KontrolFreek® today announced its Spring 2017 Performance ThumbstickTM lineup, which includes KontrolFreek FPS Freek® Edge and KontrolFreek GamerPack AlphaTM. Both sets of Performance Thumbsticks – which are available for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One – can be purchased through KontrolFreek.com and select retailers internationally like GameStop.
• KontrolFreek FPS Freek Edge:
◦ This striking blue Performance Thumbstick set features a sharp, eight contact-point design that is laser-etched for exceptional grip.
◦ It pairs two different height thumbsticks for maximum comfort and accuracy.◾ The high-rise FPS hybrid thumbstick (10.49mm PS4/10.63mm XB1) increases range of motion by 120.8 percent on Xbox One and 142.3 percent on PlayStation 4, and is designed for aim and accuracy on the right analog stick.
◾ The low-rise alpha thumbstick (5.96mm PS4/5.92mm XB1) has a convex dome for control and comfort on the left analog stick.
◾ The combination allows for quicker and more precise target acquisition, creating the perfect advantage in the fast-paced world of competitive online play.
◦ Suggested Retail Price: $14.99 USD
• KontrolFreek GamerPack Alpha:
◦ GamerPack Alpha provides an advantage in any game at any range. It includes two sets of best-selling Performance Thumbsticks in KontrolFreek’s iconic green color: low-rise KontrolFreek Alpha and mid-rise CQC SignatureTM thumbsticks. Both require minimum adjustment time and have been battle tested by top professionals.◾ Adding a nominal 3.6mm of height and a wide thumb surface, Alpha Performance Thumbsticks were developed for players who want additional grip and comfort while gaming.
◾ CQC Signature’s unique concave/convex-hybrid surface combines with KontrolFreek’s proprietary rubber compound to provide unsurpassed comfort and precision. The 6.1mm of added height creates big results, particularly for players who prefer close quarters combat when gaming.
◦ Suggested Retail Price: $24.99 USD
“At KontrolFreek, we’re dedicated to consistently bringing new and innovative products to market, and that is especially true when it comes to our hallmark product line: our Performance Thumbsticks,” said Ashish Mistry, CEO of KontrolFreek. “Our Performance Thumbsticks are the foundation of what we do, and we’re very excited to introduce our newest additions with FPS Freek Edge and GamerPack Alpha. We believe each offers something unique – both aesthetically and functionally – and we can’t wait to get them into our fans’ hands.”
Rounding out the release of the new Performance Thumbsticks, KontrolFreek also launched the KontrolFreek Edge Collection, which includes the FPS Freek Edge Performance Thumbsticks, a KontrolFreek Ice Shield – which let gamers customize the look of first-party Xbox One and PlayStation 4 controllers without expensive paint jobs or messy DIY projects – and a blue KontrolFreek 12FT Gaming CableTM. The KontrolFreek Edge Collection is available exclusively through KontrolFreek.com for $32.99 USD.
The leading developer of Performance Gaming GearTM, KontrolFreek’s mission is to create high-quality products that increase player comfort and performance to enhance the overall gaming experience. Its products range from Performance ThumbsticksTM and KontrolFreek GripsTM for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One controllers to Performance Gaming WearTM and accessories like KontrolFreek CleanFreekTM.