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Creative Sound Blaster® Tactic3D™ Omega Wireless Gaming Headset Now Available

Finalist for Best of CES in Gaming

SINGAPORE - 1 November 2011 - Creative Technology Ltd today announced that the new Sound Blaster® Tactic3D™ Omega Wireless Gaming Headset, a finalist for the Best of CES award in the gaming category at this year's Consumer Electronics Show, is now available.

The Sound Blaster Tactic3D Omega Wireless Gaming Headset connects wirelessly to an Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC or Mac, and delivers phenomenal audio quality via powerful FullSpectrum™ 50mm drivers for a completely immersive gaming experience. The Sound Blaster Tactic3D Omega Wireless Gaming Headset also features a detachable noise-canceling microphone for crystal-clear voice communications. With the included software, PC and Mac gamers can experience THX TruStudio Pro™ audio technology to customize their own gaming audio settings and profile.

The Sound Blaster Tactic3D Omega Wireless Gaming Headset delivers game audio with ultra-low latency, and utilises uncompressed narrow-band wireless technology which significantly eliminates static interference. With the unique integration of Creative's wireless technology into the headset itself, the Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D Omega Wireless Gaming Headset does not require any extra attachments to function with gaming consoles wirelessly. The headset has volume, mute and connection controls fully integrated into the headset itself, eliminating the need for any additional connectivity components.

"When we previewed the Sound Blaster Tactic3D Omega Wireless Gaming Headset at CES we generated a lot of excitement for the headset's cross-platform capabilities and awesome sound quality," said Ryan Schlieper, Product Marketing Manager for Audio and Gaming at Creative Labs, Inc. "We are thrilled to announce that this highly anticipated headset is now available so gamers can start enjoying all of the benefits of THX TruStudio Pro wirelessly from their PC and Mac, and have one dedicated headset that works on wirelessly with their Xbox 360 or PS3."

Key Features of the Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D Omega Wireless Gaming Headset on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PC and Mac

  • Award-winning wireless technology delivers low latency and lack of interference with other wireless products in the home
  • FullSpectrum tunable 50mm audio drivers for great audio performance
  • Independent voice and game volume controls directly on the earcups
  • Optimised lightweight design for marathon game play
  • Detachable noise-canceling microphone allows headset to be used as great-sounding headphones
  • Comfortable, durable design with customisable illuminated earcups
  • Includes a base station, which features a line-in to expand the capabilities of the headset, making it ideal for use with media streamers, TVs or MP3 players

 
About THX TruStudio Pro on the PC and Mac

  • THX TruStudio Pro™ software suite for the Mac and PC provides an immersive audio experience
  • The THX TruStudio Pro Crystalizer™ enhances in-game sound, music and movies by restoring low and high end frequency curves lost to compression
  • THX TruStudio Pro Surround™ delivers a 360 degree surround sound gaming experience so gamers can hear sounds clearly from the front, back, above and below
  • THX TruStudio Pro Smart Volume™ addresses the problem of abrupt volume level changes in games, music and movies by intelligently applying gain and attenuation to deliver consistent volume levels
  • THX TruStudio Pro Dialog Plus™ enhances voices in games and movies for clearer dialog, allowing listener to hear the dialog over the rest of sound track and over ambient noise in the listening environment
  • THX TruStudio Pro Bass™ fills in the missing low frequency tones and give the extra impact for a better entertainment experience.

Additional Audio Enhancements for the PC and Mac

  • Customisable TacticProfile™ enables gamers to save their own settings or use pre-configured settings from pro-gamers
  • Programmable VoiceFX™ for voice morphing into in-game characters or during VoIP chats

Pricing and Availability

The Creative Sound Blaster Tactic3D Omega Wireless Gaming Headset will be available at the Creative online store at sg.store.creative.com and The CREATIVE Stores outlets at International Business Park, Marina Square and authorised dealers in Singapore from Nov 2011 onwards at the following suggested retail price S$269.00.

For more information on all of Creative's gaming products check out www.soundblaster.com and check us out on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/SoundBlasterGaming

About Creative

Creative is a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products. Famous for its Sound Blaster® sound cards and for launching the multimedia revolution, Creative is now driving digital entertainment on the PC platform with products like its highly acclaimed ZEN® MP3 and portable media players. Creative's innovative hardware, proprietary technology, applications and services leverage the Internet, enabling consumers to experience high-quality digital entertainment - anytime, anywhere.

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This announcement relates to products launched in the Asia Pacific. Availability is subject to change without notice and may differ elsewhere in the world according to local factors and requirements. Sound Blaster, Tactic3D, Dual Mode, VoiceFX and ZEN are trademarks or registered trademarks of Creative Technology Ltd in the United States and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

THX and THX TruStudio Pro are trademarks of THX Ltd. which are registered in some jurisdictions. All rights reserved.