The official Mad Catz website was recently updated with four brand new images of their upcoming Tournament Edition 2 FightStick for Xbox One, which was revealed yesterday during the E3 2013 press conferences. These shots provide a great look at the company’s next generation arcade stick from a variety of angles, so click through to see them in their full glory.
A new press release also mentions that they are expecting to have these peripherals ready for the holiday season, meaning fans who plan to pick up the new console in November will have an arcade stick waiting for them around the same time. The full press release has been included below.
Mad Catz® Announces Arcade FightStick™ Tournament Edition 2 for Xbox One™
Arcade Quality Fighting Game Controller Expected to Ship Holiday 2013
San Diego – June 11, 2013 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today the Arcade FightStickTournament Edition 2, a premium quality fighting game controller for the Xbox One, expected to ship Holiday 2013.
“We’re proud of our heritage in specialty controllers and believe that passionate gamers will appreciate the evolution of our FightStick design which we are introducing for the Xbox One.” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “We earlier commented how the enhanced performance of the Xbox One opens up additional scope for innovation and believe that the Tournament Edition 2 FightStick perfectly illustrates our commitment to the next generation of entertainment.”
Expected to be the first fighting game controller available for Xbox One, the Tournament Edition 2 Arcade FightStick features arcade-perfect controls and has been extensively designed with the community and professional gamer in mind. The new design philosophy will offer greater levels of customization and quality.
The Xbox One home entertainment system from Microsoft is expected to launch Holiday 2013.
Additional information available at: www.madcatz.com/pressroom/
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.
Source: Mad Catz, other contributions by Kineda