Black Friday is a day away, that means shoppers all over are being bombarded by deals and savings, well, here’s one more for the gamers to consider!
Creative has just announced two new additions to their pro-gaming range, the Sound BlasterX. First up is the Sound BlasterX Siege M04, a precision gaming mouse, and the Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08, Creative’s latest mechanical gaming keyboard. Both products have been designed to give gamers an edge during gameplay, and will launch exclusively online!
Sound BlasterX Siege M04
A professional-grade gaming mouse, the M04 has 7 fully programmable buttons and DPI switching up to 3 levels. It even has OMRON mechanical switches under the hood, so click away without fear! For those looking to further personalise their mice, the M04 has the Aurora Reactive lighting system that can be fully programmed with up to 16.8 million colours. The mouse comes packing 11 independent LED segments that results in an All-Edge Light Display, the first of its kind. For the full lowdown on the Sound BlasterX Siege M04, check it:
- PixArt PMW3360 IR LED precision gaming-grade sensor
- 32-bit high speed MCU with onboard memory
- 200 – 12,000 native DPI with programmable 3-level DPI switch
- 1000Hz polling rate for lag-free reaction and smooth glide across the screen
- No prediction, no acceleration for pinpoint precise movements
- Low 2mm lift-off distance eliminates unnecessary movements triggered by accident
- 7 fully programmable buttons, including sniper button and DPI switch with smart light indicators
- All-Edge Aurora Reactive lighting system with programmable lighting profiles is customizable up to 16.8 million colors
- Ergonomic right-handed design with non-slide matte surface and fingerprint resistant rubber-textured grip regions provide comfort and a secure grip
- Low-friction, large surfaced PTFE mouse feet for ultra smooth gliding
- Comes with a set of replaceable mouse feet
- Nylon braided USB cable with angled strain relief minimizes wear and tear
Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08
A high-performance mechanical gaming keyboard, the K08 is geared up with custom OMRON PRES (Perceive-React-Execute-Switch) mechanical switches. This means an awfully high APM (actions per minute)! These switches are optimized to activate 25% faster and can execute 12.5% more keypresses with less error, plus they have double cross-point contact technology to ensure every command is executed no matter what. With 109 fully customizable keys and additional media controls, the RGB backlighting is the cherry on top of this sweet keyboard! The highlights of the Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 are:
- Durable professionally-customized OMRON switches with double cross-point contact technology for over 70 million fail-safe keystrokes
- 45g actuation force and short 1.5mm pre-travel distance offers rapid-fire input – 25% faster and 12.5% more keypresses
- Responsive tactile switches offer a reliable and better actuation feel, but with quieter clicks for those who prefer a more silent approach to gaming
- 26-key rollover with anti-ghosting for reliable registration of inputs even in the most demanding game
- Low-profile Swift keycaps are ergonomically designed for better typing experience
- 109 fully customizable keys in US layout with onboard rotary volume and media controls
- Fully programmable, per-key backlighting with 16.8 million color Aurora Reactive lighting system
- High-speed USB pass-through port for convenient peripheral connectivity
- Adjustable height with sturdy extendable feet
- Comes with detachable wrist rest
Limited Edition Sound BlasterX Weapons Crate
To commemorate the launch of these new products, Creative is also releasing a limited run (only 200 units) of the Sound BlasterX Weapons Crate. Individually serialized, the package will come in a customized hard carrying case that contains the Siege M04, the Vanguard K08, and the newly designed Sound BlasterX AlphaPad mousepad.
These two beauties will be available for Christmas pre-order exclusively at Creative.com from November 25 till December 15, and being early means you get your presents in time for Christmas and more savings!
- Sound BlasterX Siege M04 – USD79.99 (Pre-order at USD54.99)
- Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 – USD179.99 (Pre-order at USD99.99)
- Limited Edition Sound BlasterX Weapons Crate – USD300.00 (Pre-order at USD199.99)
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