I don’t own a pair of these but I have heard nothing but great things about them. If anyone has a set and would like to chime in, please do!
ASTRO GAMING A40 AUDIO SYSTEM NAMED OFFICIAL LICENSED HEADSET OF MAJOR LEAGUE GAMING
2010 MLG Pro Circuit Kicks Off April 16-18 in Orlando, FL
SAN FRANCISCO – April 16, 2010 – For the third consecutive season, ASTRO Gaming, creator of premium video gaming equipment for professional gamers, has been named Official Licensed Headset of Major League Gaming (MLG). Starting this year, the award-winning A40 headset and the patent-pending Dolby®-powered ASTRO MixAmp™, a stand-alone amplifier that seamlessly blends voice and game audio in surround sound, will be co-branded with MLG. The professional-grade A40 Audio System delivers an unparalleled gaming experience providing gamers with crystal clear, lag-free communication for a critical competitive edge.
During the 2010 MLG Pro Circuit, tens of thousands of the world’s top professional gamers and talented amateurs will compete for cash and prizes across a variety of competitive titles. The 2010 MLG Pro Circuit is comprised of four regular season competitions ultimately culminating in the National Championships. The Doritos MLG Pro-Gaming Combine is a series of new, amateur-only competitions that will be held before each Pro Circuit event. The debut 2010 MLG Pro Circuit competition kicks off today at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World Resort near Orlando
New during the 2010 MLG Pro Circuit, ASTRO Gaming will be providing fans with live “Listen-In” segments during each main stage match broadcast. The new ASTRO-sponsored “Listen-In” audio segments will allow viewers to experience the frenetic pace of professional gaming like never before, providing unique insights into the strategies and teamwork employed by their favorite players and teams.
“We’re proud to expand upon our close relationship with MLG for the 2010 season. The ASTRO A40 Audio System and MLG Pro Circuit competitions are like sticky grenades and enemies – one just isn’t as fun without the other,” says Brett Lovelady, Founder of ASTRO Gaming. “Flawless team communication and in-game audio fidelity are critically important to MLG pro gamers which is why they chose the ASTRO A40 Audio System – it truly improves the sport of gaming.”
ASTRO Gaming will be on-site at each MLG Pro Circuit and Combine events to provide pro players and fans alike with opportunities to purchase MLG-branded ASTRO gear including the A40 Audio System. Also available will be Scout backpacks and Mission gear bags, the only way to carry your gaming gear to and from a tournament in style. For more information about ASTRO Gaming’s MLG-branded products, visit www.astrogaming.com.
About ASTRO Gaming
ASTRO Gaming creates premium video gaming equipment for pro gamers, leagues, gaming enthusiasts and their lifestyles. Spun-off from design powerhouse ASTRO Studios, known in the gaming world for designing the Microsoft Xbox 360™, Alienware PCs, and HP’s Gaming PCs, ASTRO Gaming produces a line of gamer-centric “tech-life” products, supporting this rapidly growing community. ASTRO Gaming’s product line includes the A40 Audio System, the Official Licensed Headset of Major League Gaming, the A30 Cross-Gaming Headset, and the Transport Series of gaming gear bags.
All ASTRO Gaming products are available for direct acquisition from the company website at: www.astrogaming.com
About Major League Gaming
Founded in 2002, Major League Gaming (MLG) is the dominant media property exclusively targeting the approximately 40 million consumers in North America who have a passion for playing video games as a competitive social activity. The company exclusively represents the best professional gamers and gives millions of aspiring gamers around the world an opportunity to compete, improve their skills, and socialize through our thriving online competitive community and live Pro Circuit competitions. For more information: www.mlgpro.com.