Mad Catz, a leading third-party interactive entertainment accessory provider, announced today that it has acquired 100% of the stock of TRITTON Technologies, a privately-owned California-based provider of gaming audio headsets, high-performance multimedia consumer electronics and computer peripherals. In calendar 2009, on an unaudited basis, TRITTON generated approximately $8 million in revenue from sales principally to customers in North America.
“The gaming headset category is one of the fastest growing within the gaming sector, and the acquisition of TRITTON significantly enhances Mad Catz’ opportunities in this very attractive market segment”, said Darren Richardson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz. “TRITTON has developed an attractive portfolio of premium products and a brand that resonates strongly with gaming enthusiasts”.
TRITTON’s core products, its gaming headsets retailing from $69.99 to $169.99, represent a range of quality audio products that meet the interests of all gamers. Headsets operate on all of the major gaming platforms and computers, and feature a variety of unique additions including true Dolby Digital surround sound. In addition, TRITTON offers a distinctive line-up of USB video products including a simple, out-of-the-box solution to add multiple displays to either Macs or PCs.