Razer has announced the Razer Atrox Arcade Stick for Xbox 360, the final product following an extensive beta testing program. Here are the details for the products launch.
The product has been tested by “the world’s best pro-gamers and Fighting Game Community members all over the world” according to Razer, the company released a press-statement earlier today with the announcement. The Razer Atrox Arcade Stick is constructed with “modders and tournament gamers in mind”. Featuring premium quality Sanwa components, with “10 highly responsive buttons and a precision eight-way joystick allow gamers to strike instantly and surely, game after game, while maintaining peak performance and reliability”.
The controller promises to be extremely modder friendly, “the inside of the arcade stick platform opens up at the touch of a button” according to the release, allowing to swap in their own personal designs “for a unique look”, while also getting access to the internal compartments and honeycomb structure for easy screw mounting.
The easily accessible internal compartment of the Razer Atrox reveals dedicated slots to store an included alternate bat top joystick, the detachable cable, and a screwdriver for modding, giving gamers plenty of room for storage as they travel around dominating FGC events.
“Following a huge beta testing program, we’re confident that we’ve built an arcade stick enthusiasts will love,” says Min-Liang Tan , Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. “We know that the Fighting Game Community is huge on modding their arcade sticks, and that is why we made the Razer Atrox extremely mod friendly. We are excited to see what extreme mods the Razer Atrox will be the base for.”
The new device will have an MSRP of $199.99 / EU €199.99 and will be available on Razerzone.com. Pre-Orders start on 21st May 2013, Japan – May 2013, Worldwide – June 2013.
- 10 tournament-grade Sanwa buttons
- Authentic Sanwa joystick with ball top and additional bat top
- Interchangeable top plate allows for custom artwork finishes
- Fully accessible internals and storage compartments for easy modding
- Honeycomb structure on the inside for easy screw mounting
- Storage room for alternative bat top joystick and more
- 13 ft / 4 m detachable USB cable
- Screwdriver included for modding
- 2.5 mm audio jack for headset use on Xbox LIVE
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