Razer announces its most affordable headset that supports Chroma RGB, the Kraken V3 X

Kraken V3 X
Kraken V3 X (Image credit: Razer)

What you need to know

  • Razer announced the Kraken V3 X gaming headset today..
  • The headset is designed for prolonged used and improved comfort.
  • The Kraken V3 X features Razer TriForce 40mm drivers and a Razer HyperClear Cardioid microphone

Razer announced the Kraken V3 X gaming headset today. It is the most affordable Razer headset that features Razer Chroma RGB, allowing it to show over 16.8 million colors for a customizable look. Razer makes some of the best gaming headsets around, and the Kraken V3 X joins its impressive portfolio.

The Kraken V3 X is available starting today for $70 through Razer's website.

Razer built the Kraken V3 X for comfort and longer playing sessions. It weighs just 285g and has hybrid fabric and memory foam ear cushions for comfort. The headset also has soft headband padding.

The Kraken V3 X has Razer TriForce 40mm drivers, which were first seen in the Razer BlackShark V2. The Kraken V3 X also supports 7.1 surround sound for realistic and immersive audio. For communication, the Kraken V3 X features a Razer HyperClear Cardioid microphone.

Source: Razer (Image credit: Source: Razer)

The Kraken V3 X connects through a USB and works with PCs or the PlayStation 4. The headset does not work with Xbox consoles, so you'll have to check out our collection of the best Xbox Series X and Series S headsets if you need headphones for your console.

If you prefer a wireless connection, or if you just want to check out some alternatives to the Kraken V3 X, make sure to check out our best Razer headsets collection.

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