Mad Catz Announces Shipping of R.A.T. 8+ ADV High-Performance Gaming Mouse

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Winner of the Red Dot Award for Product Design 2020, the R.A.T. 8+ ADV is designed for the professional gamer with blisteringly fast performance

Kowloon, Hong Kong – July 30, 2020 – Mad Catz Global Limited, the leading innovators in gaming hardware, is excited to announce that highly anticipated R.A.T. 8+ ADV high-performance mouse is now shipping. A flagship product in the R.A.T. range, the R.A.T. 8+ ADV features a wealth of uniquely customizable components and best-in-class technology designed for the competitive gamer and engineered to bring out the very best in gamers’ abilities.

Featuring the top-of-the-range Pixart PMW 3389 PRO optical sensor, the R.A.T. 8+ ADV blows the competition away, able to perform at an extreme 20000 DPI with movement speeds of up to 400 inches per second, and 50G of acceleration.

The R.A.T. 8+ ADV includes high-durability switches, providing a life expectancy of more than 60 million clicks, ensuring that your gaming mouse never lets you down in the heat of the battle.

The ability to adjust and customize the R.A.T. to suit the users’ personal preference, has long been a stand out feature of the range, and the R.A.T. 8+ ADV delivers in a jaw-dropping fashion. Powerful Mad Catz software works in harmony with the mouse, allowing every aspect of the sensor, button configuration, and lighting to be tweaked, adapting to the gamers’ preferred playstyle instead of the other way around. Players can assign complex macro commands with timing accuracy to 1/2000th of a second to any of the programmable controls.

The R.A.T. 8+ ADV features a host of features engineered for gamers at the top of their game:

  • Palm Rest: Whether your grip is palm, claw, or fingertip, the R.A.T. 8+ ADV can quickly adapt by adjusting in length to suit your gaming style.
  • Thumb Rest: Moving along two axes, gamers can find the ideal position for their thumb to rest during the battle, improving comfort and reaction times.
  • Extra parts: R.A.T. 8+ ADV comes with 2 pairs of swappable palm rests and pinkie rest, including anti-slip Palm Rests and Pinkie Rests to further enhance your grip.
  • Barrel Scroll: The R.A.T. 8+ ADV features a unique scrollable barrel component situated on the top of the mouse. With Barrel Scroll, FPS games take on a whole new life, with easier leaning and sharper controls when evading the enemy or assisting a teammate.
  • Precision Aim: Increase or decrease the sensor or cursor speed with a single button press, ideal for snipper modes and smashing that perfect shot!
  • Weight: Bin the bulk and tailor your mouse to your preferred weight via a series of removable weights included in pack. Alter the weight of your mouse depending on the genre of game you are playing or the length of time played, reducing fatigue and increasing accuracy.
  • Chameleon RGB Lighting: Bath your gaming environment in mesmerizing light. Customize your lighting environment, choosing between millions of colors and even apply patterns such as breathing and pulse if static lighting isn’t your thing!
  • High-Quality Coating – Featuring a striking red-gloss-coating, the R.A.T. 8+ ADV is made to be seen and feels addictively tactile during play

The R.A.T. 8+ ADV was recognized earlier this year at the highly prestigious Red Dot Awards, winning ‘Product Design Award 2020’ for its unique design, unrivaled adjustability, and premium specification. Tested against more than 6,500 products, the R.A.T. 8+ ADV emerged victorious for its craftsmanship and innovative design.

The Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+ ADV is beginning to ship globally now. Availability may vary by region. For more on availability and pricing in each territory, please contact Mad Catz or PR contacts below. 

About Mad Catz

Mad Catz®, the legendary gaming hardware brand, has been leading innovation in gaming hardware for three decades. In 2018, Mad Catz announced a surprise return to the international gaming scene, with a dedication to focus first on quality, committed to producing unique gaming hardware, designed and engineered in-house to stand out amongst the competition and deliver superlative performance for gamers of all abilities. Mad Catz design products for gaming across multiple platforms including Windows® PC and Mac® computers, in-home gaming consoles, handheld gaming consoles, smart phones, tablets and other mobile devices. Headquartered in Kowloon, Hong Kong, Mad Catz Global Limited is the brand owner of Mad Catz and has its branches in Taiwan and China. Mad Catz promotes its brand across five continents and distributes its products around the globe.

For additional information about Mad Catz and its products, please visit: www.madcatz.com. You can also find more online through Mad Catz’ Twitter, and Facebook, YouTube, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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