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KontrolFreek Unveils the Call of Duty® Vanguard Performance Thumbsticks

Special-edition Thumbsticks inspired by the iconic Vanguard moniker

CHICAGO – OCTOBER 26, 2021 KontrolFreek®, the creator of Performance Gaming Gear™, today unveiled the special-edition Call of Duty® Vanguard Performance Thumbsticks®.

Inspired by the newest chapter in the Call of Duty series, the unfailing red-on-black color scheme brings the iconic logo to life with two laser-etched Vanguard inspired high-rise Thumbsticks. Utilizing the science of ergonomics, the special edition performance gear helps improve gameplay by increasing range of motion, comfort, exceptional grip, and control while delivering maximum precision.

Adding 10.2mm of height to original stock controller sticks for increased arc distance and precision, the Call of Duty Vanguard Performance Thumbsticks reduce the amount of force required for movements, decreasing hand fatigue, and improving accuracy. The result is maximized agility, which allows gamers to optimize their in-game sensitivity to quickly defend the front, turn the tides, and change history forever in Vanguard’s re-imagination of World War II.

The special-edition Call of Duty Vanguard Performance Thumbsticks are available for $19.99 at As a bonus, gamers can show support for the Special Forces with a special-edition KontrolFreek Aviator Weapon Charm. Each pack includes one unique code redeemable after 11/5/21 at

Key Product Features:

• Designed to meet ergonomic and performance gaming needs specific to Call of Duty Vanguard

• The world’s most advanced thumb grips with next-gen 4-Prong design for next-gen consoles

• Adds 10.2mm of height for improved arc distance and movement accuracy

• Available for PlayStation 5 | PlayStation 4 | Xbox X/S | Xbox One

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About KontrolFreek

KontrolFreek® is the creator of Performance Gaming Gear™ and the leader of FreekNation, a global community of more than four million gamers. By combining the latest in ergonomics and advanced materials, the company's lines of Performance Thumbsticks®, Performance Grips, Precision Rings, Gaming Cables, and other high-quality products enhance the player experience by maximizing comfort and precision. KontrolFreek's products for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC are available in more than 9,000 stores across 40 countries. KontrolFreek is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, and owned by SteelSeries, the worldwide leader in gaming peripherals and esports peripherals.

About SteelSeries

SteelSeries is the worldwide leader in gaming and esports peripherals focused on premium quality, innovation, and functionality. Founded in 2001, SteelSeries improves performance through first-to-market innovations and technologies that enable gamers to play harder, train longer, and rise to the challenge. SteelSeries is the pioneering supporter of esports and competitive gaming tournaments, connecting gamers and fostering a sense of community and purpose. SteelSeries’ family of professional and gaming enthusiasts are the driving force behind the company and help influence, design, and craft every single accessory and the brand’s software ecosystem, SteelSeries GG. In 2020, SteelSeries acquired KontrolFreek, the industry leader in high-performance controller accessories, and Nahimic, the leader in 3D sound solutions for gaming. To learn more about SteelSeries, visit and join the conversation at @SteelSeries.

Media Contact:

Paul Murphy
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+1 (971) 284-7984

Chicago, Oct. 26, 2021