Yamaha Introduces Limited-Edition, Anime-Inspired ZG01 Gaming Mixers
Inspired by the NieR:Automata Ver 1.1a anime series, the limited-edition gaming mixers will be on display at TwitchCon in Las Vegas
BUENA PARK, Calif. (October 20, 2023) — Today, Yamaha announced that two limited-edition models of the ZG01 gaming mixer, developed in collaboration with "NieR:Automata Ver 1.1a," will soon be available in the US market. The ZG01 042 and ZG01 153 draw inspiration from the “Pods” that accompany the main characters, 2B and 9S, in the universally acclaimed anime series.
In addition to featuring all of the capabilities of the original ZG01 model that was released in 2022—including intuitive controls and immersive 3D surround sound—the limited-edition ZG01 models will feature "NieR:Automata Ver 1.1a"-inspired designs across the mixer, packaging box, start guide, and ZG Controller application (Windows/Mac compatible). The ZG01 042 will include a white-based color scheme that accompanies 2B, while ZG01 153 features a black-based color scheme that accompanies 9S.
"Fans of anime and gaming will be thrilled with these new limited-edition gaming mixers," said Alex Sadeghian, director, Consumer Audio, Yamaha Corporation of America. "These mixers are an instant collector's item for the fans of NieR:Automata Ver 1.1a. They offer powerful audio mixing capabilities with an anime-inspired design that is sure to take any gamer or game streamer's command center to the next level."
U.S. Pricing & Availability:The ZG01 042 and ZG01 153 will be available this winter for $329.95 MSRP. Gaming fans can sign up to be notified of availability by visiting https://yamaha.io/ZG01NIER.
Fans interested in the new models can also find them displayed at TwitchCon at the Yamaha booth #SW50, today through October 22.
About the ZG01 Gaming Mixer: The ZG01 delivers gamers a uniquely immersive audio experience by allowing users to tailor game audio, their voice, and the voice of a chat partner to their playback environment using the intuitive controller and specialized audio effects for each. It also provides the ideal audio to both their chat partner and the streaming audience thanks to ViReal™ 3D technology. The mixer features physical controls explicitly designed for gameplay, voice chat, and game streaming to provide simple and intuitive management of all audio signals.
About "NieR:Automata Ver1.1a": The anime is based on the popular action RPG game "NieR:Automata", which was released in 2017 with over 7.5 million units shipped and downloaded worldwide. It's set in a post-apocalyptic world during a war between alien-created Machine Lifeforms and man-made androids. Aniplex and A-1 Pictures produced the anime and began broadcasting in January 2023. After the broadcast of episode 12, the first season's final episode, it was announced that a second season would be produced.