Okay, sombody has been watching Raptr :) Razer announced a new platform to its suite of software products: Razer Cortex, a free software gaming application from which players can discover new game titles at the lowest prices, launch their games while boosting computer performance, back up save games and record in-game footage.
Razer Cortex features include:
- Razer Cortex: Deals - Pay less for more of your favorite games with Razer's unique downloadable game price comparison engine. Game Booster - Enhance your PC's gaming performance with the popular boosting utilities from Razer Game Booster incorporated into Razer Cortex.
- Save Game Manager - Automatically back up save games to the cloud and never lose a save game again.
- Screen Capture Gallery - Immortalize your gaming moments with the touch of a hotkey.
Razer Cortex: Deals compares prices across the most popular downloadable game stores on a simple-to-use interface that highlights the best price and allows users to create Wish Lists where they receive notifications whenever the games on their lists drop in price or appear in a store's deals.
Razer Cortex: Deals also includes a predictive function that suggests other games that users might enjoy based on their gaming activity.
Razer's 10 million global users will get a competitive edge on the best deals across their favorite stores such as Amazon, Gamersgate, Gamestop, GOG.com, Green Man Gaming, Steam and Origin, with more to come.
"Our goal is to make games as accessible as possible to the Razer gaming community," says Min-Liang Tan, Razer co-Founder, CEO and creative director. "By pointing gamers to the best options for their wallets without wasting valuable time digging through different stores, they can squeeze more gaming juice out of their budgets. With a solution like Deals, we're doing our part in providing a much needed dose of transparency to the gaming industry, while enabling our players to focus on gaming."
Early access event
From the 25th August to the launch of Razer Cortex on the 10th September, Razer is holding a two week long early access event where users can sign up with their Razer ID to join a queue. Participants will be progressively given access to test server performance for the upcoming launch.
Anyone with a Razer ID is free to join at www.razerzone.com/cortex/earlyaccess.