Logitech has announced that it has acquired Saitek as it aims to “create a more immersive gaming experience.”
Saitek is known for its flight, farm and space simulation game controllers and is an area where Logitech didn’t tend to venture with its own peripherals.
Ujesh Desai, Vice President and General Manager of gaming at Logitech outlined the three key reasons why the Saitek acquisition makes sense:
First, these products are just great. We know a thing or two at Logitech about what makes a gaming product stand out and these products deliver exceptional experiences. Don’t take our word for it – we’ve seen the Saitek fans on the forums.
Second, simulation games are cool and getting cooler. Whether you’re into driving, flying or exploring space, there are fresh new titles available and more to come. Some of these titles are even VR enabled and we believe that dedicated controllers will stimulate and enhance the total VR experience.
Last and most importantly, we’re excited to be a bigger part of the simulation community. We already make gaming wheels for the driving simulation market and this new line of products will provide an even more complete experience. We care about this space and want to do right by its fans. We have a vision that will take these products further, faster. Stay tuned for future updates, as we further integrate the Saitek products into our overall Logitech G portfolio.