Author: Bob Buskirk
Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. announced today a new range of Street Fighter X Sanrio products and accessories. Available in limited quantities throughout North America, the new range is expected to be available this month, timed to coincide with the 25th anniversary celebration of the legendary Street Fighter video game franchise from Capcom.
Bringing together two beloved franchises for the very first time, the new range of products feature Sanrio characters, including Hello Kitty depicted as classic Street Fighter characters like Ryu and Chun Li, set against authentic Street Fighter backdrops.
“We’re pleased to celebrate the Street Fighter 25th anniversary with the new range of Street Fighter X Sanrio products which we believe will prove a fitting tribute to the occasion.” said Darren Richardson, the President and Chief Executive Officer of Mad Catz Interactive, Inc. “We’re particularly pleased that the range includes both gaming hardware and lifestyle accessories, demonstrating our ability to reach new consumer segments with quality licensed product.”
The range includes the Street Fighter X Sanrio FightStick PRO, a tournament edition fighting game controller for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system and the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system, as well as a range of themed smartphone and tablet cases.