Mad Catz® Announces Damage Inc. Pacific Squadron WWII™ Demo Now Available on Xbox LIVE®

SAN DIEGO--()--Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ), publisher of Damage Inc. Pacific Squadron WWII (“Damage Inc.”), announces new playable demo on Xbox LIVE.

“The release of Damage Inc. advances us in our goal of pursuing targeted software opportunities that pose manageable downside risk by complementing our hardware initiatives,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “We are proud of Damage Inc. and believe it is a product that will appeal to passionate consumers.”

Damage Inc. is expected to be in stores August 28, 2012. Additional information is available at: http://www.damageincthegame.com.

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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This product is manufactured under license from Microsoft Corporation. Microsoft, Kinect, Xbox, Xbox LIVE, Xbox 360, and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.

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Contacts

Mad Catz Communications:
Alex Verrey, +44 (0) 1908 336 538
Global PR and Communications Manager
averrey@madcatz.com
or
Investor Relations:
J C I R
Joseph Jaffoni / Norberto Aja / Jim Leahy, +1 212-835-8500
mcz@jcir.com

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Contacts

Mad Catz Communications:
Alex Verrey, +44 (0) 1908 336 538
Global PR and Communications Manager
averrey@madcatz.com
or
Investor Relations:
J C I R
Joseph Jaffoni / Norberto Aja / Jim Leahy, +1 212-835-8500
mcz@jcir.com