SteelSeries to arm Medal of Honor fans with all new gaming peripherals

SteelSeries 6Gv2 Keyboard

Those who prefer first person shooters over real-time strategy games may want to read this tidbit. SteelSeries is extending gamers a chance to declare their Medal of Honor loyalty with a whole bunch of peripherals designed for the EA title. The offerings include the SteelSeries 6Gv2 mechanical keyboard Medal of Honor edition, the SteelSeries Shift Medal of Honor edition keyboard, the Xai Medal of Honor edition mouse, SteelSeries QcK Warrior edition mousepad, SteelSeries 5Hv2 Medal of Honor edition PC headset and the SteelSeries Spectrum 5xb Medal of Honor edition headset for Xbox 360.

The SteelSeries 6Gv2 mechanical keyboard with its iron-infused plastic construct is apparently indestructible. It boasts of 18K-gold plated mechanical no-click switches and enhanced anti-ghosting features. There’s also the SteelSeries Shift Medal of Honor edition bundle with the limited edition Keyset that delivers intuitive button layout and labeled keys. It is fully customizable and users can remap the whole keyboard in multiple layers. The package includes the Shift base supported by SteelSeries Engine software and interchangeable standard QWERTY as also Medal of Honor Keysets.

“We’re pleased to be working with EA on the first generation release of these SteelSeries licensed products. It is through our experience and collaboration with professional gaming teams, that we understand and create peripherals that offer unparalleled levels of precision and accuracy for FPS gamers. Medal of Honor players will have the opportunity to experience the game armed with equipment that’s able to meet the standards of becoming and winning as an elite Tier 1 Operator,” trilled Bruce Hawver, SteelSeries CEO.

The travel-friendly 5Hv2 Medal of Honor edition headset can be dismantled into three separate bits and features a retractable microphone. The SteelSeries Spectrum 5xb Medal of Honor edition prevents in-game bass sounds from blocking out the directional sounds of footsteps and weapon fire. It has independent voice and audio controls complemented by the AudioMixer. A quick-button option called the SteelSeries LiveMix allows users to balance Xbox Live chat with in-game audio optimally. Both headsets are set for release in the first quarter of 2011.

The SteelSeries Xai Medal of Honor edition gaming mouse sports a new skin that’s built to reflect the colors and nuances of the title, while the SteelSeries QcK Medal of Honor Warrior edition mouse pad is crafted from cloth with an optimized textured surface. They will be sold for $89.99 and $14.99, respectively, at the game launch. The mechanical keyboard will also be out at the same time for $99.99. The Medal of Honor edition Keyset can be picked up separately for $24.99 or as part of the SteelSeries Shift Medal of Honor Bundle at $99.99.