Mad Catz and SCEA sign Agreement for wireless Rock Band guitars
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc., a leading third-party interactive entertainment accessory provider, announced today that it has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. (“SCEA”). Pursuant to the agreement, Mad Catz has North American rights to manufacture, market, and sell wireless Rock Band®-compatible Fender™ American Precision Bass™ replica, Fender Telecaster™ replica and Fender full-size, wooden Stratocaster™ guitar controllers for the PlayStation® 3 computer entertainment system.
“We are excited to begin this relationship with Sony Computer Entertainment America Inc. for wireless Rock Band guitars, which we are now beginning to ship,” said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “We look forward to bringing to the many Rock Band fans playing on the PlayStation 3 our distinctive, realistic wireless guitar controllers to heighten the enjoyment of their gaming experiences.”