The headset is currently in development for the current batch of Xbox consoles and is being produced by Razer’s HyperSense technology, which is based on the highly advanced laser-spewing technology that currently powers the tech in some of the most popular gaming peripherals around the world, such as the Razer Kraken Pro V2 and the Razer Kraken Pro V3. Microsoft’s announcement follows a number of reports that the headset is coming with a wireless option, which will reportedly let players choose between 3D and virtual reality, and will be released at the end of the year. “We’re excited to introduce a new game-changing method of gaming that will revolutionize the way we play,” said Xbox group marketing manager Aaron Greenberg in a statement. “Razer HyperSense is a revolutionary 3D sensing and visual system that allows us to make complex animations more realistic and create faster paced scenes. We believe this technology will add significant value to Xbox gamers globally and will be a great step forward in the advancement of immersive game experiences.” You can currently pre-order the headset at the Razer website for $249.99, which is considerably more expensive than the Oculus Rift which will cost a mere $119.99 when it launches globally in November. A Microsoft spokesperson told us that we can expect an initial price of the headset in the US of approximately $350. Of course, the headset will be compatible with PC games such as Gears of War 4, The Last of Us: Left Behind, and The Evil Within. The headset won’t be compatible with Xbox One games, but you can play existing titles like Gears of War 4 with the Razer Kraken Pro V2. Microsoft has confirmed that the upcoming Scorpio console is powered by a custom NVIDIA Tegra processor and will be capable of generating high resolutions and rendering at 4k resolution. It will also be able to render at 120 frames per second, which is four times the frame rate of the current console. Razer has said the Kraken Pro V2 is the first in a trilogy of headsets it’s producing for the Xbox One, and will be priced at $199.99. In the same statement, it’s also confirmed that the Kraken Pro V2 is compatible with the PS4. Right now, the Kraken Pro V2 is the only headset offering for the Xbox One, and it’s been confirmed that the headset is indeed aimed towards pro players. It’s been reported that the Kraken Pro V2 is already in many gamers’ hands and that it’s coming to the console at launch. Seen something newsworthy?