Razer launches standalone 'Comms' platform with in-game overlay

Jos

TS Evangelist
Razer has rolled out a public beta for their new all-in-one communications solution for gamers, dubbed Razer Comms. The new service combines a VoIP client, instant messaging and IRC-chat features to offer gamers all over the world a way of...

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MrBlkfx1

TS Evangelist
I've never been impressed with Razer software. But, I think I'll try this out since I NEED a alternative to TS and vent.
 

Panda218

TS Evangelist
Enjoy your typical razer half-assed xfire clone
Gotta love the typical guest response...

I agree that Razers software isn't the most advance thing out there, but I gotta hand it to them on this one. I downloaded it last night and tested it out with a few of my buddies and we all enjoyed it quite a bit. Sure there are some glitches with the in game overlay when you hit Ctrl+tab, but that's to be expected with Beta software.

On a side note has anyone ever tried Adobe Axon?
 
G

Guest

Awsome, now the only problem is getting online friends worth talking to.
 

j05hh

TS Addict
I have used Razer headsets, keyboards, and mice for my gaming pc. Not one piece of their hardware has failed. This software looks promising, I agree with the similarity of xfire though.
 

ghasmanjr

TS Booster
"Of course, many multiplayer games released today already have chat functionality baked in, not to mention platforms like Steam that support the feature across its entire game library."
I think about this every time I play Battlefield 3 with my friends and we have to use Steam chat or Skype. Amazing work DICE/EA...
 

tehbanz

TS Enthusiast
I've never been impressed with Razer software. But, I think I'll try this out since I NEED a alternative to TS and vent.
Seriously, check out Mumble, it's the best VoIP software I have used to date! The voice quality is super crisp (Switching from vent to mumble was mind blowing) and they have in-game overlays so you can see which person in the channel is talking (great if you're letting a newcomer into your mumble server)
 

Jad Chaar

Elite Techno Geek
"Of course, many multiplayer games released today already have chat functionality baked in, not to mention platforms like Steam that support the feature across its entire game library."
I think about this every time I play Battlefield 3 with my friends and we have to use Steam chat or Skype. Amazing work DICE/EA...
I use TS for BF3. The main point is I also use TS while playing Planetside 2, despite it having a great VOIP system. TS is just more convenient.