Mad Catz Releases New Range of RAT Gaming Mice


Mad Catz Interactive Inc has announced today that it has begun shipping its new and improved range of RAT gaming mice to retail.

The entirely upgraded line of RAT mice, includes the RAT1, RAT4, RAT6, RAT8 RATPRO S+, and RAT PRO X+, all include newly installed sensors to improve the overall performance of user commands, including faster reaction times, new button configurations designed to better engage in game play and further enhance the feel and comfort of each mouse, and other new features include a bold new color scheme.

In addition, mice in the new RAT line include.

  • Dynamic Ergonomics: Various adjustments and customization of key mouse components designed to accommodate different hand shapes and grip styles and improve the gaming experience and overall comfort of play.
  • Kameleon RGB Technology: Integrated intelligent lighting provides multiple illumination zones enabling users to select up to 16:8 million color variations and apply various illumination effects
  • FLUX Software Interface: Integrated software enables users to quickly and intuitively tune all aspects of the sensor, macro buttons, and RGB LEDs to meet their specific needs.

“The steady increment of features and performance throughout the new range, from the RAT1 all the way to the RAT PRO X+, provides gamers and enthusiasts of all levels a choice of peripherals to match the level and overall sophistication of their gaming rig,” said Andrew Young, Chief Technology Officer of Mad Catz. “Whether it’s button switch life, sensor capability, programmable features, on-board memory or RGB lighting, the new range of RAT products proudly continues Mad Catz’ tradition of bringing together the best materials and components, highest level of engineering and latest technologies to deliver the key features, precision and customization that gamers seek.”

The enhanced RAT1, RAT4, RAT6, and RAT8 are now available for purchase, and the RATPRO S+ and RAT PRO X+ are expected to ship by the end of the fiscal year.

More information is available on their website about the specifics of each mouse. You can also follow them on social media on Facebook, Twitter, and Youtube.