ASTRO Gaming Announces Halo 5: Guardians Edition A40+MixAmp M80 for Xbox One

A40-Halo-frontASTRO Gaming, creators of premium video gaming equipment, today announced the upcoming release of a special Halo 5: Guardians Edition A40+MixAmp M80 gaming headset.  Officially licensed for the Xbox One, the new ASTRO A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5: Guardians Edition features a custom dark chrome matte finish with metallic blue accents and a subtle yet striking Halo-inspired graphical treatment.  With the ASTRO A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5: Guardians Edition, gamers can now enjoy audiophile-grade sound and an unprecedented level of control over their gaming audio environment as they experience the biggest Halo game yet in Halo 5: Guardians, available beginning October 27, 2015 exclusively for Xbox One.
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In addition, the ASTRO A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5: Guardians Edition will include a special downloadable in-game REQ Pack* for Halo 5: Guardians on Xbox One which features a special ASTRO Gaming in-game emblem.

* REQ Packs are a bundle of random, digital goods in the form of unlockable weapons and armors, skins, vehicles and more that players can use in the Arena and Warzone multiplayer modes.

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The ASTRO A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5: Guardians Edition will officially release in September, but is available now for pre-order at select retailers nationwide and directly from ASTRO Gaming at www.astrogaming.com, for $220 USD.

“The ASTRO A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5: Guardians Edition perfectly balances looks and performance.  It represents the culmination of our design philosophy at work: to develop the highest quality gaming audio products; to make them so comfortable you’ll never want to take them off, and frankly, you’ll probably forget they are even there; and, to make them look so authentic and true that you’ll proudly wear them wherever you game,” said Aron Drayer, VP of Marketing at ASTRO Gaming.  “And, there’s no better proof than the countless hours you are about to spend romping around the lush, sound-filled environments of Halo 5: Guardians; blasting enemies in rich audio; and, using our patented game-to-voice balance to quiet the shrieks for assistance from your co-op buddy who is being chased by some new legendary alien foe!”

ASTRO A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5: Guardians Edition features include:

  • Officially Licensed Xbox One Headset – Designed specifically for Xbox One, the A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5: Guardians Edition will provide hours of game playing, movie watching and music listening excitement with superior fit and comfort as well as premium audio tuning for Xbox One.
  • New MixAmpâ„¢ M80 – Newly designed exclusively for Xbox One, the MixAmpâ„¢ M80 is a controller-mounted audio device that works with the ASTRO A40 Headset to deliver game-to-voice balancing, volume control via a volume wheel, push-button mute and distinct EQ Modes.
  • New Halo 5: Guardians Inspired Color & Design – The A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5 : Guardians Edition features a new unique color scheme inspired entirely by Halo 5: Guardians – a deep and rich dark chrome matte headset finish with black undertones and metallic blue accents combined with a subtle Halo graphical treatment.  Design palette matches the Limited Edition Halo 5: Guardians Xbox One console and controller.
  • ASTRO Audio Experience – Engineered specifically for gaming, ASTRO audio experience delivers audiophile-grade sound in a richly detailed positional audio experience.
  • Removable Mic System – A highly precise, noise-canceling removable boom mic, which can be removed and swapped from ear to ear for a more customizable in-game communication experience.

For more information about the ASTRO A40+MixAmp M80 Halo 5: Guardians Edition ($220)