Leap Motion Controllers Now Available on Newegg.com

SAN FRANCISCO -- 09/30/13
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All Orders Placed by October 11 Will Receive a Free App for Immersive New Gaming Experience

Today the Leap Motion™ Controller became available for purchase at Newegg.com, the leading electronics-focused e-retailer in the United States. To support the launch, all Newegg.com purchases of the Leap Motion Controller made by October 11 will receive a free download of GameWAVE, an app for mapping keyboard commands, macros, mouse clicks and movements to simple hand gestures to improve gaming and productivity.

“Newegg.com has an incredible reputation for great products and great service, as well as a loyal customer base of gamers and gadget enthusiasts – making it an ideal retail partner to sell the Leap Motion Controller,” said Leap Motion President and COO Andy Miller. “The GameWAVE app special offer allows Newegg customers to enhance their gaming experience by using natural hand gestures to cast spells, rotate their field of view or perform other customized play modifications.”

“We’ve had a lot of interest in Leap Motion from our community, and we’re excited to begin selling one of the hottest new technologies on the market,” said Stephen Weller, Director of Product Management at Newegg. “The Leap Motion Controller’s cost-effective price point, wide variety of applications and ability to work with both PC and Mac computers make it a must-have gift this holiday season.”

Since the Leap Motion Controller launched globally in July, customers around the world have been using it to play games, learn in 3D, create music and art, and more. Users have downloaded more than 1 million apps from Leap Motion’s Airspace™ Store. Gaming has been an especially popular category; popular titles using GameWAVE include existing games like World of Warcraft and Minecraft , Dropchord from indie developer Double Fine, and popular casual games Fruit Ninja and Cut the Rope.

The Leap Motion Controller works with computers running Mac OS X 10.7 or 10.8, or Windows 7 or 8. It requires a minimum Intel Core™ i3 or AMD Phenom™ II processor, 2 GB RAM, a USB 2.0 port and Internet connection.

The Leap Motion Controller retails for $79.99 at www.newegg.com/leapmotion.

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