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Corsair, a worldwide designer and supplier of high-performance components to the PC gaming hardware market, today announced the acquisition of certain assets of Raptor Gaming, a maker of high-performance PC gaming peripherals headquartered in Heinsberg, Germany. Established in 2004, Raptor Gaming has a strong retail presence in Germany, the largest market for video gaming in Europe, with products widely available in major chains including Media Markt, Saturn, Real, Kaufland, and Conrad.

As part of this transaction, Corsair receives Raptor Gaming's full product portfolio of keyboards, mice, headsets, and accessories, which will form a new series of gaming products alongside Corsair's existing award-winning line of Vengeance PC gaming products. Raptor Gaming executives CEO Dirk Schunk and COO Heinz-Dieter Ludwig will remain engaged with Corsair to facilitate a smooth transition.



"Corsair and Raptor share the same goal, bringing best-in-class PC hardware to gamers around the world," said Andy Paul, President and CEO of Corsair. "Raptor Gaming's strong retail presence will allow us to offer a wider range of PC hardware to gamers across Germany."

"As gamers ourselves, we formed the Raptor Gaming business to create high-performance PC gear to give gamers the absolute best gaming experience," said Dirk Schunk, CEO of Raptor Gaming. "Corsair's strong global brand and worldwide distribution will open up Raptor Gaming products to a wider audience of gamers around the world."

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Interesting. Not sure how that'll benefit us, seems like they'll be keeping their respective markets... but good none the less, Corsair seems to run a good company.
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Raptor do make some decent gear. Will help Corsair fix the problems with theirs.
    
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Now they are chasing after Logitech / Razer / Steelseries / etc.

 
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Love corsair. Have many if there products simply because they make quality items.
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Could it be that they're making a series of Obsidian gaming peripherals? That would be absolutely awesome if so.
     
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Well, i like this news.
One of the only corsair products i dont own is there keyboards.
I would like a revised K60, All mech and with LED's. hopefully this happens.
Should be interesting to see what else comes out of this deal.
    
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Now they are chasing after Logitech / Razer / Steelseries / etc.

Which is a good thing, since they can easily outdo all of them by making a quality products instead of flashy, but otherwise not to impressive stuff especially Razer makes. Logitech is good, but they are issing on mech keyboards and doesn't really have any interesting mice since 518.

Would love to see a proper full mech led keyboard and solid mouse for palm grip from them, especially given that Corsair is one of the few brands that is widely available everywhere. Was thinking of getting Sensei Raw, there's like 1 store selling them in here at 20% price premium above EU MSRP (which matches Amazon.de price, so it's not taxes or anything).
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Which is a good thing, since they can easily outdo all of them by making a quality products instead of flashy, but otherwise not to impressive stuff especially Razer makes. Logitech is good, but they are issing on mech keyboards and doesn't really have any interesting mice since 518.
Would love to see a proper full mech led keyboard and solid mouse for palm grip from them, especially given that Corsair is one of the few brands that is widely available everywhere. Was thinking of getting Sensei Raw, there's like 1 store selling them in here at 20% price premium above EU MSRP (which matches Amazon.de price, so it's not taxes or anything).

 

Sensei is one amazing mice from my last 5 Logitech mouses I've owned.

 
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Now they are chasing after Logitech / Razer / Steelseries / etc.

My god.
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