Mad Catz wants you to strap on the helmet and barrel roll into the life of a fighter pilot in their new game Combat Pilot. This isn’t your ordinary shoot and fly action extravaganza Combat Pilot wants to take you through the rigors of actually becoming a pilot in the setting of an MMO. Being built around Microsoft’s Flight Simulator X you know they are serious about going for realism over theatrics. That’s not to say you won’t be seeing your fair share of trigger pulling but you’ll need to advance your skills for your chance to fly better and better aircraft. Be sure to check out the video below before you bug out.
Mad Catz® Announces The Launch of ‘Combat PilotTM’ — A New Multiplayer Combat Flight Experience For PC
New MMO Experience Allows Flight Sim Enthusiasts to Train and Fly as Military Pilots
San Diego – July 24, 2012 – Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) announced today that it will launch a new flight simulation experience entitled Combat Pilot in the summer of 2012. Combat Pilotintroduces multiplayer, military aviation and combat operations to the realistic world of flight simulation, where simulation enthusiasts from around the world can train, fly, fight and interact together.
Combat Pilot was developed by Mad Catz’ internal ThunderHawk Studios™and represents the first ever interactive, multiplayer combat simulation built around Flight Simulator X™ from Microsoft® (sold separately).
Those entering the Combat Pilot universe must qualify to earn their wings in order to fly with others in the community. The proprietary, multiplayer engine, as well as the regulated military environment, sets Combat Pilot apart from any other flight simulation experience.
“We believe that Combat Pilot will prove to be an important destination for the flight simulation community to gather, interact, and share experiences,” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “Mad Catz’ Saitek™ brand and flight simulation is an important part of our company’s culture and Combat Pilot will allow the flight simulation community to come together and interact as never before.”
About Mad Catz
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. (“Mad Catz”) (NYSE MKT: MCZ) is a global provider of innovative interactive entertainment products marketed under its Mad Catz® (gaming), Tritton® (audio), and Saitek® (simulation) brands. Mad Catz also develops flight simulation software through its internal ThunderHawk Studios™; operates flight simulation centers under its Saitek brand; publishes games under its Mad Catz brand; and distributes games and videogame products for third parties. Mad Catz distributes its products through most leading retailers offering interactive entertainment products and has offices in North America, Europe and Asia. For additional information please go towww.madcatz.com.
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