Razer Outs Kraken Ultimate for Competitive Gaming

👤by Michael Pabia Comments 📅15.11.2019 16:53:06
Press Release

Razer presents the new Kraken Ultimate gaming headset featuring THX Spatial Audio, custom-tuned 50mm neodymium drivers, and a pro-grade noise-cancelling microphone for competitive gaming. The Razer Kraken Ultimate’s THX Spatial Audio technology delivers pinpoint accuracy greater than 7.1 virtual surround sound systems. The custom-tuned 50mm drivers deliver a more natural sound to create realistic soundscapes for cinematic effect and gaming advantage. The Kraken Ultimate’s active noise cancelling microphone allows for crystal-clear team communication that’s crucial for competitive gaming. The Razer Kraken Ultimate also sports customisable RGB lighting on its earcups powered by Razer Chroma RGB lighting with unlimited lighting effects controlled by Razer Synapse 3.

Razer also introduces the Razer Kraken X USB, a new addition to the Kraken X family offers green earcup lighting and 7.1 virtual surround sound via its USB connection. The Kraken X USB is an entry-level gaming headset with a lightweight design weighing only 275g for all-day gaming comfort and immersion.

THX Spatial Audio Technology

The Razer Kraken Ultimate comes equipped with THX Spatial Audio technology – an advanced positional audio solution that delivers pinpoint accuracy and greater than 7.1 surround sound. It offers better audio immersion and gaming advantage for pinpointing enemies. THX Spatial Audio optimizes the unique sound design and engineering of every game offering a natural listening experience that can help to reduce brain and ear fatigue.

Expertly Tuned Drivers for an Immersive Soundscape

The Razer Kraken Ultimate features custom-tuned 50mm drivers producing powerful, detailed, super-clear sound and punchy bass. The drivers are tuned to deliver a more natural sound curve to deliver the most immersive and lifelike sounds.

Pro-Grade Active Noise Cancelling Microphone

The Razer Kraken Ultimate is designed for competitive gaming with its Discord-certified, active noise cancelling microphone assuring flawless team communication. The microphone picks up and nullifies background noise as you speak ensuring crystal-clear communication.

Lightweight and Durable

The Razer Kraken Ultimate sports an aluminium and steel construction for a lightweight but durable headset construction. It features cooling gel-infused ear cushions for long-lasting comfort as it reduces heat build-up on contact points. The Kraken Ultimate also contains hidden eyewear channels for gamers sporting corrective or blue-light glasses.

Pricing and Availability
The Razer Kraken Ultimate and Razer Kraken X USB are now available at Razer.com, see pricing below.
Razer Kraken Ultimate: $129.99 USD / €149.99 MSRP
Razer Kraken X USB: $59.99 USD / €69.99 MSRP

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