San Diego – June 6, 2013 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) today announced its GameSmart™ products will be compatible with NVIDIA® Tegra®-powered mobile devices.  Mad Catz expects to implement compatibility for the Tegra mobile processor into a forthcoming range of products, affording users the benefits of fully optimized mobile gaming accessories.

TegraZone – NVIDIA’s free app that showcases the best games optimized for the Tegra processor – makes it easy to find titles with game controller support that also offer special features and enhanced gameplay not found in the standard versions.

“Our GameSmart  initiative aims to enable core gaming on smart devices, similar to the console living room or PC gaming experience.  By adding Tegra compatibility to our GameSmart  control products, we can provide an enhanced and optimized gaming experience to TegraZone gamers,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “We are excited to be working closely with NVIDIA and believe it fits perfectly with our long-term strategy of designing innovative products for passionate gamers.”

GameSmart  products are platform independent, feature simplified setup, longer battery life and designed to enhance the core gaming experience on smartphones, tablets and TVs.

Additional information available at: www.madcatz.com/gamesmart/

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.

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