Mad Catz® Announces Pre-Order Details for First Street Fighter® V licensed Tournament Edition FightStick™
Limited Edition Chun-Li TE2 FightStick Arrives Ahead of All-New Street Fighter V Range
San Diego – October 26, 2015 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today the start of pre-orders for a limited edition Tournament Edition 2 FightStick, the first product in the company’s Street Fighter® V branded fighting game controller range, through its licensing agreement with Capcom.
Compatible with PlayStation®3 and the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment systems, the Chun-Li themed stick has been designed as a precursor to the upcoming, all-new Street Fighter V themed range, expected to arrive in 2016.
A homage to the company’s much loved Street Fighter® IV Chun Li FightStick, the new limited edition controller features premium components supplied by legendary Japanese arcade experts Sanwa Denshi™. A solid metal base coated with durable foam padding provides weight and stability during tournament play, and easy hinged access to the FightStick’s internal components, allows for hassle free modification.
The Mad Catz FightStick range; including the new Chun-Li TE2 FightStick is the official FightStick range of the Capcom® Pro Tour, the premier global series of competitive eSports fighting gaming tournaments held to sold-out crowds around the world and streamed live on Twitch.tv, the world’s leading social video platform and community for gamers.
“Since announcing the new Street Fighter V range in March of this year, we have experienced an increasing groundswell of anticipation amongst the passionate gamers in the fighting game community. We’re excited to offer this limited edition controller as a taste of what’s to follow next year,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “The Mad Catz FightStick range is synonymous with quality and reliability, proven to give tournament gamers the edge they need for precision play. We expect the new FightStick range to offer a positive contribution to our growth throughout 2016 and beyond.”