Some exciting news was announced today, as Astro Gaming announced a multi-year partnership to create headsets and accessories for the Nintendo Switch!
Astro Gaming will develop a variety of special edition headsets, speaker tags, and accessories celebrating iconic Nintendo franchises like Super Mario Bros and Legend of Zelda!
In a press release, Cris “Soup” Lee, Head of Licensing and Partnerships at Astro, said the following: “Nintendo captivates and inspires gamers with iconic franchises and perennial characters, capturing the imagination of players across all generations. Nintendo continues to push the boundaries of gaming with Nintendo Switch, which allows players to enjoy their gaming experience regardless of where they play. Astro Gaming believes in delivering players unsurpassed audio fidelity with premium products that enhance immersive gaming experiences. Astro is delighted to team up with Nintendo to create innovative products that ignite nostalgia and passion for gaming, featuring beloved characters and franchises for fans to collect and enjoy.”
Today, Astro revealed 3 sets of exclusive speaker tags for the A40 headset. These tags feature takes on Zelda, Super Mario Bros., and Super Mario Bros. 3. Fans can get an exclusive first look at the upcoming tag sets this week at PAX East in Boston, April 5-8 (Astro Booth #13055). More information about upcoming headsets for the Switch will be released at a later date.
For more information about ASTRO Gaming, please visit www.astrogaming.com.
I love the retro look to these tags. I can imagine a lot of gamers picking these up to display their love of all things Nintendo. Let us know what you think in the comments!