The start of the 2020 paintball season was marked by the start of Paintball Extravaganza. These are most of the new products that were shown at the event. This year the event took place in a new location the Crowne Plaza in Memphis from February 18-20th 2020.

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When the event starts I will be adding products show at the event here.

Planet Eclipse, DLX, Dye, Tippmann, Virtue and the rest of the big players will all there, many smaller companies like Push and Field One were also there showing off their gear for 2020 and beyond.

New Paintball Guns

Planet Eclipse LV1.6

The LV1.6 will be available in April 2020 for $1295.95, and will come in 6 colors: Silver/Dark Blue, Black/Purple, Black/Green, Teal/Grey, Gold/Red, and Black.

Falling like a flashback to 2018. Planet Eclipse has re-re-released the LV1 with a new version, the LV1.6.

The LV1.6 is cosmetically updated LV1.5, that comes with a new solenoid that is easily repairable.

Planet Eclipse Geo 4

The forth Geo will be shipping in March 2020, for $1195.95 and will come in six colors: Black/Purple, Black/Green, Teal/Grey, Gold/Red, Silver Dark Blue, and Black.


  • Shorter than CS1
  • IV Core
  • FL Barrel

First Strike Roscoe Revolver

The FS Roscoe is a revolver paintball pistol designed to short .50 caliber First Strike rounds. The Roscoe will hold 6 rounds in the chamber and use a 12-gram co2 cartridge.

First Strike Scout Bolt Action

The First Strike Scout is a bolt action mag-fed sniper rifle. The Scout will go on sale this spring for $599.95 USD

Empire SYX 1.5

A welcome update to the Empire SYX.

New Features:

  • Bolt guide
  • On/Off ASA pin
  • Battery enclosure

Tippmann Stormer

I like these! I’m a fan on the Tippmann Cronus, it’s a solid gun at a great price. The Stormer and the Stormer Tactical are just a “new” version of the Cronus. I love the new look! Tippmann also released the Stomer Elite the is mag-fed, much like the Tippmann TMC.

Azodin Blitz 4

The Blitz 4 from Azdoin is an entry-level tournament-style marker.

Azodin KD III

The KDIII from Azodin is a mid-range single trigger mechanical gun. It is going to sell for $279.95.

New Paintball Masks


Virtue VIO Ascend Graphic

Nothing too exciting just some new colors for the Ascend. The new colors will be graphic Red, Green, Blue, and Highlander Camo.

V-Force Grill SC Colors

Just some new colors in the V-Force Grill

New Paintball Hoppers

Virtue Spire IR Graphic

To match the new Ascend color Virtue have released new Spire IR colors. The new colors will be graphic Red, Green, Blue and Highlander Camo.

New Tanks

New Paintball Pants, Jersey, Pads

Empire TT Elbow Pads, Knee Pads & Gloves

Little is known right now. Shipping February 2020.

  • Empire Contact TT Knee Pads – $59.95
  • Empire Contact TT Elbow Pads – $59.95
  • Empire Contact TT Gloves Pads – $24.95

New Paintball Gear

Deadlywind hAir 45

The hAir 45 from Deadlywin is a drop-in replacement valve for the Planet Eclipse Emek and Gtek M170R. The hAir makes the trigger pull on either the Emek, Gmek, Mg100 and M170r, 4 times shorter. Deadlywind has not announced a price yet, but pre-orders will start in March.

Planet Eclipse CS2 Mech Frame

Planet Eclipse mechanical frame from CS2. No price yet, the release should be May 2020.

Planet Eclipse Rifled Quake Barrel

Planet Eclipse have released a rifled barrel? Yep. A ruffled barrel designs to work with First Strike round maybe by popular barrel manufacture Carmatech. The bad part is that the barrel is selling for a steep. $129.95.

Planet Eclipse 20rd Magazine

Planet Eclipse makes the MG100 magazine fed gun, but they did not make magazines until now. There is no firm price, but when they go on sale late this summer I assume they will $25-$35 each.

Dye 2020 Autococker Parts

Like a flashback to 2004 Dye have some NEW autococker parts. Dye do have some competition in the Autococker space though, Inception Designs and Shocktech both making great pneumatics. I was a fan of the original Dye Autococker stuff, so I’m hoping this stuff is nicer 🤞.

  • Dye DFF-20 3-Way – $44.95
  • DFF-20 LRP – $69.95
  • DFF-20 Feedneck – $34.95
  • DFF-20 Regulator – $89.95

All new parts are below and should be shipping in May 2020.


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