Gaming in the comfort of your favourite lounge chair has long been left to those with a controller, over the years, a few companies have attempted to release products to let you use a mouse and keyboard, with varying results, but now Roccat have entered the fray.
René Korte, CEO and founder of ROCCAT Studios says, “It’s relatively easy to design a gaming lapboard. Follow our industry and you will see peripherals attempting to bridge that gap between table PC gaming and living room play. For us, it wasn’t enough to create a gaming board with dynamic playing features and great software under the hood; the Sova had to be the most comfortable long-term use product of its type on the market. We feel we have accomplished the mission of not only making owning your couch as easy as possible, but have designed an ergonomically superior, comfort-rich feature gaming peripheral that feels effortless to use over the longest play sessions. You don’t want to bring your gaming experience to the living room, and be reminded you’re balancing a peripheral on your lap. You don’t want to worry about mousing off a small pad, clicking too hard and shifting the weight of the board in the middle of play, having to adjust to an awkward ergonomic design and most importantly, feeling pain or tiredness in your wrists and back. When people tested the Sova, the overwhelming response was how easy it was to forget you were using it at all. It was so simple and effortless to interact with. Testers could simply concentrate on their game. We’re very proud of that.”
They Sova is available in Australia exclusively through EB Games and in New Zealand through Mighty Ape and can be ordered today.