Recently launched with the new esports headset, Razer BlackShark V2, the THX Spatial Audio Game Profiles are now available to gamers around the globe with any headphones or earbuds from within the THX Spatial Audio App for Windows 10, as well as with the extended line of Razer headsets and headphones, including Razer Kraken Tournament Edition, Razer Kraken Ultimate, Razer Nari Essential, Razer Nari and Razer Nari Ultimate. THX Spatial Audio transforms the traditional audio experience into immersive fully 360° sound by greatly enhancing the stereo and surround sound to deliver next-generation audio that intensifies the 3D soundscape. These newly launched specific game profiles provide to gamers everywhere the competitive advantage that only immersive customized audio can bring.
“THX is dedicated to improving the entertainment experience across devices,” said Jason Fiber, general manager and senior vice president of mobile technologies, THX Ltd. “For this launch, we partnered with both Razer and game developers to optimize the audio immersion and realism for game play with the launch of 18 new game profiles. Providing this elevated experience for gaming is the right next step in the evolution of the THX mission to bring content to the user the way the creator intended it to be enjoyed.”
THX Spatial Audio Game Profiles deepen the gaming experience. With games-specific, customized profiles, certified by the game developers, THX Game Profiles allow players to enjoy their games the way they were truly meant to sound by providing a realistic and immersive experience. THX Game Profiles feature two distinct modes:
THX Environmental Mode for lifelike sound and the most immersive experience, and
THX Competitive Mode, with more emphasis on spatial awareness and directional cues, for the quicker and more accurate locating of enemies.
THX Game Profiles has launched with 18 of the most popular multiplayer and competitive titles, including Apex Legends, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, Valorant, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Call of Duty: Warzone, Destiny 2, Doom Eternal, Final Fantasy XIV, Half Life: Alyx, Metro Exodus, Monster Hunter: World, Red Dead Redemption 2, Resident Evil 2, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice, Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Siege, Tom Clancy’s The Division 2, Battlefield 1. More titles are expected to be added in the coming months. Working directly with some of the game designers, Razer and THX allowed the participating developers for each game to create custom room and environment specifications in advance, from echoing hallways to large outdoor areas. User-customization available through the THX Spatial Audio technology itself allows players to tune their game sound to perfection.
The THX Spatial Audio Game Profiles is a specific feature update to both Razer Synapse and the THX Spatial Audio standalone application available at Razer.com. The THX Spatial Audio Windows 10 app is US$19.99 for new users, and for existing users of Razer 7.1 surround sound to upgrade to the full THX Spatial Audio app the cost is US$9.99. For Razer headset owners who are already utilizing THX Spatial Audio, there is no added cost for Razer users to access these new Game Profiles feature.
Founded by legendary filmmaker George Lucas in 1983, THX Ltd. and its partners provide premium entertainment experiences in the cinema, in the home and on the go. For more than 35 years, THX has expanded its certification categories beyond studios and cinemas to consumer electronics, content, automotive systems, and live entertainment. Today, THX continues to redefine entertainment, providing exciting new technologies and assurance of experiences which provide consumers with superior audio and visual fidelity and ensure an artist’s vision is truthfully delivered to audiences worldwide. THX Ltd. is owned by Razer and operates as a fully independent subsidiary. For further information, please visit THX.com, find us on Facebook, Instagram, and follow us on Twitter.