Razer BlackShark V2 unveiled: Specs, features, release date and price for the amazing new esports headset with THX Spatial Audio

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Yet another epic new gaming headset has been revealed by Razer headquarters. The Razer BlackShark V2 is an esports headset which features the company's amazing TriForce Titanium 50 mm speaker drivers, a HyperClear cardioid microphone, passive noise cancellation and THX Spatial Audio technology.

Alongside the V2, Razer has also unveiled the BlackShark V2 X. This lower budget model features Razer TriForce 50 mm speaker drivers and 7.1 surround sound, offering incredible audio quality for a very affordable price.

Read on for all the details on these new Razer headsets...

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Razer BlackShark V2 specs

Razer BlackShark V2 sideview
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You shoot me down, but I won't fall - I am titaaaaaanium!

Building on the tech of the original Razer BlackShark headset, the V2 features Razer TriForce Titanium 50 mm speaker drivers, which deliver epic sound quality. THX Spatial Audio gives you an incredible, advanced surround sound experience which helps you to obtain the advantage in competitions.

The headset's HyperClear cardioid microphone features a USB sound card, enabling enhanced voice capture. Plus, with advanced passive noise cancellation, you'll be able to focus on the game without interruption from the outside world. This really is an incredibly well-equipped headset for all kinds of gamers.

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The lower-spec BlackShark V2 X features Triforce 50 mm speaker drivers, a HyperClear cardioid mic, advanced passive noise cancellation and 7.1 surround sound, all of which make it a super strong headset.

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Razer BlackShark V2 features

Razer BlackShark V2 sound card
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This li'l doohickey comes with the BlackShark V2 and gives you more control.

In the official press release for the product, Razer explained: "In esports, clarity of sound and communications is everything. Being able to hear the slightest audio cue and communicate clearly with teammates makes the difference between the glory of the win or being a footnote on the tournament roster." To this end, the new TriForce Titanium driver was created to improve in some key areas identified by players.

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Both the V2 and the V2 X include on-ear controls to allow players to adjust the headset's volume, as well as muting and turning on the microphone. The V2 features a USB sound card which can be used to improve the audio further on any platform including a USB slot, while the surround sound feature on the V2 X only works on Windows 10 64-bit. A bit frustrating for console players, but it's still a great value product.

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Razer BlackShark V2 release date

Razer BlackShark V2 X
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The budget model is X-actly what we need in a mid-range headset.

Razer released both the BlackShark V2 and V2 X headsets on 30th July 2020. You can buy them now from the official Razer store or select authorised resellers. THX Profiles for the V2 will be available on Razer Synapse starting on 6th August 2020.

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Amazon has both headsets available for sale now. Buy the BlackShark V2 here or the BlackShark V2 X here.

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Razer BlackShark V2 price

The high-end model is priced at £99.99 in the UK, $99.99 in the US and €109.99 in Europe. The budget product will cost you £59.99 in the UK, $59.99 in the US and €69.99 in Europe.

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