SteelSeries Announces the Rival 500 MOBA/MMO Optical Gaming Mouse

By - September 2016

rival500_01 SteelSeries, leader and innovator in gaming peripherals, announces the availability of the Rival 500, a revolutionary multi-button gaming mouse that was designed from the ground up around the gamer’s thumb and hand movements to increase efficiency, accuracy, and performance.

With MOBA/MMO games in mind, the SteelSeries Rival 500 is armed with the Pixart 3360, the most advanced optical sensor available, with up to 16,000 CPI, and offers maximum customization through the SteelSeries Engine application.  Gamers can personalize the functions of all 15 individual buttons, select RGB illumination patterns with millions of colors and lighting effects, and even optimize intensity of tactile alerts and select vibration patterns.

“The Rival 500 is the first true multi-button gaming mouse engineered to maximize gaming efficiency, while keeping the gamers movement and comfort in mind,” said Ehtisham Rabbani, SteelSeries CEO. “We created a MOBA/MMO mouse that fits your hand and not the other way around.”

The SteelSeries Rival 500 is now available for $79.99. For more information about the Rival 500 or SteelSeries’ entire selection of gaming accessories, visit www.SteelSeries.com.

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Samuel Huang is an avid gamer and all around tech geek. When not glued to his computer or iPhone, he can be seen pwning n00bs on PSN nightly. On occasion, he has the crazy dream of owning a vintage JDM Nissan Skyline Hakosuka GT-R or a Datsun 240Z.