Logitech Acquires Saitek

I don’t always comment on news happening outside of the actual game titles I play.  But this latest bit of news will be interesting to follow.  Basically Logitech has acquired Saitek/Mad Catz.  Personally, I think this is fantastic news.  I’ve long been a fan of Logitech.  Their quality is far superior to that of Saitek.  I own/owned many Logitech products and have also purchased several Saitek items.  The Logitech hardware is still running while some older Saitek pieces have long been thrown away. 

It is uncertain what will happen with the Saitek Farming Simulator wheel, pedals and side panel controller which Saitek and Giants teamed up to develop.  I’ve heard rumors of these controllers being in short supply and Amazon retailers telling customers they didn’t know when they would get new stock.   For the record, I didn’t purchase the Farming Simulator Saitek controller.  I really had no need for this as I already had the Logitech G27 and a Logitech joystick.  But….But…I’ve thought more than once about purchasing the side panel. 

Again, time will tell how this all plays out.  Here’s a news article discussing the acquisition

Until next time…

Jerry


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