has announced that it has entered into a Publisher License Agreement with Microsoft
. The agreement will allow Mad Catz to directly publish software on Microsoft’s 360 console and various software platforms.
The agreement comes on the heels of Mad Catz’s announcement of both a new software development studio
and the Hell Catz game shown off at E3
. Their business has really started booming over the pasty couple of years thanks to both a resurgence in the fighting game genre and a general improvement in the quality of their products. The future looks very bright for Mad Catz...
You can read the official statement regarding the new deal on the next page.
Mad Catz® Announces Xbox 360 Publisher License Agreement
Mad Catz to Publish Games on Xbox 360
San Diego – July 7, 2011 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today it has entered into a Publisher License Agreement with Microsoft® Corporation (“Microsoft”). The agreement allows Mad Catz to submit games to be published on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. stated, “The execution of the Xbox 360 Publisher License Agreement marks an important milestone as we pursue our longer term goal of expanding our participation in developing, publishing and distributing games.”
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™ (pro gaming), Tritton® (gaming audio), Saitek® (simulation), and Eclipse™ (home and office) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software through its internal ThunderHawk Studios™; 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.