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Sound Blaster G3: Console Gaming gets Sound Blaster Boost

USB DAC Amp Offers Iconic Audio Signature and GameVoice Mix in Pocket-friendly Package and Price for PS4 and Nintendo Switch

SINGAPORE - 5 December 2019 - Creative Technology today announced the release of Sound Blaster G3, a portable gaming USB DAC Amp that marks the latest addition to the Sound Blaster revolution ignited 30 years ago. Designed and built with game console users in mind, Sound Blaster G3 is the first Sound Blaster that works directly on PS4 and Nintendo Switch via a driverless plug-and-play format, and is also compatible with PC and Mac. Palm-sized and weighing in at a mere 32 grams, it boasts a great balance of the fabled Sound Blaster audio signature, on-the-go customization and other nifty gaming features at an attractive price tag.

Sound Blaster G3 delivers the perfect combination of audio quality, form and functionality in a pocket-friendly package with premium matte black finish.

Sound Blaster Signature
Backed by Creative's strong foundation built over three decades of innovation and expertise in audio innovations, Sound Blaster G3 is well-equipped to exceed the audio needs of gaming enthusiasts. Featuring hi-definition 24-bit audio at 100 dB DNR, it has the ability to drive studio-grade headphones of up to 300 ohms of impedance. When connected to a PC or Mac, it has the ability to handle discrete 7.1 channel input and offer up to 7.1 surround sound virtualization as well as the iconic Sound Blaster Acoustic Engine. Users can look forward to an elevated gaming audio experience that far surpasses the default audio standard on PC, Mac or gaming consoles.

Surge Ahead of the Game
Sound Blaster G3 also comes equipped with the latest GameVoice Mix feature, specially designed to make in-game chats seamless and hassle-free. This feature allows users to freely adjust the game audio and chat volume with a conveniently-located scroll wheel to achieve the perfect balance without disrupting the gameplay.

On top of that, users gain an edge with the custom-tuned Footsteps Enhancer, a customizable EQ that helps to pinpoint the opponent's location in clinching the crucial win in first-person shooter games. There are also EQ profiles customized for popular games, including Fortnite, Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare and Overwatch.

Optimized for Functionality and Convenience
Making audio adjustments on Sound Blaster G3 is a breeze for console gamers, with on-the-fly controls that can be made remotely with the Sound Blaster Command mobile app available for iOS and Android, without the need to unplug or exit the gaming console screen. Pairing it via Bluetooth, gamers can use their mobile phones like a remote control and easily access the volume and mic controls, saved EQ settings and even perform firmware updates. On PC and Mac, the Sound Blaster Command desktop app serves up the comprehensive and fully customizable suite of playback and recording options that Sound Blaster users are accustomed to.

Audio controls are also conveniently located at the sides, making adjustments simple with just one hand. Sound Blaster G3 is powered entirely via USB-C and comes with a USB-A adaptor for added convenience.

Pricing and Availability
Sound Blaster G3 is competitively priced at SGD79 and is available at Creative.com.

For more information, visit creative.com/SBG3.

About Creative
Creative is a worldwide leader in digital entertainment products. Famous for its Sound Blaster® sound cards and for driving the multimedia revolution - which established a user base of 400 million - Creative drives digital entertainment with cutting-edge audio solutions that include premium wireless speakers, wireless headphones, powerful audiophile-grade digital amplifiers and next-generation home-theatre systems. Aiming at the new mobile networked generation by bridging the worlds of the computer, smartphones, and tablets, Creative continues to reinvent the Sound Blaster, with its ground-breaking Sound Blaster Roar series and USB-audio class of products such as the Sound Blaster X7.

In 2016, Creative unveiled the X-Fi Sonic Carrier: a brand-new concept in hi-res audio and video delivery for home entertainment. This technology powerhouse dubbed ‘the soundbar of the gods' personifies the Audio of Tomorrow.

In 2018, Creative launched an all-new game-changing technology for headphones called Super X-Fi® Headphone Holography. This technology uses computational audio to recreate the listening experience of a high-end multi-speaker system in a professional studio, and delivers the same expansive experience - with the same original depth, detail, realism, and spaciousness - in headphones. Super X-Fi further uses Artificial Intelligence to compute a custom audio profile based on a person's unique anthropometry. Super X-Fi has won multiple accolades worldwide, including an unprecedented 15 awards at CES 2019.

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Creative Technology Ltd
Edwin Ong
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edwin_ong@ctl.creative.com