Razer Cortex Game Launcher Updated to Support VR Titles


Free discovery platform featuring over 140 VR titles (including free demos and paid content) released to over 10 million users of Razer Cortex


IRVINE, Calif. – Razer™, a world leader in connected devices and software for gamers, today unveiled a new section dedicated to VR on its Razer Cortex free software application. Cortex users may now discover and download virtual reality content enabled on a variety of virtual reality devices such as the OSVR Hacker Development Kit, HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.  

Over 140 VR Titles Available at Launch
Through Razer Cortex’s established framework, people can also browse content according to editor recommendations, newest additions to the site and according to categories of VR experiences. Over 140 VR titles (including free demos and paid content) will be available at launch.

Filter by specific VR Devices and Platforms such as Oculus, SteamVR and OSVR
Content on the Razer Cortex VR section is supported across a variety of products. Users may filter by specific devices, making it easy for them to discover content based on the hardware they own. Featured at launch will be over 140 free and paid VR ready titles across the SteamVR, Oculus and OSVR platforms with more to come.

Developers, stores and other potential VR partners who want to have their content featured in the Razer Cortex VR section may contact Razer at [email protected].



Fully Integrated with Upcoming OSVR Hacker Developer Kit

The OSVR Hacker Development Kit v1.3 provides an easy, out-of-the box experience of the OSVR supported content on Razer Cortex. It is available for pre-order now at: http://www.razerzone.com/store/osvr-hdk

“With 10 million users, Razer Cortex is one of the world’s most used game launchers,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “By adding a VR section to Cortex, gamers may easily tap into the dream-come-true of immersive virtual reality games and content, bringing VR closer to the hands everyday 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.


Press contacts:

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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
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Jarieul Wong
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Chris Chen
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