Griffin Unveils 'Survivor Play' Case for Apple TV Siri Remote

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Griffin today debuted its first accessory for the Apple TV, introducing a new case designed for the Siri Remote. The Survivor Play for Siri Remote aims to add protection to keep it safe from scratches and dings when dropped and it adds a non-slip grip to make it easier to hold when playing motion-based games that require a lot of movement.

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The Survivor Play, which is made of a soft, textured silicone, fits around the back of the Siri Remote and is similar to the wide variety Wii Remote skins that make the Nintendo controller easier to hold during gameplay. According to Griffin, the Survivor Play was designed primarily with gameplay in mind, adding extra thick grips to make it more comfortable to hold.

Now that Apple TV has added gaming, your Siri Remote will be working harder than ever. Survivor Play was designed with gaming in mind. Its easy-to grip shape surrounds the remote's back and edges with impact-absorbing silicone. So just in case things get rowdy while you're playing Beat Sports, your Siri Remote stays safe.

The case also adds cushioning and protection for the edges and the corners of the Siri Remote, the places most likely to be damaged should the remote be dropped or flung across the room during a heated gameplay session. Because it wraps around the back, the Survivor Play leaves the Siri Remote buttons, touchscreen, microphones, and Lightning port easily accessible.

When it launches later this fall, the Griffin Survivor Play for the Siri Remote will be priced at $19.99.

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Top Rated Comments

b166er Avatar
68 months ago
Ok NOW I've seen everything.
Score: 13 Votes (Like | Disagree)
avanpelt Avatar
68 months ago
At this rate, pretty soon we'll have a case for our cases.
Score: 8 Votes (Like | Disagree)
Corrode Avatar
68 months ago
Yikes! $20 for a plastic cover? Who cares that much about keeping their TV REMOTE in perfect condition?
Score: 7 Votes (Like | Disagree)
innominato5090 Avatar
68 months ago

Yeah, this is a bit ridiculous. Not everything made by Apple needs a protective case put on it... particularly when it covers the back, which will spend 90% of its time unseen, sitting on a coffee table.

I'd buy to increase the grip rather than for protection. That remote is tiny, and presumably very slippery.

That being said, the price is downright ridiculous.
Score: 4 Votes (Like | Disagree)
lincolntran Avatar
68 months ago
Do we need a case for every freaking thing?!!!
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)
73b Avatar
68 months ago
Now introducing a case for your charger! Adds grip for plugging in that tricky lightning connector!
Score: 3 Votes (Like | Disagree)

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