Range Includes Flagship TRITTON® WarheadTM 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset Complete With Bonus Downloadable Content
San Diego - October 30, 2012 - Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. ("Mad Catz") (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today shipping of the new range of licensed Halo 4 gaming headsets under the TRITTON brand for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Each headset in the range features themed Halo 4 graphics and bonus downloadable content (DLC).
Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. stated, "Halo 4 is one of the most anticipated titles of this holiday season and we're pleased to be offering passionate gamers high quality experience with our range of exclusive, TRITTON licensed Xbox 360 headsets."
Frank O'Connor, the Franchise Development Director at 343 Industries stated, "It was a pleasure to find an audio solution that not only ticked all the boxes of ease of use, fidelity, immersion and quality, but also to find a partner willing to work with us to create a product that fit beautifully into designs that span the entirety of the Halo 4 aesthetic."
Products available as part of the range include the Halo 4 TriggerTM Stereo Headset (with bonus ‘United Nations Space Command' (UNSC) Logo T-Shirt DLC) and the Halo 4 Warhead 7.1 Surround Gaming Headset (with bonus ‘Forward Unto Dawn' Animated Prop DLC). In addition, to celebrate the launch of Halo 4, the TRITTON DetonatorTM Stereo Headset, TRITTON PrimerTM Wireless Stereo Headset and standard edition TRITTON Trigger and Warhead 7.1 headsets will come packaged with bonus ‘Halo 4 Logo T-Shirt' DLC.
Additional information is available at: http://www.madcatz.com/halo4/.
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 StudiosTM; 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.
The "Halo" franchise is an award-winning collection of properties that has grown into a global entertainment phenomenon. Beginning with the original "Halo: Combat Evolved" (2001), the critically acclaimed and record-shattering series of games has since inspired multiple New York Times bestselling novels, comic books, action figures, apparel and more.
Published by Microsoft Studios, the "Halo" franchise of games is exclusive to the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system and the Xbox LIVE online entertainment network. To date, more than 43 million copies of "Halo" games have been sold worldwide, driving more than 3.3 billion hours of gameplay by people connected to Xbox LIVE.