Speedlink reveals the Competition Pro Joystick 25th Anniversary Edition, this joystick has a cheesy golden design and is bundled with a CD featuring 50 original games from the "golden era" of home computing. Pricing and availability is unknown.
It epitomizes the golden era of home computing: for many, the COMPETITION PRO was the best joystick ever. Even after a quarter of a century, this input device with its characteristic design hasn’t lost any of its legendary reputation – with the current version from SPEEDLINK®, with its upgraded technology and USB connector, also blowing away PC gamers of today. The sheer indestructibility of this digital stick with its four buttons plus switchable autofire function makes it the perfect controller for retro games and modern arcade titles.
SPEEDLINK® is celebrating this immortal classic with a special limited edition: the 25th Anniversary Edition combines the outstanding robustness and precision of the COMPETITION PRO with an exclusive, stylish gold design. The Anniversary Edition also includes a CD featuring 50 original games from the golden era of home computing. Revive the 80s on any Windows® PC with the top 25 titles from each of the Best of Amiga Classix® and the Best of C64 Classix® collections. The CD includes titles which have also become classics just like the COMPETITION PRO itself, including Turrican® for the C64 and Arkanoid® for the Amiga®. The games collections Best of Amiga Classix® and Best of C64 Classix® were put together in collaboration with magnussoft®.
The COMPETITION PRO 25th Anniversary Edition is limited to 10,000 examples – and each one includes a unique serial number and certificate. This beauty is far too good to be kept in a cupboard – after all, it’s only in the hands of a gaming enthusiast that the COMPETITION PRO can really revive the golden era of home computing.