Snakebyte® Ushers in A Summer of Fun with All-New Gaming Hardware!
New Range Includes the VR: Controller™ for Android™ & PC and Game: Pad™4 Wired Controller for PlayStation®4
San Diego, CA – August 11, 2016 – Snakebyte, leading innovators of gaming hardware, announced today an all-new range of high-quality products, arriving in time for the long summer of gaming! The new range includes something for everyone, from a new game pad for PlayStation®4, as well as the state-of-the-art VR: Controller™, a brand new game pad designed to provide ultimate control when used with compatible Virtual Reality headsets.
The VR: Controller is compatible with a wide range of VR headsets and smart devices. Thanks to cutting edge Bluetooth® technology, the game pad provides genuine console quality entertainment and can be used effortlessly with Samsung® Gear VR™, Android TV™, Android™ powered streaming media devices, such as the Amazon® Fire TV™ as well as connected devices including smartphones, laptops and tablets. In addition, the VR: Controller utilizes a standard HID profile, allowing for quick and effortless configuration when gaming on PC.
When using with non-Bluetooth enabled devices, the VR: Controller features a detachable Micro USB cable allowing for the ultimate in platform compatibility. The next-generation of virtual reality gaming demands that players are equipped with reliable, high-quality and intuitive control in order to navigate their virtual environment without being able to look at their controller in hand. Featuring dedicated ‘Back, Home and Recent’ buttons for use with Android devices, the custom controls allow gamers to master their device and access key features intuitively, serving as your secret weapon when braving the new frontier!
PlayStation 4 gamers can also look forward to a new game pad arriving over the summer, with the launch of the Game: Pad™4 for PlayStation®4. The Game: Pad 4 provides precision control and ergonomic design. Compatible with all PS4™ games and apps, the game pad includes a full complement of controls, including silky-smooth analog thumb sticks, advanced dual vibration motors, clickable touch pad as well as Share and Option buttons. The ergonomic trigger and action buttons have been designed to provide years of effortless response, all combining to provide a great value, highly desirable game pad.
For hassle-free communication, the Head:Set™ for Xbox One and PS4 is an ideal choice for online chat. A robust, sleekly designed mono headset, gamers can remain in the heart of the action without being taken out of the real world! With no need to worry about batteries or charging, the Head: Set plugs directly in to your controller, available to use in an instant. High quality, over the head design and cushioned ear cup allow for hours of comfortable use and in-line volume and mic mute controls allow for customised audio control.
“We’ve been providing players with high-quality gaming products for two decades, and now feels like the ideal time to flex our development muscles further with the introduction of a whole new range of hardware which significantly raises the bar for performance and quality,” said Chris Carroll, Director of Product Development for Snakebyte. “Great value doesn’t need to mean compromise in quality or design. We believe gamers will love our new line of hardware and products like the VR: Controller demonstrate our ability to innovate in the ever evolving world of interactive entertainment.”
The new range of gaming hardware from Snakebyte is expected to begin shipping globally from August 2016.
Established in 1997, with offices in Germany, Shenzhen, the US and Hong Kong, Snakebyte develops and distributes a wide selection of gaming hardware as well as well as branded consumer electronics. For almost 20 years, Snakebyte and its associated brands have been synonymous with high quality, value for money hardware. Snakebyte combines hardware and software expertise to create an ecosystem of state-of-the-art products, enabling the company to utilize the complete value creation chain, starting from the sale of hardware platforms to complementing with accessories and digital distribution of compatible content. Snakebyte is a hybrid between a traditional manufacturer and a distributor.