The Colonel has gotten into the gaming business.
KFC announced Wednesday the release of its KFConsole, a gaming console in the shape of the fast-food chain’s familiar Bargain Bucket of chicken.
While many believed the release of the KFConsole to be a gag, it is, in fact, real. CNN Business confirms that KFC created the gaming console under its KFC Gaming branch in partnership with Cooler Master, a computer hardware manufacturer based in Taiwan.
“The KFConsole has arrived,” states the Cooler Master website. “Forged from the fires of the KFC ovens and built by Cooler Master from the ground up, there has never been a tastier way to experience the latest titles in stunning 4k, 240fps.”
The future of gaming is here.
— KFC Gaming (@kfcgaming) June 12, 2020
The “tasty” factor that the KFConsole brings is its built-in “Chicken Chamber.” The chamber slides open from within the console, using natural heat and airflow to keep the hungry gamer’s chicken warm as they play.
The KFConsole also isn’t without its gaming capabilities. Cooler Master further explains that the gaming console has other items such as the Intel Nuc 9 Extreme Compute Element to keep space open for games and to drive performance.
Additionally, the KFConsole has VR capabilities; ray tracing; “smooth and fluid” gameplay; and 4K-TV gaming. It even guarantees gameplay speeds that are about six times faster than your average console, all thanks to two Seagate BarraCuda 1TB SSD.
The Cool Master website continues, “Our expert Mod team, [led] by the legendary Swedish craftsman ‘Timeplay,’ set about building this awesome beast and boy did he deliver!”
The official release date and pricing of the KFConsole has not yet been announced.