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Thrustmaster Announces Next Generation ESWAP Mini-Sticks & Packs

Buoyed by the success of its modular professional gamepad, the ESWAP PRO CONTROLLER, Thrustmaster is thrilled to be adding to the product's ecosystem with the launch of the ESWAP LED CRYSTAL PACKS, available in two different eye-catching colors: orange or blue. Featuring impressive changes both in terms of the modules' outward appearance and inner workings, Thrustmaster is once again making a big impression on the industry, and doubling down on its commitment to helping all gamers in their quest toward the upper echelons of multiplayer gaming rankings.

The ESWAP LED CRYSTAL PACKS feature next-generation (NXG) analog mini-sticks: the ESWAP S5 NXG MINI-STICK MODULE. These new mini-sticks ensure enhanced precision and a longer lifespan in relation to previous Thrustmaster mini-sticks. Gamers will enjoy better physical resistance (+33%), improved re-centering precision (+66%), and double the lifespan for the built-in mini-stick buttons (+100%), compared with previous mini-sticks in Thrustmaster's range of gamepads. For gamers who don't necessarily want to buy a complete new pack of modules, Thrustmaster is pleased to also be offering the ESWAP S2 NXG MINI-STICK MODULE, available for purchase individually: a next-generation (NXG) replica of the ESWAP Classic Mini-Stick Module, for a great fit with every gamer's needs.

Thrustmaster Releases T.Racing Scuderia Ferrari Edition-DTS Gaming Headset

After thrilling gamers with the release of the T.Racing Scuderia Ferrari Edition gaming headset, Thrustmaster has partnered with DTS to offer true-to-life, ultra-immersive sound using DTS Headphone:X spatialization technology. The ultimate goal of this added technology is simple: to continue to improve the playing experience and performance of players who are constantly striving for better times.

Thanks to this collaboration, Xbox and PC players will have access to the DTS Headphone:X app (code included giving access for a period of one year.), with the purchase of the T.Racing Scuderia Ferrari Edition-DTS gaming headset. This app provides a better overall audio level across all frequencies while offering a completely immersive 3D audio experience thanks to DTS' unique encoding that was custom designed for the T.Racing Scuderia Ferrari Edition.

Thrustmaster Launches its Thrustmaster Civil Aviation Product Range, Officially Licensed by Airbus

Now cleared for takeoff with its brand-new range of civil aviation flight sim accessories, Thrustmaster is thrilled to be getting its new partnership with Airbus off to a flying start by launching four exciting new officially-licensed products compatible with PC (Windows 10, 8), in addition to its eagerly-awaited TM Flying Clamp, to mark the occasion. It's also the perfect way to celebrate Thrustmaster's milestone of thirty years in the business: the manufacturer has honed its skills and developed a unique level of know-how in the world of flight simulation, cementing its reputation as one of the global leaders in this high-tech sector.

Thrustmaster's New T.Flight U.S. Air Force Edition Gaming Headset Available Soon

Continuing its #SummerOfFlight, Thrustmaster today announced that its new T.Flight U.S. Air Force Edition Gaming Headset will be available for pre-order on August 16th prior to its official release this fall on October 31. A great end to the summer is guaranteed for flight simmers!

Currently on display at the Thrustmaster Gaming Hangar B in booth 2162 at the EAA AirVenture 2018 in Oshkosh WI, the new headset meets the exacting standards needed to carry the official license of the United States Air Force, one of the most respected military air wings in modern aviation history. Including its tremendous design, the headset itself introduces several outstanding features to the high-quality fidelity and components that come from over 25 years of audio experience. These features make the T.Flight U.S. Air Force Edition Gaming Headset an ideal solution for flight sims, aerial combat games, esports and multiplayer games.

Thrustmaster Launches Y-350CPX and Y-300CPX Limited Edition Far Cry 5 Headphones

Thrustmaster is thrilled to be channeling its expertise in gaming headsets into the world of Ubisoft's Far Cry for the upcoming game launch of Far Cry 5. The brand is releasing two multiplatform models, the Y-350CPX and Y-300CPX, allowing co-op teams to immerse themselves into the world of Far Cry 5 - the fictional Hope County, Montana.

