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E3 2011: Mad Catz brings the RAT to the Mac

Posted by: Jeremy at 6/9/2011 1:30 PM
Mad Catz has announced the release of a a free Apple Mac OS X driver for its RAT line of gaming mice. The new driver(s) will allow Mac users to take full advantage of all of the features included in Mad Catz’s RAT line of products. Those interested in obtaining the driver can head over to www.cyborggaming.com/macdriver and download the drivers.

You can find the full press release regarding the announcement on the next page.


Mad Catz(R) Brings Cyborg(R) R.A.T.(TM) Range of Gaming Mice to the Mac(R)
New Driver Available As a Free Download

SAN DIEGO, Jun 07, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. ("Mad Catz") (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today the release of a free Apple® Mac OS X Driver for the Cyborg R.A.T. range of professional gaming mice. Once installed, the driver enables Mac users to fully experience the advanced feature set of the award winning Cyborg R.A.T.

"With the start of the Apple 2011 world wide developers conference now underway, we thought it the ideal occasion to introduce our award winning range of gaming mice to the millions of Mac OS users around the world." said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. "We are convinced that the driver will open up a significant new audience for us and look forward to supporting the Mac gamer as we further grow our market share in this category."

The driver is available for download from www.cyborggaming.com/macdriver and is fully compatible with all versions of Mac OS X version 10.6.6 or later.

About Mad Catz

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) is a global provider of innovative interactive entertainment products marketed primarily under its Mad Catz® (casual gaming), Cyborg(TM) (pro gaming), Tritton® (gaming audio), Saitek® (simulation), and Eclipse(TM) (home and office) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software through its internal ThunderHawk Studios(TM); operates flight simulation centers under its Saitek brand; operates a videogame content website under its GameShark® brand; 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 products and has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For additional information please go to www.madcatz.com.

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SOURCE: Mad Catz Interactive, Inc.