Mad Catz® Teams up With GIANTS Software®
to Create Dedicated Saitek®-Branded Farming Simulator™ Hardware
Officially Licensed Hardware Expected to Ship Prior To Holiday 2015
San Diego – December 16, 2014 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/ TSX: MCZ) announced today that it has teamed up with GIANTS Software to develop official, licensed simulation products for the Farming Simulator series of games on PC. The products will be compatible with Farming Simulator 2013 and 2015 as well as subsequent versions of the popular series.
The new range of hardware is expected to ship in time for Holiday 2015 and will be released under the Company’s Saitek simulation brand.
“Mad Catz’ Saitek brand has long been the market leader in developing peripherals for flight simulation and is synonymous with precision and quality. We are excited to bring the same level of engineering and realism to the farming simulator genre. GIANTS Software has created a much loved simulation that has a loyal and passionate fan base. Mad Catz is confident that the farming simulator community will embrace Saitek hardware, which we believe will bring an added dimension of realism and immersion to farming simulation,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “We are focused on expanding the range and reach of our Saitek brand and working alongside GIANTS is a positive step in that direction.”
“Farming Simulator has been a runaway success for GIANTS and is now the best-selling simulation game in the world”, said Christian Ammann from GIANTS Software. “We are excited to partner with Mad Catz on the creation of dedicated peripherals for Farming Simulator”.
For additional information please visit: http://www.saitek.com/farmsim/
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
About GIANTS Software
GIANTS Software GmbH is a Swiss video game development studio based in Zurich. Since 2004, GIANTS Software has produced many innovative games and technologic products. For more information: