Agreement Between Mad Catz and Major League Gaming to Develop Premium Controllers
The leading third-party interactive entertainment accessory provider, Mad Catz Interactive, announced today that it has signed an agreement with Major League Gaming in order to develop MLG-Branded premium PC and VideoGame controllers and fight sticks for professional and high-end consumer gaming markets. This multi-year deal gives Mad Catz Interactive an exclusive global license to use the marks of the MLG in connection with MLG Products developed pursuant to the agreement. Mad Catz will also become a sponsor of MLG Pro Circuit Competitions in addition.
President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz, Darren Richardson, said that both professionally and as gaming enthusiasts their selves, they have tremendous respect for MLG and its talented competitors. He also said that this new affiliation provides them the opportunity to work in close collaboration with the best gamers in the world and is a further example of the commitment of Mad Catz and capabilities to develop and globally distribute accessories which provide an unsurpassed gaming experience to professional competitors and hard-core gamers.
Co-Founder and Interim CEO of Major League Gaming, Sundance DiGiovanni, said that as one of the leading gaming accessories companies in the world, Mad Catz is the ideal partner for MLG as they look to take their gameplay to an even higher level. Sundance DiGiovanni also said that their competitors demand the highest quality accessories available, and that is why they chose to work with Mad Catz. Sundance DiGiovanni also stated that their commitment to excellence is unsurpassed, and that they cannot wait for their competitors and fans to have a chance to play with the upcoming line of Mad Catz MLG Products.