Mad Catz Rises From the Grave to Attend CES 2018

Mad Catz Are Back From the Dead

Now known as Mad Catz Global Limited, the company's new headquarters are located in Kowloon, Hong Kong.

Key products in the new range include the R.A.T. an-all new version of the iconic, fully-adjustable gaming mouse, now with a state-of-the-art wireless power system.

While that wasn't technically the definitive end for the brand, few people believed Mad Catz could ever make a comeback.

Mad Catz declared bankruptcy in 2017, but the video game accessory maker has been revived and will even be present at the upcoming CES 2018. As a result, for this year's CES, the company is going back to basics by resurrecting its classic series including R.A.T gaming mice, S.T.R.I.K.E keyboards and F.R.E.Q headsets. After liquidation, the company officially close up shop, but apparently, some former employees on the manufacturing side (in China) made a decision to pick up the pieces and keep on trucking as Mad Catz Global Limited and will be based out of Kowloon, Hong Kong. The company took on greater publishing responsibilities for the release of Rock Band 4 in October 2015, alongside its traditional role of producing the game's music-themed controllers. Verrey confirmed that the company is in talks with former employees and that it assembled a new internal design team in Asia, but it remains to be seen whether any of that means we still get to see the style of products we got from the Mad Catz of yore. "Mad Catz has been a permanent fixture in gaming for nearly three decades and we firmly believe it's best days lie ahead", said Selena Chang, Director of Sales and Operations for Mad Catz Global Limited. That announcement is apparently the return of Mad Catz.

Mad Catz Are Back From the Dead

Early this morning, a teaser video was released that announces the company's resurrection.

According to Eurogamer, a new firm of Asian investors who formerly worked in Mad Catz manufacturing and development are the company's new owners. More information about each of the new lines of Mad Catz products can be found on their site, so interested players have plenty of time between now and this year's CES to decide of they want to become customers again.

"We couldn't be more excited than to begin 2018 by announcing the return of Mad Catz to the global gaming arena".

Now, just in time for the Consumer Electronics Show 2018 next week, Mad Catz is back from the dead.

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