creative Creative Introduced 2 new gaming headsets

Creative has recently introduced two new headsets for the gaming market, namely the Creative Sound Blaster Arena Surround USB Gaming Headset and Fatal1ty Professional Series Gaming Headset MkII. Official press release on the next page.

SINGAPORE – 1 September 2009 – Creative Technology Ltd. today unveiled the Creative Sound Blaster Arena Surround USB Gaming Headset, a cutting-edge, all-in-one gaming headset powered by renowned Sound Blaster X-Fi® technology, and also announced the availability of the Creative Fatal1ty Professional Series Gaming Headset MkII in Singapore. Designed with the rigorous needs of gamers in mind, both headsets provide the ultimate gaming experience for those serious about immersing themselves in the game.

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Creative Sound Blaster Arena Surround USB Gaming Headset

The Creative Sound Blaster Arena Surround USB Gaming Headset features digital USB connectivity, which ensures consistency in audio performance whether a desktop or laptop is used for gaming. Precision Full-Spectrum Neodymium drivers deliver unparalleled sonic accuracy, while renowned built-in Sound Blaster X-Fi technology with EAX (environmental audio extensions) support gives users unrivalled 3D positional surround sound so effective it is akin to being able to see in the dark. This combination of X-Fi and EAX, which generates audio landscapes in real-time, puts users right at the heart of the action with advanced reverberations and filtering.

The Creative Sound Blaster Arena Surround USB Gaming Headset features Silencer technology, which uses advanced algorithms to actively eliminate ambient background noise, allowing users to give crystal-clear voice commands. Furthermore, the headset allows users to transform into their game character by disguising their voices with VoiceFX, which offers 18 selectable voicemorph personas that range from Aliens to Orc.

The Creative Sound Blaster Arena Surround USB Gaming Headset is designed for comfort as much as performance. Ergonomic, plush ear cups are shaped for sound isolation so users can keep their head in the game during extended sessions, and the headband is lightweight, padded and adjustable for a custom, precise fit. The headset also makes a great set of headphones when users simply detach the boom microphone.

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Creative Fatal1ty Professional Series Gaming Headset MkII

The Creative Fatal1ty Professional Series Gaming Headset MkII is endorsed by world champion gamer Johnathan “Fatal1ty” Wendel. This high-performance headset looks tough and sounds sweet. Jet black ear cups with mesh grill accents framed in red and the adjustable flexible boom microphone set it apart as pro-style gaming gear.

Because it is backed by Creative audio technology, the Creative Fatal1ty Creative Sound Blaster Arena Surround USB Gaming Headset Creative Fatal1ty Professional Series Gaming Headset MkII Professional Series Gaming Headset MkII sounds as killer as it looks. When paired with a Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium sound card, the Creative Fatal1ty Professional Series Gaming Headset MkII unlocks Creative’s Silencer feature, blocking out annoying ambient noise. Full-Spectrum (20Hz ~ 20kHz) 40mm Neodymium drivers along with Oxygen-Free Copper (OFC) cable and gold-plated stereo mini plugs deliver crystal-clear sound in any game, from MMO to FPS.

Pricing and Availability
The new gaming headsets will be available at COMEX 2009 from 10-13 September 2009 and subsequently at the CREATIVE Stores at International Business Park and Marina Square, the online store at sg.store.creative.com and authorised dealers in Singapore at the following suggested retail prices:

· Creative Sound Blaster Arena Surround USB Gaming Headset – S$159
· Creative Fatal1ty Professional Series Gaming Headset MkII – S$99

For more information about the Creative Sound Blaster Arena Surround USB Gaming Headset and the Creative Fatal1ty Professional Series Gaming Headset MkII, please visit
http://www.soundblaster.com/.