Category PS4 News       Thread starter PSXHAX       Start date Nov 15, 2018 at 10:46 PM       3,587       8            
Following the Hori Mini Gamepad, SCUF Vantage for PS4 and the Lux DS4 Controller comes the officially licensed Astro C40 TR Controller for PlayStation 4 (and Windows PC) designed with pro gamers and professional tournaments in mind after more than two years in development. :geek:

It's scheduled to arrive in March 2019, with pre-orders available just in time for the holidays on their official site boasting a hefty price tag of $199.99 each.

Below are further details from Astro Gaming Marketing VP Aron Drayer alongside their official Astro C40 TR Controller announcement PS4 video!

To quote: Astro is expanding into a new category with a product that utilizes our class-leading industrial design and professional gaming expertise to reset expectations for professional controllers, just like we did with headsets 10 years ago.

Our products have dramatically changed the esports landscape: improving team and player performance along the way. This new controller is the next natural evolution of our continued commitment to esports, pro gaming and gamers in general.

The Astro C40 TR Controller delivers best-in-class features and premium components in an ergonomically comfortable controller that can withstand rigorous use by professional gamers in high-stress environments.

The controller has been designed from the ground up with pro gamers and professional tournaments in mind - aspiring pros, hardcore gamers or any gamer who demands more from their gaming equipment will find much to like in our new controller.
  • Replaceable, swappable stick modules: Quickly and easily swap the Analog Stick or D-Pad Modules for consistently sharp performance. Setup the controller in either Offset or Parallel configurations. Replaceable Stick Caps provide added customization for a competitive advantage.
  • Integrated, remappable rear buttons: Optimum rear button layout for superior ergonomics improves precision during critical moments. Mappability streamlines the controller for any genre and playstyle while improving response time and accuracy. Remap buttons directly on the controller with no PC software required.
  • Astro customization software: Astro customization software exponentially increases the C40 TR’s versatility and accuracy. Create profiles that can be switched directly from the controller. Adjust trigger and stick sensitivity, remap buttons, adjust dead zones, tweak EQ, audio output, mic out and sidetone.
  • Wired/wireless modes: With the on-board Mode Switch, quickly change between wired and 2.4 GHZ wireless mode to adapt to any gaming environment. Game sound and voice chat are available using the 3.5mm jack in both modes.
  • Wireless audio: The C40 TR Controller delivers high fidelity game sound and voice chat in Wired and Wireless mode via the 3.5mm jack. Compatible with any gaming headset.
  • Trigger stops: Quickly and easily activate the trigger stops, which adjusts the trigger pull distance, to allow hair trigger performance in most FPS titles.
  • 12-hour battery life: Outlast your game with up to 12 hours of battery life.
  • Included travel case: Travel safe and secure with the travel case for the C40 TR. Protect your controller, module, stick caps and tool all in one hard-shelled case.
  • Tournament ready: Ready for any environment, the TR line of Astro Gaming products deliver premium design and performance for every type of gamer. All Tournament Ready products are designed and developed to meet the demanding specifications of pro gamers.
The modular and highly customizable Astro C40 TR will deliver a competitive edge while adapting to any gaming environment, from professional tournaments to head-to-head competitions with friends.

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Vahnyyz

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What does it mean when it says "High Fidelity"? does that mean 5.1 or 7.1 sound? Do we not need the mixamp anymore?
 

PuffinMan

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So they took Microsoft's elite controller idea and made a controller that has the same functions but made it look *innovative* . . . Xbox be like "is that ours?"
 
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