Thrustmaster Announces New Steering Wheel for Xbox One & Windows 10
Thrustmaster’s TMX Force Feedback, an officially licensed for Xbox One and designed for Xbox One and Windows, has been oficially annonced and will be available in May.
Thurstmaster states that the new wheel is equipped with a high-performance force feedback motor offering adjustable intensity and a rotation angle ranging from 270° to 900°, the TMX Force Feedback delivers a realistic and versatile racing experience. It’s said the controller’s versatility benefits all players, whether beginners or seasoned pilots, with all types of tracks, cars and races.
Technically speaking, the motor features a mixed belt-pulley and gears system with metal ball-bearing axle. The result is a balanced combination of performance, robustness and precision. With 12-bit resolution (e.g. 4096 values on the wheel’s steering axis) provided by an optical sensor, this racing wheel also offers extreme precision, delivering highly realistic racing sensations. The racing wheel features a robust and adjustable attachment system, compatible with all mounts (desks, tables, cockpits, etc.).
Given the power of the Xbox One license, Thrustmaster can use Xbox One-certified embedded software to assist them in the racing experience, so the TMX Racing Controller is automatically recognized by the video game console, which also ensures full compatibility with the menus in all racing games supporting racing wheels. And with the Thrustmaster drivers available for free download from thrustmaster.com, the racing wheel is also compatible with Windows (10, 8, 7 and Vista).
The TMX Force Feedback’s features a wide 2-pedal pedal set that delivers efficient acceleration and braking: each pedal’s angle of inclination can be adjusted, and for greater realism, the brake pedal also offers progressive resistance. The TMX Force Feedback is also designed to accompany racers through their learning curve in terms of experience: it is compatible with the T3PA and T3PA-Pro (Thrustmaster 3 Pedals Add-on) pedal sets and with the Thrustmaster TH8A shifter which are all sold separately.
Source: Press Release