With The International 4 Dota 2 Championship nearing its final bracket, expert gaming peripherals maker SteelSeries has announced the launch of their Rival: Dota 2 Edition Gaming Mouse. Inspired by the company’s award winning Rival Optical Mouse, the device also includes Hell’s Glare for Doom an exclusive in game item and is available first to International 4 attendees in Seattle, Washington.

Utilizing SteelSeries Engine 3’s user friendly interface, gamers can fine tune their CPI, mouse acceleration, polling rate, and full list of performance mods. The mouse also features a unique Dota 2 color scheme and customizeable illumination modes that change based on a player’s preference.

“We believe that Dota players deserve the best, so we set out to give fans a mouse with a design they would love without sacrificing the functionality they require,” said SteelSeries CTO Tino Soelberg in the official press release. “We extensively tested our Dota 2 Edition of the Rival Optical Mouse with professional players from Natus Vincere, Invictus Gaming and Fnatic which has resulted in one of the most powerful mice we’ve ever built – and to make it even more special for the Dota 2 community, we’ve added a unique in-game item.”

The Hell’s Glare for Doom is an Radiance inspired sword, once divine, that is now corrupted by its new master is only available with the purchase of the Dota 2 themed mouse.


Gamers will be able to pre-order The Rival: Dota 2 Edition Gaming Mouse following the conclusion of The International 4 Dota 2 Tournament for $69.99. Visit www.steelseries.com/dota2 for more information and to check out other Dota 2 SteelSeries products!

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