What's New in Engine 3.8.0

27 May 2016

by The SteelSeries Engine Team

We recently released SteelSeries Engine 3.8.0 with new features and bug fixes.

Download it here

New Features

  • You can now create custom colorshift patterns and breathe patterns for all devices that support it.


  • Engine will now download and install updates automatically without requiring a manual download when a new update is available.


New Devices

  • Added a ton more MSI notebook support. (Be sure to check out MSI’s booth at Computex, if you’re in Taipei next week!)

Bug Fixes

  • Fixed a bug where diagonal keys on the Apex keyboard could not be rebound.
  • Fixed an issue where colorshift effects on multiple devices of the same type would overwrite each other.
  • Fixed a bug where SteelSeries Engine would not start properly if you pinned the application to your taskbar and launched it from there.
  • Fixed a setting where SteelSeries Engine could use more power than normal on laptops.
  • Fixed an issue affecting some devices not fully working properly after sleep or hibernate.

New Firmware

  • Stratus XL - Increased Bluetooth pairing time, makes pairing process more stable on Windows 7.