Microsoft Sidewinder Mouse with first ever LCD display on a gaming mouse

The new Microsoft Sidewinder Mouse is a product that transcends the mouse category to become a customizable gaming system. The new Microsoft Sidewinder Mouse marks the return of the popular SideWinder line of gaming peripherals, established in 1995.The Microsoft SideWinder Mouse is created to meets gamers’ individual needs, providing custom tuning tools and a design for ultimate handling. The first mouse to wear the coveted SideWinder name, this top-of-the-line gaming machine sets itself apart from the competition with never-before-seen features that gamers want, uncovered during worldwide research. Features include one-touch access to Windows Vista Games Explorer, Quick Turn — a performance-enhancing macro that lets users check their perimeter from wherever they are in-game — the first-ever LCD on a gaming mouse, and a cable anchor that doubles as an accessories storage box.

The Microsoft SideWinder Mouse lets gamers create an individual gaming system with tuning options that allow them to personalize their SideWinder Mouse, including an adjustable weight tray, changeable mice feet with three materials for glide preference, DPI control and new software features. The SideWinder Mouse lets gamers record their own macros by tying a sequence of actions into one press of a button. With all the features in this new mouse, gamers can transform their mouse into nearly 5,000 different mice from a single system. Microsoft SideWinder Mouse will be widely available in October 2007 for an estimated retail price of $79.95.