Turtle Beach Reports Retail Console Gaming Headset Sales In North America Set Record For July
SAN DIEGO, Aug. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Turtle Beach (Nasdaq: HEAR), a leading console gaming headset and audio accessory brand, today revealed the Company's July 2020 retail sales in North America were the highest July sales in its history, in both revenue and units, according to NPD July 2020 sales data1. Turtle Beach also recorded its highest unit share ever for a July, with over 50% of all console headsets sold in North America in July 2020 being from Turtle Beach.
"July 2020 results continue to demonstrate the strength of the Turtle Beach brand amidst the backdrop of a record-breaking year for the video game industry," said Juergen Stark, CEO, Turtle Beach. "The continued success of our best-selling Recon 70 series wired headsets, plus our newly revealed Stealth 700 Gen 2 & Stealth 600 Gen 2 headsets – remastered versions of our best-selling wireless products for Xbox and PlayStation® – places us in a prime position to continue leading 2020 and beyond as the top gaming headset brand."
Turtle Beach's all new Stealth 700 Gen 2 & Stealth 600 Gen 2 are the first cross-generation console headsets designed to work with Xbox One and Xbox Series X, and PlayStation®4 and PlayStation®5 2. They feature wireless connectivity, powerful game sound and clear chat, unmatched comfort, and a variety of premium features for $149.95 and $99.95, respectively. Stealth 700 & 600 Gen 2 for Xbox One and Xbox Series X are also compatible with PCs running Windows 10 and Windows 8.1, while Stealth 700 & 600 Gen 2 for PlayStation are compatible with Nintendo Switch™3 and will also work on PC. Turtle Beach's best-selling Recon 70 series headsets are available in a variety of colors for a MSRP of $49.95, and are compatible across all platforms. Whether gaming, working from home, or learning from home, a Turtle Beach headset will help you perform better.
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1Source: The NPD Group/Retail Tracking Service/Video Games/Dollars and Units/US and Canada/July 2020
2Sony has indicated that PS4™ headsets will be compatible with PS5™. Turtle Beach anticipates the Company's Stealth 700 Gen 2 and Stealth 600 Gen 2 wireless gaming headsets will be compatible with the upcoming system.
3Stealth 700 Gen 2 and Stealth 600 Gen 2 for PlayStation are compatible with Nintendo Switch™ while in docked mode only.
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