From the same team that brought us the visually stunning PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Xbox – Cuphead: Ms Chalice, which we have proudly sitting on our mantlepiece, comes an all-new collaboration. This time SEGA are getting the PowerA treatment, with a line of four Sonic accessories for your Xbox and Switch consoles. Let’s take a look!
A leader in officially licensed gaming accessories, PowerA is excited by teaming up with one of the most iconic mascots in gaming. Akio Strasser – Senior Global Marketing Director for the company – had this to say:
As big fans ourselves, the PowerA team is thrilled to partner with the team at SEGA to bring Sonic the Hedgehog and friends to our controllers and accessories…With more than 30 years of Sonic, and multiple generations of gamers experiencing this franchise, we are so excited to bring these characters to life on our accessories for the first time.
Similarly, Michael Cisneros, Associate Director, Licensing at SEGA, spoke highly of the accessories brand:
Sonic is one of the most recognizable video game characters of all time! We are excited to be partnering with Power A to bring this core line of gaming peripherals to fans around the world…At home or on the go, we hope that these will be your go-to gaming accessories no matter what game you are playing (but if you open your heart, we all know Sonic is your jam).
So, what exactly are these accessories that we will be enjoying Sonic Frontiers (or any other title) with?
Enhanced Wired Controller for Nintendo Switch – Sonic Boost
The first of three accessories for all Switch gamers out there, the Enhanced Wired Controller for Nintendo Switch – Sonic Boost ensures your connection speeds are as fast as the blue hedgehog himself. With a striking yellow and blue pattern featuring Sonic dashing across the face of the device, this is a perfect pick-up for anyone looking to add colour to their accessories collection.
Protection Case for Nintendo Switch – Sonic Peel Out
Similarly, the Protection Case for Nintendo Switch – Sonic Peel Out is a colourful blue and yellow protection case, for gamers on the go. Compatible with the base Nintendo Switch, the Nintendo Switch Lite and the OLED Model Nintendo Switch, any and all Switch users should have a protection case, so why not this one?
TriFold Game Card Holder – Sonic Kick
And finally you need a place to store your game cartridges! The TriFold Game Card Holder – Sonic Kick features the iconic Sonic the Hedgehog logo, and will accommodate a number of Switch carts. Whether Sonic Colors: Ultimate or Team Sonic Racing is your poison, this handy gadget has your back.
Advantage Wired Controller for Xbox Series X|S – Sonic Style
On the Xbox side of this Sonic celebration sits the Advantage Wired Controller for Xbox Series X|S – Sonic Style.
As a wired controller, you can expect rapid response times from your inputs, perfect for frantic shooters or racers. This PowerA Sonic controller is all-blue, with a chequered pattern reminding us of the bonus stages from older Sonic titles.
The Choice is Yours with the PowerA Sonic Controller and Gear!
So, whether picking something up for a Sonic fan in your life, or treating yourself, of course, the PowerA x SEGA collab is certainly very exciting indeed. Do let us know in the comments of this article, or on our social media channels, if you are intending to purchase one of these colourful gaming accessories.