GUNNAR OPTIKS LAUNCHES THE “HOLY GRAIL” OF GAMING GLASSES – LIGHTNING BOLT 360
Elite Gaming Glasses Offer the Ultimate in Performance and Protection with Multiple Customization Options, Headset Compatibility and Style
CARLSBAD, Calif. (August 25, 2020) – GUNNAR Optiks, the preeminent force and No. 1 brand in gaming glasses, today announced the launch of Lightning Bolt 360 (LB360). Infusing 15 years of advanced lens technology, frame design experience and gamer feedback, LB360 delivers the most versatile pair of gaming glasses ever created to players worldwide.
One of the key innovative design features of LB360 is the lightning bolt shaped temple which relieves pressure at the front of the head. Featuring interchangeable temples and a strap option for the ultimate comfort while wearing a headset, LB360 includes interchangeable lens options for indoor gaming and Sun for outdoor use, and nose bridge options for a personalized fit.
GUNNAR’s gaming glasses are proven to help players perform better by enhancing focus and preventing dry eyes during long gaming sessions. LB360 protects gamers eyes from the short- and long-term negative effects of digital eye strain and extended exposure to the artificial blue light emitted from digital screens.
“GUNNAR has always been the leader in the gaming space, and we take design innovation very seriously – going beyond blocking blue light. After listening to feedback from the gaming community, it was clear that temple pressure and headaches while wearing headsets were two big issues that needed to be addressed, and so the design idea for the LB360 was born,” said Georgina Petrie, GUNNAR’s director of marketing, gaming & brand. “We didn’t just stop there, rather than just delivering a pair of blue light gaming glasses, we wanted to develop a solution that addresses any use-case scenario for anyone that takes gaming seriously – gaming on the go, indoors and out, headset or no headset – a true elite gaming offering. We are thrilled to be finally launching LB360 today to gamers across the globe.”
Ultimately six pairs of glasses in one, LB360 comes in three editions: GUNNAR, 6 Siege and ESL. The complete package features a stylized wrap around frame for comfort fit, three interchangeable temple options (classic, post and strap) for ultimate headset compatibility and three nose bridges (S, M, L) to ensure the perfect fit. It comes with two interchangeable lens sets (Amber, BLPF 65 and Sun, BLPF 90 and blocks 100% UV light), along with a pouch, cleaning cloth and mini-locker carrying case to keep all the customizable accessories in one place. The glasses are available in prescription.
GUNNAR pioneered the standard for gaming and computer glasses that offer the ultimate in performance and protection with its “Blue Light Protection Factor™(BLPF),” a lens protection scale similar to SPF in sun protection. Clinically proven and doctor recommended, GUNNAR’s patented lens technology not only enhances focus at close range, but reduces dry eyes, minimizes glare and blocks blue light.
LB360 can be purchased from GUNNAR.com and Amazon, as well as other key online retailers worldwide, starting at $129.99. Single vision prescriptions starting at $350 for both lens sets. For more information on GUNNAR’s line of gaming and computer glasses, visit GUNNAR.com, Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
About GUNNAR Optiks
Established in 2006, GUNNAR Optiks®, LLC is the expert in performance enhancing, blue light blocking glasses for all eyes and is #1 in gaming. Leading the way in cutting edge technology and design innovation, GUNNAR was the first company to secure a patent (# 9417460) for lenses that reduce digital eye strain and combat fatigue issues. GUNNAR’s lenses are clinically proven and Dr recommended. As the category pioneer, GUNNAR has established itself as a preeminent force in gaming glasses and continues to expand its portfolio providing a wide selection of styles, protective lens types and focus options for everyone. These include glasses for gaming, computer and sun use in prescription and reading glasses. In addition, GUNNAR has a new line of glasses specifically designed for kids.
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