Xbox had actually announced support for keyboard and mouse in 2015 and now several games natively support it. This is fantastic for cross-play in between console and PC gamers playing first-person shooter video games. Cross-play permits gamers from different video gaming platforms such as PC, PlayStation, Switch, etc., to play against each other. It’s an unjust advantage to PC gamers because intending with a mouse is way much easier than dealing with a joystick on a console controller. Because Xbox currently supports cross-play between platforms, it was simply a matter of time.
Built for couch gaming, the keyboard has Razer’s mechanical switches with a toughness of 80 million keystrokes. Whereas the mouse looks comparable to the Razer Mamba cordless using an optical sensing unit efficient in increasing to 16,000 DPI and switches with a toughness of 50 million keystrokes. The Turret connects to the Xbox One utilizing a 2.4 GHz cordless receiver plugged into the console.
Both the keyboard and mouse assistance RGB lighting with the entire spectrum of 16.8 million colours. The Razer Turret supports Razer Chroma and Xbox Dynamic lighting both, so gamers will be able to delight in much better immersion when the lighting syncs up with in-game actions. Depending upon whether the lighting is enabled, users will have the ability to delight in 30-50 hours of use on a single charge on the mouse. For the keyboard, it will last up to 11 hours with lighting enabled whereas it can increase to 43 hours without any illumination. It comes with an useful Xbox key that will open up the Xbox control panel to enable users to browse material or switch themes.
For now, the Razer Turret supports only a handful of games as follows:
- Gears of War 5
- X-Morph: Defense
- Warhammer: Vermintide 2
- Bomber Crew
- Children of Morta
- Deep Rock Galactic
- Minion Masters
- Strange Brigade
- War Thunder
The Razer Turret is selling for $250 on its own website and the Microsoft Store.