Hey, have you heard about this new 'wireless' thing? All the cool kids are doing it.
Mad Catz Launches New Line of MicroCON Wireless Controllers in Time
for the Holidays!
The Ultimate Stocking Stuffer Spotted on Retail Shelves
SAN DIEGO--Dec. 23, 2004--Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX:
MCZ), the world's leading third party video game accessory
manufacturer, announced the launch of wireless versions of its highly
successful MicroCON line of "micro" sized controllers for Xbox®,
Playstation®2 and Gamecube video game systems. The controllers
are available nationwide for an estimated retail price of $24.99.
"Wireless controllers have been a high growth accessory category
this holiday season," said Darren Richardson, President and CEO of Mad
Catz. "The launch of the Microcon wireless line provides an additional
opportunity to capitalize on that growth."
A natural extension of the Microcon line, the Wireless Microcon
Controller sports all of the quality features game players have come
to expect from the pint-sized controller, including the slim,
ergonomic design, comfortable rubber grips, and high-quality analog
buttons and joystick. With a 30 foot signal radius from controller to
console, the Wireless Microcon is the ultimate tool for gamers ready
to cut the cord.
-- 15% smaller than traditional controllers
-- Grooved rubber grips
-- Fully analog action buttons, joystick and d-pad
-- 30 foot signal radius between controller and console
-- One expansion bay (for Xbox Wireless Microcon) for Xbox Live
-- Up to 40 hours of game play with 2 AA batteries
-- Available in three colors: black, green, and orange--with
special edition colors on the way!
More information about the Wireless Microcon controllers can be
found at: www.MadCatz.com.