ASTRO Gaming Reveals Highly Customizable, Modular C40 TR Controller

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ASTRO’s First Pro-Caliber Controller for PlayStation® 4 and PC Controller is Designed to Withstand the Rigors of High-Stress Competitive Play

ASTRO Gaming, a leader in premium videogaming equipment, has continually innovated and forever redefined what progamers can expect from their audio equipment. Today, ASTRO further extendedthat expertise and announced its commitment to the professional controllercategory with the launch of the ASTRO C40 TR Controller.

As the newest addition to the best-selling TournamentReady (TR) series, the modular and highly customizable ASTRO C40 TRwill deliver a competitive edge while adapting to any gaming environment,ranging from professional tournaments to head-to-head competitions withfriends. The new ASTRO C40 TR Controller is an Officially Licensed product forPlayStation® 4, also featuring additional compatibility with Windows™PCs.  It is available for pre-order now online direct from ASTRO’s websitefor $199.99 USD ($269.99 CAD), shipping in early 2019, and available at keyretailers including Gamestop, Amazon and Best Buy and Best Buy Canada in thesame timeframe. It is available in the United States and Canada, with morecountries to follow.
 
“Our products have dramatically changed the esports landscape – improving teamand player performance along the way,” said Aron Drayer, Vice President ofMarketing, ASTRO Gaming. “Our new ASTRO C40 TR Controller is the nextnatural evolution of our continued commitment to esports, pro gaming and gamersin general.  After more than two years of development while incorporatingfeedback from pro gamers, we’re excited to finally get the C40 TR into thehands of customers. The C40 TR will be a literal game changer.”
 
The ASTRO C40 TR Controller delivers best-in-class features and premium componentsin an ergonomically comfortable controller that can withstand rigorous use byprofessional gamers in high-stress environments. The controller has beendesigned from the ground up with pro gamers and professional tournaments inmind — aspiring pros, hardcore gamers or any gamer who demands more from theirgaming equipment will find much to like in ASTRO’s new controller. The new C40TR offers replaceable analog sticks and d-pad modules, swappable analog stickand d-pad positions, variable length stick tops, programmable rear buttons,custom software complete with stick and trigger sensitivity control, on-boardbutton remapping, custom profiles and more.

Key features include:

  • REPLACEABLE, SWAPPABLE STICK MODULES:  Quickly and easily swap the Analog Stick or D-Pad Modules for consistently sharp performance. Setup the controller in either Offset or Parallel configurations. Replaceable Stick Caps provide added customization for a competitive advantage.
  • INTEGRATED, REMAPPABLE REAR BUTTONS:  Optimum rear button layout for superior ergonomics improves precision during critical moments. Mappability streamlines the controller for any genre and playstyle while improving response time and accuracy. Remap buttons and save your mappings directly on the controller with no PC software required.
  • ASTRO CUSTOMIZATION SOFTWARE:  ASTRO customization software exponentially increases the C40 TR’s versatility and accuracy. Create profiles that can be switched directly from the controller. Adjust trigger and stick sensitivity, remap buttons, tweak EQ, audio output, mic out and sidetone.
  • WIRED/WIRELESS MODES:  With the on-board Mode Switch, quickly change between wired and ASTRO’s proprietary 2.4 GHZ wireless mode to adapt to any gaming environment. Both offer low-latency for pro level performance.
  • WIRELESS AUDIO:  The C40 TR Controller delivers high fidelity game sound and voice chat in Wired and Wireless mode via the 3.5mm jack. The C40 offers game sound and voice chat in Wireless mode. Compatible with any gaming headset with a 3.5mm jack.
  • TRIGGER STOPS:  Quickly and easily activate the trigger stops, which adjusts the trigger pull distance, to allow hair trigger performance in most FPS titles.
  • 12 HOUR BATTERY LIFE:  Outlast your game with up to 12 hours of battery life.
  • INCLUDED TRAVEL CASE:  Travel safe and secure with the travel case for the C40 TR. Protect your controller, module, stick caps and tool all in one hard-shelled case.
  • TOURNAMENT READY:  Ready for any environment, the TR line of ASTRO Gaming products deliver premium design and performance for every type of gamer. All Tournament Ready products are designed and developed to meet the demanding specifications of pro gamers.

Pricingand Availability
ASTRO Gaming’s new ASTRO C40 TR Controller is available for pre-order nowonline direct from ASTRO’s website for $199.99 USD ($269.99 CAD), shipping inearly 2019, with key retailers Gamestop, Amazon and Best Buy and Best BuyCanada also offering the product in early 2019.  It is available forPlayStation® 4 and Windows™ PC in the United States and Canada, with morecountries to follow. For more information about ASTRO Gaming or the C40 TR,please visit www.astrogaming.com.

About ASTRO Gaming
ASTRO Gaming, creates premium video gaming equipment and lifestyle products forprofessional gamers, leagues, and gaming prosumers. ASTRO Gaming was spun-offfrom design powerhouse ASTRO Studios, known in the gaming world for designingthe Xbox 360®, along with Alienware™ and HP® Gaming PCs. ASTRO Gaming producesa line of gamer-centric “tech-life” products that support thisrapidly growing community. ASTRO Gaming is a brand of Logitech International.Founded in 1981, and headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, LogitechInternational is a Swiss public company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (LOGN)and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI). All ASTRO Gaming products areavailable at www.astrogaming.com.Connect with ASTRO Gaming on Twitter @ASTROGaming, Instagram or our blog.

This product is being developed under the official licensing program forPlayStation® by Sony Interactive Entertainment and is subject to SonyInteractive Entertainment’s final product approval.

“PlayStation” is a registered trademark of Sony Interactive Entertainment Inc.

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