Razer announced on Thursday the launch of a closed beta for Razer Game Booster, a system tweak utility based on IObit's Game Booster software. The tool optimizes a user’s system settings, thus improving PC game performance while also providing the ability to share "favorite moments" with friends in the process.
"Razer Game Booster takes what Razer is all about and supercharges it," said Robert "RazerGuy" Krakoff, president of Razer USA. "We are huge fans of IObit’s Game Booster software and we are dedicated to providing gamers with the absolute best experience possible. To that end, we are committed to everything that adds performance and fun to gaming, which includes software and the systems they run on."
Razer said that with the click of a button, gameplay becomes faster, smoother and easier to launch. To make that happen, the upcoming tool includes the following modes:
Focus in on your game by temporarily shutting down unnecessary functions and applications, concentrating all of your resources purely on gaming. Applications shut down prior to gaming are restored when user exits the game.
Simplify the process of setting up your PC’s performance by conveniently providing you with the option to tweak, defrag, or update any outdated drivers.
A bonus feature where you can show off your skills, create tutorials, and more, with the ability to record real-time audio/video and capture screenshots.
"Razer did extensive research and testing in partnership with IObit during the development of Razer Game Booster, improving and updating features to bring about the most intuitive and powerful application possible," the company said. "The software conveniently stores all games under one hub, and provides a unique boosting feature that enhances the functions of a PC for maximum game performance."
Although Razer Game Booster is currently in internal closed beta, PC gamers will have an opportunity to be a part of the testing. To participate, complete the beta signup form here. The FAQ and system/hardware requirements can be read here as well.