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Superior Gaming Performance

In order to deliver the best gaming performance possible we completely redesigned SteelSeries Engine 3 to be an ultra low-resource application with the smallest footprint possible while still delivering more features and more control of your SteelSeries gear than ever before.

  • High Performance
  • Small Footprint
  • Tweak Performance
  • Automatic Profiles


Its beautiful design highlights both the depth and simplicity of SteelSeries Engine 3. It is geared towards gamers of all levels, keeps your profiles backed up to the cloud*, and keeps your software and hardware updated. The user interface of Engine 3 has been given a sleek and stylish new design making it both easy on the eyes and easy to use.

  • Intuitive Experience
  • Powerfully Simple
  • SteelSeries CloudSync
  • Easy Updates

Flexible. Extendable.

SteelSeries Engine 3 delivers the same experience on both Mac and PC for consistent support of your devices no matter what you game on. In addition we designed the suite to provide communication between our devices. Lastly, coming in 2015 it will allow external apps to communicate with it and deliver even more customization and features.

  • Flexible. Extendable.
  • One Application
  • Interdevice Communication
  • SDK

Competitive comparison

SteelSeries Engine 3
Razer Synapse 2
Logitech Gaming Software
Roccat Driver Software
Mad Catz Software
No account required
PC RAM usage < 20 MB > 50 MB > 50 MB N/A > 50 MB
Inter-device communication Limited
Cloud support
Automatic game detection
Crossplatform support
PC, Mac

PC, Mac

PC, Mac

PC, Mac
Software development kit Coming 2015 Keyboards only




Windows XP (32 and 64 bit)
Windows Vista (32 and 64 bit)
Windows 7 (32 and 64 bit)
Windows 8 (32 and 64 bit)
Windows 8.1 (32 and 64 bit)

Mac OS X 10.7 - 10.10

100 MB of free hard drive space for installation


User guide
PDF format (3.57 MB)

Release notes

Date added: 2015-04-16

See release notes

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