Razer Re-Release StarCraft II Peripherals in Advance of Impending Swarm for a Limited Time!

Written by Chad

February 20, 2013


Razer™, the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems, announced the re-release of its peripheral lineup for Blizzard Entertainment’s StarCraft® II: Heart of the Swarm™ expansion, the highly anticipated next instalment of the acclaimed StarCraft franchise. The entire suite of StarCraft II peripherals, designed specifically for the prestigious real-time strategy (RTS) game, is once again available in all its glory. The line includes the Razer Spectre™StarCraft® II Gaming Mouse, the Razer Marauder™ StarCraft® II Gaming Keyboard and the Razer Banshee™ StarCraft® II Gaming Headset.

“The initial response we received on the announcement of the original StarCraft II peripherals was simply amazing and, as a way of giving back to our diehard fans and theStarCraft community, we want to make these products available once more,” said Min-Liang Tan – co-founder, CEO and creative director of Razer. “These peripherals speak to the quality of Razer products as a whole and give StarCraft players the edge they crave on the battlefield.”

The Razer Spectre, Razer Marauder and Razer Banshee all feature custom-backlighting to match any gaming rig and are able to electrify StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarmgameplay through an APM (Actions-Per-Minute) Lighting System. The APM Lighting System offers a fully integrated gaming experience that responds directly to a player’s maneuvers and speed, providing vibrant performance feedback that gamers can see. Each peripheral also features a gaming-optimized design with an emphasis on portability for tournament play and is stylized with design elements from the StarCraft® universe.

The announcement comes in the wake of StarCraft II’s successful 2012 tournament season.

Additionally, fans of the popular RTS title can enter for a chance to win each of the StarCraft II: Heart of the Swarm peripherals by going to www.razerzone.com/HOTSsweepstakes.




About the Razer Spectre™ StarCraft® II Gaming Mouse
Tournament-ready and designed for StarCraft® II, the Razer Spectre™ StarCraft® II Gaming Mouse is a lightweight, five-button mouse designed to provide precision and control for RTS gamers. The Razer Spectre features the newly developed APM Lighting System with a multicolor LED that provides real-time performance feedback through changing lighting hues and adjustable mouse button force settings for optimal mouse click speed and control. Equipped with a powerful 5600 dpi Razer Precision 3.5G laser sensor and a 1000 Hz Ultrapolling/1 ms response time, the Razer Spectre StarCraft II Gaming Mouse gives gamers exactly what they are looking for in an RTS mouse.

US $59.99


  • StarCraft II®-inspired Design
  • Lightweight, Fingertip-Grip 5 Button Mouse
  • 5600 dpi Razer Precision 3.5G Laser Sensor
  • Backlit Mouse with APM Lighting System
  • Mouse Click Button Force Adjustment
  • 1000 Hz Ultrapolling/1 ms Response Time
  • Hardware Configuration Utility

Available now



About the Razer Marauder™ StarCraft® II Gaming Keyboard 
Designed for StarCraft® II, the Razer Marauder™ StarCraft® II Gaming Keyboard is a full-featured, tournament-ready keyboard maximized for compact design. The Razer Marauder features a multi-color backlit keyboard with an APM Lighting System that provides real-time performance feedback through changing color hues to complement the gaming experience. Enhanced with elevated keys for rapid command input and improved gaming performance and a dedicated on-the-fly macro recording system, the Razer Marauder is built with a gaming-optimized design inspired by the StarCraft universe.

 US $99.99


  • StarCraft II®-inspired Design
  • Optimized Key Travel Distance
  • Backlit Keyboard with APM  Lighting System
  • Optimized Spacing with Laser-etched Keys
  • Razer Hyperesponse Technology
  • 1000 Hz Ultrapolling/1 ms Response
  • Hardware Configuration Utility

Available now



About the Razer Banshee™ StarCraft® II Gaming Headset
Designed for StarCraft® II, with a focus on maximum performance, comfort and sound isolation, the Razer Banshee™ StarCraft II Gaming Headset features a newly developed, multi-color APM Lighting System that provides real-time feedback on player performance. The Razer Banshee is equipped with a configuration utility for customized adjustments of equalizer, pitch and volume. Other special features include a detachable microphone boom for easy transport and a comfortable circumaural construction, all in a gaming-optimized design inspired by the StarCraft universe.

 US $89.99


  • Gaming-Optimized Performance & Comfort
  • StarCraft II®-inspired Design
  • Backlit Headset with APM Lighting System
  • Circumaural Design with 50 mm Driver Units
  • Built-in Volume & Mic Control Buttons
  • Detachable Microphone Boom
  • Unified Software Configurator

Available Now



About the Razer StarCraft® II Zerg Edition Messenger Bag
The Razer StarCraft® II Zerg Edition Messenger Bag features artwork from the game and is designed to protect gaming gear in style.

US $79.99


  • Tear-resistant, weather-proof heavy duty 1680 DEN ballistic nylon outer shell
  • Single shoulder sling design for added mobility
  • Easy, one-handed release chest clasp enables quick and convenient access
  • Built-in compartments for laptops, gaming peripherals and portable gaming device
  • Padded inner lining protects electronic devices and provides ample shock absorbency while on the road


About the Razer Group:
Razer is the world leader in high-performance gaming hardware, software and systems. Founded in 1998, with its headquarters in Carlsbad, California, the company has offices in nine cities around the globe. Used by the most demanding professional gamers who compete in global tournaments, Razer provides gamers with the unfair advantage of cutting-edge technology and award-winning design. We live by our motto: For Gamers. By Gamers.™

For more information, please visit http://www.razerzone.com/.

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