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SAN FRANCISCO October 14, 2014 –ASTRO Gaming, creators of premium video gaming equipment, today announced that two of its award-winning and most popular headsets are now fully compatible with and available for the Xbox One®, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft.  Starting today, Xbox One owners can enjoy true audiophile-grade sound and unprecedented control over their gaming audio experience with the entirely redesigned ASTRO Gaming A40 +MixAmpM80 for Xbox One or ASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless System for Xbox One, featuring Dolby® 7.1, KleerNet™ 5.8GHz wireless and much more.  Both theA50 Wireless System for Xbox One and the A40 + MixAmp™ M80 for Xbox Oneare now available at select retailers nationwide and directly from ASTRO Gaming atwww.astrogaming.com for $300 and $200, respectively.

“The Xbox One provides intense, high quality game, movie and music experiences and we’re providing new ASTRO audio experiences to match the incredible visuals the Xbox One delivers,” said Aron Drayer, VP of Marketing at ASTRO Gaming.   “Our award-winning headsets have been reengineered specifically for the Xbox One, providing users with the ability to customize the experience with multiple EQ modes, game-to-voice balance, Dolby and stereo audio options, speaker tags and more.”

ASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless System for Xbox One features include:

  • Officially Licensed Xbox One Headset – Designed specifically for the Xbox One, the A50 Wireless System will provide hours of game playing, movie watching and music listening excitement with superior fit and comfort as well as premium audio tuning for Xbox One.
  • ASTRO Audio ExperienceEngineered specifically for gaming, ASTRO audio experience delivers audiophile-grade sound in a richly detailed positional audio experience with three custom audio modes.
  • Built-in ASTRO MixAmp™ 5.8Putting audio authority at your fingertips, the integrated wireless MixAmp™ 5.8 technology has embedded controls for Master Volume and Game-to-Voice balancing making all critical audio options available for on-the-fly adjustments.
  • KleerNet™ 5.8GHz Wireless Technology – Operating at a higher frequency than most wireless devices, the A50 Wireless System provides clarity and range with less interference using the best 5.8GHz chipset available today.  Point to Multipoint – pair multiple ASTRO A50 headsets with a single transmitter.   Totally uncompressed, lossless, and lag free.
  • Dolby® 7.1 Surround Sound – Hear the details you’re missing and get the drop on your opponents with stunning surround sound, pinpoint spatial accuracy and crystal clear definition.
  • Embedded Battery & Display Stand – Lithium-ion battery system rechargeable via USB.  Show-off and charge your A50 Wireless System on the included display stand.
  • Two Custom Xbox One Colors – The A50 Wireless System for Xbox One features a choice of two unique color schemes inspired by the Xbox One – White or Black, both featuring classic Xbox Green highlights.

ASTRO Gaming A40 + MixAmp M80 for Xbox One features include:

  • Officially Licensed Xbox One Headset – Designed specifically for the Xbox One, the A40 + MixAmp™ M80 will provide hours of game playing, movie watching and music listening excitement with superior fit and comfort as well as premium audio tuning for Xbox One.
  • New MixAmp™ M80 – Newly designed exclusively for the Xbox One, theMixAmp™ M80 is a controller-mounted audio device that works with the ASTRO A40 Headset to deliver game-to-voice balancing, volume control via a volume wheel, push-button mute and distinct EQ Modes.
  • ASTRO Audio Experience – Engineered specifically for gaming, ASTRO audio experience delivers audiophile-grade sound in a richly detailed positional audio experience.  The included MixAmp™ M80 also provides custom audio modes.
  • Media Controller Cable – The ASTRO Gaming A40 + MixAmp M80 for Xbox One features a unique Media Controller Cable providing total audio control featuring: an in-line mic; an in-line mute; a switch that toggles between in-line and boom mics; a multi-use call/pick-up/music track control button; and, a volume control wheel.
  • Removable Mic SystemA highly precise, noise-canceling removable boom mic, which can be removed and swapped from ear to ear for a more customizable in-game communication experience.
  • New Custom Xbox One Color – The A40 + MixAmpM80 features a new custom color scheme inspired by the Xbox One – Metallic Grey with Rich Blue highlights.
  • Customizable Speaker TagsA unique ASTRO feature, Speaker Tags represent a magnetic, removable and customizable system for personalizing your A40 Headset.  Special edition tags can be purchased or use the Speaker Tag Customizer to create a unique look for teams, clans, guilds or simply for pure personal expression.

For more information about the new ASTRO Gaming A50 Wireless System for Xbox One or the new ASTRO Gaming A40 + MixAmpM80 for Xbox One, please visit www.astrogaming.com.

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A long-time fan and reveler of all things Geek, I am also the Editor-in-Chief and Founder of GamingShogun.com