Control and customize your Switch, experience the wonders of a cardboard arcade, and power your Xbox One controllers — all available to demo in Concourse Hall #8810
LOS ANGELES — June 12, 2018 — Inventive video game accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies today revealed its latest lineup of Nintendo Switch™ and Xbox One™ accessories. Standout products include the PixelQuest Arcade Kit, a buildable recreation of a retro arcade cabinet compatible with the Switch and two Joy-Cons, Wireless Core Controller for Switch, a wireless edition of last year’s Core Controller with updated features, and the Intercooler Stand for Switch which increases air flow to keep the console cooler in tight spaces. Nyko’s E3 lineup also includes the Modular Charge Station EX for Xbox One, a refined version of the previously available Modular Charge Station that attaches to the top of the console and charges two controllers simultaneously.
Hands on demos are available from Tuesday, June 12 to Thursday, June 14 in Concourse Hall #8810. Members of the press interested in scheduling a personal demo can contact firstname.lastname@example.org for an appointment.
Nyko’s Nintendo Switch and Xbox One accessories will soon be available for pre-order on Amazon.com while the entire lineup will be available online at Nyko.com and Amazon.com later this year. Details on the full lineup can be found below.
Nintendo Switch Lineup
PixelQuest Arcade Kit
PixelQuest Arcade Kit is a buildable, playable recreation of a traditional arcade cabinet compatible with the Nintendo Switch and two Joy-Cons. Recreate a retro arcade cabinet with sheets of corrugated cardboard and individual die cut components, then personalize it with the included sheets of pixel block stickers.
The kit comes with two balltop joysticks custom fit to attach to the Joy-Con analog sticks for a throwback experience. The Joy-Con slots contain mechanical button remapping allowing players to press the shoulder buttons on the Joy-Cons while keeping the traditional button configuration of a classic arcade machine. Other features include cut-out ventilation slits and a working coin slot that doubles as a piggy bank.
PixelQuest Arcade Kit will be available this Fall for an MSRP of $19.99 and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
Intercooler Stand for Switch
Continuing Nyko’s tradition of cooling products for gaming electronics, Intercooler Stand for Switch features a unique design that enables the Switch to dock horizontally while increasing airflow to the console. Built-in proximity sensors will automatically activate the fans when a Switch is placed in the dock, ensuring the console is properly ventilated even when placed near other heated electronics in an entertainment center. Additionally, a dedicated power button can turn off the fans when docked and not playing while integrated cable management keeps everything nice and tidy. Intercooler Stand for Switch will be available this Summer for an MSRP of $29.99 and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
Wireless Core Controller for Switch
Cut the cord with the Wireless Core Controller for Switch. Wireless Core Controller features the programmable turbo functionality of last year’s wired Core Controller alongside additional enhancements including a gyroscope motion sensor, built-in rumble, rechargeable battery with up to 20 hours of playtime, and USB Type-C charging. It is compatible with all “Pro Controller” Switch titles with additional support for Android devices (via Bluetooth) and PC (when plugged in via USB). Wireless Core Controller for Switch will be available at Nyko.com and Amazon for an MSRP of $29.99 and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
Thin Case for Switch (Clear)
Nyko’s popular Thin Case now comes in Clear so as to retain the Switch’s original color. Ultra thin protection, dockable, and keeps Joy-Cons protected without having to remove anything. Thin Case protects the exterior of the Switch and Joy-Con without adding bulk, offering an ultra-portable, dockable solution with a tempered-glass screen protector to prevent blemishes and impact damage. Thin Case Clear will be available this Spring for an MSRP of $12.99 and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
Controller Hub for Switch
Controller Hub for Switch is a 4-port USB hub that enables the use of compatible USB controllers on Nintendo Switch. Powered by the USB port on the Switch doc, the Controller Hub for Switch provides four USB 2.0 ports that are optimal for wired controllers — including GameCube style USB controllers — to play competitive and local multiplayer games. Controller Hub for Switch will be available later this year for an MSRP of $14.99 and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
Core Controller Twin Pack
Core Controller Twin Pack is a value package for two of the original wired Core Controllers for Switch. Core Controller is a full-sized controller for players who prefer the feel and ergonomics of a more traditional controller over the Joy-Cons. The controller features wired precision for lag-free play and includes programmable turbo for any controller button. The Core Controller Twin Pack will be available this Fall for an MSRP of $29.99 and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
Screen Armor Duo for Switch
Screen Armor Duo for the Switch includes two of the tempered glass sheets to protect your Switch. Protect your Switch with a top-of-the-line 9H hardness rating and an Oleophobic coating to guard against fingerprints and smudges. Screen Armor Duo will be available this Spring for an MSRP of $14.99 and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
Kick Stand Multi-Pak for Switch
Featuring an alternative plastic design from last year’s wildly popular Kick Stand, the Kick Stand Multi-Pak offers three durable Kick Stand replacements in three different colors (purple, clear, and black). Each Kick Stand can be easily installed onto the Switch and includes media storage for an additional microSD card. Kick Stand Multi-Pak will be available this Summer for an MSRP of $12.99 and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
Cleaning Kit is an electronic-friendly antimicrobial spray that easily removes smudges, oil, and dirt from your electronic devices. It comes with a microfiber cloth that allows for easy cleaning without the threat of scratching the screen of your Switch, phone, or other mobile devices. The Cleaning Kit is ultra-portable and features a small compact design with built-in holder for the cleaning cloth inside the lid, making it easy to carry while on the go. Cleaning Kit will be available this Summer for an MSRP of $7.99 will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
Xbox One Lineup
Modular Charge Station EX for Xbox One
Modular Charge Station EX for Xbox One is a refined model of the previous Modular Charge Station that is compatible with Xbox One, Xbox One S, and Xbox One X. Modular Charge Station EX for Xbox One attaches to the top of the console and charges two controllers simultaneously with Nyko’s signature drop-and-charge functionality. Two rechargeable battery packs that provide up to 25 hours of play time on a single charge are included with the Modular Charge Station EX. Modular Charge Station EX will be available this Summer for an MSRP of $29.99 and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.
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About Nyko Technologies, Inc.
Award-winning Nyko Technologies designs, manufactures and markets innovative and high-quality accessory solutions to enhance the electronic entertainment experience. The company’s mission is to solve problems and improve user experience through products that are as thoughtfully designed as they are functional. Nyko specializes in interactive entertainment technologies for consumer electronics across a wide spectrum of platforms, and has been granted numerous patents for its innovations. Nyko’s best-selling products include the Wii Charge Station, Charge Base for Xbox 360, Perfect Shot for Wii, and Zoom for Kinect.
Founded in 1996 in Los Angeles, California, Nyko distributes its products through major North American retailers and worldwide partnerships. For more information, please visit www.nyko.com or call 1.888.444.6956.
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