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Razer Pledges Support to Mac Gamers

No doubt spurred on by the commitment that Valve software pledged to the Mac with confirmation that Steam and Source Engine games, Razer today affirmed its support for Apple's computer platform.

The announcement by Razer was made at the Game Developers Conference, where the company pledged an effort to increase support for Mac users by issuing driver support for all upcoming products, including the Razer StarCraft II peripheral suite.

"I’m very proud to say that at Razer, we are committed to supporting both Mac and PC gamers," said Robert Krakoff, president, Razer USA. "We are constantly working to increase driver support for Mac with our existing Razer products and have plans to release all of our new products with dedicated Mac and PC drivers. This is a really exciting opportunity to expand the gaming industry and make it more inclusive for Mac users by providing the same level of support that we give to our PC users."

Mac gamers can now pick from several Razer options, such as the Naga, for MMO gaming, as well as the DeathAdder, right-handed gamers. Razer said that it is now working on releasing drivers to equip existing products with Mac compatibility.

Marcus Yam
Marcus Yam served as Tom's Hardware News Director during 2008-2014. He entered tech media in the late 90s and fondly remembers the days when an overclocked Celeron 300A and Voodoo2 SLI comprised a gaming rig with the ultimate street cred.
  • broketechjunkie
    All 10 of them?

    Just kidding :P That's great news.
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  • Finally Apple might consider releasing Mac Pros withour Pro for less than $1500 and decent video card. Lose the Xeons and go with i5.
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  • dman3k
    And they will cost 30% more than the PC counterpart.
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  • Abrahm
    Can Mac users handle TWO mouse buttons? That kind of complexity can be overwhelming!

    I jest. The only thing that pleases me about Macs getting more games and gaming support is that it could mean more Linux support too.
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  • Trueno07
    This apple gaming thing is great (Gmod on mac! garry said he would try!), but apple is going to have to step it up (and step prices down) if they want to keep (or potentially gain) customers.
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  • SneakySnake
    This is great news for Mac gamers (I'm one of them, and yes, you can thumb me down if you want), but Apple really needs to upgrade their computers faster. I've got a Mac Pro with a GTX 285, so it isn't really an issue for me, but the iMac's and MBP's need better GPU's to run the more current games, and I'm still waiting for 5xxx series in the Mac Pro. My homebuild has a Q9450 @ 3.85 GHz with a 5850, and that thing slaughters my Mac Pro in gaming.
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  • xc0mmiex
    well, all that razer has to do is replace the black paint with white and done... profit
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  • rhino13
    Dito, on the two button comment only, I think most Razers have like 6 or something, and they don't keep up with the white color scheme.

    Oh, and they're not magic.
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  • Hatecrime69
    Core_DumpFinally Apple might consider releasing Mac Pros withour Pro for less than $1500 and decent video card. Lose the Xeons and go with i5.
    why would they downgrade? the mac pros are already using core i7 xeons, and were the first to do so actually
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  • Hatecrime69why would they downgrade? the mac pros are already using core i7 xeons, and were the first to do so actually
    What is this "core i7 xeon" of which you speak?
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