Thrustmaster introduced its new entry-level Thrustmaster T128 racing wheel for PC, PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One. The T128 is available in two different variants and costs around $200. The steering wheel for Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One is available now, while the gaming wheel for PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4 will follow on October 27th.
For comfortable gaming steering wheels that convey the most realistic driving experience possible, 300 to 400 bucks are quickly due. Thrustmaster launched the T128 entry-level steering wheel, which will be available in two different versions. The Thrustmaster T128 racing wheel for PC, Xbox Series X/S, and One consoles are now available at a price of just under $200. The steering wheel model for PlayStation 5 and PS4 will be released on October 27th. Both T128 steering wheels are available on Newegg.com, Amazon.com, Bestbuy.com, and Amazon.co.uk.
The Thrustmaster T128 has the same hybrid drive as the more expensive T248 racing wheel, which currently costs around 270 euros on Amazon. A combined belt and gear mechanism are also used in the T128 for force feedback. The feedback on the Thrustmaster T128 is said to be 20 percent stronger than on the older racing wheels T150 and TMX from Thrustmaster.
In addition to the realistic force feedback, Thrustmaster has given its entry-level racing wheel for gaming a 4-color LED engine speed display as well as magnetic shift paddles and pedals. Thrustmaster promises “lightning-fast shifting with the precise release” (reaction time of 30 milliseconds) and “well-dosed braking” via the pedals for the shift paddles and pedals of the T128.
According to Thrustmaster, the rounded steering wheel rim of the T128 automatically adjusts its rotation angle between 270 and 900 degrees to the type of vehicle used in the game. It allows the T128 to be adapted to all vehicle and driving styles such as GT, rally, F1, or trucks. It is supplemented with 13 action buttons, which can also be used to navigate through game menus, as well as a quick attachment system for tables with a thickness of up to 5.5 centimeters.
The Thrustmaster T128 is officially licensed for Microsoft Xbox Series X/S and Xbox One as well as for Sony PlayStation 5 and PlayStation 4.
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