IRVINE, Calif. – Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced a partnership with 343 Industries for its highly anticipated premium franchise, Halo Infinite. The licensing rights allow Razer to develop multiple licensed products including gaming peripherals for both Xbox and PC.
“Razer is the perfect partner to help us deliver the premium gear we know our Halo players are looking for. The Halo Consumer Products team is focused on bringing the Halo universe to life and into the hands of our community,” says Kiki Wolfkill, Head of Halo Transmedia at 343 Industries. “We’re thrilled to be partnering with Razer to create this line of high-quality peripherals that embody the Halo brand while also delivering on the performance our fans expect across multiple platforms.”
Halo Infinite, a premier launch title for Xbox Series X coming this Holiday was first announced during E3 2018 and will be the next installment in the historic Master Chief saga.
“Halo Infinite is among the most anticipated games this year, with a rich community that’s been yearning for custom gear,” says Bob Ohlweiler, VP and General Manager of Razer USA. “Halo has a rich and powerful franchise history, and Razer is honored to be working with 343 Industries and Xbox to support its launch and the fan community.”
This partnership will continue Razer’s string of innovative products for Xbox, having previously developed industry-first Xbox products including the Nari Ultimate for Xbox One, the first Xbox Wireless-compatible headset with HyperSense haptic feedback; and the Razer Turret for Xbox One, the console’s first wireless keyboard and mouse. These products, along with Razer’s award-winning Wolverine controller lineup, will all be forward compatible with Microsoft’s upcoming Xbox Series X videogame console. In addition, Razer is developing a line of all new Xbox products to be released later this year.
More details on Razer’s Halo Infinite products and new Xbox peripherals will be released in the coming months.
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Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.
The triple-headed snake trademark of Razer is one of the most recognized logos in the global gaming and esports communities. With a fan base that spans every continent, the company has designed and built the world’s largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software and services.
Razer’s award-winning hardware includes high-performance gaming peripherals and Blade gaming laptops.
Razer’s software platform, with over 80 million users, includes Razer Synapse (an Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma RGB (a proprietary RGB lighting technology system), and Razer Cortex (a game optimizer and launcher).
In services, Razer Gold is one of the world’s largest virtual credit services for gamers, and Razer Fintech is one of the largest offline-to-online digital payment networks in SE Asia.
Founded in 2005 and dual-headquartered in Irvine (California) and Singapore, Razer has 16 offices worldwide and is recognized as the leading brand for gamers in the USA, Europe and China. Razer is listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (Stock Code: 1337).
The Halo Franchise
Exclusively published by Xbox Game Studios and developed by 343 Industries, the Halo franchise is an award-winning collection of properties that has transcended video games and grown into a global entertainment phenomenon. Beginning with the original “Halo: Combat Evolved” (2001), the critically acclaimed and record-shattering series of games has reinvented how people think about video games and has since built a fan base of millions worldwide and inspired multiple New York Times best-selling novels, a live-action digital series, comic books, action figures, apparel and more.
“HALO INFINITE” (XBOX SERIES X, XBOX ONE AND WINDOWS 10 PC). The Master Chief returns in 2020 when “Halo Infinite” releases globally with the Xbox Series X. This next chapter in 343 Industries’ legendary Halo franchise invites players to join the Master Chief on an all-new adventure as he uncovers the mysteries of a new Halo ring and faces one of his most formidable foes. “Halo Infinite” is powered by the studio’s next-generation Slipspace Engine.
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