Mad Catz returns from the grave

Less than a year after declaring Bankruptcy, gaming peripheral developer Mad Catz have announced that they will be returning under new management and a string of new products which will be showcased at CES 2018.

The new set of products are PC foucsed including a new R.A.T. mice, S.T.R.I.K.E. Keyboards, F.R.E.Q. gaming headsets and G.L.I.D.E. gaming surfaces. The highlight of which, according to Mad Catz in a press release, is the new R.A.T.AIR “an-all new version of the iconic, fully-adjustable gaming mouse, now with a state-of-the-art wireless power system. The R.A.T.AIR requires no unreliable battery pack to operate, instead drawing power via the wireless activation gaming surface, included in pack.” For those who want to use their own surfaces, they R.A.T.AIR comes with a “robust USB Cable” in the pack to convert it to a wired mouse.

Other products announced includes the S.T.R.I.K.E.4 gaming keyboard which features a fully mechanical key bed, aluminum frame and RGB lighting, and the F.R.E.Q.4 gaming headset, which utilizes high-quality 40mm neodymium drivers and a metal plated frame. More details of the products are expected to be announced soon.

“We couldn’t be more excited than to begin 2018 by announcing the return of Mad Catz to the global gaming arena. Mad Catz has been a permanent fixture in gaming for almost three decades and we firmly believe it’s best days lie ahead,” said Selena Chang, Director of Sales and Operations for Mad Catz Global Limited. “Through listening to gamers worldwide, we plan to once again forge a path of innovation in the gaming hardware community, and we’re already working on delivering products which we believe will enhance gamers’ abilities and do justice to the Mad Catz name. We can’t wait to unveil a little more at CES 2018 and in the months to come.”

CES 2018 is currently taking place in Las Vegas, Nevada and will run until January 12th. We’re expecting to hear more from the resurrected company soon.