360 Wireless-N Adapter Alternative

In response to Microsoft’s release of a faster, and more efficient Wireless-N internet adapter, third-party specialist Mad Catz, has announced the shipping of their own Wireless-N Gaming Adapter. The hook? Cheaper, of course. For $79.99 (compared to Microsoft’s price of $99.99) gamers can play their Xbox 360s without the umbilical cord known as an Ethernet cable, and the option to boost the stability of the PS3’s Wi-Fi. The Wireless-N Gaming Adapter also promises to work on any Ethernet-ready product.

“Connecting via the Ethernet (WAN) port on either console, the Wireless-N Gaming Adapter(compatible with 802.11b/g/n networks) proves ideal for online play and content downloading.  When using with a Wireless-N network, the Adapter offers a strong and stable connection to your Wireless-N broadband router/access point and delivers up to three times the range and speed (Up to 150Mbs) when compared to other ‘G’ gaming adapters running at speeds up to 54Mbs… The Wireless-N Gaming Adapter offers an effortless setup procedure thanks to the Quick Setup Button, which provides seamless gaming console integration when used in conjunction with a router or access point featuring WPS (Wi-Fi Protected Setup button).”

Also packed in with the adapter is a 3.3 feet Ethernet to allow users to get the best wireless reception in their households. That means we can all stop playing our games with the 360s balancing on our heads.

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François Chang

Working on the DualShockers staff as both an editor and community manager since late 2009, François is absolutely no stranger to the videogame industry. He is a graduate from the City College of New York, and has his Bachelor of Arts in Public Relations and Advertising. His next step is to obtain his Master's degree at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. Before starting his career, François has been gaming since the age of 2 with Super Mario World, and he has never looked back since. Gaming may be his profession, but it has always been his passion.

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