Ninja’s newest gamer hoodie features a “patent-pending” headphone-compatible hood

Popular streamer Tyler “Ninja” Blevins has introduced his subsequent piece of branded gear — a customized $60 hoodie with a “patent-pending” system that’s designed to let clients put on a headset over the hood whereas nonetheless having fun with their music or video games uninterrupted.

The hoodie works by that includes a “polymesh” ear gap on both sides of the hood, permitting for sound from the headset to move by way of as an alternative of getting muffled by the (normally) thick materials of a sweatshirt hood.

The concept isn’t a new one: this yr has already seen an additionally patented gamer hoodie from Champion, albeit one which featured an outsized hood for sporting headphones contained in the hood as an alternative of over it. And the idea of utilizing mesh hoods for sporting headphones over a sweatshirt dates again to Betabrand’s Audio Engineer’s Hoodie from 2014.

The Ninja headphone hoodie seems to solely be out there in a pullover type, with comparatively restrained branding when in comparison with Blevins’ other Ninja hoodies — the headphone mannequin appears to solely characteristic his “Ninja” branding on the pocket and the identical icon close to the sleeve.

The hoodie will probably be out there in black, pink, and grey colours, with gross sales set to start on November 25th at 3PM ET / 12PM PT by way of Ninja’s web site for $60, which is $10 greater than the “standard” Ninja hoodies.

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