Razer Cortex Free Gaming Software Now Provides Direct Access to VR Content


Discovery platform for VR experiences released to 9 million Razer Cortex users offering both free demos and paid content


BERLIN, IFA EUROPE 2015 – Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, has today released on its Razer Cortex gaming software a VR section where users can discover and download virtual reality content.

Through Razer Cortex’s established framework, users can browse content in a variety of ways – from checking out Editor’s recommendations, and the newest content and also by searching through an ever growing library of VR experiences.

The Razer Cortex VR software platform features content supported across a variety of devices, users will be able to filter by specific devices making it easy for them to discover content based on the hardware they own.

Both free demos and paid content will be featured on the platform, with demos available directly and paid content linked to external stores.

Developers, stores and other potential VR partners who want to have their content featured in the Razer Cortex VR section can reach out to Razer via [email protected].

“Now that VR gaming is becoming more and more accessible to the everyday gamer, Razer Cortex has to keep up with the times.” Says Razer co-founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan. “By adding the VR section to Cortex we want to allow gamers to easily tap into the dream-come-true of immersive virtual reality games and content, bringing VR closer to the hands every day gamers.”


About Razer Cortex:
Razer Cortex is a free performance enhancing game launcher that acts as the nerve center of a player’s entire gaming experience. With Razer Cortex, users can easily discover new games at their lowest prices, boost the gaming performance of their PCs, back up saved games to the cloud and record in-game footage.

Razer Cortex software includes the below features: 

  • Deals – Pay less for more of your favorite games with a price comparison engine that lets you know of price drops, sweet deals and promotions on the web’s top digital stores. Available on Razer Cortex, online at deals.razerzone.com and on iOS and Android mobile devices:  
  • Boost – Enhance your PC’s gaming performance with the popular boosting utilities from Razer Game Booster incorporated into Razer Cortex. 
  • Save Game Manager – Automatically back up save games to the cloud and never lose a save game again. 
  • Share – Immortalize your gaming moments in video and screenshots with the touch of a hotkey. 


For more information on Razer Cortex and its array of features, please visit: www.razerzone.com/cortex/ 


About Razer:
Razer™ is a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers.

Razer is transforming the way people play games, engage with other gamers and identify with the gamer lifestyle. Having won the coveted “Best of CES” award consecutively for four years, the company’s leadership in product innovation continues to create new categories for the gaming community that is estimated to have over 1 billion gamers worldwide. 

Razer’s award-winning design and technology include an array of user interface and systems devices, voice-over IP for gamers and a cloud platform for customizing and enhancing gaming devices.

Founded in 2005, Razer is backed by IDG-Accel and Heliconia Capital Management (Heliconia), a wholly owned subsidiary of Singapore investment company Temasek. For more information visit http://www.razerzone.com/about-razer.


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United States
Kevin Scarpati
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Alain Mazer, Global Director of Public Relations
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Jan Horak
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Germany, Austria, Switzerland
Andre Ruff
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Jarieul Wong
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Chris Chen
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