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Gears of War 3 pads, headsets announced

Mad Catz offering official peripheral range.

A range of officially branded Gear of War 3 peripherals is in the works, including controllers and headsets.

According to VG247, peripheral specialists MadCatz has teamed up with developer Epic Games to produce and market accessories for the upcoming sequel, just as it did with both prior Gears of War titles.

"We are delighted to extend our relationship with Epic Games and look forward to creating a distinctive range of accessories for the next release of one of the most successful franchises in the industry's history," explained Mad Catz CEO Darren Richardson.

"Our Gears of War agreement is consistent with our strategies to align Mad Catz with the industry's most popular and anticipated game titles and to develop and globally distribute high-value products that enhance the gaming experience."

Gears of War 3 is due out on Xbox 360 in the Autumn.