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News Mad Catz brand returns from the dead

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by bit-tech, 5 Jan 2018.

  1. bit-tech

    bit-tech Supreme Overlord Staff Administrator

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  2. suenstar

    suenstar Collector of Things

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    I wonder if they'll be revisiting driver support for older Saitek equipment, I still struggle to get my flight pedals functioning properly on Windows 10.
     
  3. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Nup: Mad Catz sold Saitek to Logitech before going bankrupt, so it wasn't included in the sale to the new owner.
     
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    Be interesting to see if they still provide any support to any previous products.
    Guessing that's a typo.
     
  5. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    MARTY! WE HAVE TO GO BACK! BACK... TO THE FUTURE! <theme plays>
     
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    Flibblebot Smile with me

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    Possibly not - I'm guessing Gareth has been working on his time machine over Christmas and is obviously thinking a lot about time - it's the only explanation for this line in the same article:
    My guess is that it's Gareth's way to ensure his awesomeness in 2018: use time travel so that he can publish news before it happens :D

    As for Mad Catz themselves, it'll be interesting to see where they go from here: whether the new owners are going to build and improve on Mad Catz' previous products or if they're just going to rehash the same old designs.
     
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    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    It's the future - LITERALLY!

    Right, both fixed.
     
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    MLyons Half dev, Half doge. Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    That explains all his crypto investments
     
  9. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Gawd, if I had a time machine I'd go back and put a few grand into Bitcoin in the early days, then... Well, there's no step two. That's it; set for life.
     
  10. suenstar

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    :( That's no good, Logitech don't appear to have done anything with drivers/software for older Saitek gear... I may just have to get rid of my pedals.
     
  11. pilsner72

    pilsner72 Ive got soul but im not a solderer

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    The mad catz TE MMO is the only driver I haven't got installed on my PC after a reinstall. I wonder if they will support older products, I purchased last January.
     
  12. edzieba

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    Outside the Saitek stuff, the only MadCatz device that's ever looks really interesting is the Lynx 9 crazy folding transformable controlpad thing. With the crippling flaw of costing £200 and being made by MadCatz.
     
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