Razer Announces Next Generation Gaming Headset for Xbox One

RAZER™ ANNOUNCES NEXT GENERATION GAMING HEADSET FOR XBOX ONE™

Turn up the advantage with the all-new Razer Kraken Gaming Headset for Xbox One

 

CARLSBAD, Calif. – Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, is proud to announce the latest addition to Razer’s arsenal of Xbox One™ peripherals with the release of the Razer Kraken Stereo Gaming Headset for Xbox One.

The choice PC headset of eSport athletes around the world, the Razer Kraken Gaming Headset is now available for the Xbox One and comes fully equipped with powerful 40 mm neodymium magnet drivers that are tuned for clear high and mid-ranges, as well as deep immersive bass for powerful lows. The Razer Kraken Gaming Headset for Xbox One has been ergonomically designed with plush circumaural padding that creates sound isolation for a superior gaming experience.  

 

 

“Our Kraken headset series has always been popular with gamers who are looking for high-performance audio and product quality,” said Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “Like the Xbox One, the Kraken Gaming Headset for Xbox One is designed to provide gamers with unparalleled power and performance. This new headset is joining the Razer Atrox arcade stick for Xbox One and we are excited to expand our console line further in the future.”

The Razer Kraken Gaming Headset for Xbox One features a unidirectional microphone that translates crystal clear audio with balanced natural sound tones. The flexible design allows gamers to conveniently flip the microphone out of view when not in use.

Bundled with an audio control unit that fits perfectly on the Xbox One controller, gamers will have easy access to multimedia controls right at their fingertips without the need to interrupt their gaming sessions.

 

For more information on the Razer Kraken Gaming Headset for Xbox One, go to www.razerzone.com/gaming-audio/razer-kraken-xbox-one 

Price: US: $99.99 / EUR: €99.99

Availability:
RazerStore: Available Now
Worldwide: December 2014

Headphone features:

  • Optimized weight for extended wear
  • Closed ear cup design for maximum comfort
  • Frequency response: 20 – 20,000 Hz
  • Impedance: 32Ω at 1 kHz
  • Sensitivity (@1 kHz, 1 V/Pa): 110 ± 4 dB at 1 kHz Max
  • Input Power: 50 mW
  • Drivers: 40 mm, with Neodymium magnets


Microphone features:

  • Frequency response: 100 – 10,000 Hz
  • Signal-to-noise ratio: 50 dB
  • Sensitivity (@1 kHz, 1V/Pa): -42 ± 3 dB
  • Pick-up pattern: Unidirectional


Audio Control Unit features:

  • Proprietary port for connection to the Xbox One Controller
  • Dedicated volume control and mute button
  • Individual controls for game and chat volume


PRODUCT IMAGES:
For digital screens (websites, mobile, social media)
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For print (magazines, posters, brochures)
Razer Kraken for Xbox One – CMYK .TIFF with black background
Razer Kraken for Xbox One – CMYK .TIFF with white background

 

About the Razer Kraken Gaming Headset for Xbox One:
The choice PC headset of eSport athletes around the world has now come to the console. The Razer Kraken Gaming Headset for Xbox One is engineered to deliver rich precise audio while isolating noise from the outside, so you can enjoy high-quality sound from its large 40mm Neodymium magnet drivers for hours on end. The unidirectional analog microphone leaves no room for miscommunication and can even be flipped up out of view when not in use.

The included stereo headset adaptor removes the hassle of having to take your hands off your Xbox One controller when you need to mute your microphone or turn up the game or chat volume. By having all the controls you need right at your fingertips, you won’t have to stop your gaming session to reach for your audio controller.

 

About Razer:
Razer™ is a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers.

Razer is transforming the way people play games, engage with other gamers and identify with the gamer lifestyle. Having won the coveted “Best of CES” award consecutively for four years, the company’s leadership in product innovation continues to create new categories for the gaming community that is estimated to have over 1 billion gamers worldwide. 

Razer’s award-winning design and technology include an array of user interface and systems devices, voice-over IP for gamers and a cloud platform for customizing and enhancing gaming devices.

Founded in 2005, Razer is backed by IDG-Accel and Heliconia Capital Management (Heliconia), a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore investment company Temasek. For more information visit http://www.razerzone.com/about-razer.

 

Press Contacts:

United States
Kevin Scarpati
Kevin.Scarpati@razerzone.com

Alain Mazer, Global Director of Public Relations
Alain.Mazer@razerzone.com

Canada/Latin America
Stefanie Vallas
Stefanie.vallas@razerzone.com

Europe/Africa
Jan Horak
Jan.Horak@razerzone.com

Andre Ruff
Andre.Ruff@razerzone.com

Asia Pacific
Jarieul Wong
Jarieul.Wong@razerzone.com

China
Chris Chen
Chris.Chen@razerzone.com

 

Razer – For Gamers. By Gamers.™

 

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