KontrolFreek® Lands at GameStop Stores Nationwide
Leading Performance Gaming Gear Brand Expands Retail Presence Across U.S.
ATLANTA, GA – May 4, 2015 –KontrolFreek, creators of the popular FPS Freek® and other performance gaming accessories, today announced that KontrolFreek products are now available at GameStop, the multichannel video game and consumer electronics retailer. This marks the third major retail partnership for KontrolFreek within the past year, following deals with Best Buy and UK-based retailer GAME.
KontrolFreek products are designed to elevate the gaming experience by adding performance and comfort for gamers on the Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation platforms. Developed by studying gamers in action, KontrolFreek products snap directly onto the console controllers’ analog sticks, enhancing player comfort, increasing accuracy and improving control.
KontrolFreek products are now available in select GameStop stores nationwide and on GameStop.com. Products include:
- - GamerPack VX– Each GamerPack includes one pair of KontrolFreek Classic analog stick extenders and one pair of FPS Freek Vortex thumbsticks, allowing gamers to find the right stick combination and help them improve accuracy and control in any game and any situation. Available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
- - FPS Freek CQC Signature– The unique concave/convex thumb surface provides unsurpassed comfort and control. The slightly extended height added by the CQC Signature thumbstick creates a seamless "in-between" feel for those who prefer less adjustment. Available for Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
“KontrolFreek is excited to be working with GameStop to bring our line of high performance gaming products to the destination gamers trust,” said Ashish Mistry, CEO of KontrolFreek. “GameStop's reach expands our footprint to an audience of discerning shoppers that know they can find the best in gaming gear at GameStop.”
“As the video gaming specialist, GameStop is always looking for innovative products that we can offer to enhance our customer’s gaming experience,” said Clint Walker, Senior Merchant, Video Game Accessories at GameStop. “KontrolFreek has a great reputation among gamers for creating high quality products and will make a great addition to our stores.”
KontrolFreek has more than 20 individual products, each developed for a specific game or gaming function, ranging from first person shooter (FPS) to sports, racing and casual games. KontrolFreek products are made in the United States and are sanctioned for tournament play. With more than 1.5 million direct customer touch points, KontrolFreek has built a strong fan following and customer base since the company launched in 2009.
In addition to the KontrolFreek products currently available in GameStop stores and on GameStop.com, additional KontrolFreek products are available at KontrolFreek.com.
About KontrolFreek - Headquartered in Atlanta, KontrolFreek designs and creates premium gaming accessories that give players at all levels a competitive advantage. KontrolFreek combines ergonomics and innovative design to deliver improved accuracy, maneuverability and comfort for Xbox and PlayStation gamers. For more information, visit KontrolFreek.comand follow the company on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube, and Instagram.
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