Limited Far Cry 5 editions of two award-winning bestsellers
To meet the needs of all gamers, and particularly those who are fans of the Far Cry franchise, Thrustmaster is launching two limited-edition Far Cry 5 headsets for the arrival of this new opus on PS4, Xbox One and PC, thanks to an exclusive worldwide partnership with the game on the latest generation of platforms. Using these headsets, gamers will experience all the intensity of the action taking place in Hope County, Montana. Set in America, a first for the franchise, Far Cry 5 offers players total freedom to navigate a serene-looking yet deeply twisted world as the new junior deputy of fictional Hope County, Montana. Players will find that their arrival accelerates a years-long silent coup by a fanatical doomsday cult, the Project at Eden's Gate, igniting a violent takeover of the county. Under siege and cut off from the rest of the world, players will join forces with residents of Hope County and form the Resistance.

Experience the World of Rally Racing with Thrustmaster TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod

After more than two years of questions from the community via social media, Thrustmaster is proud to finally be able to make the announcement that people have been waiting for: all the thrills of drifting and rally racing are now right at your fingertips, with the TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod. This product is the latest innovative component in Thrustmaster's ever-growing racing ecosystem, and offers a choice of two different modes: progressive handbrake, and sequential gearbox. The icing on the cake? It's officially licensed by Sparco!

A major, groundbreaking development
Painstakingly developed in close collaboration with Sparco, the brand that defines standards for racing gear, Thrustmaster's TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod is the third product to hit the market as a result of this unique partnership. Its goal is the same as that of its two predecessors: transporting gamers right to the heart of an ultra-realistic racing experience.

Thrustmaster Launches the TS-PC RACER Ferrari 488 Challenge Edition Racing Wheel

Following the Ferrari 250 GTO Wheel Add-On and T80 Ferrari 488 GTB Edition, the third product unveiled by Thrustmaster to celebrate Ferrari's 70th anniversary is the TS-PC RACER Ferrari 488 Challenge Edition racing wheel. It features high-performance technologies which seamlessly work hand-in-hand with the stunning 488 Challenge Edition wheel.

Tailor-made for competition
A truly exceptional product, the TS-PC RACER Ferrari 488 Challenge Edition has been designed with fans of the legendary Prancing Horse automaker in mind: PC gamers looking for performance, quality and realism. The racing wheel replicates that found in the 488 Challenge, the most powerful car in the Ferrari one-make series history thanks to its turbocharged engine. The end result is a 9:10 scale replica (12.6"/32 cm in diameter) of the real 488 Challenge wheel, with hand-stitched wrapping made from the same Alcantara material used on genuine Ferrari wheels. As seen with Thrustmaster's recent Ferrari 70th anniversary releases, the TS-PC RACER 488 Challenge Edition boasts advanced onboard pieces of equipment of impeccable quality: a faceplate crafted of black brushed anodized metal, two 5.5"/14 cm tall sequential metal paddle shifters, two D-pads with push function, two metal rotary switches with push function, and eight action buttons. That's no less than 25 programmable functions in total!

Thrustmaster Pays Homage to Ferrari with Wood-Crafted 250 GTO Wheel Add-On

With Ferrari celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2017, Thrustmaster's goal was to launch exceptional racing wheels reflecting the history and style of the famed 'Prancing Horse' automaker. The first piece is a limited edition of a particularly iconic model: the timeless 250 GTO wheel, more beautiful than ever even at 55 years young.

Charm meets a strong, richly symbolic history
The Ferrari 250 GTO Wheel Add-On, for PC, is an official Ferrari-licensed 8:10 scale replica (at 13 inches/33 cm in diameter) of the wheel of the Ferrari 250 GTO - one of the most legendary cars ever created, and three-time consecutive GT world champion from 1962 through 1964. Thrustmaster's model proudly sports all of the original wheel's features, first and foremost in terms of materials. The Ferrari 250 GTO Wheel Add-On boasts a metal faceplate and internal structure, an authentic chrome logo plate in the center, plus genuine high-quality wood covering the wheel's entire circumference with a black ring running through the middle: the resulting design is understated and sleek. All of these carefully-reproduced details transport the user right back to the 1960s. One only needs to test out the Ferrari 250 GTO in the game Assetto Corsa (available as part of the Ferrari 70th Anniversary DLC Pack), for example, to find oneself fully immersed in real vintage car racing sensations, with their inimitable panache.

Thrustmaster Launches New Y-350CPX 7.1 Powered Gaming Headset

Y-350CPX 7.1 Powered, the latest and greatest in Thrustmaster's range of gaming headsets, has been specially designed with the brand's two main goals in mind: it's a high-end headset, and features extended compatibility to meet the needs of all gamers - whatever their favorite next-generation platform.

The very best audio for all gamers
Thrustmaster has used its extensive audio and gaming expertise to develop a headset that delivers the same outstanding level of performance with all the latest systems - including the different versions of the PS4 and Xbox One consoles, Nintendo Switch, PC and Mac, and even VR headsets, smartphones and tablets!

