The Razer Basilisk Essential wired gaming mouse is a simple device. It doesn’t have an overwhelming number of buttons scattered all over, and it looks as basic as a gaming peripheral possibly can. Rather than glossing up this device with flashy features, in classic Razer fashion the Basilisk Essential focuses on performance and quality instead.
That’s not to say the Razer Basilisk Essential doesn’t have a few tricks up its sleeves. With Razer Chroma support, you can have the company’s logo glow up in an 16.8 million assortment of dazzling lights. Plus, with the thumb-operated multi-function paddle, you have a unique tactile option of registering yet another function.
Those features may not be enough to swing pro gamers, but for those looking to keep it simple, the Razer Basilisk Essential looks a very good option.
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Coated in jet-black paint, this gaming mouse looks super-sharp and should easily fit in any gaming setup. The Razer logo on the back is so faint it’s practically invisible when the Basilisk Essential isn’t plugged in. Hook up the mouse to a computer, though, and the logo will flash up in bright colours to give the peripheral some punchy personality.