Mad Catz is identified for its Transformers-style gaming mice, with the R.A.T. sequence serving to to outline the divisive, edgy designs that flooded the market early final decade. But transferring on to the B.A.T. 6+ gaming mouse, the corporate has taken inspiration from one other popular culture icon as an alternative – no prizes for guessing who this time round.
Yes, the corporate has ditched the angular method and appeared to none apart from numerous variations of Batman’s trusty car, the Batmobile, for path with its newest gaming mouse. It’s unclear which iteration performed the largest half behind the scenes, however it’s protected to say it’s less Adam West’s period and more Tim Burton or Zack Snyder’s tackle the automotive.
Despite its namesake, Mad Catz was additionally drawn to the “aggressiveness and aesthetics” of different autos, too, taking design cues from hypercars, spaceships, and even a starfighter’s wings for the hot-swappable aspect skirts.
The design may’ve modified from Mad Catz’ standard, however it hasn’t given up its identification with the B.A.T. 6+ being simply as customisable as ever. Alongside the changeable aspect skirts that cater to a very ambidextrous method, players may swap out the backplate, too.
Under the hood, you’ll discover a 16Ok DPI Pixart PMW 3389 optical sensor and Dakota mechanical switches that boast a 2ms response time. It’s additionally the primary gaming mouse in Mad Catz’ arsenal that makes use of the new Cyborg Engine software program, wherein 5 private profiles will be saved onboard so that you’ll by no means lose your settings.
The Mad Catz B.A.T. 6+ will likely be out there from late February, and whereas there’s no concern that it’ll spring arms and legs to battle the Decepticons like its sister sequence, there’s no assure it’ll keep put when the solar units.