Creative has announced the release of Sound Blaster Katana V2X, its latest gaming soundbar that offers the same audio prowess the Katana series is known for, and has been redesigned to not only suit users with smaller spaces for their game setups, but is also easier on the pocket.
A cluttered desk or TV console might not be every gamer’s fancy – Sound Blaster Katana V2X frees up a valuable footprint with a subwoofer that’s 40% smaller than its predecessor. The 180W maximum output power makes perfect sense for gaming setups in smaller rooms. That said, audio quality is maintained where it always counts. This soundbar retains the familiar sonic signature of a high-end Sound Blaster, delivering high-fidelity, multi-channel sound via renowned Xamp tri-amp technology, where Creative’s proprietary multi-core DSP controller powers the tweeters, midrange and subwoofer individually. Super X-Fi Headphone Holography, an award-winning technology that recreates the soundstage of a high-end multi-speaker system in headphones, is perfect for late night gaming without disturbing the neighbors.
Avid FPS gamers gain an edge in spotting enemies with special game audio modes. SXFI BATTLE mode enhances in-fight audio cues for both directionality and distance, while Scout mode focuses on sound detection so opponents are heard before they move away. ‘screen.
The cinematic experience is not limited to games – with the built-in Dolby Audio decoder, users can enjoy Sound Blaster Katana V2X while filming on streaming platforms like Netflix, Disney+ and Amazon Prime.
Users can personalize this soundbar while connected to the Creative app, customizing audio through the Acoustic Engine suite and choosing their preferred RGB lighting modes. These settings can be saved as custom profiles on the app or programmable buttons on the remote.
There are various connectivity options to choose from including HDMI ARC and optical ports, Bluetooth 5.0 wireless, USB-C port for USB audio support, 3.5mm AUX input and SXFI output for certified Super X-Fi products. This versatile soundbar is compatible with desktop computers and consoles, including PC, Mac, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X and S, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.
Price and availability
Sound Blaster Katana V2X is priced at S$419.
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