SteelSeries has introduced a new line of gaming accessories for use with the upcoming World of Warcraft®: Wrath of the Lich King™, the second expansion to Blizzard Entertainment®’s award-winning massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG). Unveiled for the first time at BlizzCon® in October were a limited edition version of the SteelSeries Zboard Gaming Keyboard, the SteelSeries QcK Limited Edition Lich King Exclusive Gaming Surface and the 5C Limited Edition Frost Wyrm Exclusive Gaming Surface.
The SteelSeries Zboard Limited Edition Gaming Keyboard for World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King includes a custom designed keyset featuring labeled commands, in-game shortcuts and artwork of the fearsome Lich King Arthas Menethil, who World of Warcraft players will confront in the expansion. The entire keyboard can be fully customized through the use of the SteelSeries Z Engine software, which enables macros to be dragged and dropped onto specific keys. The package also includes:
* Universal Keyboard Base with Internal hub w/ 2 USB ports
* Standard Keyset for everyday use
* Ergonomic hand-rest
The SteelSeries QcK Limited Edition Lich King Exclusive Gaming Surface is made with a high quality cloth material and features a non-slip rubber base which prevents the pads from sliding on any surface while gaming. The SteelSeries 5C Limited Edition Frost Wyrm Exclusive Gaming Surface is comprised of a specially designed compressed fiber fabric with multiple layers which helps the pad maintain both shape and stability under the most extreme gaming conditions. Both surfaces have been tested and approved by leading professional gamers and deliver consistent friction, glide precision and accuracy for a reliable MMO gaming experience.
“World of Warcraft is one of the most popular and influential MMORPGs of our time with more than 11 million subscribers worldwide,” said Bruce Hawver, CEO of SteelSeries. “We worked with designers from Blizzard Entertainment to create a new line of accessories and surfaces that we know World of Warcraft players will enjoy. Our goal was to create products that support immersive game play and improves performance. We have achieved that goal.”
The QcK Limited Edition Lich King Exclusive Gaming Surface will be sold for €14.99 and the 5C Limited Edition Frost Wyrm Exclusive Gaming Surface for €49.99. The SteelSeries Zboard Limited Edition Gaming Keyboard for World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King will be sold for €64.99. For current Zboard users, the Zboard Limited Edition Keyset for World of Warcraft: Wrath of the Lich King will also be available for sale separately for €24.99. The Keyboard and Keyset are compatible with all versions of the World of Warcraft PC game.
About Blizzard Entertainment, Inc.
Best known for blockbuster hits including World of Warcraft® and the Warcraft®, StarCraft®, and Diablo® series, Blizzard Entertainment, Inc. (www.blizzard.com), a division of Activision Blizzard (NASDAQ: ATVI), is a premier developer and publisher of entertainment software renowned for creating some of the industry’s most critically acclaimed games. Blizzard Entertainment’s track record includes ten #1-selling games and multiple Game of the Year awards. The company’s online-gaming service, Battle.net®, is one of the largest in the world, with millions of active users.
SteelSeries is a leading manufacturer of gaming peripherals and accessories, including headsets, keyboards, mice, software and gaming surfaces, selling in more than 75 countries. SteelSeries has been on the forefront of professional gaming gear since its inception in 2001, thanks to continued innovation and product development in cooperation with leading professional gamers. All SteelSeries products are developed in co-operation with professional gamers to ensure optimum performance and durability. SteelSeries supports the growth of competitive gaming and electronic sports through professional team sponsorships and community support all over the world. For more information, please visit www.SteelSeries.com.
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