It's been about a month since MadCatz began shipping the first of its four Tritton and Xbox 360 co-branded headsets (the $80 Devastator), and today the company's announced that its $50 Trigger variant is now officially traversing mail routes. At a glance, it's nearly identical to the Devastator, offering stereo sound via a wired connection, but that 30 dollar price decrease comes with a trimmed-down feature set -- there's no Selective Voice Monitoring functionality, it packs smaller 40mm drivers (from 50mm), its in-line remote packs volume rollers in place of buttons and there's no mention of PMP-compatibility. Basically, the Trigger's apparently aimed squarely at uping your in-game audio without breaking the bank -- not to mention that it's especially tempting if you've just splurged on the latest Modern Warfare and Battlefield titles. As usual, you'll find more info at the source link below and the full press release after the break.
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Mad Catz® Announces Shipping of the Trigger™ Stereo Headset for Xbox 360®

Co-Branded Xbox 360 and TRITTON™ Stereo Headset Brings Professional Gaming Audio to the Mass Market Consumer

SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. ("Mad Catz") (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today the shipping of the Trigger Stereo Headset, for use with the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

"The Trigger is the second of our co-branded headsets to be released for the Xbox 360 and we are excited to bring high quality professional gaming audio to a mass market consumer in time for the holiday season."

Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. stated, "The Trigger is the second of our co-branded headsets to be released for the Xbox 360 and we are excited to bring high quality professional gaming audio to a mass market consumer in time for the holiday season."

The Trigger Stereo Headset includes precision balanced 40mm neodymium drivers and an in-line audio controller allowing gamers to separately adjust volume and in-game chat levels. The Trigger Stereo Headset includes all cables necessary to connect to any Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system.

Additional information is available at: http://www.trittonusa.com/trigger

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Tritton's $50 Trigger headset now shipping, lets budget-minded FPS players keep their wallets fat