|[August 18, 2014]
KontrolFreek Announces Exclusive Retail Distribution In Best Buy Stores Nationwide
ATLANTA --(Business Wire)--
KontrolFreek, creators of the popular FPS
Freek® and other performance gaming accessories, today announced
that KontrolFreek products are now available for purchase in all of Best
Buy's more than 1,000 stores nationwide. KontrolFreek's
ergonomically-designed products snap directly onto the analog sticks of
Microsoft (News - Alert) Xbox and Sony PlayStation gaming console controllers,
elevating the gaming experience by improving performance and accuracy
and increasing player comfort.
KontrolFreek GamerPack Vortex for Xbox One (Photo: Business Wire)
Marking the company's first major retail collaboration, KontrolFreek
products currently available in Best Buy (News - Alert) stores include:
Freek Phantom - Inspired by the immensely popular "Call of Duty:
Ghosts" game, the Phantom is designed for first-person shooter
medium-to-long-range combat situations typical of the COD franchise.
Phantom is available for both Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox
One consoles for $14.99 each.
Two new 'GamerPack' bundles, available exclusively for Best Buy
customers, pair the best-selling KontrolFreek
Ultra with another favorite KontrolFreek product:
GamerPack Vortex - FPS
Freek Vortex features one full size, convex stick designed for
precision and accuracy, and one shorter stick that's concave for
comfort and grip, together with KontrolFreek Ultra. Available for both
Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One consoles for $21.99 each.
GamerPack Signature - Pairs the KontrolFreek Ultra with the FPS
Freek CQC Signature. The slightly extended height added by the CQC
(Close Quarters Combat) Signature creates a seamless "in-between" feel
for those who prefer less adjustment or have smaller hands. Available
for both Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One consoles for $21.99
"Since inception, KontrolFreek has built an impressive grassroots fan
base, almost entirely from a direct-to-consumer, online-only presence,"
said Ashish Mistry, CEO of KontrolFreek. "Best Buy is a fantastic retail
leader to continue KontrolFreek's growth trajectory, expand our sales
channels and offer even more gamers the competitive advantage that
KontrolFreek products bring to the game experience."
"Best Buy is THE destination for gamers across the country, who know
that whether it be new hardware, games, or accessories that Best Buy is
their one-stop shop," said Chris Koller, Vice President of Gaming at
Best Buy. "KontrolFreek has proven its appeal for gamers across genres
and it's a great addition to our gaming selection as the holiday season
KontrolFreek designs and manufactures more than 20 individual products,
each developed for a specific game or function, ranging from first
person shooter (FPS), racing, sports to casual arcade games.
KontrolFreek products are made in the United States and are sanctioned
for tournament play. With more than 1 million direct customer touch
points, KontrolFreek has built a strong fan following and customer base
since the company launched in 2008.
In addition to the KontrolFreek products currently available in Best Buy
retail stores, additional KontrolFreek products are available online at
BestBuy.com and 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.com
and follow the company on Twitter,
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