Mad Catz, Microsoft In Licensing Deal

San Diego-based Mad Catz Interactive, a developer of electronic accessories, said this morning that it is in a deal with Microsoft to produce a range of license, co-branded audio headphones. Mad Catz said the license covers Microsoft Xbox 360 brand. The firm said that Mad Catz and Microsoft will jointly design and brand wired and wireless headphones, which will include both Microsoft's Xbox logos as well as Mad Catz's Tritton brand. Financial details of the deal were not announced. The two firms expect the headphones to be available in the 2011 holiday season.