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Mad Catz brings four new headsets to E3, One new Gaming Keyboard

 
Mad Catz Interactive has announced the TRITTON Kunai Universal Headset, a new console stereo headset that is expected to ship Summer 2013. With that comes a new gaming keyboard and full line of headsets to choose from.
 
The TRITTON Kunai Universal (shown in red above) is compatible with popular consoles like Windows PC and Mac but it is also compatible with smart phones and smart devices. The TRITTON Kunai Universal features 40mm Neodymium speakers, and an in-line remote offering easy access to volume and chat controls.
 
Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, said, “The TRITTON Kunai range has proven popular thanks to its balance of performance, value and aesthetics and today’s announcement will allow us to reach passionate gamers on virtually any platform.”
 
The TRITTON Kunai Universal headset will be available in gloss black, gloss white and gloss red colors. A surefire hit at E3 should be the new S.T.R.I.K.E.3 Professional Gaming Keyboard for Windows PC. That keyboard is expected to ship fall 2013. The new S.T.R.I.K.E.3 has been designed with the competitive gamer in mind, offering an impressive feature set and a unique membrane key-bed designed to offer the full tactile feedback of mechanical keys but without the excessive noise or the need to ‘bottom out’ the keys.
 
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“The S.T.R.I.K.E.3 demonstrates our commitment to providing gamers with a product range that meets their budgets and exceeds their expectations,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive. “Our range of S.T.R.I.K.E. keyboards has captured the imagination of passionate gamers and we are pleased to expand the range with the S.T.R.I.K.E.3.”
 
The S.T.R.I.K.E.3 features a full RGB backlit key-bed, capable of displaying up to sixteen million customizable colors. In addition to full media controls and a removable wrist-rest, the S.T.R.I.K.E.3 features a total of twelve macro keys and three separate modes of operation, providing a total of thirty-six programmable buttons. The S.T.R.I.K.E.3 will be available in gloss black, gloss white and gloss red colors.
 
Also announced was the F.R.E.Q. 4D Gaming Headset for Windows PC and Smart Devices (shown in black above), expected to ship fall 2013. These are part of the company’s GameSmart range, the F.R.E.Q. 4D is the first Mad Catz headset to feature ViviTouch 4D Sound. Designed to add a new dimension of sound perception to the gaming experience, ViviTouch 4D Sound combines muscular bass with sensory feedback, producing an actual physical sensation to the gaming audio. In addition to gaming use, the F.R.E.Q. 4D is equally at home with movies or music, featuring multiple EQ settings and a detachable in-line cable which allows for easy conversion from USB to 3.5mm to support standard stereo audio on iPhone®, tablets and most smart devices. The F.R.E.Q. 4D Gaming Headset will be available in gloss black, gloss white and gloss red colors.
 
“Utilizing ViviTouch™ 4D technology, we believe the F.R.E.Q. 4D brings an added sense of realism to sound effects in first person shooters and action adventure games,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive. “The F.R.E.Q. 4D demonstrates our commitment to PC and Smart Device gaming, which we believe will resonate with passionate gamers.”
 
The TRITTON Pro+ True 5.1 Surround Sound Headset for Windows PC and Mac (shown in white above) expected to ship Summer 2013. Based upon the Company’s critically acclaimed TRITTON Pro+ console headset, the Windows PC and Mac version features four separate drivers in each ear cup for true 5.1 surround sound. The TRITTON Pro+ for Windows PC and Mac features an in-line remote and Selectable Voice Monitoring (SVM), allowing users to choose if they hear their own voice in the headset.
 
“The TRITTON Pro+ headset resonates with passionate gamers thanks to its advanced feature set and multiple speakers which deliver highly accurate sound separation, ideal for online gaming.” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “We believe the TRITTON Pro+ for Windows PC and Mac will enable us to further strengthen our leadership position within the high-end PC audio category.”
 
The TRITTON Pro+ for Windows PC and Mac sports a lightweight and flexible design, and is available in gloss black, gloss white and gloss red colors.
 
The TRITTON Kunai for Windows® PC and Mac were also announced, the new stereo headset is expected to ship Summer 2013. Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, said, “The TRITTON Kunai range has proven successful with a console audience and we are confident that passionate PC and Mac gamers will appreciate the performance and value synonymous with the brand.”
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The TRITTON Kunai features striking aesthetics, 40mm Neodymium speakers, and an in-line remote offering easy access to volume and chat controls. The TRITTON Kunai for Windows® PC and Mac will be available in gloss black, gloss white and gloss red colors.
 
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