Razer, the company known for its premium PC gaming hardware and accessories just announced five new product updates. These new updates are for the Blade Stealth Ultrabook, the Blade gaming laptop, the Stargazer webcam and the ManO'War 7.1 all-in-one gaming headset.
The "Best of CES" award-winning computer, the Blade Stealth, is getting an updated battery life and a new intel processor. It will be available with up to 16GB of RAM and 1TB of storage. prices for Razer's Blade Stealth start at just $999.
Razer's flagship gaming laptop, the Blade is also getting some improvement. It will now come with an NVIDIA 1060 graphics card, increasing its performance by 40%. A new Full HD screen option will allow for more a more optimal graphical experience where players will be able to play games at higher settings with better results. The entry price has also been lowered by $200, making the cheapest option only $1799.
The Stargazer, Razer's first foray into the world of external webcams, is now open for pre-orders. The previously announced entry price of $200 has been lowered to $150. It will begin shipping in October.
The launch of the ManO'War 7.1 gaming headset was also announced. The headset is compatible with PC/Mac, Playstation 4 and Xbox One platforms. It is also able to deliver 7.1 surround sound audio through Razer Synapse. 50mm drivers and sound isolation create a more immersive sound to get players really into the game. Pre-orders for the Razer ManO'War 7.1 are now open and it will be selling for $119.99.
Lastly, Razer announced that the first titles from the $5 million OSVR (Open Source Virtual Reality) dev fund the company announced at E3 have been greenlit. The fifteen games include StarDrone VR, a game mixing high-speed pinball style action and object collection and also the game Theme Park Studio, which will allow players to design build their own virtual amusement parks.