SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. and LAUSANNE, Switzerland – May 31, 2018 – ASTRO Gaming, a leader in premium video gaming equipment, today revealed additional details surrounding the studio’s highly anticipated official Nintendo Switch™ A10 Headset. ASTRO Gaming confirmed the upcoming headset will feature The Legend of Zelda™: Breath of the Wild, celebrating a critically acclaimed title within one of the most iconic franchises in videogame history. ASTRO plans to reveal the new headset at the E3 Expo in Los Angeles, June 12-14 (MR-307) with availability coming later this year.
“With our new wired headset for the Nintendo Switch, we celebrate the iconic gaming experience that The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild delivers to a new generation of gamers,” said Cris “Soup” Lee, head of licensing & partnerships, ASTRO Gaming. “We worked closely with Nintendo to create a stylish, uncompromising audio experience, with a special new chat adapter designed specifically for the Nintendo Switch. With the Nintendo Switch Online smartphone app, players can chat with their friends while playing compatible games at home or on the go.
ASTRO Gaming’s new Nintendo Switch A10 Headset features:
- Stylish new black colorway with rich gold highlights
- Classic Legend of Zelda iconography
- Full chat capability on Nintendo Switch with a new discreet chat cable
- Durable and highly adjustable headband perfect for gaming on-the-go
- Memory foam ear-cushions for extended comfort
- “Tuned for Gaming” with ASTRO Audio™
- Precise voice communications with the included omnidirectional mic
ASTRO Gaming’s development of the new Legend of Zelda-themed Nintendo Switch headset stems from an exciting multi-year agreement with Nintendo announced in April. As part of the deal, ASTRO Gaming will develop a variety of special edition headsets, speaker tags and accessories celebrating some of the most iconic characters and franchises, including The Legend of Zelda™, Super Mario™ and more.