Hardware

NVIDIA Reveals Next-Generation RTX 2000 Series Video Cards

Hardware 20 Aug 23, 2018 by Michael Leary

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

Hardware 46 Aug 17, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

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

Hardware 40 Aug 10, 2018 by Andrew Evans

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)

Hardware 3373 Jul 13, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

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

GamingHardware 8 Jun 29, 2018 by Jordan Greer

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

Hardware 46 Jun 16, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

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

Hardware 2548 Jun 10, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

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

Hardware 3373 Jun 1, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

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

GamingHardware 7 May 23, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

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 »

Thrustmaster to Release Console-Compatible TSS Handbrake This Year

Hardware 46 Apr 21, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

Back in January, Thrustmaster took the wraps off its hefty TSS handbrake. Unfortunately (for console players), it was a PC-only affair. Now, Thrustmaster has announced another TSS is on the… Read More »

Feel VR Affordable Direct Drive Wheel Kickstarter Raises $288,000 in First Day

Hardware 149 Apr 11, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

Direct drive wheels aren’t cheap. This is an accepted sim racing truth, like death, taxes, and lag bumps ruining your final lap. But one company is aiming to change that,… Read More »

Celebrate GT Sport's Latest Update With a Sale on the Fanatec CSL Elite

Hardware Apr 1, 2018 by Brendan Rorrison

Amongst the many goodies included in the latest GT Sport update, one was especially welcome for sim enthusiasts. Fanatec’s fantastic CSL Elite wheel is now officially supported by the title.… Read More »

Gran Turismo Sport Now Officially Supports the Fanatec CSL Elite PS4

It’s been a long road, but Fanatec CSL Elite PS4 owners have cause for celebration today. The latest 1.15 update for Gran Turismo Sport has finally introduced native support for the… Read More »

Thrustmaster Reveals PS4-Only BT LED Display Unit

Hardware 154 Mar 16, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

Thrustmaster recently took the wraps off its latest sim racing item. Dubbed the BT, it’s a Bluetooth-enabled LED display unit, and it’s exclusive to the PS4. One of the most… Read More »

Thrustmaster Announces TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod

Hardware 175 Jan 28, 2018 by Kyle Patrick

Thrustmaster has unveiled the latest in its sim racing accessory ecosystem. Dubbed the TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod, the new piece of kit should please racers and drifters alike. As the… Read More »