Yamaha Professional Audio is excited to announce the January 31 release of the ZG02, the newest addition to the ZG series— a burgeoning lineup of dedicated live game-streaming mixing consoles that offers users a more immersive gaming experience through a combination of high-quality sound and essential game-based functions. Like its predecessor the ZG01, the new model offers all the features necessary for live game streaming and voice chat, yet with more of a focus on multiplayer application, and in a more compact design you can comfortably integrate into your desktop gaming setup.
Yamaha launched the original ZG01 in June 2022, signifying Yamaha's first-ever dedicated gaming interface for live-streaming gameplay and real time voice chat for game participants. Since the ZG01’s release we have been continuously observing and researching gaming trends and market demands by participating in exhibitions such as "TOKYO GAME SHOW” in Japan and “gamescom“ in Germany, as well as conducting our own surveys in order to build on the ZG01’s success and develop a new game streaming mixer that meets the requirements of a more diverse range of gaming enthusiasts and their respective applications.
The result, the new ZG02 live streaming gaming mixer—optimized for online multiplayer games and a wider range of playing styles, with more of a focus on functions that enhance communication and overall gameplay with other players and teammates than its predecessor the ZG01. The new ZG02 is also more compact in size and even more affordable in price, yet maintains the intuitive design, comprehensive features, and Yamaha's unique voice processing technology. Additionally, the dedicated "ZG Controller" remote app gives users more precise control of pertinent functions, and also provides a link function for crucial real-time volume adjustment.
Yamaha has also announced a valued collaboration with Elgato as of January 11, 2024 which will enable compatibility with their versatile Stream Deck devices by simply downloading the dedicated plug-in.. For gamers and game streamers of any kind, the ZG02 will prove an essential part of their everyday immersive gaming experience.