If you are someone the prefers the feeling of mashing on arcade style buttons as opposed to pressing on an Xbox 360 or Playstation 3 controller then Mad Cats has some good news for you in the form of a FightStick Tournament Edition for the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360. This one however, is special as it will be layered with a Soul Calibur V theme. The FightStick is even given a fitting name as it will be titled the “Soul Edition”.
No word on pricing for the Soul Calibur V themed FightStick Soul Edition, but it is expected to see a release in January of 2012, and should be released alongside the game itself. For more information you can check out the press release below. What do you think about this beauty? Leave your comments below.
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MAD CATZ® ENTERS INTO AGREEMENT WITH NAMCO BANDAI GAMES INC® TO CREATE
SOULCALIBUR™V ARCADE FIGHTSTICK SOUL EDITION
SOULCALIBUR™V Arcade FightStick Soul Edition Is Expected to Launch Worldwide
San Diego – October 25, 2011 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (AMEX/TSX: MCZ)
announced today that it has entered into an agreement with Namco Bandai Games Inc, to produce the
SOULCALIBUR™V Arcade FightStick Soul Edition, a Tournament Edition fighting game controller
for use with the upcoming SOULCALIBUR V videogame. The agreement gives Mad Catz worldwide
rights to ship products for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and for the
PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system from Sony®.
“The FightStick product category continues to perform well for us globally and the addition of the popular
SOULCALIBUR franchise leverages both our brand and market leadership.” said Darren Richardson, the
President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “Leveraging licenses on a global basis
is part of our long term growth strategy to build our worldwide business.”