Razer's Nari Ultimate wireless gaming headset features haptic feedback and is on sale for $170
We've reviewed the version of the Razer Nari Ultimate wireless headset designed specifically for the Xbox One, so you have all the details you need to make an informed decision about this deal. The one on sale today is designed to better work with your Windows PC or the PlayStation if you're so inclined, and it's on sale for $169.99 at Amazon. The headset usually sells for around $190 to $200. The Xbox One version, which you know basically just means it is green, is currently up to $240. The drop to $170 is the best price we've seen in more than a year barring Black Friday's $150 drop.
Razer Nari Ultimate wireless 7.1 surround sound gaming headset
The Hypersense haptic feedback creates audio realism for in-game immersion and positional accuracy with THX Spatial surround sound. The auto-adjusting headband adapts to the shape of your head. Has cooling gel to reduce heat build up.
The haptic feedback is the most interesting feature on this headset, and it's probably the one you're most curious about. Razer's Hypersense feature is designed to fully immerse you in whatever game you're playing. The haptic feedback means you're getting more than just audio in your ears, you're feeling the audio through vibrations. When you're low on health and that heartbeat sound is thumping in your ears, you'll feel just how close you are to starting over.
More than that, though, the headset also has audio realism. Get positional accuracy so you know where that tank shell vibrating in your ears landed or when your enemies are sneaking up on you from behind. You can use the THX Spatial audio to get 7.1 surround sound.
The headset is lightweight and automatically adjusts to you. The headband will shape itself to your skull so it's always comfortable and will last for a long time. It also has a retractable mic that you can tune for a solid balance between your team's chat and the game's audio. It has built-in tools for adjusting the volume or muting the mic altogether.
This headset is compatible with pretty much any platform, including Xbox and PlayStation and your PC if you connect via the 3.5mm cable. If you go wireless, it will work with Windows 7 or newer and the PlayStation.
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J.D. Levite has been in the deals game since 2012. He has posted daily deals at Gizmodo, The Wirecutter, The Sweethome, and now covers deals for Android Central, iMore, and Windows Central. He was there for the first Prime Day and has braved the full force of Black Friday. If you cut him, he bleeds savings. But don't try it for real. That's a metaphor.