players with distinct cross-platform options from which to choose — whether looking for a flexible console and mobile product, a wireless stereo solution, or full spatial audio delivered with Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound.

“Skullcandyhas been delivering performance audio products with a unique perspective on action sports and music culture for years,” saidJeremy Andrus, CEO ofSkullcandy. “Gaming connects everyone we work with, from skateboarders toNBAsuperstars. The authenticity and attitude of the Skullcandy brand is the driving force behind our gaming mantra, ‘Never Retreat, Never Surrender,’ and is the inspiration for our new series of gaming headsets. All three products were also designed and developed cooperatively with our premium gaming headset market leader, ASTRO Gaming.”

The first of Skullcandy’snew gaming headsets is the just released Skullcandy SLYR (“Slayer”). Available now in black for $79.99, the wired Skullcandy SLYR gaming headset delivers precision stereo gaming audio with cross-compatibility with Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, WiiU and PC as well as most smartphones, tablets and MP3 players. Features include a stashable boom mic, the GMX in-line mixer with volume and game-to-voice balancing controls, and custom audio profiles for games, movies and music.

The innovative Skullcandy PLYR2 (“Player 2”) is the brand’s first-ever wireless stereo headset featuring 2.4Ghz wireless technology and cross-platform support, available for Holiday 2012.

The Skullcandy PLYR1 (“Player 1”), which will become available in early 2013, also utilizes 2.4Ghz wireless audio, but will enhance the experience further with the addition of Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound.

More information was revealed in an exclusive reveal posted on Engadget at: http://www.engadget.com/2012/09/20/skullcandy-astro-gaming-SLYR-PLYR-reveal-gaming-headset/

The Skullcandy SLYR gaming headset is now available directly through the company’s website at www.skullcandy.com for$79.99.   Retail partners include Gamestop, Target and Best Buy online.

The Skullcandy PLYR2 will be available later this year for $129.99 and the Skullcandy PLYR1 will become available in early 2013 for$179.99.

For more information about Skullcandy, please visit www.skullcandy.com/gaming.

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