EA, Monster produce gaming headset

The MVP Carbon by Monster (All rights reserved - EA Sports / Monster)

The MVP Carbon by Monster (All rights reserved - EA Sports / Monster)

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Monster, the company behind the Beats by Dr. Dre headphones, has teamed up with the company behind the "FIFA" and "Madden" franchises to produce the MVP Carbon headset.

Unveiled at CES, the MVP Carbon weighs in at $269 and features a mixamp, 5.1 surround and microphone, as well as multi-platform compatibility with PC, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii and Wii U.

The MVP Carbon is being associated with the EA Sports label, the Electronic Arts division that deals with licensed, annualized video games for FIFA soccer, NFL, NHL, and PGA Tour Golf.

EA had previously partnered with computer peripherals manufacturer Razer for "Battlefield 3" and "Mass Effect" controllers, and with MadCatz for "The Sims"-branded mice.

MadCatz has also been presenting its own gaming equipment at CES 2013, with the GameSmart range of Bluetooth mice, gamepads and headsets.


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