After filing for bankruptcy several months ago, the video game peripheral manufacturer Mad Catz makes its return to the marketplace with new products on the way.
Mad Catz Interactive officially files for bankruptcy, meaning the peripheral producer has now ceased operations and will have its assets liquidated in the near future.
Mad Catz reveals that Rock Band 4 proved to be a disappointment financially, with the publisher turning in a heavy loss on the back of the game’s poor performance.
Mad Catz looks to be in dire straights as several senior executives abandon ship ahead of their quarterly financial report, prompting a massive drop in stock value.
Developer Harmonix reveals that, as part of a large overhaul to reduce the risk of exploits, every leaderboard in Rock Band 4 has to be entirely wiped.
As part of Harmonix’s first major update for Rock Band 4, the studio will be adding the extremely challenging Brutal Mode difficulty setting to the game.
As part of a new promotion, Rock Band 4 owners will be able to equip their faux rockers with the Vault 111 suit that’s currently featured in Fallout 4.
Rock Band 4 players report several major issues with the game including lag, choppiness, and freezing songs, as well as input lag with the mics and drum kits.
Mad Catz apologizes for a massive shortage for the core Rock Band 4 game and legacy adapter bundle, but promises stock will be refreshed later on in the month.
Rock Band 4 offers the same party-focused, addictive experience as its predecessors, but potential song limitations and price point will hold it back for some.
Harmonix announces that the standalone Rock Band 4 game will be priced differently for Xbox One and PS4, as one requires an additional bundled adapter.
Rock Band 4 co-publisher Mad Catz reveals that it has had to secure extra funding to publish the game. This follows concerns that the company would violate its debt plan.
Amazon mistakenly leaks the ‘Rock Band 4’ bundle package listings, complete with pricing and release dates. Read on to find out when you’ll be able to pick it up!
In an interview, ‘Rock Band 4’ project director Daniel Sussman confirms that the game will not launch on PC, citing piracy concerns and an uncertain audience.
‘Rock Band 4’ lets gamers use previous-gen ‘Rock Band’ instruments on Xbox One and PS4 with the help of a dongle or a low-cost adapter made by Harmonix.
Gigs are like quests and money is like loot in ‘Rock Band 4’s’ campaign mode, which takes cues from ‘Mass Effect,’ ‘The Witcher,’ and indie darling ’80 Days.’
Harmonix and Mad Catz encourage ryhthm game fans to pre-order their copies of ‘Rock Band 4’ early to ensure they don’t miss out on any of the new instruments.