Author: Bob Buskirk
Skullcandy, Inc., a high-growth, performance lifestyle audio brand, today announced the launch of the Skullcandy PLYR2 Wireless Gaming Headset – the second in the company’s new line of gaming headsets designed to deliver a unique combination of high quality audio performance, cutting-edge features and a stylish aesthetic for gamers worldwide. Available now, the Skullcandy PLYR2 is the first ever wireless headset developed by Skullcandy and features a host of innovations designed to deliver the best possible gaming experience through dramatically improved audio performance. The Skullcandy PLYR2 is entirely platform agnostic providing perfectly pitched audio and crystal clear voice chat via the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC, Mac and most mobile gaming solutions.
“The crossover between sport and gaming has been growing for decades and has gotten to a point where the two are nearly inseparable – gamers love action sports and sportsmen love to game,” said Nate Morley, VP Marketing and Creative, Skullcandy. “This is why we’re developing new cutting-edge products, such as the SLYR, PLYR2 and PLYR1 which are both authentic to the Skullcandy ethos and can comfortably live and play in both worlds.”
Following on the heels of the recently released Skullcandy SLYR wired gaming headset, The Skullcandy PLYR2 takes the next evolutionary step by providing gamers with a completely wire-free gaming experience. The innovations do not stop there as the Skullcandy PLYR2 also features: 2.4Ghz wireless technology for improved performance and reliability; Skullcandy’s proprietary Supreme Sound technology delivering more precise highs and deeper lows; a GMX Stereo Transmitter allowing for the custom balancing of Game and Voice sound; three distinct EQ3 Sound Modes – Bass Mode, Supreme Mode and Precision Mode — designed specifically to enhance games, movies and music; and, an adjustable boom mic with an easy-to-use flip-up mute mode
Skullcandy’s new line of gaming headsets includes: the studio’s first ever wireless gaming headset the Skullcandy PLYR2, which is available now in black, white and teal for $129.99; the previously released Skullcandy SLYR wired gaming headset, also available now in black, white and blue for $79.99; and, the Skullcandy PLYR1, which will become available in early 2013, featuring 2.4Ghz wireless audio and Dolby 7.1 Surround Sound.
The wireless Skullcandy PLYR2 gaming headset is now available directly through the company’s website at www.skullcandy.com for $129.99. Retail partners include Gamestop, Target and Best Buy online.