May 4th is traditionally Star Wars day, but Razer is getting a jump on the competition this year. On Friday the company introduced a special collection of Imperial storm trooper inspired peripherals, while announcing a new partnership with the Star Wars brand. The new line includes the Razer BlackWidow Lite mechanical keyboard, the Razer Atheris wireless mouse, and the Razer Goliathus Extended gaming mouse mat. All of the items are available in a Stormtrooper themed edition.
The Razer BlackWidow Lite mechanical keyboard and Atheris wireless mouse are built for work or play and feature an iconic Star Wars design. The Star Wars-themed Razer Goliathus Extended gaming mouse mat completes the set with a massive surface area, while providing a nice clean setup.
“Star Wars is a cultural phenomenon with a rich history not only in cinema, but also in gaming,” said Razer Co-Founder and CEO Min-Liang Tan. “We are excited to join forces with Lucasfilm to create this special collection for our biggest fans and to bring the design of the saga’s most iconic characters to gaming peripherals.”
As for pricing, the Razer BlackWidow Lite Silent Mechanical Keyboard costs $99. The device comes with Razer Orange Mechanical Switches, offering silent and tactile switches. With the inclusion of O-rings and individually-backlit keys, the keyboard can be customized to be quieter and brighter to suit one’s tastes. The Stormtrooper Edition features a stormtrooper-inspired top plate, a black-and-white braided cable, and an Imperial crest on the escape key.
The Razer Atheris Wireless Mouse has an MSRP of $59. The pocket-sized wireless mouse offers over 300 hours of continuous use via 2.4GHz Wireless or Bluetooth connection. according to the company. You can complete the set and surrender yourself to the dark side with the Goliathus Extended Gaming Mouse Mat for $34. Previous collections can be found right here on Amazon.
The new Razer Stormtrooper Edition peripherals will be available starting today, May 3, on the company’s official site and participating retailers.
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