What you need to know
- Razer is one of the larger gaming PC and peripheral companies, and has a range of accessories for every gaming platform.
- Ahead of the launch of next-gen consoles like the Xbox Series X and S, Razer is announcing forward compatibility for some of their accessories.
- A ton of Xbox One accessories will be making their way with full compatibility for the Xbox Series X and S.
- This includes the popular Razer Wolverine Ultimate controller, and the premium wireless Razer Nari Ultimate headset.
Razer is one of the best gaming peripheral companies, with a wide range of accessories for every occassion and use. While most of Razer is focused on the competitive PC gaming arena, they also have premium line-ups for consoles like the Xbox One and PS4 as well. With the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S just around the corner, Razer has announced which of their Xbox One accessories will be fully forward compatible with the upcoming next-gen consoles, and the list is pretty good.
Take the leap forward to the next generation and be armed with the unfair advantage from day one – we are excited to announce that our existing Razer controllers and headsets designed for Xbox will be compatible with the upcoming Xbox Series X. Learn more: https://t.co/rua6785oeV pic.twitter.com/iFWgExim4eTake the leap forward to the next generation and be armed with the unfair advantage from day one – we are excited to announce that our existing Razer controllers and headsets designed for Xbox will be compatible with the upcoming Xbox Series X. Learn more: https://t.co/rua6785oeV pic.twitter.com/iFWgExim4e— R Λ Z Ξ R (@Razer) October 20, 2020October 20, 2020
The list of Razer accessories players can use with their new next-gen console is pretty solid, and includes some fantastic accessories that have made our "best for Xbox" lists in the past. This includes:
- Razer Wolverine Ultimate: Razer's most premium wired controller, designed for Xbox gaming ($160 at Amazon) (opens in new tab).
- Razer Wolverine Tournament Edition: A more affordable alternative to the expensive Ultimate variant ($120 at Amazon) (opens in new tab).
- Razer Nari Ultimate: A premium wireless Xbox headset with innovative haptic feedback features ($160 at Amazon) (opens in new tab).
- Razer Thresher: A more affordable wireless Xbox headset, that still delivers quality features (See at Amazon) (opens in new tab)
- Razer Turret: A fantastic gaming keyboard that also works with Xbox, and is still the best option for console gaming ($250 at Amazon) (opens in new tab).
- Razer Atrox: The best of a dying race of fighting game arcade sticks, designed for Xbox (See at Amazon) (opens in new tab).
Razer Wolverine Ultimate
The best wired controller.
The Razer Wolverine Ultimate is the perfect solution for any player who prioritizes the minimal latency of a wired connection over the convenience of a wireless controller. It delivers in every way, and is a fantastic option for anyone who wants to upgrade to a more premium Xbox controller.
Razer Nari Ultimate
Haptics and wireless come together.
The Razer Nari Ultimate is a unique premium headset, combining great wireless support for Xbox consoles with a unique haptic feedback feature. While this headset isn't for everyone, it's a solid option for players looking to add more to their audio experience.
Xbox Series X/S
Zachary Boddy is the Minecraft Expert and a News Writer for Windows Central, Android Central, and iMore. They have been gaming and writing for most of their life, and have been freelancing for Windows Central and its sister sites since 2019, with a focus on Xbox and PC gaming. You can find Zachary on Twitter @BoddyZachary.
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