In World of Warcraft a legendary item is a piece of equipment of extreme rarity and power, a virtual status symbol for those that harness its powers. In SteelSeries gaming mouse parlance, legendary means cheaper with fewer buttons.

The original and Cataclysm editions of the World of Warcraft Gaming Mouse were lovely devices, large, bulky, and sprouting buttons like weeds. So large and sprouting so many buttons that many players found it was too unwieldy and complicated. SteelSeries counters these complaints with the World of Warcraft MMO Gaming Mouse Legendary Edition.

By losing three of the fourteen buttons SteelSeries was able to create a smaller, sleeker, and potentially sexier version of its WoW gaming mouse, while still maintaining the programmable buttons and trademark glow of its predecessors.

"We've established an incredible partnership with Blizzard Entertainment and the amazing World of Warcraft community. We've taken all the excellent suggestions and feedback we've received, merged it with the latest gaming technology, and come up with a truly unique lineup of MMO Mice for World of Warcraft players." said Bruce Hawver, SteelSeries CEO. "The new Legendary Edition allows us to meet the needs of gamers looking for a smaller, less complex gaming mouse that delivers the same impressive functionality found in the original and Cataclysm versions."

Look for the Legendary Edition to hit stores and online retailers next month.

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