Razer has updated its BlackWidow gaming keyboard. But what is interesting about this update is that there’s not one, but three new BlackWidow keyboards — the Razer BlackWidow 2013, BlackWidow Ultimate 2013, and BlackWidow Tournament Edition.
The Razer BlackWidow 2013 boast of heightened anti-ghosting and Razer Synapse 2.0 cloud technology.
Similarly, the new BlackWidow Ultimate 2013 also showcases improved anti-ghosting supporting 10 simultaneous key presses in gaming mode, with soft pronounced tap and distinctive tactile feedback for gaming. An enriched backlight guarantees users will be able to spot keys, facilitating assaults against opponents with mechanical superiority in the darkest of conditions.
Razer has also launched the BlackWidow Tournament Edition, a tenkeyless mechanical keyboard in a simple, elegant form factor, perfect for portability and total ownage at tournaments. Stripped of its numpad, the Razer BlackWidow Tournament layout is light and highly compact making it perfect for gamers with limited desk space, or chooses to carry their own keyboard to LAN parties and tournaments.
The BlackWidow 2013, BlackWidow Ultimate and Black Widow Tournament all come in standard and Stealth versions. Stealth models feature brown mechanical switches for superior tactility and faster response that only requires an actuation force of 45 g and a reduced actuation of 2 mm.
Common features include full mechanical keys with 50g actuation force, 1000Hz ultrapolling, fully programmable keys with on-the-fly macro recording, 10 key anti-ghosting, Razer Synapse 2.0 enabled, individually backlit keys, gaming mode option, 5 additional dedicated macro keys, audio-out/mic-in jacks, USB pass-through, and braided fiber cable.
All three of them will be available in August fro $139.99.