Turtle Beach on top in UK and US

Headset specialist Turtle Beach became the UK’s top-selling peripherals firm of 2011 in terms of value.

It was beaten only by format holders Microsoft, Sony and Nintendo, making it the leading third-party.

Turtle Beach, which manufactures popular headsets under the same name, was also ranked No.1 for headset sales in terms of both units and value, according to GfK Chart-Track data. It saw sales rise 35 per cent year-on-year.

It is testimony to a lot of hard work and the fact our headsets are connecting with the UK consumer,” Turtle Beach’s European general manager Scott Dodkins told MCV. We’re working hard to remain the headset of choice.”

NPD figures show the firm was No.1 in the US last year for third-party accessories based on dollar volume.Turtle Beach products are distributed in the UK by Lygo International.

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