When it comes to no-nonsense gaming peripherals, you know that you won’t go wrong with the name Razer emblazoned across your device. Well, this time around Xbox 360 owners might want to sit up and take notice as Razer has just announced that beta testing of their Razer Atrox Arcade Stick is over, which means it should be more than ready to hit the market very, very soon. Just what the heck is the Razer Atrox Arcade Stick anyways? This particular Xbox 360 specific peripheral has gone through rigorous testing by some of the world’s best pro-gamers and Fighting Game Community members worldwide, and has been specially built to target modders and tournament gamers. It will carry premium quality Sanwa components to get your game on, sporting 10 highly responsive buttons and a precision eight-way joystick so that gamers are allowed to strike instantly without sacrificing on peak performance and reliability.
The Razer Atrox Arcade Stick is an extremely moddable controller, where opening it up is a snap as all it takes is a touch of a button on the outside, Once the innards of the Atrox Arcade Stick is revealed, it is a snap to customize it as you can swap your own personal designs for a unique, one-of-a-kind look, in addition to gaining access to the internal compartments that boasts of a honeycomb structure that paves the way for easy screw mounting. The easily accessible internal compartment of the Razer Atrox would boast of dedicated slots that allows you to stash away an included alternate bat top joystick, in addition to a detachable cable, and a screwdriver for modding.
The Razer Atrox Arcade Stick will retail for $199.99 in the US, although if you so happen to live across the pond in Europe, you would have to fork out €199.99 for it, which is more expensive after conversion. Why not ask a family member or friend living in the US to purchase one for you before he or she drops by for a visit? Those who are interested in bringing home the Razer Atrox Arcade Stick later this month can place a pre-order on Razerzone.com when May 21st rolls around, and folks living in the Land of the Rising Sun will be able to get theirs within this month as well. As for the rest of the world, a wee bit more patience is required, as you will have to wait until June to pick yours up.