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- Special-Edition Performance Thumbsticks & No-Slip Thumb Grips Inspired by the Iconic Konni Group Insignia -
CHICAGO – OCTOBER 30, 2023 – KontrolFreek®™, the creator of Performance Gaming Gear™, today unveiled their latest collaboration with Activision to celebrate the launch of Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® III on Friday, November 10.
In the direct sequel to the record-breaking Modern Warfare II, Captain Price, and Task Force 141 face off against the ultimate threat. The ultranationalist Vladimir Makarov is extending his grasp across the world, causing Task Force 141 to fight like never before. Designed for the newest chapter in the Call of Duty series and curated for console gamers, the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III x KontrolFreek performance gear logo is inspired by the Konni Group, a Russian private military company and antagonistic faction featured in the Call of Duty franchise.
Red, black, and clear color schemes bring the iconic laser-etched logo to life with three colorway options for the KontrolFreek® Performance Thumbsticks, two colorway options for the KontrolFreek Thumb Grips, and an unfailing red-on-black colorway adorns a special collector’s edition set of Thumbsticks that come with a custom metal weapons crate. Utilizing the science of ergonomics, the special edition Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III x KontrolFreek performance gear helps improve gameplay by upgrading the controller’s precision, aiming, and movement in the fight against the ultimate threat in the campaign or while conquering the modernized maps from the original Modern Ware II (2009) and exploring new Ground War maps.
KontrolFreek Performance Thumbsticks Key Product Features: • Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III x KontrolFreek Thumbsticks feature a mid-height left stick for more fluid movement and a high-rise right stick for increased arc distance and precision while aiming, allowing gamers to optimize their in-game sensitivity
• Designed to meet ergonomic and performance gaming needs of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III
• The world’s most advanced thumb grips with next-gen 4-prong design for next-gen consoles
• Available for PlayStation 5 | PlayStation 4 | Xbox X|S | Xbox One
KontrolFreek Performance Thumb Grips Key Product Features:
• The world’s most advanced thumb grips are purposely built for next-gen consoles and gamers
• Proprietary non-slip materials enhance grip, comfort, and control, and reduce slip compared to a standard controller
• Universal fit with PlayStation, Xbox, and Switch Pro controllers
The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III x KontrolFreek Collection is now available at KontrolFreek.com™ and select retailers around the globe. As a bonus, gamers who purchase a limited-edition set of thumbsticks or thumb grips will receive a special-edition Weapon Charm featuring the Konni Group logo.
• Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III x KontrolFreek Collector’s Edition Performance Thumbsticks: NA $29.99 | EMEA €29.99 | APAC $29.99
• Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III x KontrolFreek Performance Thumbsticks: NA $19.99 | EMEA €19.99 | APAC $19.99
o Black on Red available exclusively at Walmart o Red on Black available exclusively at Best Buy o Black on Clear available exclusively at GameStop and Amazon
• Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III x KontrolFreek No-Slip Thumb Grips: NA $11.99 | EMEA €11.99 | APAC $11.99
o Black 2-pack available exclusively at Walmart and KontrolFreek o Red 2-pack available exclusively at GameStop
For high-resolution images: https://steelseries.box.com/v/KontrolFreek-MWIII
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 original esports brand that fuses gaming & culture, leading the way in defining a “gaming lifestyle.” The global brand and innovation leader creates industry-defining esports and gaming peripherals with a focus 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, Moments video clip service, and the Sonar Audio Software Suite). 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 and join the conversation at @SteelSeries.
Chicago, Nov. 3, 2023