San Diego – November 1, 2012 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today the shipping of the TRITTON PRO + True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset , an upgrade to the Company’s award winning TRITTON AX Pro™. Compatible with both the Xbox 360 ® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStation ®3 computer entertainment system from Sony ®, the TRITTON PRO + True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset is available for purchase today.
"The AX Pro pioneered multi-driver Dolby Digital surround sound gaming headsets. We believe the PRO + will be an important part of our growth and enable us to maintain our leadership position within the high-end gaming headset market," said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. "The PRO + innovation in audio and design further demonstrates our commitment to the category and is part of our strategy to bring market leading products to passionate gamers."
The PRO + is capable of delivering an authentic Dolby Digital 5.1 experience though the use of eight individual drivers (four in each earcup). Advanced speaker separation and improved bass response drive precise audio effects to the gamer, ideal for competitive gaming. The PRO + features a redesigned in-line Remote and Selectable Voice Monitoring (SVM), allowing users to choose if they hear their own voice through the headset, as well as sporting a new lightweight and flexible design.
Additional information and purchase options are available at: www.trittonaudio.com/proplus
About Mad Catz
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) is a global provider of innovative interactive entertainment products marketed under its Mad Catz ® (gaming), Tritton ® (audio), and Saitek ® (simulation) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software through its internal ThunderHawk Studios™; operates flight simulation centers under its Saitek 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.
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