Mad Catz® Announces Global Launch of the Cyborg™ R.A.T.7™ Contagion Gaming Mouse for Mac® and PC

Mon Nov 7, 2011 8:35am EST

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Mad Catz® Announces Global Launch of the Cyborg R.A.T.7™ Contagion Gaming Mouse for Mac® and PC

Critically Acclaimed, Guinness World Records® Winning Mouse to Debut via the Apple® Online Store

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today the global launch of the Cyborg R.A.T.7 Contagion Gaming Mouse, compatible with both Mac and PC and available for purchase at the Apple online stores across North America and Europe.

“We’re excited to introduce this special edition of our award winning gaming mouse to Apple online customers.” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “The Cyborg brand is gaining traction and we expect it to accelerate as we continue to grow the product line.”

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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

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