IRVINE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–June 8, 2022–
Razer™, the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers, today announced the launch of Razer Kishi V2 for Android, with an iPhone release confirmed for later this year. This announcement ushers in the next generation of the innovative, award-winning mobile gamepad that brings console-quality controls and gameplay to the smartphone. With the explosive growth of cloud-based gaming and streaming to mobile platforms, the future of portable gaming is brighter than ever, and Razer is here to provide gamers with the easiest way to play online. any game with absolute, uncompromising control.
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BEST IN CLASS UPGRADES
Razer’s new upgrades to Kishi V2 build on the company’s over 16 years of product expertise in the PC and console gaming space and bring those advancements to portable gamers. Inspired by Razer’s award-winning Wolverine V2 console controllers, the Kishi V2 features the same high-quality inputs with all-new micro-switch touch controls bringing cutting-edge enhancements to portable gaming hardware. The new Share button allows players to quickly capture the perfect shot or record video clips to share with followers and friends. The Kishi V2 also introduces two multi-function buttons and the ability to launch the all-new Razer Nexus app at the touch of a button. These enhancements ensure that the Kishi V2 is optimized for maximum performance when streaming the latest AAA or mobile game releases.
“The original Razer Kishi opened the doors to a new category of console-quality controls for the mobile gaming market, and we’re thrilled that Kishi V2 takes that experience forward in every way possible,” said the Razer manager. Mobile & Console. Division, Richard Hashim. “With the advanced technology we’ve incorporated into Kishi V2, gamers can now enjoy the same look and feel of their favorite console and PC games wherever they go, without wasting time.”
The Kishi V2’s structural design has been redesigned with a streamlined deck providing a stable feel and universal smartphone compatibility. With ergonomics in mind, the Kishi V2 incorporates a comfortable grip into a highly portable form factor. These design innovations bring greater accessibility and an enhanced user experience to every mobile gamer. The Kishi V2 has also been designed for maximum compatibility and will work with current and upcoming Samsung and Google Pixel phones coming to market this year.
“Having created content around mobile games for nearly a decade, I can confidently say that the Kishi V2 is the best mobile game controller I have ever used,” said Patrick “Chief Pat” Carney, CEO and founder of Tribe Gaming.
Supporting the same low-latency gameplay as its predecessor, the Kishi V2 offers native and cloud game control via USB-C connection and direct charging ports that allow the device to be charged without interrupting gameplay.
RAZER NEXUS APP (FREE DOWNLOAD)
Powered by the all-new, fully integrated Razer Nexus app, the Kishi V2 is designed for maximum versatility and customization. With the push of a button, Razer Nexus launches instantly, providing quick access to installed games, immediate YouTube or Facebook streaming capabilities, discovery of compatible games, and controller settings.
The next generation of this industry-leading, feature-rich mobile gamepad and accompanying Razer Nexus app are now available for Android.
ABOUT RAZER KISHI V2 FOR ANDROID
- Two clickable analog sticks
- A mechanical D-pad
- Four-sided buttons
- Two triggers (L2/R2)
- Two bumpers (L1/R1)
- Two multi-function buttons (M1/M2)
- Menu and Options Buttons
- Share button (requires Razer Nexus)
- Razer Nexus app launch button
- A status light (charging)
- Dimensions: Height: 47mm, Width: 220mm, Depth: 117mm
- Weight: 284g
- Connectivity: USB Type-C
- Smartphone charging: pass through the USB Type-C port
- Mobile app: Razer Nexus, replacing the old Razer Kishi app
- Product requirements: Android™ 9.0 Pie or later.
- Compatible with: Razer Phone and Razer Phone 2, Samsung Galaxy S8/S8+/S9/S9+/S10/S10+/S20 Series/S21 Series/Note 8/Note 9/Note 10/Note 10+, Google Pixel 2/3/4 / 5 / 6 and many other Android devices.
PRICE & AVAILABILITY
$99.99 USD / €119.99 MSRP
Kishi V2 for Android Razer.com and Authorized Resellers – June 8, 2022
Kishi V2 for iOS Razer.com and Authorized Resellers – Fall 2022
For more information on the Kishi V2, please visit https://rzr.to/kishi
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Razer™ is the world’s leading lifestyle brand for gamers.
Razer’s three-headed snake mark 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 largest gamer-focused ecosystem of hardware, software and services in the world.
Razer’s award-winning hardware includes high-performance gaming peripherals and Blade gaming laptops.
Razer’s software platform, with over 175 million users, includes Razer Synapse (an Internet of Things platform), Razer Chroma RGB (a proprietary RGB lighting technology system supporting thousands of devices and hundreds of games/apps) and Razer Cortex (a game enhancer and launcher).
Razer also offers payment services for gamers, youth, millennials and gen Z. Razer Gold is one of the largest gaming payment services in the world, and Razer Fintech provides fintech services in emerging markets .
Founded in 2005, Razer has two headquarters in Irvine, California and Singapore, with regional headquarters in Hamburg and Shanghai. Razer has 19 offices around the world and is recognized as the leading brand for gamers in the United States, Europe and China.
Razer – For gamers. By the players. ™
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PUBLISHED: 06/08/2022 11:00 AM/DISC: 06/08/2022 11:02 AM