Mad Catz® Ships S.T.R.I.K.E.3 Professional Gaming Keyboard for Windows® PC

Twelve Macro Keys and Thirty-Six Programmable Commands Enhance Competitive Gaming

SAN DIEGO--()--Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today the shipping of the S.T.R.I.K.E.3 Professional Gaming Keyboard for Windows® PC.

Previously announced at E3 in June 2013, the S.T.R.I.K.E.3 is designed with the competitive gamer in mind, featuring a unique membrane key-bed designed to offer the full tactile feedback of mechanical keys but without the excessive noise or the need to ‘bottom out’ the keys.

Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, stated, “The addition of the S.T.R.I.K.E.3 provides us with an eco-system of keyboards cementing our commitment to passionate gamers with a range that meets their budgets and exceeds their expectations.”

The S.T.R.I.K.E.3 features a full RGB backlit key-bed, capable of displaying up to sixteen million customizable colors. In addition to full media controls and a removable wrist-rest, the S.T.R.I.K.E.3 features a total of twelve macro keys and three separate modes of operation, providing a total of thirty-six programmable buttons.

The S.T.R.I.K.E.3 is available in gloss black, gloss white and gloss red colors.

Additional information available at: http://madcatz.com/pressroom/mad-catz-s-t-r-i-k-e-3-gaming-keyboard/

About Mad Catz

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) is a leading global provider of innovative interactive entertainment and leisure 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™; 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 and leisure products and maintains offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For additional information about Mad Catz and its products, please visit the Company’s website at www.madcatz.com.

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Contacts

Mad Catz Communications:
Alex Verrey, +44 (0) 1633 883 133
Global PR and Communications Director
averrey@madcatz.com
or
Investor Relations:
JCIR
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) 1633 883 133
Global PR and Communications Director
averrey@madcatz.com
or
Investor Relations:
JCIR
Joseph Jaffoni, Norberto Aja, Jim Leahy
+1 (212) 835 8500
mcz@jcir.com