Mad Catz® Expands Capcom® Relationship With License For Street Fighter® X Tekken® Line Of Accessories
Street Fighter X Tekken Arcade FightStick Pro Expected To Ship from September 2011
San Diego – August 25, 2011 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. ("Mad Catz") (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today that it has executed an agreement with Capcom® Entertainment, Inc. to produce branded videogame controllers and accessories based on its upcoming Street Fighter® X Tekken® videogame. The multi-year agreement covers North America and the European territories.
"Street Figher X Tekken is one of the most anticipated fighting game titles of all time and we are excited to bring our award winning range of FightSticks and controllers to this premium brand." said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. "Our range of fighting game controllers continues to be received with enthusiasm amongst passionate gamers and we are convinced that the forthcoming Street Fighter X Tekken videogame will see sustained demand for our flagship range."
Additional information is available at http://store.gameshark.com/SFxTekken
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.
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., France, Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom and its products can be found at www.capcom.com or www.capcom-unity.com.
Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. Capcom, Devil May Cry, Mega Man and Resident Evil are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.
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