Welcome!

News Feed Item

KontrolFreek Announces Exclusive Retail Distribution In Best Buy Stores Nationwide

KontrolFreek, creators of the popular FPS Freek® and other performance gaming accessories, today announced that KontrolFreek products are now available for purchase in all of Best Buy’s more than 1,000 stores nationwide. KontrolFreek’s ergonomically-designed products snap directly onto the analog sticks of Microsoft Xbox and Sony PlayStation gaming console controllers, elevating the gaming experience by improving performance and accuracy and increasing player comfort.

KontrolFreek GamerPack Vortex for Xbox One (Photo: Business Wire)

KontrolFreek GamerPack Vortex for Xbox One (Photo: Business Wire)

Marking the company’s first major retail collaboration, KontrolFreek products currently available in Best Buy stores include:

  • FPS Freek Phantom – Inspired by the immensely popular “Call of Duty: Ghosts” game, the Phantom is designed for first-person shooter medium-to-long-range combat situations typical of the COD franchise. Phantom is available for both Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One consoles for $14.99 each.

Two new ‘GamerPack’ bundles, available exclusively for Best Buy customers, pair the best-selling KontrolFreek Ultra with another favorite KontrolFreek product:

  • GamerPack Vortex – FPS Freek Vortex features one full size, convex stick designed for precision and accuracy, and one shorter stick that’s concave for comfort and grip, together with KontrolFreek Ultra. Available for both Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One consoles for $21.99 each.
  • GamerPack Signature - Pairs the KontrolFreek Ultra with the FPS Freek CQC Signature. The slightly extended height added by the CQC (Close Quarters Combat) Signature creates a seamless "in-between" feel for those who prefer less adjustment or have smaller hands. Available for both Sony PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One consoles for $21.99 each.

“Since inception, KontrolFreek has built an impressive grassroots fan base, almost entirely from a direct-to-consumer, online-only presence,” said Ashish Mistry, CEO of KontrolFreek. “Best Buy is a fantastic retail leader to continue KontrolFreek’s growth trajectory, expand our sales channels and offer even more gamers the competitive advantage that KontrolFreek products bring to the game experience.”

“Best Buy is THE destination for gamers across the country, who know that whether it be new hardware, games, or accessories that Best Buy is their one-stop shop,” said Chris Koller, Vice President of Gaming at Best Buy. “KontrolFreek has proven its appeal for gamers across genres and it’s a great addition to our gaming selection as the holiday season approaches.”

KontrolFreek designs and manufactures more than 20 individual products, each developed for a specific game or function, ranging from first person shooter (FPS), racing, sports to casual arcade games. KontrolFreek products are made in the United States and are sanctioned for tournament play. With more than 1 million direct customer touch points, KontrolFreek has built a strong fan following and customer base since the company launched in 2008.

In addition to the KontrolFreek products currently available in Best Buy retail stores, additional KontrolFreek products are available online at BestBuy.com and KontrolFreek.com.

About KontrolFreek - Headquartered in Atlanta, KontrolFreek designs and creates premium gaming accessories that give players at all levels a competitive advantage. KontrolFreek combines ergonomics and innovative design to deliver improved accuracy, maneuverability and comfort for Xbox and PlayStation gamers. For more information, visit KontrolFreek.com and follow the company on Twitter, Facebook, Google+, YouTube and Instagram.

