Happy 5th anniversary, Kone.
German gaming peripherals manufacturer Roccat Studios is celebrating the fifth anniversary of its Kone gaming mouse line by offering four special limited editions called the Kone Pure Color. Roccat says these new mice arrive in direct response to requests made by Roccat customers, including modifications to the peripheral's actual size.
According to Roccat, the original Kone was the company's first product, developed back in 2008, and has since become one of the more successful lines of gaming mice due to its "outstanding performance and innovative design".
"Early on, I was involved in the professional gaming scene," said CEO and founder René Korte. "So, I was aware of the many professional players who were dissatisfied with their gaming devices. Since then our overall mission has been to build high-quality peripherals that satisfy the needs of all ambitious gamers."
The new Kone Pure Color mice come complete with a 8,200 DPI Pro-Aim laser sensor, high quality Omron switches, and the popular Easy-Shift[+] function as seen with the Kone Pure. However, they will be offered in a limited number and four different designs: Hellfire Red, Polar Blue, Inferno Orange and Phantom White. But that's not all.
"During the design process of the Pure, Roccat interviewed over 100 professional gamers to ensure the size of the mouse was perfect," the company said on Monday. "Based on that critical feedback from the gaming community, Roccat Scientists then took the legendary Kone form and slimmed it down to 91-percent of the size while adding even more competition-crushing power."
The new Kone Pure Color Edition mice are currently labeled as "coming soon", so keep checking back with the product page to find out when they're ready to purchase. Meanwhile, the company has provided a timeline showcasing the Kone's evolution over the last five years, as seen below.