Mad Catz to create Gears of War 3 licensed merchandise for Xbox 360

Wednesday, 26 January 2011 14:45 GMT By Stephany Nunneley


Mad Catz has announced an agreement with Epic Games to create a range of accessories for Gears of War 3.

The firm has secured global rights to produce and market a variety of officially branded controllers, headphones and peripherals for the game.

Mad Catz also released products for Gears of War and Gears of War 2, including faceplates, Console Skinz and a Console Crate.

“We are delighted to extend our relationship with Epic Games and look forward to creating a distinctive range of accessories for the next release of one of the most successful franchises in the industry’s history,” said Mad Catz president and CEO Darren Richardson in the press release.

“Our Gears of War agreement is consistent with our strategies to align Mad Catz with the industry’s most popular and anticipated game titles and to develop and globally distribute high-value products that enhance the gaming experience. Gears of War is a marquee relationship for Mad Catz and helps us further grow and diversify our industry-leading portfolio of branded videogame accessories.”

Gears of War 3 is slated for a fall release, and will include dedicated server support.