SteelSeries is aiming to beef up its audio instruments. And to make that occur, it’s buying gaming-audio engineering firm A-Volute. The 2 corporations didn’t disclose the main points of the deal, which they anticipate to shut by the tip of spring. This acquisition permits SteelSeries so as to add extra options to its common SteelSeries Engine audio software platform for players. And which will assist it promote extra gaming headsets, which is considered one of its core merchandise.
A-Volute chief govt officer Tuyen Pham and his workforce have spent years growing the Nahimic audio applied sciences for gaming. Nahimic’s processing algorithms break down and current an audio sign in a method that gives essentially the most readability and information to the participant. And corporations like MSI and Gigabyte already implement Nahimic into a few of their merchandise.
“With our award-winning improvements which have redefined the gaming audio expertise, and our best-in-class SteelSeries Engine software program, bringing A-Volute into the SteelSeries household appeared like a pure match,” SteelSeries chief govt Ehtisham Rabbani stated. “And we’re extraordinarily enthusiastic about partnering with Tuyen and his workforce. With their excellence in audio software program, they’ll assist us enhance players’ audio experiences even additional.”
A-Volute additionally developed instruments just like the Sonic Mapper that exhibits the course a sound is coming from. This can provide gamers a definite benefit in aggressive video games. And that type of tech can now assist set SteelSeries Engine software program other than its competitors.
“We’re extremely excited to be becoming a member of the SteelSeries workforce,” stated Pham. “Our focus has all the time been to create excellent audio experiences, and we couldn’t consider a greater companion than SteelSeries.”
SteelSeries sells headsets like the Arctis, however that may be a crowded market as a consequence of its excessive margins. A deal like this might assist hold SteelSeries aggressive.