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Razer’s Barracuda X headset affords wi-fi freedom for PS5 and Swap

Razer has launched a brand new gaming headset referred to as the Razer Barracuda X, which helps a number of platforms together with PC, PS5, Nintendo Switch and cellular. 

That is because of a brand new USB-C dongle that options Razer HyperSpeed expertise for a low-latency wi-fi efficiency. Merely plug the dongle right into a USB-C port your machine (or right into a USB-A port with the bundled adapter) and also you’ll be capable of get wi-fi audio immediately. 

Sadly, the Barracuda X doesn’t assist wi-fi connectivity with the Xbox Series X, which requires a proprietary Xbox Wi-fi connection, however will work through the three.5mm headphone jack for wired play. There’s additionally no Bluetooth assist right here, making the bundled adapter important for wi-fi use. 

Razer Barracuda X

The Barracuda X options the Razer TriForce 40mm drivers for a “high-end audio efficiency”, that are apparently a scaled down tackle the Razer Blackshark’s 50mm drivers. Assist for 7.1 encompass sound is accessible on PC, whereas PS5 3D audio is supported too.

Razer has additionally made certain to make this headset as snug as attainable, including reminiscence foam ear cushions to the low-profile ear cups. The scarf can be tender and thick, stopping it from digging into your noggin’ throughout prolonged gaming classes. 

You additionally get a removable Razer HyperClear Cardioid microphone, permitting you to make use of the Barracuda as a standard headset away out of your gaming system everytime you fancy. Razer claims the microphone affords improved voice isolation, blocking out background noise from the again and sides. 

Whereas Razer has historically lavished its headphone peripherals with flashy inexperienced or pink , the Barracuda X has way more refined seems to be with a uniform black styling. The headset solely weighs 250g too, making them a great choice for individuals who need a moveable pair of headphones. 

The Razer Barracuda X is that can be purchased as we speak from each the Razer retailer and third-party sellers, with an RRP of $99.99 / €99.99. 

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