Today at E3 audio company Monster announced a partnership with Fatal1ty Gaming Gear that will lead to the creation of a new "Fatal1ty by Monster" line of headphones and related gaming products. Working closely on the design and technical specifications with 12x world champion gamer Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel. Monster aims to create high quality essential products for gamers at a price most can afford.
"I wanted to partner with Noel Lee, the Head Monster and founder of Monster, because of his leadership in innovation and product expertise and the fact that he designs the best headphones in the world," Wendel says. "I'm always on the lookout for innovations that will give me that extra competitive edge, and by teaming with Monster, Noel brings his vast expertise and engineering resources to gaming, creating products purpose built to help deliver gamers the competitive advantage."
Wendel holds 12 world titles in five different games, and he has won more money in First Person Shooter tournaments than any other player alive. Since 2004, his Fatal1ty-branded products have combined quality with affordability, and his partnership with Monster represents a further commitment to that ideal.
With over 500 patents and 36 years of experience behinds its name, Monster is an fitting partner. The company was responsible for engineering the sound for Beats headphones, and currently offers more than 5,000 products in over 160 countries. Each of the headphones produced under the agreement will feature the company's Pure Monster Sound technology.
"Monster has been interested in bringing its technology to gamers for quite some time and partnering with Fatal1ty brings us front & center into the gaming community and enhances our understanding of the technology and products that a World Champion gamer needs to win," said Monster founder Noel Lee. "I will drive my product development teams to deliver even beyond that criteria, and will be an integral part in designing a range of audio solutions and headsets for gamers."
The first "Fatal1ty by Monster" are expected to launch in time for the 2015 holiday season.