More Stories By Business Wire

Copyright © 2009 Business Wire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of Business Wire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Business Wire. Business Wire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
SYS-CON Events announced today that GrapeUp, the leading provider of rapid product development at the speed of business, will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Grape Up is a software company, specialized in cloud native application development and professional services related to Cloud Foundry PaaS. With five expert teams that operate in various sectors of the market acr...
From 2013, NTT Communications has been providing cPaaS service, SkyWay. Its customer’s expectations for leveraging WebRTC technology are not only typical real-time communication use cases such as Web conference, remote education, but also IoT use cases such as remote camera monitoring, smart-glass, and robotic. Because of this, NTT Communications has numerous IoT business use-cases that its customers are developing on top of PaaS. WebRTC will lead IoT businesses to be more innovative and address...
SYS-CON Events announced today that CA Technologies has been named "Platinum Sponsor" of SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place October 31-November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. CA Technologies helps customers succeed in a future where every business - from apparel to energy - is being rewritten by software. From planning to development to management to security, CA creates software that fuels transformation for companies in the applic...
For financial firms, the cloud is going to increasingly become a crucial part of dealing with customers over the next five years and beyond, particularly with the growing use and acceptance of virtual currencies. There are new data storage paradigms on the horizon that will deliver secure solutions for storing and moving sensitive financial data around the world without touching terrestrial networks. In his session at 20th Cloud Expo, Cliff Beek, President of Cloud Constellation Corporation, d...
Given the popularity of the containers, further investment in the telco/cable industry is needed to transition existing VM-based solutions to containerized cloud native deployments. The networking architecture of the solution isolates the network traffic into different network planes (e.g., management, control, and media). This naturally makes support for multiple interfaces in container orchestration engines an indispensable requirement.
In his opening keynote at 20th Cloud Expo, Michael Maximilien, Research Scientist, Architect, and Engineer at IBM, discussed the full potential of the cloud and social data requires artificial intelligence. By mixing Cloud Foundry and the rich set of Watson services, IBM's Bluemix is the best cloud operating system for enterprises today, providing rapid development and deployment of applications that can take advantage of the rich catalog of Watson services to help drive insights from the vast t...
Internet of @ThingsExpo, taking place October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 21st Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The Internet of Things (IoT) is the most profound change in personal and enterprise IT since the creation of the Worldwide Web more than 20 years ago. All major researchers estimate there will be tens of billions devic...
Recently, IoT seems emerging as a solution vehicle for data analytics on real-world scenarios from setting a room temperature setting to predicting a component failure of an aircraft. Compared with developing an application or deploying a cloud service, is an IoT solution unique? If so, how? How does a typical IoT solution architecture consist? And what are the essential components and how are they relevant to each other? How does the security play out? What are the best practices in formulating...
In his session at @ThingsExpo, Arvind Radhakrishnen discussed how IoT offers new business models in banking and financial services organizations with the capability to revolutionize products, payments, channels, business processes and asset management built on strong architectural foundation. The following topics were covered: How IoT stands to impact various business parameters including customer experience, cost and risk management within BFS organizations.
SYS-CON Events announced today that Elastifile will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Elastifile Cloud File System (ECFS) is software-defined data infrastructure designed for seamless and efficient management of dynamic workloads across heterogeneous environments. Elastifile provides the architecture needed to optimize your hybrid cloud environment, by facilitating efficient...
As DevOps methodologies expand their reach across the enterprise, organizations face the daunting challenge of adapting related cloud strategies to ensure optimal alignment, from managing complexity to ensuring proper governance. How can culture, automation, legacy apps and even budget be reexamined to enable this ongoing shift within the modern software factory?
While some vendors scramble to create and sell you a fancy solution for monitoring your spanking new Amazon Lambdas, hear how you can do it on the cheap using just built-in Java APIs yourself. By exploiting a little-known fact that Lambdas aren’t exactly single-threaded, you can effectively identify hot spots in your serverless code. In his session at @DevOpsSummit at 21st Cloud Expo, Dave Martin, Product owner at CA Technologies, will give a live demonstration and code walkthrough, showing how ...
SYS-CON Events announced today that Golden Gate University will exhibit at SYS-CON's 21st International Cloud Expo®, which will take place on Oct 31 – Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA. Since 1901, non-profit Golden Gate University (GGU) has been helping adults achieve their professional goals by providing high quality, practice-based undergraduate and graduate educational programs in law, taxation, business and related professions. Many of its courses are taug...
@DevOpsSummit at Cloud Expo taking place Oct 31 - Nov 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with the 21st International Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is ...
DevOps at Cloud Expo, taking place October 31 - November 2, 2017, at the Santa Clara Convention Center in Santa Clara, CA, is co-located with 21st Cloud Expo and will feature technical sessions from a rock star conference faculty and the leading industry players in the world. The widespread success of cloud computing is driving the DevOps revolution in enterprise IT. Now as never before, development teams must communicate and collaborate in a dynamic, 24/7/365 environment. There is no time to w...