Mad Catz Introduces A New, Rugged Line of RAT Mice

Saying 'RAT' and 'mice' in the same sentence may be a little redundant. 


Mad Catz has been hard at work on a new range of gaming mice, and in keeping with the "cat and mouse" theme predominantly used by the company, they're collectively known as RAT Gaming Mice. That's, uh, an interesting name, I suppose.

The new line of RAT mice, including the RAT1, RAT4, RAT6, RAT8, RAT PRO S+ and RAT PRO X+, will feature adjustable and customizable parts for varying grips and hand sizes. They're also rocking Kameleon RGB technology for intelligent lighting, offering users the ability to select from up to 16.8 million color variations to possibly match their keyboards or the rest of their gaming setups.

Additionally, sensors and button configurations up the ante for the rest of the mice, with the new FLUX Software Interface being used to tune the sensors, macro buttons, and RGB LEDs to fit each individual's gaming mouse preferences.

The RAT mice are expected to ship in time for the Holiday 2016 season, and you can check them out here.

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    August 10, 2016 6:53 AM

    Brittany Vincent posted a new article, Mad Catz Introduces A New, Rugged Line of RAT Mice

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      August 10, 2016 11:48 PM

      Does rugged mean durable? Because I've had two RAT mice, and the left button died on both within a year.

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        August 11, 2016 12:03 AM


        "Ultra-reliable OMRON switches with an industry leading life of 50 million clicks ensure that even the highest Actions Per Minute (APM) gamers will never miss an attack."

        With a claim like that, I would be really disappointed with a 12 month failure.

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      August 11, 2016 12:00 AM

      the RAT1, RAT4, RAT6, RAT8, RAT PRO S+ and RAT PRO X+
      Yeah... no. I'm not going in for a helluva ride over gaming mice.

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      August 11, 2016 12:03 AM

      This article reads a bit like it's not familiar with the RAT line having been around for years

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      August 11, 2016 12:19 AM


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