Roccat Kone XTD Gaming Mouse Review

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The aesthetic differences between the XTD and the regular Kone are slight. The size is the same chunky 'fill your hand up' type we loved from the original. At a glance the only change is the the Roccat logo is now an outline rather than a solid design.

Roccat Kone XTD Gaming Mouse Review     Roccat Kone XTD Gaming Mouse Review  

The XTD is a right handed mouse, with the buttons solely on the left hand side. By default the front button is defined as 'forward' and the back button is the EasyShift[+] button which modifies all the other buttons. Although the right hand side is free from buttons it still has a noticeable concave element to it.

Roccat Kone XTD Gaming Mouse Review     Roccat Kone XTD Gaming Mouse Review  

On the underside we have the same weight modification system that proved so useful on the original Kone. With four spots you can adjust the weight of the XTD by up to 20g in 5g increments.

Roccat Kone XTD Gaming Mouse Review     Roccat Kone XTD Gaming Mouse Review  

The front end is, rightfully, where the majority of the action is. From the top to the bottom we have DPI adjustment down, up, a four-way scrollwheel, and the Windows key. Of course they can be adjusted to perform any function you desire, as you would expect from a product labelled as "Max Customisation".

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Most Recent Comments

10-11-2012, 06:14:06


Today we're taking a look at the third iteration of the Roccat Kone gaming mouse, the XTD.

Continue ReadingQuote

10-11-2012, 07:00:39

I like the LEDs and the driver but not the black plastic - looks cheap.Quote

29-11-2012, 22:43:13

This mouse has great hardware, but the shape isn't friendly to grip on.
Gamers often lift the mouse from the surface to reposition the mouse back to center or start point on the mousepad, but this mouse isn't great grip and lift. A bit of headache when this mouse is directed towards gamers.Quote

28-12-2012, 15:30:24

I have a Kone[+] but am looking at other producers because of the scrole problem...Quote

18-03-2013, 02:43:39

I had the Kone+ and I had to send it back FIVE times because of either scroll wheel failure or laser failure. I gave up and went with another brand. I loved this mouse, when it worked. Does the XTD improve this? I'm not going to fork out £70 on a hunch.Quote

16-04-2014, 07:05:59

Had kone+ sent back once, and after half year for new one click button broke down (double clicking all the time)Quote

16-04-2014, 07:39:52

I had the original Kone when Roccat first came out to play. Thought it was a great mouse to use for gaming, but did have issues with drivers and the computer failing to detect the hardware upon startup.

Still got the mouse and still seems to work albeit the ongoing issuesQuote

16-04-2014, 08:32:05

I cant fault Roccats mice or headsets, Just stay the hell away from their keyboards!!!Quote

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