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Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced that the F.R.E.Q. 7 Surround Sound Gaming Headset featuring Dolby ® Headphone Technology is now available for pre-order. Part of the Company’s range of GameSmart products, the F.R.E.Q. 7 is compatible with a wide variety of devices and is expected to ship in the first quarter of fiscal 2014. Ideal for use with gaming, movies, music and more, the F.R.E.Q. 7 features Dolby Headphone Technology and Dolby ® Pro Logic ® IIx technology, expanding stereo and 5.1 audio to rich 7.1 surround sound, perfect for empowering gamers with a competitive edge. In addition, PC gamers can instantly toggle between surround sound and stereo to ensure they have the right audio for their game or music. Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. stated, “Part of our GameSmart initiative, we believe the F.R.E.Q. 7 offers uncompromising levels of performance and versatility which will resonate with the passionate gamer.” The F.R.E.Q. 7 features software driven EQ, providing multiple settings for gaming, voice and music as well as the ability to separately adjust chat and game volume levels. The detachable in-line cable allows for easy conversion from USB to 3.5mm to support stereo audio on iPhone ®, tablets and most Smart Devices. The F.R.E.Q. 7 ships with a desktop stand and will be available in matte black, gloss black, gloss white and gloss red colors. Additional information and pre-order details available at: www.madcatz.com/freq7/. About Mad Catz Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) is a global provider of innovative interactive entertainment products marketed under its Mad Catz ® (gaming), Tritton ® (audio), and Saitek ® (simulation) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software through its internal ThunderHawk Studios™; operates flight simulation centers under its Saitek brand; publishes games under its Mad Catz brand; and distributes games and videogame products for third parties. Mad Catz distributes its products through most leading retailers offering interactive entertainment products and has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For additional information please go to www.madcatz.com.
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