MAD CATZ® ANNOUNCES NEW RANGE OF WII U™ PRODUCTS

Range Includes a New TRITTON™ Stereo Gaming Headset and Mad Catz Charging Solutions

San Diego – June 5, 2012 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ) announced today a full range of products compatible with the forthcoming Wii U console from Nintendo®. The full line-up of Wii U compatible products is expected to ship in time for the launch of the console and includes the TRITTON Kunai™ Stereo Gaming Headset, PowerUp™ ChargeDock and the FlipStand™ Protective Cover. “We’re excited to supporting the Wii U with a full range of accessories including our new headset,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “The new range is part of our strategy to bring innovative products to passionate consumers.”

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

About Mad Catz
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (AMEX/TSX: 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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Mad Catz Communications:
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Global PR and Communications Manager
averrey@madcatz.com or +44 (0) 1908 336 538

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