VALHALLA, N.Y. – Nov. 12, 2012 – Turtle Beach, pioneer and market-leader of the gaming headset category, announces its full line of exclusively licensed, limited edition Call of Duty: Black Ops II Ear Force headsets are now available from retailers. Custom designed and optimized to deliver enhanced audio for the year’s most anticipated entertainment launch, the distinctive line includes the Ear Force TANGO, Ear Force SIERRA, Ear Force X-RAY, Ear Force KILO and Ear Force EARBUDS. Accompanying the series’ release are eight premium voice prompts for gamers interested in the ultimate immersion within the epic title. Available for download via the Turtle Beach website, the voice prompts feature leading characters from the Call of Duty®: Black Ops II cast across single player, multiplayer and Zombies .
Whether accompanied by the tough and gravelly voice of Sergeant Frank Woods, the sentient tones of a Female Computer, or Dr. Richtofen’s sociopathic proclamations, the voice prompts available for select Call of Duty: Black Ops II Ear Force headsets will ensure a seamless and completely immersive experience as players face-off for battle once the blockbuster game hits worldwide on November 13.
Turtle Beach collaborated with award-winning developer Treyarch on the design and unique features of each model, offering select compatibility across most major platforms. Each limited edition model contains a unique feature set, special packages, bonus content and a price point suitable for casual gamers to serious competitors. These models are specifically engineered and designed to enhance the audio experience across each scenario within the epic gameplay of Call of Duty®: Black Ops II, while placing the technology of the future in gamer’s hands today.
Ear Force TANGO – The top-of-the-line Tango headset offers Call of Duty®: Black Ops II fans a sleek, premium design combined with Wireless Dolby® Surround Sound, 2.4/5GHz Dual Band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and programmable presets for the ultimate audio experience across Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The Tango can be loaded with unique Call of Duty®: Black Ops II voice prompts and exclusive audio presets custom-created by Treyarch for a signature game experience. Players also have the option of configuring personalized presets to customize game, chat and mic audio for different gaming scenarios. In addition, the Tango operates via a rechargeable battery for over 10 hours of uninterrupted gameplay. MSRP: $299.99.
Ear Force SIERRA – Optimized for pro tournaments and competitive online play, the Sierra Programmable Dolby® Surround Sound headset can also be loaded with Call of Duty®: Black Ops II presets custom-created by Treyarch and offers gamers the option of swapping out with their own personalized audio presets. The Sierra features a streamlined design with a LED backlit control unit, operates via touch control capabilities and features limited edition Call of Duty®: Black Ops II speaker plates for use with Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC/Mac platforms. In addition, the Sierra includes voice morphing so players can disguise their voices; Sonic Lens™ with sound field expander to widen or narrow the sound field and hear game play cues or enemy footsteps; and Ear Guard™ with Blast Limiter to limit the intensity of thunderous sounds like explosions and gunfire. MSRP: $279.99.
Ear Force X-RAY – Boasting a clean, comfortable design and the latest tech, the wireless X-Ray provides Call of Duty®: Black Ops II players with an optimized Dolby® Digital Surround Sound experience, as well as 2.4/5GHz Dual-Band Wi-Fi and Bluetooth® for wireless chat on PS3™. Featuring a rechargeable battery and dynamic Chat Boost, players can battle for over 10 hours in style and comfort with friends. MSRP: $199.99
Ear Force KILO – For Call of Duty®: Black Ops II gamers seeking an affordable high fidelity stereo experience, the new USB powered Kilo delivers with its powerful 50mm speakers and amplified stereo sound for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC/Mac platforms. Players can also quickly access critical gaming audio controls, including chat and game volume via its inline amp, and experience enhanced depth and realism through the headset’s Bass Boost. MSRP: $79.99.
Ear Force EARBUDS – The Ear Force Earbuds are the ideal audio solution for gamers looking to display their dedication to Call of Duty®: Black Ops II and enjoy premium quality audio while gaming, talking or listening to music on their smartphones, tablets or handheld gaming systems. Its inline microphone provides crystal-clear communication for hands-free calling or chatting during online game play, while its ear gels and design are optimized to eradicate ambient noise and provide optimal comfort. MSRP: $69.99.
The exclusively licensed, limited edition Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Ear Force headsets are available where video games are sold. A full list of retailers carrying the series and Turtle Beach’s other leading gaming headsets is available via the Turtle Beach website.
Gamers interested in learning more about Turtle Beach’s line for Call of Duty®: Black Ops II should visit www.turtlebeach.com to sign up for updates or follow Turtle Beach on www.facebook.com/turtlebeach or twitter.com/turtlebeach/ for special content, additional product details, pre- and on-sale info and other special news and alerts.
Call of Duty® : Black Ops II is rated “M” by the ESRB. For more information on the game, please visit www.callofduty.com/blackops2. You can also follow Call of Duty® : Black Ops II on Facebook at www.facebook.com/codblackops and Twitter via #BlackOps2.
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About Turtle Beach
Turtle Beach ( www.turtlebeach.com) designs and markets premium audio peripherals for video game, personal computer, and mobile platforms, including its acclaimed line of Ear Force gaming headphones and headsets crafted for Xbox 360 and PS3 game consoles and PC games. Turtle Beach’s Ear Force XP400 wireless headset was named IGN’s “Best Gaming Hardware” as part of its Best of CES 2012 Awards.
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