Sound BlasterX K08 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Now Available In German And Nordic Layouts – Aug 19, 2017– Berlin,Germany (Techreleased) – Creative Technology Ltd today announced at Gamescom German and Nordic keyboard layout additions to Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 – a precision mechanical gaming keyboard engineered from the ground up to give professional gamers the winning edge. Sound BlasterX Vanguard was initially launched with only a US keyboard layout.

Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08

The Sound BlasterX Vanguard is designed to keep gamers at the top of their game. Crafted with ultra responsive and durable custom-made mechanical switches, the compact keyboard with 110 customizable keys, an ergonomically designed body, clean matte surface and fully programmable ambient-reactive lighting, perfectly delivers a gamers’ every command with pin point precision.

Since its launch in January, the Vanguard has garnered rave reviews worldwide:

Highlights of the Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08:

Professionally-customized PRES (Perceive-React-Execute Switches), co-designed with OMRON, features double-cross-point contact technology for fail-safe keystrokes, and a durability that last over 70 million keystrokes. It also incorporates a centred light guide for brilliant RGB backlighting that shines through and around the keycaps

45g actuation force and short 1.5mm pre-travel distance offers rapid-fire input – 25% faster and 12.5% more keypresses

Responsive tactile switches offer a reliable and better actuation feel, but with quieter clicks for those who prefer a more silent approach to gaming

26-key rollover with anti-ghosting for reliable registration of inputs even in the most demanding game

Low-profile Swift keycaps are ergonomically designed for better typing experience

110 fully programmable keys

High-quality metal onboard rotary volume and media controls allows gamers easy access

Fully customizable, per-key backlighting and lighting effects with 16.8 million colour Aurora Reactive lighting system via the Sound Blaster Connect software

High-speed USB pass-through port for convenient peripheral connectivity

Adjustable height with sturdy extendable feet

Includes a detachable wrist rest

Fully Programmable Keys and Lighting via Sound Blaster Connect Software

Creative will soon be releasing an Aurora SDK that allows game developers and enthusiasts to programme and synchronize lighting effects across all Aurora Reactive-enabled Sound BlasterX products.

The German and Nordic keyboard layout versions of the Sound BlasterX Vanguard, and the full Sound BlasterX Series, will be demonstrated at Gamescom 2017, Cologne, Germany, Hall 5.1 Booth 20. To find out more about Sound BlasterX at gamescom 2017, and the Sound BlasterX Series, go to

Pricing and Availability

The German and Nordic layout versions of Sound BlasterX Vanguard K08 will be available at at EUR179.99.