On the RazerCon 2021 livestream occasion, the gaming model launched new additions to its Kraken headset household with HyperSense haptic suggestions know-how cooked in, including one other immersive dimension to gameplay by changing sound indicators into “dynamic touch-sensory suggestions.”
Two of the three new gaming headsets introduced characteristic Razer’s HyperSense tech, with the Kraken V3 Professional additionally bringing wi-fi connectivity to the Kraken household for the primary time.
In an identical approach that you would be able to really feel a rumble throughout explosions and different key in-game occasions when utilizing some controllers, the Lofelt L5 haptic drivers on the coronary heart of the HyperSense setup convert audio cues in a recreation into vibrations in your head in actual time, flowing left or proper as wanted and coming with adjustable power. The upshot being that players are immersed in multi-sensory motion – with Razer promising pure, lifelike sensory suggestions over a large frequency vary.
The Professional headphones can wirelessly join by way of Razer’s Hyperspeed 2.4-GHz know-how, which the corporate boasts is thrice quicker than “some other wi-fi gaming know-how as examined by TÜV SÜD PSB.” They arrive with a wi-fi dongle that is appropriate with the Ps and docked Swap, and can even function cabled by way of a 3.5-mm jack.
The over-ear gaming headphones characteristic TriForce Titanium 50-mm three-in-one drivers which are reported capable of deal with bass, mids and treble individually for a smoother frequency response and a fuller sound, and THX 7.1 surround-sound spatial audio is included too for “true-to-life acoustics.”
They arrive with a 9.9-mm removable supercardoid mic, supply long-session consolation due to plush reminiscence foam pads, there’s passive noise isolation solely right here, and naturally, Razer has included Chroma RGB lighting results.
With haptics and lights doing their factor, per-charge battery life is as much as 11 hours, or as much as 44 hours with out.
The Kraken V3 Professional headphones are priced at US$199.99, with availability proven as “coming quickly.”
The $129.99 Kraken V3 HyperSense headphones are primarily the identical because the Professional, however do not include wi-fi connectivity. And the Kraken V3 do not have wi-fi or haptics however are the most affordable of the trio at $99.99.
Different bulletins made at RazerCon 2021 embody the belief of the Undertaking Hazel RGB sensible facemask idea proven at CES 2021 again in January, now going into manufacturing because the Razer Zephyr. The hanging wearable is partially clear to assist with person-to-person communication, comes with N95-grade filters, rocks two-speed followers and will get colourful with Chroma RGB lighting. All for $99.99 by itself, or $149.99 with three filter packs. Substitute filters are priced at $29.99 per set of 10.