VALHALLA, N.Y., Nov. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach, the leading audio brand in the video games industry, today announced that the officially licensed Heroes of the Storm(TM) PC Gaming Headset is now available in stores and online. The Heroes of the Storm Stereo PC Gaming Headset is the ultimate headset for fans of Heroes of the Storm, an upcoming team brawler from Blizzard Entertainment that draws iconic characters from more than 20 years of Blizzard gaming history, including the award-winning Warcraft(®), Diablo(®), and StarCraft(®) franchises. Turtle Beach is the gaming audio brand of Turtle Beach Corporation (NASDAQ: HEAR).
The new stereo PC gaming headset features swappable speaker plates with different Blizzard characters, perfect for players eager to personalize their headset. Arthas, Diablo, and Kerrigan plates are available now, with more heroes being added at a later date. Powerful 50mm neodymium speakers deliver crisp highs and booming lows, and in-line controls provide easy access to volume as well as microphone mute. The headset also features breathable, around-the-ear cushions optimized for noise isolation and comfort along with a fully adjustable, high-sensitivity microphone on a removable boom for clear chat audio. The Heroes of the Storm PC Gaming Headset will retail for $79.95.
"Turtle Beach is honored to work with Blizzard on the Heroes of the Storm headset, and we're excited to bring players a gorgeous new way to showcase their favorite heroes," said Bob Picunko Chief Marketing Officer at Turtle Beach.
The Heroes of the Storm gaming headsets will join Turtle Beach's growing PC gaming portfolio, which includes the Z60 DTS Headphone:X 7.1 channel surround sound headset, the Recon 320 Dolby(®) 7.1 channel surround sound headset, the Z SEVEN tournament Dolby(®) 7.1 channel surround sound headset, the Z300 wireless Dolby(®) 7.1 channel surround sound headset, and the stereo Z22 wired headset.
To learn more about Heroes of the Storm, head over to www.heroesofthestorm.com.
About Turtle Beach Corporation
Turtle Beach Corporation (TurtleBeachCorp.com) designs audio products for consumer, commercial and healthcare markets. Under the brand Turtle Beach (TurtleBeach.com), the company markets premium headsets for use with video game consoles, including officially-licensed headsets for the next-generation Xbox One and PlayStation(®)4, personal computers and mobile devices. Under the brand HyperSound(®) (HyperSound.com), the company markets pioneering directed audio solutions that have applications in digital signage and kiosks, consumer electronics and healthcare. The Company's shares are traded on the NASDAQ Exchange under the symbol NASDAQ: HEAR.
About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft(®) and the Warcraft(®), StarCraft(®), and Diablo(®) franchises, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard, is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry's most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment's track record includes nineteen #1 games* and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company's online-gaming service, Battle.net(®), is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active players.
*Sales and/or downloads, based on internal company records and reports from key distribution partners.
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