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Mad Catz PS3 accessories incompatible with PS4, no new products confirmed

Thursday, 20th June 2013 06:10 GMT By Brenna Hillier

Mad Catz has confirmed that it’s PlayStation 3 peripherals won’t work with PlayStation 4, but hasn’t announced any new products in support of the new console.

Responding to a query from Joystiq, Mad Catz senior product manager Richard Neville confirmed that products like the PlayStation 3 Tournament Edition FightSticks aren’t compatible with the PlayStation 4.

“Playstation 4 will require a whole new set of peripherals,” he said.

It’s bad news for fighter fans especially, as they often invest heavily in arcade-style peripherals which can last for years if cared for.

Unfortunately, we don’t yet have confirmation that this “whole new set” is inbound; Neville could not comment on the possibility of PlayStation 4 support.

Mad Catz has already signed on to produce peripherals for the Xbox One.

Thanks, Shoryuken.

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6 Comments

  1. melonbuster1

    Lol xbox one. . Launch day there’s a fighting stick

    #1 1 year ago
  2. G1GAHURTZ

    Why wouldn’t they be compatible?

    It’s just a USB connection, isn’t it?

    Sounds fishy…

    #2 1 year ago
  3. monkeygourmet

    @2

    Prob because of some weird ‘touch pad’ being needed or something.

    #3 1 year ago
  4. Kabby

    “Playstation 4 will require a whole new set of peripherals”

    Or a £3 adapter from playasia.

    #4 1 year ago
  5. Kaufer

    #3 Even fight sticks?
    I do know however that its harder to sell the same product twice to the same customer.

    #5 1 year ago
  6. riley-kid

    will pro circuit controllers be compatible???, I mean it’s just a USB connection.

    #6 1 year ago

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