razer logo_PRCARLSBAD, Calif. – Feb. 19, 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 installment 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® IIGaming 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 the StarCraft 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 Swarm gameplay 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 towww.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 SpectreStarCraft II Gaming Mouse gives gamers exactly what they are looking for in an RTS mouse. 

PRICE: US $59.99; Europe €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

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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 theStarCraft universe.

PRICE: US $99.99; Europe €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

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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. 

PRICE: US $89.99; Europe €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

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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; Europe €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

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