Mad Catz Announces New Range of Mobile Gaming Products

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Today, Mat Catz Interactive announced new range of products featuring its GameSmart technology for the PC, Mac, and Smart Devices. Initial products include the R.A.T. mobile gaming mouse, the F.R.E.Q. headset, the M.O.U.S. wireless mouse and the C.T.R.L. wireless gamepad.


The R.A.T. is the first gaming mouse to combine Bluetooth Smart v4.0 technology with a gaming-grade laser sensor. Delivering up to one year of battery life the device is compatible with a cornucopia of devices including the PC, MAC, next generation televisions, and tablets. For devices without Bluetooth Smart support, the R.A.T. also comes equipped with a nano dongle.  

The device will offer 12 action buttons (10 of which are programmable) and a power efficient 6400DPI twin-eye laser sensor. The device is compatible with PC and Mac drag and drop programming interfaces. In additional the R.A.T. is app-enabled, allowing for future configuration via a smart device app.


The F.R.E.Q. is the first mobile headset in the F.R.E.Q. audio line. The device will offer a lightweight aluminum chassis which folds away for easy transport. Equipped with two unique in-line cables the device is compatible with PC and Mac along with smart devices and select consoles.


The M.O.U.S. is a gaming mouse made for everyday use. The device will feature Bluetooth smart technology and a versatile laser sensor capable of reading on most surfaces. Similar to the R.A.T.; the M.O.U.S. delivers up to a year of battery life and is compatible with a multitude of devices, including the PC and Mac, next generation televisions, and tablets. The M.O.U.S. is also able to connect directly to devices without Bluetooth smart support.

The M.O.U.S. features an adjustable palm rest and uses an all new Windows and Mac compatible drag-and-drop programming interface, allowing users to create custom profiles for specific applications, such as Adobe Creative Suite or Microsoft Office. Additionally the device is app-enabled, allowing for future configuration via a smart device app.


The C.T.R.L. is a wireless gamepad made to bring console-like functionality to a smart device. Equipped with dual-analog sticks, triggers, media controls, shoulder and action buttons, the device connects via Bluetooth Smart technology. The device is also app-enabled and can be configured via a smart device app.

While pricing for these products has yet to be determined, all of these devices are expected to be available in a range of colors early 2013. 



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