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STEELSERIES LAUNCHES NEW EXCLUSIVE PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS BRANDED PERIPHERALS AT GAMESCOM 2018

21 Aug 2018

The new PUBG line includes the Arctis 5 headset, Apex M750 TKL keyboard, Rival 310 gaming mouse and QcK+ mousepad with limited edition PUBG designs.

CHICAGO – August 21, 2018SteelSeries, the global leader in gaming peripherals, in collaboration with PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battlegrounds, is proud to announce a limited edition line of PUBG-branded peripherals. The new headset, keyboard, mouse and mousepad are designed with exclusive images inspired by the popular battle royale game.

“The opportunity to work with the PUBG team, the players and fans has been a phenomenal experience,” said Ehtisham Rabbani, SteelSeries CEO. “We are thrilled to bring the brilliant design of the PUBG world to our premier products. Together we are arming PUBG gamers to win the battle.”

The SteelSeries PUBG partnership was announced earlier this year with the launch of a PUBG QcK+ mousepad.

“Our fans and players are some of the most fervent in the gaming community,” said Changhan Kim, CEO, PUBG Corp. “We knew from the onset that SteelSeries would be our perfect partner to create these high-end peripherals that represent the best in gaming and showcase the heart of PUBG.”

SteelSeries is also collaborating closely with PUBG to provide future SteelSeries Engine GamesSense support. The integration will allow PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Battleground players to customize the illumination effects on PUBG peripherals based on in-game events.

The line, available globally in Q3, includes PUBG editions of the Arctis 5 gaming headset, Apex M750 TKL gaming keyboard, Rival 310 gaming mouse and QcK+ mousepad.

The award-winning Arctis line is getting the full PUBG treatment with the Arctis 5 PUBG Edition. It features the PUBG logo on the ski-goggle headband and “Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner” art on the earcups. The Arctis 5 is a USB, 7.1 surround sound gaming headset with Prism RGB illumination and SteelSeries’ ClearCast microphone, the best microphone in gaming. The Arctis 5 PUBG Edition is available in NA for $119.99, in EMEA for €139.99, and in APAC for $139.99.

The Apex M750 TKL is a ten keyless keyboard designed for esports athletes who need the extra desk space for quick and precise mouse movements. The Apex M750 TKL PUBG Edition features PUBG-specific icons in place of some of the traditional letter keys. The WASD keys have been replaced with silver keycaps with arrows, the ESC replaced with the iconic PUBG helmet and the numbers one through five have been replaced with weapon icons. The M750 TKL still retains its brilliant RGB lighting, durable aluminum frame and exclusive QX2 linear mechanical switches. The Apex M750 TKL PUBG Edition is available in NA for $129.99, in EMEA for €149.99, and in APAC for $139.99.

The Rival 310 was a mouse made for speed and accuracy in first-person shooters due to the power of the TrueMove3 sensor. The Rival 310 PUBG Edition features the same high performance, but with special design. The design features the PUBG logo and recognizable Air Drop crate. The mouse uses a split-trigger button design and mulit-color Prism RGB illumination compatible with SteelSeries Engine software. The Rival 310 PUBG Edition is available in NA for $69.99, in EMEA for €79.99, and in APAC for $79.99.

The QcK+ PUBG Edition features art from the Erangel and Miramar maps. The Erangel mousepad was first introduced when SteelSeries announced the partnership with PUGB earlier this year. The QcK+ measures 450x400x4mm and is made of a nearly frictionless surface and has a non-slip rubber base. The QcK+ PUBG Edition is available in NA for $19.99, in EMEA for €24.99, and in APAC for $24.99.

SteelSeries is a sponsor of the PLAYERUNKNOWN’s Charity Challenge at Gamescom 2018. Visitors can see all the new limited-edition products on display at the ESL Arena in Hall 9.

For more information about the complete line of PUBG Edition SteelSeries products, visit https://steelseries.com/pubg.

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About SteelSeries
SteelSeries is a leader in gaming peripherals focused on quality, innovation and functionality, and the fastest growing major PC gaming headset brand in the US*. Founded in 2001, SteelSeries aims at improving performance through first-to-market innovations and technologies that helps gamers play harder, train longer, and rise to the challenge. SteelSeries supports the growth of competitive gaming tournaments and eSports with the goal of connecting gamers to each other and fostering a sense of community and purpose. SteelSeries’ team of professional and gaming enthusiasts help design and craft every single accessory and are the driving force behind the company.

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About PUBG Corporation (PUBG Corp.)
PUBG Corp., an affiliate company of Bluehole Inc., began as Bluehole Ginno Games, Inc. in 2009 and later renamed to PUBG Corp. in 2017. PUBG Corp. is the publisher and developer of the 2017 blockbuster battle royale video game, PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), on multiple platforms. Since its release, PUBG has received worldwide acclaim, achieving seven Guinness World Records and winning multiple game awards worldwide.

Headquartered in Korea, PUBG Corp. has six operational offices globally across North America, Europe, Japan, China. With the goal of developing PUBG as a global franchise, the company is currently undertaking a number of projects including esports, product licensing, and more. For more information about PUBG Corp., please visit www.playbattlegrounds.com.

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