Hardware

Fanatec Reveals PS4-Compatible Direct Drive Podium Racing Wheel F1

Sony Fuels More PS5 Rumors With Patent Filing for Touchscreen Display Controller

The next generation of video game consoles is on the horizon. If a new patent filed by Sony is a sign, we could finally have our first concrete look at… Read More »

Thrustmaster Unveils Its New T.Racing Scuderia Ferrari Edition Headset

Thrustmaster has a new addition to its Ferrari line up of peripherals. Joining the T80, TS-PC, and 250 GTO wheel add-on is a new Ferrari-branded accessory. Called the T.Racing Scuderia Ferrari… Read More »

NVIDIA Reveals Next-Generation RTX 2000 Series Video Cards

This year’s Gamescom is in full swing and already off to a fantastic start. On Monday, NVIDIA pulled the wraps off its next-generation video card lineup, the GeForce RTX series.… Read More »

Thrustmaster Announces Two New Sim Racing Products For Autumn

The team at Thrustmaster has confirmed the September launch of its TSS Handbrake for consoles. Joining it is a surprise item, and it will be available this coming Monday. What… Read More »

Trak Racer FS3 Wheel Stand Review

If I had to choose one word to describe my approach to sim racing hardware, it’d have to be “minimal.” For the vast majority of my make-believe career, I’ve plugged… Read More »

Sony Celebrates Half a Billion PlayStations With a PS4 Special Edition

Sony will release a special edition PlayStation 4 later this month to mark a rather impressive landmark. Since it set the brand off in 1994, Sony has registered 500 million… Read More »

Thrustmaster T-GT Review

There’s a long history of officially-branded Gran Turismo wheels. Starting out with Logitech’s GT Force way back in the days of Gran Turismo 3: A-Spec, Polyphony moved to a partnership with… Read More »

Sim-Racing Deal Alert: Save 50% On Thrustmaster T-GT & T150 Wheels

Electronics retailer Newegg is hosting a special deal on select video games and gaming accessories today. You can find the full list of eligible items here. In terms of racing… Read More »

Thrustmaster BT LED Display Review

Does your car have a heads-up display? Chances are it doesn’t. A handful of vehicles do — some modern BMWs, the Hyundai Veloster we tested earlier this year — but… Read More »

Fanatec Will Sell You Its First Direct Drive Wheel Base For 1€ (But There's a Catch)

They say good things come to those who wait. Sim racers have been a patient bunch since Fanatec first showed off its direct drive wheel at last year’s Sim Racing… Read More »

Buy & Sell Hardware in GTPlanet's New Sim-Racing Trading Post

GTPlanet is proud to host the largest forum dedicated to sim-racing hardware, and starting today, it’s about to get even better: we’re opening up our Trading Post forum to everyone,… Read More »

1-Day Sale: 15% Off Games, Consoles, & Sim-Racing Hardware on eBay

eBay’s back at it again with the crazy sales: “everything” on the site is available, today only, at a 15% discount (up to $100) until 9:00pm Pacific Time tonight, June… Read More »

Thrustmaster's TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod Coming to Consoles This September

After first announcing it this past April, Thrustmaster has pencilled in a release window for the console version of its TSS handbrake. The 90% metal, Sparco-branded item will touch down… Read More »

Fanatec Announces Standalone CSL Elite Wheel Base + for PS4

Just in time for the new-product onslaught that is E3 2018, Fanatec has announced its latest offering. While the CSL Elite Wheel Base + isn’t exactly a new product, sim racers… Read More »

Fanatec's Podium Series Shows Signs of Life, More Details Coming July 13

A clever teaser from the folks at Fanatec has arrived. In it, we see the company’s cube-shaped direct-drive wheel base, and little else. Well, except a date, one that’s only… Read More »

Microsoft Offers Maximum Accessibility with Xbox Adaptive Controller

Now for something completely different. Late last week, Microsoft took the wraps off its latest controller. What you see above is the Adaptive Controller; a wholly ambitious approach to making… Read More »