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SteelSeries Recognized with Prestigious European Product Design Awards

Celebrating 20 years of innovation in gaming and esports, SteelSeries adds to its trophy case with 3 prestigious accolades for the Arctis 7P, Arctis 9, and Nimbus+

CHICAGO – SEPTEMBER 3, 2021 SteelSeries, the worldwide leader in gaming and esports peripherals, has been awarded 3 gold awards from the prestigious 2021 European Design Awards.

The European Product Design Award honors the best in the product design globally with the goal of advancing the appreciation of design worldwide. Continuing its stellar reputation as thought leader in design and innovation, the iconic gaming brand adds to its trophy case with awards for the Arctis 7P headset, Arctis 9 headset, and Nimbus+ controller in the Media and Home Electronics/Consumer Electronics and Cameras category.

Arctis 7P: Engineered for next-gen sound on the PS5. The Arctis 7 PlayStation is tailored for gamers who play across multiple systems and features a compact USB-C wireless dongle for all major consoles and Android phones for wireless everywhere. Gamers hear stunning detail with Arctis signature sound, while a retractable bidirectional microphone delivers superior noise cancellation and SteelSeries’ “ski-goggle” suspension headband provides maximized comfort.

Arctis 9: The Arctis 9 is designed for multi-tasking. Simultaneous dual wireless connectivity allows gamers to hear game audio via the 2.4 GHz connection, while using Bluetooth to chat on a phone or listen to their favorite podcast. A ClearCast mic uses a bidirectional design for superior noise cancellation and a clear voice. Delivering maximized comfort, the Arctis 9 features SteelSeries’ “ski-goggle” suspension headband and moisture-wicking “Airweave” ear cushions.

Nimbus+: Designed specifically for Apple Gaming, the Nimbus+ wireless iOS controller delivers a console quality gaming experience on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and Apple TV. With an ergonomic design, built-in rechargeable 50-hour battery, responsive triggers and buttons, clickable joysticks, the Nimbus+ brings Apple gaming to the next level. The Nimbus+ includes the new Nimbus+ iPhone Mount which allows users to attach their iPhone directly onto the controller.

About the European Product Design Award™ The European Product Design Award™ was created to recognize the efforts of talented international product designers who aim to improve our daily lives with their practical, well-thought-out creations. We reward the strategic thinking and imagination which goes into making a great product. Farmani Group assembled European Product Design Award to bring attention to international product and industrial design and promote the winning designers to the prominent audience in Europe. The Farmani Group, established in 1985, is the organizer of International Design Awards (IDA), Prix de la Photographie in Paris, London International Creative Awards, and the Annual Lucie Awards for Photography, which has emerged as one of the world’s most prestigious photography awards.

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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Chicago, Sept. 3, 2021