Ask any gamer out there and they’ll tell you that the best way to enjoy first-person shooters is with a mouse. It gives you a competitive edge as it’s a lot easier to control the camera with a mouse than it is with an analog. That said, investing in a mouse for your gaming needs is going to be a great choice that can help you rack up more kills and win rates.
There are lots of great mice for FPS games. Finding one that fits your needs can be difficult just because there are so many to choose from. There are also a lot of considerations that you need to make when picking a gaming mouse. That said, here are some of the best gaming FPS mice we’ve seen on the market right now.
Let’s start off this list with a very familiar brand. Logitech has been one of the mainstays when it comes to gaming peripherals. Their products aren’t only amazing, but they’re also very durable as well. The first on this list is the Logitech G502 HERO.
The Logitech G502 HERO is not just the best mouse for FPS. It’s also the best mouse for gaming in general. One of the best assets of this mouse is that it’s very cheap. Despite being one of the cheapest on this list, the Logitech G502 HERO delivers an amazing feel and performance that’s very hard to dismiss. Additionally, the monitor features a solid ergonomic build and design that makes it perfect for gaming all in all.
This mouse just about gets everything right. It’s a large, ergonomic, and fully customizable mouse. It also has amazing software to boot, which makes it even more amazing as it lets you browse through even more optional features. The Logitech G502 HERO features a futuristic, angular design that’s very comfortable on the hands. Even if you’re playing for an extended period, you have nothing to worry about with this mouse.
The brand has given the G502 a lot of upgrades over the years, but the main principle of the design remains the same. Upgrades like the Proteus Spectrum give the mouse the RGB lighting it very much deserves. The biggest upgrade however is the HERO update that makes the Logitech G502 even better. It replaces the old sensor with a new one that’s more powerful with increased DPI, so you’re getting even more accuracy out of the mouse.
The Logitech G502 proves that great gaming mice don’t have to cost an arm and a leg. There are some cheap models that definitely stand out against the rest of those in the market.
- Price $38.99
- Connectivity Technology USB
- Product Dimensions 1.57 x 2.95 x 5.2 inches
- Item Weight 4.3 ounces
Another trusted brand when it comes to peripherals for gaming is SteelSeries. They might be known best for their gaming headsets; however, they also have great gaming mice as well, and their best right now is the SteelSeries Rival 3.
The SteelSeries Rival 3 is the pinnacle of SteelSeries’ design when it comes to gaming mice. Looking at the mouse alone tells you exactly what you need to know about this mouse. Its design is great and sleek. Just one look and you know exactly what this is a mouse for. The SteelSeries design principle is very obvious with the SteelSeries Rival 3. This makes it a great mouse style-wise but of course, the mouse offers more than just looks.
The SteelSeries Rival 3 features superb engineering. If you’ve had a SteelSeries product before, you definitely know what to expect with this mouse. It’s durable and most importantly, it has the right set of features that will help you get the most out of your gaming experience. As an additional feature, SteelSeries has also introduced RGB lighting in the SteelSeries Rival 3, so it looks even better while you’re gaming with this mouse.
The biggest selling point of the SteelSeries Rival 3 is that it’s very light. It’s one of the lightest gaming mice out there, but of course, don’t mistake its weight for the product being subpar. It’s a perfect gaming mouse for those that want to avoid straining their wrist for extended gaming sessions. What’s better about the SteelSeries Rival 3? It’s a very cheap mouse. It doesn’t go above $30, making it the cheapest mouse on this list.
The SteelSeries Rival 3 is highly recommended for gamers that suffer from conditions such as carpal tunnel syndrome. Thanks to its weight, it’s a gaming mouse that can help you continue gaming without too much of a consequence.
- Price $24.99
- Connectivity Technology USB
- Product Dimensions 1.49 x 2.64 x 4.74 inches
- Item Weight 2.7 ounces
This shouldn’t be a surprise right now but yes, there is a Razer gaming mouse on this list. The best mouse coming from the renowned gaming company is the Razer DeathAdder V2. It looks and sounds fierce, but how well does this mouse perform?
The Razer DeathAdder V2 is the latest mouse in the Razer DeathAdder line of products. As expected, the mouse is the ultimate version of the product line. It makes us very excited to see what Razer has in store for the next version of the DeathAdder, but for now, we have to make do with the Razer DeathAdder V2, which is undoubtedly one of the best gaming mice that the manufacturer has to offer right now.
The Razer DeathAdder V2 is a very good mouse when it comes to the design. It features a nice, comfortable grip that makes gaming feel like a breeze. However, the best part of this mouse is that it has plenty of programmable buttons. You can adjust the buttons accordingly to fit the needs depending on your game. The buttons are situated at the side of the mouse which makes them easy to press and access no matter what game.
