As the gaming industry and community are descending upon Los Angeles, Alienware and Dell Gaming will be showing up at E3 in a big way with exciting gaming hardware and partnership news and immersive experiences. Among its new products to complete the PC, gaming ecosystem is the blissful sounding new Alienware Wireless Gaming Headset and a 2nd generation, fast responsive Alienware Elite Gaming Mouse.
Dell and Alienware are committed to giving esports players a competitive advantage with the best hardware. The Detroit Renegades, the esports team owned and operated by Utah Jazz player Jonas Jerebko, is the latest team to select Alienware as their exclusive technology partner. Alienware, in partnership with Tobii and Team Liquid, is also helping gamers take their skills to the next level with Alienware Academy, an esport skill-building online platform. Fans of Alienware Arena can now access the community from their phone with a new Alienware Arena app with access to play-to-win opportunities and rewards.
Giving casual and hardcore gamers what they want and expect in PC gaming solutions, Dell continues to be a leader in PC gaming worldwide. “As pioneers in PC gaming, it’s our responsibility to continuously innovate to deliver the best gaming solutions possible for our community,” said Frank Azor, vice-president and general manager of Alienware, Gaming and XPS for Dell. “This E3 is no exception. This year we are enhancing the ultimate gaming experience with a new online training platform, brand new peripherals and some awesome esports partnerships, helping all players take their game to the next level.”
Introducing the new Alienware Wireless Gaming Headset
The range of Alienware gaming accessories extends with the launch of the company’s first wireless headset in its line of gaming hardware accessories. The Alienware Wireless Gaming Headset is for diehards demanding game-dominating audiophile detail. Enhance game performance with clear natural and spatial sound, acoustic signature presets and customizable sound profiles, augmented by high-fidelity 40mm Neodymium drivers to deliver deep rich bass and an expansive soundscape.
Designed for clear natural voice quality, in solo and multiplayer situations, the headset lets players position the mic nearer their mouth to reduce background noise, with a Game/Chat volume mixer and built-in voice notifications for battery life and wireless connectivity.
Durable yet lightweight, the headset is distinguished by a wide flexible headband engineered for snug fit and extreme comfort, with all controls within the reach of one finger. Rotatable, sports-fabric earcups keep players cool and focused, especially for marathon gaming. Alienware fans will appreciate the iconic design elements, including animated two zone LED lighting and click-and-play customisable AlienFX™ per-game light settings. The headset will be available in Ireland on June 11, 2018 at €164.99 ex. VAT.
Introducing all new Sound Center utility in the Alienware Command Center
The next generation of Alienware Command Center now includes an intelligent audio utility called Sound Center, designed to help users create and manage preset and user defined audio profiles. Linking directly to connected playback and/or recording devices, the tool allows gamers to dial in and finetune the perfect sound for their environment. Comprised of four core components for managing audio, Sound Center’s user-friendly features include Audio Effects, Multi-band EQ, Microphone Control and Audio Recon directional overlay, which indicates the direction of various sounds during gameplay (such as nearby combat and footsteps). The Sound Center is available now worldwide and is enabled on newly launched 2018 models of Alienware Area 51, as well as Alienware 15 and 17 laptops.
Alienware launches new Elite Gaming Mouse
Alienware knows even something as small as a mouse can have a huge impact on gameplay. Its new iconic Alienware design with premium materials puts more control in gamers’ hands to play longer with advanced ergonomic engineering with two redesigned interchangeable side wings (with two or four buttons for FPS/MMORPG) and three-position palm rest for virtually any grip. With four configurable 5-gram weight adjustments, gamers have ultimate control over cursor precision and movement speed, enhanced by five configurable levels for on-the-fly DPI switching based on the need for speed or precision.
Better efficiency also comes from nine to 11 programmable buttons with 512k onboard memory for in-game customisation. Further personalise the immersive experience with AlienFX™ lighting, which supports more than 130 games with unique themes and a dynamic look to reflect the gamers’ style. Available in Ireland in August.
Alienware Arena official app
For eight years Alienware has offered a generous Arena Rewards program, and at E3, these benefits will expand with the launch of the Alienware Arena App. Allowing gamers to stay connected to the Alienware gaming community and rewards, the official Android app was built from the ground up for gamers to create and access their accounts on the go and interact with features of the site such as Arena Awards.
While most reward programs require a purchase in order to earn points, here they can be earned through games and community engagement. Daily and weekly quests, access to game code giveaways, gaming news and much more give users the chance to win Arena Rewards Points and Dell Advantage Rewards. Arena Rewards Points help level up (noob, casual, enthusiast, veteran, hard core, elite) and win gear, prizes or Dell Advantage Rewards, which offer discounts on products. To be eligible, sign up for bothArena and Dell Advantage. The app will be available on Google Play beginning June 12.
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