January 06, 2014

CES 2014: Nyko Brings Its Charging Expertise to the Mobile Market; introduces new Intercooler™ for PlayStation® 4

CES attendees will be the first to see Nyko’s Qi Charger for mobile phones and Next-Gen gaming accessories

Las Vegas

Nyko Technologies®, the leading videogame peripherals manufacturer, today unveiled its full lineup of new products to be showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Nyko will showcase new power and cooling accessories for next-gen systems. CES attendees will also be able to go hands on with Nyko’s Power Base™, a Qi™ induction charger compatible with some of the most popular mobile phones. The following products will be making their public debut at the show:

Power Base
After selling millions of chargers for various controllers and portable systems, Nyko now brings its charging expertise to the mobile market with the Power Base. The Power Base is a Qi enabled charger compatible with the Galaxy S® 4, Nexus™ 5 and other Qi enabled phones. The Power Base includes the Qi charging adaptor required for the Galaxy S 4 while support for the Nexus 5 is already built-in with no additional hardware required. Its unique wedge design stands out, and allows for easy use when charging, while keeping your phone attractively displayed on your nightstand or desk. The Power Base will be available this spring for a MSRP of $39.99.

Intercooler for PlayStation 4
Nyko brings its Intercooler line to next-gen with the Intercooler for PlayStation 4. Designed to pull hot air out and away from the system, the Intercooler is ideal for keeping your home theater setup at optimal temperatures. The Intercooler attaches to the back of the PlayStation 4 console, and does not interfere with any of the rear ports on the system. Nyko is debuting concept images at CES 2014 with a release schedules this spring for a MSRP of $24.99.

PowerPak™ for PlayStation 4
Add up to 2x the battery capacity (1000 mAh) to the DualShock® 4 controller with the PowerPak. The PowerPak attaches to the back of the controller adding minimal bulk while providing a sleek and seamless upgrade ideal for marathon gaming sessions. The PowerPak easily recharges though the Micro-USB port or through Nyko’s Charge Base for PS4. The PowerPak will be shown in concept images at CES 2014 with a release schedules this spring for a MSRP of $19.99.

Charge Link
Nyko will be showcasing specialized Micro USB cables for both the Xbox One™ and the PlayStation 4 designed for simultaneous play and charging on each console. Both Charge Links for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will be 8ft long, and the Xbox One version will feature LED charge indicator lights. The Charge Links for Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will be available this January for a MSRP of $9.99.

Power Grip for PS Vita (2000 Series)
Nyko’s best-selling PS Vita accessory is back and customized for the new slim form-factor of the PS Vita 2000 series. The Power Grip adds 2x the battery life to the portable console, as well as ergonomic grips, ideal for marathon Remote Play sessions or road trips. Utilizing a standard Micro USB port, the Power Grips are easily rechargeable from the same cables used to charge the PS Vita. The Power Grips will be available in North America once a formal launch date is set for a MSRP of $19.99.

“Nyko is excited to bring our expertise in the charging category to devices like the Galaxy S4 at CES 2014” said Chris Arbogast, director of marketing at Nyko Technologies. “We are eager to bring a fresh take on the mobile charging market by replacing the plane pad design of most induction chargers with an elegant and user friendly wedge”

Nyko will be giving hands on demos of their various products for Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo® Wii U™, NVidia® SHIELD™ and Mobile at their CES Hospitality Suite located in the LVH, North Tower, Room 15-121

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