Mad Catz Partnership with MicrosoftMad Catz Announces Partnership with Microsoft Mad Catz Interactive, Inc., the worlds leading third party video game accessory manufacturer, today announced a partnership with Microsoft to develop and manufacture the exclusive microphone and microphone adapter for Microsofts Xbox Music Mixer, due for release November 1, 2003. A live demonstration of this product will be at the Mad Catz booth, located in the South Hall, booth #1524, at the Electronic Entertainment Expo May 14 -16 at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Xbox fans can turn their living rooms into karaoke clubs as they practice their vocal skills with the Mad Catz microphone and microphone adapter. The microphone adapter plugs into the Xbox controller enabling players to connect the Mad Catz microphone to their Xbox video game system. Superior sound lets singers belt out their favorite cover song including hits from Avril Lavigne and Smash Mouth. . . The Xbox Music Mixer, Microsofts first alternative entertainment title, is packed full with features including the only console Karaoke engine, allowing aspiring entertainers to sing to almost any song. Players can even remove vocals using the vocal stripping technology, providing thousands of Karaoke options. "We are thrilled to be partnering with Microsoft on this new title. Developing this cutting-edge product allows us to demonstrate our continued commitment to innovative, quality products for the Xbox video game system," said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Operating Officer of Mad Catz, Inc. "Microsoft shares our vision in creating not only the best products available, but unique and fun at the same time."