Razer has this week announced the launch of a new controller for the Xbox One, called the Razer Wildcat it is a tournament-game controller that allows its users to design how the controller performs themselves, whilst providing a sleek and lightweight option.

In fact Razer says that it is 25 per cent lighter than the other tournament grade controllers out there, whilst featuring an ergonomic shape, as well as a quick control panel that allows users to create dedicated button layout profiles for various games on the fly.

“The Razer Wildcat for Xbox One is the third generation Razer Xbox controller and the result of years working with eSports athletes on many prototypes,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “The lightest tournament-grade controller in its class with additional remappable buttons gives gamers an incredible edge.”

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On top of this it also has reinforced high carbon steel analog sticks, with removable aluminium triggers, optional palm grips and analog stick grip caps. Here’s all of its features:

  • 2 shoulder Hyperesponse Multi-Function bumpers
  • 2 removable Hyperesponse Multi-Function triggers
  • 4 Hyperesponse ABXY action buttons
  • 4 button Quick Control Panel
  • Optional trigger stops for rapid fire
  • 3.5 mm audio port for stereo audio output and microphone input
  • Optional rubber palm grips
  • Optional analog stick grip caps
  • Carrying case
  • Detachable 3 m / 10 ft. lightweight braided fiber cable with Micro-USB connector
  • Approximate size : 106 mm / 4.17 in. (Length) x 156 mm / 6.14 in. (Width) x 66 mm / 2.60 in. (Height)
  • Approximate weight (without cable) : 260 gm / 0.57 lbs

The Razer Wildcat controller will be available worldwide from October 2015, available in the US for $149 and in Europe for €179.99.

Source: Razer

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