Steelseries introduces Zboard for Wrath of the Lich King and a 15 button WoW mouse
For MMORPGs like World of Warcraft one can never have enough buttons to run complex command chains if necessary. Now Steelseries has introduced a Zboard optimized for Wrath of the Lich King and a mouse that offers 15 programmable buttons.
Most gamers don't need more than 4 to 6 buttons on a mouse, but in some games you actually can't have enough predefined command sequences at hand. For such situations Steelseries offers the "World of Warcraft MMO Gaming Mouse”.
With 15 programmable buttons it is supposed to deliver superior gaming performance and control. Binding the buttons is made easy by 130 preset commands that can be combined to Macros via Drag & Drop. Currently there is no information about the scanning technology, but Steelseries provides 1 to 3200 dpi and 40.000 scans per second on the Ikari Laser.
The visual appearance of the mouse can be individualized with three light stripes that are capable of emitting 16 Million different colors and three pulse respectively intensity levels.
Steelseries also designed a new Zboard which is optimized for the WoW add-on Wrath of the Lich King. The keyboard, which will be available in a limited edition, has an Anti Ghosting feature, which is supposed to allow up to seven simultaneous key commands. So called One Touch Macros for PvP and PvE are said to support the gamers in World of Warcraft.
As usual every key of the Zboard can be configured individually. The keyboard has a normal keypad and the Wrath of the Lich King pad. The board is connected with two USB plugs to the PC. The Zboard is said to be available for $69.99 on the release date of Wrath of the Lich King (13th November).