Posted Mon, Apr 22, 2013 by Martuk
If the Defiance chat system still has you raking your face across the keyboard, Razer may have a solution. The PC peripheral developer today announced the open beta launch of Razer Comms, a new free chat system that provides gamers with VoIP Client, Instant Messenger and IRC-Chat, and a handy in-game overlay to make gaming and chatting easy by allowing you to see who is talking without needing a second monitor or constantly Alt-Tabing your screen. The best part – it’s free.
Sound useful? Head over to the Razer website to learn more and download it. Check out the video below for more.
Razer Community Feedback Pushes Free-to-Download VoIP & Chat Software Razer Comms to Open Beta
CARLSBAD, Calif. – April 22, 2013 – Razer™, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, announced the open beta release of Razer Comms, an all-in-one communications solution for gamers.
Applying feedback gleaned from a community-based closed beta program, Razer Comms now combines VoIP client, instant messaging and IRC-chat features, allowing gamers the world over to connect with one service, free of charge. It also features an in-game overlay and seamlessly integrates with PC games, providing for uninterrupted gameplay while at the same time typing or talking with friends.
Razer Comms uses complex audio algorithms and an ultra-fast server infrastructure to deliver precise, crisp and clear communication with no timeouts or lag spikes, and it features advanced noise reduction and echo cancelation, a boon to millions of PC gamers worldwide.
Razer Comms originated as an internal project built on the spare “10 percent passion time” of a couple of engineers. After receiving many fan requests to make it widely available, Razer Comms has now become a fully supported project with a designated team working on it.
“As a gamer, it gets pretty annoying switching between multiple clients all the time when playing and talking with your friends,” says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder, CEO and creative director. “Razer Comms offers a way around that challenge. By connecting gamers globally through a versatile software solution without any additional costs for the user, Razer Comms is a way for us to give back to our passionate fan base.”
Razer encourages every user to continue submitting feedback to help determine the most sought after features and improve Razer Comms further. For more information on Razer’s latest free-to-download software, including how to submit ideas, go to www.razerzone.com/comms.
About Razer Comms
Razer Comms is a free all-in-one communications solution for gamers, offering crystal-clear VoIP and versatile instant messaging with group chat capabilities. Built with advanced in-game overlay functionality and cross-game chat support, Razer Comms allows you to get in touch with your friends without compromising your gameplay. This is how gamers were meant to communicate.
Price: Free to download
English – Now
Spanish – Q3
Simplified Chinese – Q3
French – Q3
German – Q3
For more information about Razer Comms, please visit www.razerzone.com/comms.
Razer™ is the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems. Founded in 1998, with its headquarters in Carlsbad, California, the company has offices in nine cities around the globe. Used by the most demanding professional gamers who compete in global tournaments, Razer provides gamers with the unfair advantage of cutting-edge technology and award-winning design. We live by our motto: For Gamers. By Gamers.™
For more information, please visit http://www.razerzone.com/.