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Mad Catz® Ships Rock Band™ 4 Standalone Wireless Fender™ Stratocaster™ Guitar Controller

Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT/TSX: MCZ) announced today the availability of the standalone Rock Band 4 Wireless Fender Stratocaster Guitar Controller for Xbox One and PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system. Built to deliver an unrivalled rock experience, the Wireless Guitar Controller is perfect for shredding in the game’s new flagship feature – Freestyle Guitar Solos. Now, gamers can purchase the standalone Wireless Guitar Controller, ideal for use as a lead guitar with either the digital or software versions of Rock Band 4. In addition, gamers can now use the Wireless Guitar Controller to complement their Band-in-a-Box™ bundle, allowing their band to play both lead and bass guitar simultaneously and experience the ecstatic rush of playing with a full four-piece band.

The Rock Band 4 Wireless Fender Stratocaster Guitar Controller is now available for purchase for either the Xbox One or PlayStation 4 through the Official Rock Band 4 Store online at store.madcatz.com and other top retailers.

Based on the authentic and iconic Fender Stratocaster Guitar, a defining symbol of rock n’ roll for decades, the Rock Band 4 Wireless Fender Stratocaster Guitar Controller features two sets of fret buttons, a silent strum bar, a whammy bar, and a redesigned tilt sensor for precision Overdrive activation. With improved battery life and no need for external adapters or dongles, the Wireless Guitar Controller seamlessly connects with either the Xbox One or PlayStation 4 gaming console and features automatic game calibration technology, adapting to your TV screen for low latency, fuss-free precision.

“With Rock Band 4, Harmonix has created the defining music gaming platform for this generation –delivering the only full-band experience available and an ever growing music library of rock’s biggest acts,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “We’re excited to now give gamers the opportunity to add a Wireless Guitar Controller, and complete their Rock Band 4 experience.”

Called “the new benchmark for rhythm gaming” by GamesRadar+, Rock Band 4 delivers the ecstatic rush of a live full-band game experience like never before. Rock Band 4 builds on the core gameplay people love, with brand new features, including game-changing Freestyle Guitar Solo gameplay that allows players to craft their own face-melting and truly original guitar solos.

For more information or to purchase Rock Band 4 Wireless Fender Stratocaster Guitar Controller, please visit: http://store.madcatz.com/Rock-Band-4/

For more information on Rock Band 4 and to stay up to date with the latest news and announcements, head over to http://www.harmonixmusic.com  and http://www.madcatz.com, and follow @RockBand and @MadCatz on Twitter for updates.