PDP Riffmaster: Fortnite Festival Information and Release Date

Rock Band and Fortnite Festival players will be excited to see the announcement of a new wireless guitar controller called the PDP Riffmaster.

The Riffmaster is PDP’s latest addition to the gaming world, offering a unique experience for rhythm game enthusiasts. It’s compatible with Rock Band 4 and will soon work with Fortnite Festival, thanks to an upcoming Harmonix patch.

Riffmaster Xbox Version. Image Credit: IGN
Riffmaster Xbox Version. Image Credit: IGN

What is the PDP Riffmaster

The Riffmaster offers two distinct versions to accommodate gamers across multiple platforms: one version is compatible with the Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One, while the other version works with the PS5 and PS4. PC is mentioned to be compatible with the PlayStation version. The riffmaster includes an impressive battery life of up to 36 hours to increase the longevity of gameplay on a single charge.

A standout feature of the Riffmaster is its ambidextrous design, making it accessible and comfortable for both left-handed and right-handed players. This inclusivity ensures that a wider audience can enjoy the musical gaming experience without the limitations imposed by traditional guitar controllers.

Additionally, the PDP Riffmaster boasts a foldable design, a significant advantage for players looking for a compact and easy-to-store controller option. This design feature addresses the common issue of bulky gaming peripherals that take up unnecessary space when you’re not playing Rock Band or Fortnite Festival.

Another innovative aspect of the Riffmaster is the inclusion of a thumbstick behind the headstock, providing additional control options for players. The pickguard of the Riffmaster is also removable, offering a degree of customization and flexibility.

Riffmaster flat view. Image Credit: IGN
Riffmaster flat view. Image Credit: IGN

PDP Riffmaster Release Date and Pricing Details

PDP, the company behind the Riffmaster, has announced that this wireless guitar controller will be available for purchase starting in Spring 2024, likely in the March to May timeframe.

As of now, PDP has not disclosed the price of the Riffmaster. This means those interested in buying it will have to wait a bit longer to determine how much they need to pay.