Mad Catz® Announces the M.M.O.Te™ Tournament Edition Gaming Mouse for PC and Mac

Tournament-Grade Gaming Mouse Targets Competitive MMO Gaming Community with Its Ultra-Lightweight Chassis and High-Precision Performance

SAN DIEGO--()--Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/TSX:MCZ) announced today the M.M.O.TE Gaming Mouse. Designed in conjunction with e-sports professionals, the M.M.O.TE is a tournament-focused addition to the Company’s award-winning R.A.T.™ range of gaming mice, and has been created to service the needs of the competitive MMO (Massively Multiplayer Online) gaming community.

Joining the already released R.A.T.TE, the M.M.O.TE is an evolution of the Company’s award-winning M.M.O.7 Gaming Mouse, and has been created to appeal directly to the e-sports professional. Unlike the R.A.T.TE, the M.M.O.TE targets MMO gamers specifically, delivering a finely-tuned specialty mouse with an ultra-lightweight chassis and high-precision performance. In addition, a new ergonomic design places up to 60 programmable commands at the fingertips of the gamer, all instinctively available via intelligent button placement.

The M.M.O.TE utilizes lightweight materials to reduce inertia, while speed and accuracy is enhanced with a new, fully-adjustable 8200 DPI sensor. Customizable attributes such as ‘lift-off’ height calibration and dynamic surface detection provide gamers an edge through the ability to tailor their mouse to their personal playing style.

“MMO games are a staple of competitive gaming, and Mad Catz is dedicated to providing the tournament gamer with specialty hardware,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “We believe the launch of our M.M.O.TE Gaming Mouse will allow us to continue growing our market share in PC gaming through products designed specifically for the professional gaming community.”

For additional information and to pre-order your own M.M.O.TE, please visit: http://store.madcatz.com/categories/mice-category/

About Mad Catz

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/TSX:MCZ) is a global provider of innovative interactive entertainment products marketed under its Mad Catz® (gaming), Tritton® (audio), and Saitek® (simulation) brands. Mad Catz products cater to passionate gamers across multiple platforms including in-home gaming consoles, handheld gaming consoles, Windows® PC and Mac® computers, smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices. Mad Catz distributes its products through its online store as well as distribution via many leading retailers around the globe. Headquartered in San Diego, California, Mad Catz maintains offices in 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 Interactive, Inc.
Alex Verrey, +44 (0) 1633-883-133
Global PR and Communications Director
averrey@madcatz.com
or
Karen McGinnis, +1-619-683-9830
Chief Financial Officer
kmcginnis@madcatz.com
or
Investor Relations:
JCIR
Joseph Jaffoni, Norberto Aja, Jim Leahy
mcz@jcir.com or +1-212-835-8500

Contacts

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.
Alex Verrey, +44 (0) 1633-883-133
Global PR and Communications Director
averrey@madcatz.com
or
Karen McGinnis, +1-619-683-9830
Chief Financial Officer
kmcginnis@madcatz.com
or
Investor Relations:
JCIR
Joseph Jaffoni, Norberto Aja, Jim Leahy
mcz@jcir.com or +1-212-835-8500