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SteelSeries and Ignite Announce Hardware Development Partnership for New Online Game

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Today, SteelSeries, the leading manufacturer of premium-quality, competitive gaming peripherals and Ignite Game Technologies, an online gaming company focused on building a new form of auto racing game, announced their partnership and plans to bring an exclusive new form of racing controller to market, later this year. The partnership is being announced today in conjunction with the announcement of Ignite’s online racing game environment, Simraceway.

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So a Steelseries racing wheel ?
 
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simraceway are the real deal. steelseries peripherals are top notch also. however, developping a wheel for pc simracing is very hard to do. you can't do it right at first attempt. fanatec, logitech and thrustmaster are far ahead due to their experience. it would be great to see some real competition in this segment, but i just can't see how steelseries could pull this off.
 
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simraceway are the real deal. steelseries peripherals are top notch also. however, developping a wheel for pc simracing is very hard to do. you can't do it right at first attempt. fanatec, logitech and thrustmaster are far ahead due to their experience. it would be great to see some real competition in this segment, but i just can't see how steelseries could pull this off.
Time will tell, I am all for it personally, the more competition the better the device and the better the price.
 

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simraceway are the real deal. steelseries peripherals are top notch also. however, developping a wheel for pc simracing is very hard to do. you can't do it right at first attempt. fanatec, logitech and thrustmaster are far ahead due to their experience. it would be great to see some real competition in this segment, but i just can't see how steelseries could pull this off.
LOL, every Thrustmaster wheel i have had has failed either due to gear shift or even the wheel coming lose and falling of. In fact they went cheaper and backwards now as they don't even use a bolt and when they did the bolt was plastic while the shaft was metal and was always prone to come lose.

There just melted together now near enough.


Wont take much for Stealseries to put any of them in place.
 
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LOL, every Thrustmaster wheel i have had has failed either due to gear shift or even the wheel coming lose and falling of. In fact they went cheaper and backwards now as they don't even use a bolt and when they did the bolt was plastic while the shaft was metal and was always prone to come lose.

There just melted together now near enough.


Wont take much for Stealseries to put any of them in place.

you aren't aware of the thrustmaster t500rs, which is the best wheel right now (under 1000 dollars price range)
 
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That thrustmaster is pretty nice, but I'd probably get a logitech G27 instead, mostly due to the 6speed shifter. It feels more natural to me to use a stick rather than padels, tho those would be great for drag racing. The thrustmaster does have better turning, 3x I think while the logitech is 2.5 which isnt bad. I guess I like having a stick better because my real car has one lol. Its nice to shift down from 5 to 3 to zip past someone then go back to 5 lol. Or with a 6 spd 6 to 4 then back. My car isnt the fastest in the world, but I manage to get through traffic well enough. Its a 96 elantra thats been through hell.
 
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I welcome more competition to the racing wheel market, I have been eye-balling a few wheels, and haven't quite found one I like for the right price.
 
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t500rs is technologically best right now but what's coming from fanatec is mind blowing: search clubsport wheel on google.
p.s. the t500rs will receive a proper shifter, not a toyish g27 one