Razer Getting into the Console Biz

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Razer has announced that they have received preliminary approval from Microsoft to develop the Razer Onza Professional Gaming Controller for Xbox 360 and Razer is working towards approval of a licensed Razer Chimaera Professional Gaming Headset for Xbox 360 designed specifically for the Xbox 360 gaming console.

Razer Onza™ Professional Gaming Controller for Xbox 360®

“Just as we did for PC gamers, we are really looking forward to revolutionizing the world of console gaming by creating a controller and gaming headset that gives console gamers the same level of quality, precision and accuracy that they know and expect in our PC products,” said Robert “Razerguy” Krakoff, president, Razer USA. “This is a great opportunity for us to continue to give gamers the competitive edge by really listening and responding to their needs.”

Razer plans to develop the Onza Professional Gaming Controller for Xbox 360 and Chimaera Professional Gaming Headset for Xbox 360 that will provide gamers with special features to enhance the Xbox 360 gaming experience. The Razer Onza will feature Razer Hyperesponse buttons, analog sticks with customizable tension and a programmable multi-function button (MFB). The Razer Chimaera is equipped with a 5.1 Channel Virtual Surround sound system, a Daisy-Chain cable system and a circumaural design for optimum sound quality and comfort. These releases promise to be an exciting new endeavour as Razer makes its much anticipated debut into the world of console gaming.

Razer Onza Professional Gaming Controller for Xbox 360

The Razer Onza Professional Gaming Controller for Xbox 360 was created to improve the players Xbox 360 gaming experience with a series of special features, including Razer Hyperesponse buttons, designed to give faster actuation and a crisp, tactile feel.

The Razer Onza will allow gamers to vary the tension required to tilt the analog stick for maximum comfort and customization bringing an element of personal preference to the world of console gaming. Razer has also added a multi-function button (MFB) that can be mapped to act as one of the action buttons, the analog stick buttons or an auto-fire button by using a sliding selector switch on the bottom of the controller. The Razer Onza Professional Gaming Controller for Xbox 360 is further distinguished by a sharply-lit edge, for gaming that stays in style, even in the dark. 

Razer Onza Professional Gaming Controller for Xbox 360
MSRP: US $49.99; Europe € 44.99

Razer Onza Professional Gaming Controller for Xbox 360 Features:

  • Razer Hyperesponse technology
  • Adjustable Tension Analog Sticks
  • Programmable Multi-function Button
  • Wired Control for Virtually Lag Free Gameplay

AVAILABILITY:Worldwide

Razer Chimaera Professional Gaming Headset for Xbox 360

Razer Chimaera Professional Gaming Headset for Xbox 360The Razer Chimaera Professional Gaming Headset for Xbox 360 is designed to provide sharp sound quality that optimizes the gaming experience with crisp, roaring sound from a 5.1 Channel Virtual Surround Sound system.  Although the majority of games are encoded with the full 5.1 surround sound, most gaming headsets are only equipped to offer stereo-grade sound, while the Razer Chimaera offers the full range of sound, enhancing the entire Xbox experience. A Daisy-Chain solution allows multiple Razer base stations to be connected to create a direct, private communication channel for in-game team conversations. The circumaural design of the headset allows for optimum noise isolation for long-hours of comfortable gameplay without any outside interruptions.

Razer Chimaera Professional Gaming Headset for Xbox 360
COST: US $129.99; Europe €109.99

Razer Chimaera Professional Gaming Headset for Xbox 360

  • 5.1 Channel Virtual Surround Sound
  • Circumaural Design
  • Daisy-Chain Cable System allows multiple base stations to connect for private communication channel

AVAILABILITY: Worldwide

For more information, visit www.razerzone.com.

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