The PS4 Has Been Waiting For the Very High-End Force Feedback Thrustmaster VG T300 RS, Which Is Out This Week

Posted Tue Oct 14, 2014 at 02:05 PM PDT by
Thrustmaster T300RS

T300 RS is also compatible with the PS3 and PC.

Tease after tease, Thrustmaster has dangled the T300 RS over the heads of North American racers. No longer. Come October 17th, the Thrustmaster VG T300 RS will be released, and this a wheel with no shortage of features.

First of all, with apologies to wheels like Thrustmaster's own T80, the T300 RS is a force feeback wheel. That means everthing to serious racers, as the force feedback is not only an integral part of the difficulty and realism aspects, the actual nuanced tug and pull of the wheel can tel lthe racer everthing about the current state of grip of the car. The T300 RS brushless servo means the quality innards required to deliver top-shelf force feedback.

T300 RS features include 1080 degree support (from 270 degrees) for the 11 inch metal spoke wheel, official PlayStation 4 and 3 licensing, which extends to the wheels PS4 specific controls (like the PS, Options, and Share buttons), upgradeable firmware, and a switch to set maximum PS4 or PS3 compatibility.

Then there are the large sequential metal shifters, which are part of an all-around impressive finish. The T300 RS pedals are also metal, feature distinct resistances, and are adjustable to a degree of six different postions per pedal. The wheel is detachable via quick release and can be swapped with other Thustmaster wheels. In fact, the T300 RS is comaptible with Thrustmaster's T3PA and T500RS pedal sets as well as the TH8A and TH8RS shifters.

Thrustmaster VG T300RS PS4

Now, with a price of $399.99 and a feature list to beat, just what can the wheel do?

Naturally, the T300 RS is compatible with the recently released 'DriveClub.' (Check out the review here.)

But the T300 RS PS4 compatibility goes beyond to some other promising upcoming racing titles:

Project Cars - PS4
The Crew - PS4
F1 2015 - PS4 (expect F1 2014 on the PS4 as well)

Then of course there is the PS3 comaptibility:

GRAN TURISMO® 5 – PS3
GRAN TURISMO® 6 – PS3
DIRT® 3 - PS3
DIRT® Showdown – PS3
F1 2011 – PS3
F1 2012 – PS3
F1 2013 – PS3
F1 2014 – PS3
GRID2™ - PS3
GRID™ AUTOSPORT – PS3
NASCAR® 2011 THE GAME – PS3
NASCAR® THE GAME™ INSIDE LINE – PS3
NASCAR® ‘14 – PS3
NEED FOR SPEED™ THE RUN – PS3
TEST DRIVE® UNLIMITED 2 – PS3
WRC 2 – PS3
WRC 3 – PS3
WRC 4 – PS3

Source: Thrustmaster

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Tags: games, release date, Features, compatibility, PS3, PC, DriveClub, Project CARS, F1 2014, 2015 (all tags)