Razer Releases Custom-Designed Headset for World of Tanks

RAZER RELEASES CUSTOM-DESIGNED HEADSET FOR WORLD OF TANKS

Razer Kraken Pro armed and loaded with Wargaming’s tank MMO action game elements

 

LOS ANGELES (E3 2014) – Razer™, the world leader in entertainment devices and software, in partnership with Wargaming, a leading free-to-play MMO developer and publisher, today announced a World of Tanks Razer Kraken Pro headset. The customized gaming headset expands the arsenal of Razer licensed World of Tanks products that include a Razer DeathAdder gaming mouse and Razer Goliathus gaming mouse mat.

“It is always fun for us to collaborate directly with developers whose titles we love to play, and Wargaming is one of the most prestigious names in gaming,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. “Razer peripherals are the weapons of choice for the world’s top eSports athletes. It made perfect sense to dedicate the power and performance of our products to this amazing franchise.”

The World of Tanks Razer Kraken Pro will feature large 40mm drivers that are tuned for clear high- and mid-ranges as well as deep bass for powerful lows.

Gamers can further personalize their listening experience with Razer’s industry-leading gaming software, including Razer Surround Pro. The audio engine upgrades any stereo headphones to personalized virtual 7.1 surround sound. All downloads before June 30 will be automatically upgraded to Razer Surround Pro for free. For more information on Razer Surround, go to http://www.razerzone.com/surround.

The first 20,000 units of the World of Tanks Razer Kraken Pro include bonus codes redeemable for 1,500 in-game gold and seven days of premium service for World of Tanks accounts.

“We are enthusiastic to expand our successful partnership with Razer. The World of Tanks Razer Kraken Pro headset will be the perfect fit to expand this collaboration and will dive the player even deeper in the dynamic sounds of the steel machines and emotional music of the game,” says Frédéric Menou, Managing Director Europe and North America at Wargaming. “

Razer also sponsors Odem Mortis and SIMP Gaming. The two tank squads competed in Wargaming.net’s League Grand Finals in April and proved that success on the field of battle requires skill and the perfect gear for every situation.

Razer has a strong history of licensing product with some of the top-selling game titles in the industry, including League of Legends, StarCraft® II, and Mass Effect™ 3. Razer also collaborates with some of the top eSports teams around the world to create custom licensed product.

 

World of Tanks Razer Kraken Pro features: 

  • Frequency response: 20Hz – 20,000Hz
  • Impedance: 32Ω at 1kHz
  • Sensitivity (@1 kHz, 1V/Pa): 110 ± 4dB at 1kHz max
  • Input power: 50mW
  • Drivers: 40mm, with Neodymium magnets
  • Inner ear cup diameter: 50mm / 1.97in.
  • Cable length: 1.3m/4.27ft. plus 2m/6.6ft. splitter adapter
  • Approximate weight: 293g / 0.65lbs.
  • Connector: Analog 3.5mm combined jack (headphone and mic)
  • Fully retractable microphone
  • Microphone frequency response: 100Hz – 10,000Hz
  • Microphone signal-to-noise ratio: 52dB
  • Microphone sensitivity (@1kHz, 1V/Pa): – 40 ± 3 dB
  • Microphone pick-up pattern: Unidirectional


Availability:
 

  • RazerStore: Order Now
  • Worldwide: June

For more information about the World of Tanks Razer Kraken Pro, please visit www.razerzone.com/licensed-and-team-peripherals/world-of-tanks-razer-kraken-pro/

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About World of Tanks:
World of Tanks is the first and only team-based, massively multiplayer online action game dedicated to armored warfare. Throw yourself into the epic tank battles of World War II with other steel cowboys all over the world. Your arsenal includes over 300 armored vehicles from United States, Germany, the Soviet Union, France, Great Britain, Japan and China, carefully detailed with historical accuracy.

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About Wargaming:
Wargaming is an award-winning online game developer and publisher and one of the leaders in the free-to-play MMO market. Founded as a privately held company in 1998, Wargaming has shipped more than 15 titles. Currently, Wargaming is focused on its team-based MMO war series dedicated to the mid-20th century warfare that will include the armored World of Tanks, the flight combat World of Warplanes, and the naval World of Warships. The three intertwined titles will form a common gaming universe integrated within the portal www.wargaming.net.

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About Razer:
Razer™ is the world leader in devices and software platforms that enable, connect and entertain a worldwide community of electronic entertainment enthusiasts, 24/7. 

With a rich history in gaming, music and design, Razer’s award-winning technology includes voice-over IP and other social applications and devices; programs for music production, performance and enjoyment; cloud-based solutions for customizing and enhancing computer systems and related product performance; and a wide array of award-winning laptops, tablets, audio products, hardware and accessories, and apparel.

Razer applies its design and engineering resources to develop products that support the on-the-go lifestyle inherent to its contemporary, global, technophile community, fulfilling their immediate wants and needs wherever they are. At Razer, everything it does resonates with the company credo: For Gamers. By Gamers.™

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