SteelSeries released today the SteelSeries Free Mobile Wireless Controller and the Flux Foldable Headset. The SteelSeries Free Mobile Wireless Controller, priced at $79.99 is a small cross compact controller with a familiar button layout similar to Nintendo and Playstation controllers. The battery will give you an estimated 20 hrs of game play and ten hours of non-stop game time. The controller also features play and charge capability via Micro-USB while you keep playing via Bluetooth.
The Flux Headset, priced at $99.99 is a foldable headset designed with portability in mind. The Flux’ ear cups can be rotated to fold for easy storage and has two interchangeable cable options for PC, Mac and mobile devices. The Flux has 2 input jacks in each ear cup giving you the flexibility to choose which side you wish to place your microphone. Plugging another headset into the flux allows you to share sound and if that wasn’t enough – customize the base colors (black or white) with custom plates, cushions and cables.[showhide type=”pressrelease”]
STEELSERIES FREE MOBILE WIRELESS CONTROLLER AND FLUX HEADSET AVAILABLE NOW
New Pocket-Sized, Wireless Controller and Travel-Friendly Headset Provide an Enhanced Mobile Gaming Experience to Tablet and Smartphone Users
CHICAGO – Oct. 2, 2012 –SteelSeries, the leading manufacturer of premium-quality, gaming peripherals today announced that the SteelSeries Free Mobile Wireless Controller along with the SteelSeries FluxHeadset are available on the SteelSeries Web Shop. The SteelSeries Free Mobile Wireless Controller is cross-platform compatible, meaning it can be used with a roster of games on PC/Mac®, Android® Smartphones and Tablets, iPod touch®, iPhone® and iPad®. The cross-platform, on-ear SteelSeries Flux Headset is designed to be folded-up and easily transportable. Available in black and white base colors, the SteelSeries Flux can also be completely customized to suit a users favorite colors and compatibility needs, via the SteelSeries Configurator, coming later this month.
SteelSeries Free Mobile Wireless Controller – $79.99 / €79.99
This new breed of gaming controller brings together a compact and lightweight design with the industry’s best cross-platform compatibility. Users will immediately recognize its familiar, classic button layout similar to Nintendo® and PlayStation® controllers, which includes, a D-Pad on the left, a four-button cluster on the right, select and start in the middle, 2 mini-analog sticks, and 2 shoulder buttons. Its rechargeable, lithium-ion battery hosts an estimated 20hrs of casual gameplay and 10hrs of non-stop playtime. Its power-save mode will turn the controller off after 20 minutes of idle time, helping to conserve its battery life. Plugging in a Micro-USB cable to your computer or mobile device can easily charge the SteelSeries Free. It has play-and-charge functionality, which allows users to connect the cable, charge the battery, and keep playing via Bluetooth.
PC and Mac users will be able to remap and customize all 12 buttons to their liking via the SteelSeries Engine. Mobile users will be able to download the SteelSeries Engine App for assistance with device pairing, an electronic copy of the quick-start guide and support. For the growing list of compatible games, head over to http://steelseries.com/free
SteelSeries Flux Headset – $99.99 / €99.99
The SteelSeries Flux Headset is lightweight and comfortable, with its adjustable, FluidFIT headband and SteelSeries sound isolating, SNDBlock ear cushions that are created with a breathable, mesh-cloth material. The SteelSeries Flux may be small in stature, but its sound is loud, crisp and clear thanks to its 40mm premium-quality driver units.
Designed for maximum portability, the Flux can fold up neatly in a couple of convenient ways. The headset can fold up towards the band. In addition, each earcup can be rotated to fold the headset flat for easy storage or to comfortably show it off around your neck. The Flux offers two interchangeable cable options, one for PC and one for Mac® and mobile devices. With 2 input jacks, one on each earcup, you can choose into which side the microphone cable can be plugged. The remaining input jack can be used to share your sound bysimply plugging another headset into the Flux so multiple users can listen to the same device.
If black or white is too plain for your liking, the SteelSeries Flux can also be completely customized with additional colors and designs for the interchangeable outer plates, cushions, and cables. These online-only customization options will be available through the SteelSeriesFlux Configurator, coming later this month. For more information please visit, http://steelseries.com/flux.[/showhide] [nggallery id=35] [nggallery id=36]