New Stereo Headset Expands Award Winning Cyborg Range
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 10, 2012--
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today
the F.R.E.Q.5 Pro Gaming Headset
for PC, expected to ship Spring 2012 and being released under the
Company’s Cyborg professional gaming brand.
“The new Cyborg F.R.E.Q.5 gaming
headset makes a great addition the awarding winning Cyborg product range
and is part of our broader strategy to grow our PC and audio market
share,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive
Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “The F.R.E.Q. is
part of our on going commitment to create new and innovative products
for passionate consumers.”
The F.R.E.Q.5 features a
lightweight durable metal headband and 50mm Neodymium drivers for
superior stereo performance. The headset is uniquely designed to match
the aesthetics of the Cyborg range, including the Company’s award
winning range of R.A.T. pro gaming mice.
Additional information is available at: www.cyborggaming.com/freq.
About Mad Catz
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) is a global provider of
innovative interactive entertainment products marketed primarily under
its Mad Catz® (casual gaming), Cyborg™ (pro gaming), Tritton®
(gaming audio), Saitek® (simulation), and Eclipse™ (home and
office) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software
through its internal ThunderHawk Studios™; operates flight simulation
centers under its Saitek brand; operates a videogame content website
under its GameShark® brand; publishes games under its Mad
Catz brand; and distributes games and videogame products for third
parties. Mad Catz distributes its products through most leading
retailers offering interactive entertainment products and has offices in
North America, Europe and Asia. For additional information please go to www.madcatz.com.
This press release contains forward-looking statements about the
Company's business prospects that involve substantial risks and
uncertainties. The Company assumes no obligation to update the
forward-looking statements contained in this press release as a result
of new information or future events or developments. You can identify
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with any discussion of future operating or financial performance. Among
the factors that could cause actual results to differ materially are the
following: the ability to maintain or renew the Company's licenses;
competitive developments affecting the Company's current products; first
party price reductions; the ability to successfully market both new and
existing products domestically and internationally; difficulties or
delays in manufacturing; or a downturn in the market or industry. A
further list and description of these risks, uncertainties and other
matters can be found in the Company's reports filed with the Securities
and Exchange Commission and the Canadian Securities Administrators.
Source: Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.
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