Expert joystick and peripheral makers Thrustmaster will be demonstrating several new products at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) 2017 next week, including a new Racing wheel designed exclusively for Gran Turismo Sport on the PlayStation 4.
The new racing wheel was designed specially to enhance the experience of playing Gran Turismo Sport, the upcoming driving and racing simulator from Polyphony Digital on the PlayStation 4. Gran Turismo Sport is also offering virtual reality (VR) compatibility, which in combination with Thrustmaster’s racing wheel, could offer even more immersion to players.
Gran Turismo Sport was original slated for release at the end of 2016, but the developers were forced to push back the release date to 2017. Polyphony Digital are known among fans as being perfectionists, so it was not a huge surprised that an ambitious project such as Gran Turismo Sport ended up taking extra time. The Thrustmaster Gran Turismo Sport wheel will be demonstrated at the Sony PlayStation booth.
Thrustmaster will also be premiering other products at E3, including another racing wheel for Windows 10 and Xbox One at the Microsoft Xbox One booth, and at the Thrustmaster booth, the team will be offering demonstrations of Elite Dangerous using Thrustmaster joysticks, a demo of Dovetail Games’ title Flight Sim World and an event exclusive DCS World F/A F18, which was only recently announced by developer Eagle Dynamics.
In addition, Thrustmaster will be joined at its booth by racing videogame partners such as Codemasters to demonstrate their racing wheel products and Thrustmaster also plans to announce a new partnership with an automotive supplier, including a new product demonstration.
VRFocus will bring you further information on Thrustmaster’s products and E3 exclusives once it becomes available.