- Limited-edition Thumbsticks inspired by black holes and mysteries of the universe -
CHICAGO – JUNE 14, 2021 – KontrolFreek®, the creator of Performance Gaming Gear™, today unveiled the limited-edition Black Galaxy Performance Thumbsticks®.
Inspired by galactic black holes, dark matter, cosmic entities, and other mysteries of the universe, the enduring black-on-black color scheme brings this original laser-etched design to life through KontrolFreek’s fan-favorite FPS Freek® Galaxy franchise. Utilizing the science of ergonomics, the limited-edition performance gear helps improve gameplay by increasing range of motion, comfort, exceptional grip, and control while delivering maximum precision.
With a versatile dual-height combination, the Black Galaxy Performance Thumbsticks stand up to the grueling demands of competitive online play, whether fighting on the battlefield, in the city, or the universe. Adding 10.0mm of height to original stock controller sticks for increased arc distance and precision, the high-rise Thumbstick reduces the amount of force required for movements, decreasing hand fatigue, and improving accuracy, while the mid-rise Thumbstick enhances overall control. The result is maximized agility, which allows gamers to optimize a player’s in-game sensitivity.
Trusted by professional players and approved for tournament use, the Black Galaxy Performance Thumbsticks are perfect for games like Halo, Destiny, or Apex Legends.
The limited-edition Black Galaxy Performance Thumbsticks are available for $19.99 at KontrolFreek.com.
Key Product Features:
• Designed to meet ergonomic and performance gaming needs specific to FPS games • The world’s most advanced thumb grips with a next-gen 4-Prong design for next-gen consoles • Versatile dual-height combination: o The high-rise concave Thumbstick adds 10.0mm for increased accuracy on the right analog stick o The mid-rise concave Thumbstick adds a nominal height of 6.5mm on the left analog stick to enhance control for in-game movement • Proprietary rubber compound enhances grip and reduces slip • Available for PlayStation 5 | PlayStation 4 | Xbox X/S | Xbox One | Nintendo Switch
Digital assets are available at: https://steelseries.box.com/v/KontrolFreek-4-Prong
KontrolFreek® is the creator of Performance Gaming Gear™ and the leader of FreekNation, a global community of more than four million gamers. By combining the latest in ergonomics and advanced materials, the company's lines of Performance Thumbsticks®, Performance Grips, Precision Rings, Gaming Cables, and other high-quality products enhance the player experience by maximizing comfort and precision. KontrolFreek's products for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC are available in more than 9,000 stores across 40 countries. KontrolFreek is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and owned by SteelSeries, the worldwide leader in gaming peripherals and esports peripherals.
SteelSeries is the worldwide brand and innovation leader in gaming and esports peripherals focused on premium quality, innovation, and functionality. Founded in 2001, SteelSeries improves performance through first-to-market innovations and technologies that enable gamers to play harder, train longer, and rise to the challenge. SteelSeries is the pioneering supporter of esports and competitive gaming tournaments, connecting gamers and fostering a sense of community and purpose. SteelSeries’ family of professional and gaming enthusiasts are the driving force behind the company and help influence, design, and craft every single accessory and the brand’s software ecosystem, SteelSeries GG. The SteelSeries family of brands includes KontrolFreek, the industry leader in high-performance controller accessories, and Nahimic, the leader in 3D sound solutions for gaming. In 2022 SteelSeries joined the GN family, a global leader in innovative and intelligent audio and video communications solutions sold in approximately 100 countries around the world. To learn more about SteelSeries, visit steelseries.com steelseries.com and join the conversation on Instagram and Twitter
Chicago, June 14, 2022