Thrustmaster has developed quite a wide
range of joysticks, game controllers and steering wheels for PCs and
gaming consoles and now have partnered with Ferrari to bring a special edition line.
Since its inception, the company has been bringing in
its technological expertise in the peripheral market for a long time. Thrustmaster believes in developing
its offerings in a way that satisfies the gamer's itch to get peripherals that come as close as they can to deliver a quality and realistic gaming experience. The company has launched three products, two of which are partnered with Ferrari.
The T. Racing Scuderia Ferrari headset
Designed to pay tribute to racing drivers and team members, the T. Racing Scuderia Ferrari Headset is a product of Thrustmaster's years of experience. The headset features a unidirectional microphone that has ambient environmental noise cancellation and locks in your voice.
Adjustable and detachable, the set offers comfort during racing sessions, the Ferrari headset features large memory foam ear pad cushions along with a layer of gel to serve the same purpose.
Thrustmaster says the Ferrari headset guarantees excellent audio fidelity, which was also a top priority while designing the headset. Another key feature provided by the Ferrari edition is - extended compatibility; it is compatible with PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Mac, and smartphones (calling functions included).
The high-performance microphone is designed to cater to the specific issues faced by racing game players and real-world race drivers. Additionally, the metal headband frame ensures not only excellent durability but also adds to the headset's realistic look. The padded cushion further provides the headset an aesthetic finish.
The T150 Ferrari wheel
The Ferrari wheel is a drive system that allows racers to emulate
the feeling of being a Ferrari driver. The rotation angle of the wheel is
adjustable from 270° to 1080°. Moreover, not only each pedal's angle of
inclination can be adjusted, the brake pedals also come with progressive
resistance. For a firm grip, the wheels are rubber-coated. The system is
compatible with Windows Vista, WindowsXP, PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3.
HOTAS Ace Combat 7 Edition Flight Stick
Among the Ferrari edition, Thrustmaster also released the The HOTAS 4 Ace combat 7 Edition flight stick. Officially licensed by Bandai Namco and Sony Interactive Entertainment and with built-in buttons for the Play Station 4, it is the official joystick for the system. For PC and PS4, realistic ergonomics is adapted to all flight simulation in Ace Combat 7 Skies Unknown and other flight games. Additionally, to facilitate ease of use and start-up, joystick mapping is also integrated in the Ace Combat 7.It is also compatible with the T. Flight Rudder Pedals to offer a smoother flight experience. The rudder twist, a feature present on the joystick allows to integrate with it the pedal set
Pricing and availability
The Thrustmaster-T.Racing Scuderia Ferrari edition gaming
headset is priced at AED449. While the Thrustmaster-T150 Ferrari FFB Racing Wheel is priced at AED949. Additionally, the Thrustmaster-T-flight Hotas 4 joystick with Bandai Namco
is priced at AED389 and are available at Virgin Megastore and Tech Address KSA