We’re at that time of year again, where the prices of gaming gear are laid on the chopping block, the axe is lowered, and we’re left with discounts spilling out into a basket below. The crowd cheers. Gruesome imagery aside, the Black Friday sale might just be the perfect time of year to upgrade, and there are quite a few tempting gaming mouse deals primed and ready to go ahead of the big day.
So, what separates a gaming mouse from your everyday office clicker? After all, you’ve already broken free from the confines of a trackpad, what more could you possibly need? For a start, they can give you the edge in FPS games with better sensors and adjustable DPI, extra buttons when playing the best MMOs, or cut the cord so you don’t get your wires crossed without wireless input lag.
Most other times of year, these features come at a premium price, but Razer, Logitech, and SteelSeries aren’t waiting for the weekend to roll around. We suspect we’ll see Corsair, Roccat, and HyperX join in on the fun by the time Black Friday lands on our doorstep, too, if you have your eye on a particular model.