When we talk about Microsoft, it is more often than not that we think about them as a software house, although the company has clearly indulged in the world of peripherals before. In fact, Microsoft has come up with their fair share of keyboards and mice in the past, although it does not look as though this is one business that will rake in the big bucks for them since it will never be their bread and butter. I still remember the ergonomic Microsoft keyboard that came out many years ago which was a joy to type, but not so when it came to my Quake bindings while involved in a deathmatch. Microsoft’s latest addition to the computer peripherals front? The new limited edition Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 which features Master Chief from Halo.
As you can tell by the model number alone, the Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 will be ahead of the Wireless Mobile Mouse 1850 that we looked at earlier this year in March. This particular model would be one that will target those who are fans of the Halo game series which first came into mainstream consciousness with the release of the Xbox console many years ago.
The Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 Halo Limited Edition: The Master Chief is certainly a mouthful to pronounce, where you might just prefer to place this behind a glass cabinet. After all, the outside of the mouse would gloriously feature a highly detailed Master Chief in his classic two-tone green MJOLNIR Powered Assault Armor and iconic gold hued visor. Sporting an ambidextrous design, it does not matter whether you are a southpaw or not – you will still be able to give it a go on your left hand, and let your right handed sibling work with it afterwards.
There is also a snap-in nano transceiver that runs on 2.4 GHz wireless technology, alongside a two-color battery light indicator which will let you know whether the time is nigh to replace the battery. The presence of BlueTrack Technology will also allow you to make use of this mouse on virtually any surface including granite, marble, carpet, and wood, although I would recommend working on a proper working desk. Expect the Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 Halo Limited Edition: The Master Chief to be available for pre-order from GameStop, where it ought to ship later this October at $29.95 apiece.