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The Wolverine is Razer’s slick new Xbox One controller

by Brandon Russell | August 24, 2017August 24, 2017 5:00 pm PDT

Microsoft’s Elite wireless controller already offers features such as interchangeable paddles, hair trigger locks, button mapping, and an improved design, but Razer thinks it can do one better. Say hello to The Wolverine.

Equipped with interchangeable D-Pads, interchangeable thumbsticks, and Chroma support, The Wolverine is Razer’s answer to Microsoft’s most advanced (and priciest) Xbox One controller.

At $159, it provides hardcore Razer fans with a peripheral designed to elevate their game. The fact that it features Chroma technology is a nice touch and means Xbox developers can integrate lighting effects into their games.

“We’ve taken our time with the development of the Razer Wolverine Ultimate to really get it right,” said Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-founder and CEO. “Thanks to endless design iterations and pro-gamer feedback, we’re proud to be finally releasing a new contender for the crown.”

Below is the full list of features supported by The Wolverine:

  • Remappable 2 Multi-Function Buttons & 4 Triggers
  • Razer Chroma lighting with full 16.8 million color options
  • Interchangeable D-Pad – Choice between Individual and Tilting Designs
  • Interchangeable Thumbsticks
  • Hair-Trigger Mode with Trigger-Stop for rapid-fire
  • Quick Control Panel
  • Tactile Switch Action Buttons
  • Ergonomic Non-Slip Rubber Grip
  • Razer Synapse for Xbox app
  • Razer Chroma SDK enabled
  • Play Anywhere – Play on Xbox One or PC
  • 3.5 mm audio port for stereo audio output and microphone input
  • Carrying case
  • Detachable 3 m / 10 ft lightweight braided fiber cable with Micro-USB connector
  • Approximate size: 106 mm / 4.17 in (Length) x 156 mm / 6.14 in (Width) x 66 mm / 2.60 in (Height)
  • Approximate weight (without cable): 260 g / 0.57 lbs

The Wolverine, which rounds out a trio of Xbox One peripherals, will be available through Razer’s website in September and launch globally this holiday season.


Brandon Russell

Brandon Russell enjoys writing about technology and entertainment. When he's not watching Back to the Future, you can find him on a hike or watching...

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