Mad Catz, makers of fightsticks galor, isn't letting one of the bigger fighting games of next year go by without putting out a fight stick for it. They've announced the SOULCALIBUR V Arcade Fight Stick Soul Edition
for January of next year.
The fight stick will be available for both the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360. Jeremy's a fan of the fight sticks that Mad Catz has put out lately so expect another quality stick from them as well for Soul Calibur V. Check out two images of the stick below.
Mad Catz® Enters Into Agreement With Namco Bandai Games Inc® To Create SOULCALIBUR™V Arcade FightStick Soul Edition
SOULCALIBUR™V Arcade FightStick Soul Edition Is Expected to Launch Worldwide January 2012
San Diego – October 25, 2011 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Namco Bandai Games Inc, to produce the SOULCALIBUR™V Arcade FightStick Soul Edition, a Tournament Edition fighting game controller for use with the upcoming SOULCALIBUR V videogame. The agreement gives Mad Catz worldwide rights to ship products for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system from Sony®.
“The FightStick product category continues to perform well for us globally and the addition of the popular SOULCALIBUR franchise leverages both our brand and market leadership.” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “Leveraging licenses on a global basis is part of our long term growth strategy to build our worldwide business.”