Style-wise, the Razer DeathAdder V2 also allows you to customize the RGB lighting. If you’ve had a Razer product before, you know exactly that this is one of the specialties of the brand. Overall, when it comes to customization, the Razer DeathAdder V2 lets you truly make the mouse yours thanks to its customization options. The Razer DeathAdder V2 does have a pro version, which is more expensive, but this model is more than enough already.
The Razer DeathAdder V2 proves that Razer isn’t lagging behind when it comes to gaming peripherals. At the end of the day, they still are one of the best gaming manufacturers on the market right now.
- Price $42.99
- Connectivity Technology Razer™ Speedflex Cable
- Product Dimensions 2.87 x 5 x 1.69 inches
- Item Weight 6.4 ounces
04 Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless
When it comes to gaming mice, it’s always preferred to get wired models. However, that doesn’t mean that you should discredit wireless models. If you want to avoid the hassle of wired gaming, go ahead and get the Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless.
Despite being wireless, the Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless doesn’t put you at a big disadvantage over other wired mouse gamers. The mouse feels good and is comfortable. Most importantly, it’s a very good mouse when it comes to performance as well. Touching the Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless will make you understand that the mouse is clearly built for long gaming sessions as it’s very light and comfortable to use.
At this price range, the Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless becomes one of the cheapest wireless gaming mice that your money can buy. It features an ergonomic design that comes with texture grips to make sure that your hands won’t slip. Partner that with the fact that this mouse is completely wireless and you’ve got yourself a very comfortable gaming experience ahead of you. This is just the beginning though.
The Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless also features a high-DPI sensor which makes it a highly accurate mouse. It has two programmable thumb buttons which if we’re being honest, should have been a bit more. There are enough spaces on the Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless to get more buttons. Aside from this, however, the Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless is an overall good gaming mouse that will get you what you need for gaming.
The Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless proves that you don’t need to get a wired mouse to enjoy gaming. Some wireless options are just as great, and they deliver an amazing experience at the same time.
- Price $40.53
- Connectivity Technology Bluetooth/USB
- Product Dimensions 4.55 x 2.69 x 1.59 inches
- Item Weight 3.52 ounces
Corsair Harpoon RGB Wireless
We’ve got another Razer mouse on this list and this time, it’s the Razer Basilisk V3. It’s a gaming mouse that’s built specifically for FPS which makes it a great addition to this list of the best FPS mouse.
Let’s get a few things out of the way first. The Razer Basilisk V3 is definitely one of the priciest mice that you can find right now. As expected from Razer, however, the Razer Basilisk V3 is built really well. The mouse is rather heavy but that’s to be expected considering that it’s built with high-quality materials through and through. It’s very exciting to get your hands on the Razer Basilisk V3 which aside from its price, is a great mouse overall.
The Razer Basilisk V3 is a huge step up from the V2. Aside from a better design, Razer also introduced a better sensor, as well as some new gliding feet which make the Razer Basilisk V3 even feel better to use. One of the biggest additions, however, is the inventive scroll wheel. This wheel adjusts depending on how you’re intending to use the mouse. It’s very handy for FPS gaming where your character carries multiple weapons at a time.
The Razer Basilisk V3 feels exactly what a premium mouse should feel like. The one thing that we wish that Razer carried from the previous Razer Basilisk is the paddle design. That made the Razer Basilisk V2 more comfortable and handy to use. Aside from that, however, the Razer Basilisk V3 is easily one of the best gaming mice out there in terms of feel and comfort. Make sure to catch it on sale as it can be really expensive.
Razer proves time and time again that they can create some really amazing gaming mice. Is this the last we’ve seen of the brand on this list?
- Price $59.99
- Connectivity Technology Razer Speedflex Cable
- Product Dimensions 2.96 x 5.12 x 1.67 inches
- Item Weight 4.5 ounces
We’re ending the list with another mouse from Razer. This time, it’s the Razer Naga Trinity. It’s an excellent mouse recommended for MMO players specifically, but it’s still a great mouse for gaming in general.
Upon checking the Razer Naga Trinity, one thing that you’ll notice immediately is the side buttons. There are lots of them and they are all fully programmable. This makes MOBAs, MMOs, and shooters easier to play. While the buttons are a welcome addition, they are rather small so if your hands are on the heavier side, you might have a hard time pressing the buttons accurately. Apart from that, the Razer Naga Trinity is good all-in-all.
The mouse still feels very comfortable to use all-in-all. If your hands are the right size, you might even avoid looking for another mouse ever again as the Razer Naga Trinity already gives you all of what you need.
This amazing feature comes at a price, however. The Razer Naga Trinity is a very expensive gaming mouse, but every dollar you spend on this mouse is well worth it considering how great the style and functional features really are. Razer proves that they know exactly what gamers need and with the Razer Naga Trinity, you can see that they know that players are always on the lookout for gaming mice with high customizability.
- Price $96.71
- Connectivity Technology Wired
- Product Dimensions 2.76 x 2.91 x 1.69 inches
- Item Weight 10.6 ounces