San Diego – November 12, 2015 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/TSX: MCZ) announced today the TRITTON™ Katana™ HD 7.1 Wireless Headset, a revolutionary new gaming headset and the world’s first to draw its audio signal directly through HDMI to deliver eight channels of uncompressed sound for pure high definition audio quality. With near-universal compatibility across today’s gaming consoles, PCs and smart devices, theKatana HD features state-of-the-art DTS Headphone:X™ audio technology that faithfully recreates the spatially accurate immersive sound experience from your favorite game. Whether your enemies are flanking or surrounding, you will hear them before you see them. Headphone:X technology allows gamers to immerse themselves in games, movies and music, as if they were actually there.
The Company also announced today that the TRITTON™ Katana™ HD 7.1 Wireless Headset received the distinguished CES 2016 Innovations Award Honoree for outstanding design and engineering in Gaming and Virtual Reality and will be featured during CES 2016 at Innovation Awards Showcase.
Designed as the new flagship in the TRITTON high performance gaming audio range, the Katana HD provides gamers with unparalleled audio immersion via oversized 50 mm drivers and crystal clear interference-free chat through an omnidirectional boom mic. Featuring Selectable Voice Monitoring (SVM), the removable and adjustable mic is designed to pick up only the designated audio sources and either delete or enhance the gamer’s voice. Fully wireless chat is a reality on Katana HD if playing on PS4™, PS3™, or PC, and when playing on Xbox One, a pass-through port is ready to accept the included 3.5mm to 3.5mm chat cable.
“Providing gamers with first-to-market audio technology and an immersive sound experience via DTS Headphone:X technology, the wireless Katana HD delivers unrivaled sound quality to today’s passionate gamer,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “With a focus on multiplatform accessibility, personalization and chat options, we feel that Katana HD has the ideal combination of new technology and high-end features to stand out from the competition and make a significant contribution to our audio category sales.”
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