Thrustmaster's New GP XID PRO Gamepad Raises the Bar on Precision

With the brand-new GP XID PRO, PC gamers will now be able to get their hands on a totally plug-and-play gamepad that lets them start playing games right away, under optimal conditions and with absolute precision in all of their actions. Thrustmaster is the specialist looked to by simulation professionals, and the most advanced sim gamers, thanks to its decades of unmatched R&D expertise. Thrustmaster is thrilled to now be able to offer all of that know-how in this next-generation PC gamepad.

Built-in XInput standard: A powerful advantage
The GP XID PRO benefits from featuring the XInput (XID) standard built right into the gamepad, allowing it to be totally plug-and-play: just plug the gamepad in and start playing - there's nothing to install! Incorporation of the XInput standard ensures that the controller is instantly recognized as an Xbox gamepad in Windows. The main advantage of this is that all buttons and axes are assigned the proper functions and actions in games, without the need to go through a long and laborious setup phase. Even better is the fact that the GP XID PRO is the long-awaited PC-compatible gamepad that's plug-and-play in Windows 7, 8 and 10.

Thrustmaster Announces New Sparco R383 Racing Wheel

It's been a while since we saw an announcement regarding this particular type of hardware here at TPU, but Thrustmaster have risen to the challenge of offering couch racing enthusiasts all over the world a new solution for their gaming wishes. The Thrustmaster Sparco R383 is an evolution of previous Thrustmaster's designs, built in a 1:1 ratio to its real life counterpart.

Officially dubbed the "Rally Wheel Add-On Sparco R383 Mod", it features a black suede rim with a brushed metal faceplate. Two adjustable metal paddle shifters are available in the back, measuring 5" in height. There are nine buttons available, as well as a directional pad that acts as another button when it's pressed down. The Sparco R383 Racing Wheel is compatible with a plethora of Thrustmaster bases (you can look at the list after the break), thus ensuring compatibility with both the console and PC realms. The Sparco R383 wheel is available now for $200.

Thrustmaster Launches the T.16000M FCS Space Sim Duo Joysticks

By combining two T.16000M Flight Control System joysticks, Thrustmaster offers gamers the ability to play with identical products in both hands, inviting them to experience their favorite space flight simulation games from a whole new perspective.

Two lethal weapons delivering an even more powerful flight experience
With the T.16000M FCS Space Sim Duo, gamers can now control their spacecraft using a joystick in each hand, in all games supporting the simultaneous use of two joysticks. This ensures even greater realism in games, particularly for Mech warrior pilots or deep space explorers. Enjoy absolute control when weaving a path through asteroid fields, avoid your opponents and target your enemies with surgical precision. The T.16000M FCS Space Sim Duo is a pack comprising two T.16000M FCS joysticks. The fully ambidextrous controller can be configured as a left-handed or right-handed device, thanks to three detachable components. Its appearance and design ensure that it is particularly suitable for use in a dual-joystick setup. It delivers ideal comfort and excellent stability, thanks to its large handrest and weighted base.

Thrustmaster Launches the T.Flight Hotas One Joystick for PC & Xbox One

Members of the Flight Sim community rejoice, Thrustmaster has heard your pleas loud and clear. To meet the demands of this growing audience on Xbox One, Thrustmaster decided that there's never been a better time to release a joystick that will allow the many, many gamers on Xbox One and Windows 10, 8 and 7 to experience Thrustmaster's extensive flight simulation expertise. The T.Flight Hotas One will allow gamers on both platforms to fully immerse themselves in the feeling of flight offered by today's cutting-edge Flight Sim titles and become part of these amazing aerial worlds in a way that hasn't been possible until now. Based on the T.Flight Hotas concept, one of their all-time bestsellers, Thrustmaster has developed a comprehensive solution officially licensed for Xbox One and Windows 10, 8 and 7.

At last, an official Thrustmaster flight stick for Xbox One
Thrustmaster is thrilled to be the first to develop a product that the Xbox One community has been dreaming about since launch.
Eager to deliver on the growing demand from members of this community, the team at Thrustmaster joined forces with Microsoft to create a joystick specially designed for use on Xbox One, with the T.Flight Hotas One being the end result. Thrustmaster has worked with Frontier to fully support the T.Flight Hotas One in Elite Dangerous for Xbox One. Frontier has been keen to deliver an even deeper level of immersion for the Elite Dangerous community on Xbox One and recommends the T.Flight Hotas One, supporting it with an upcoming patch for Elite Dangerous adding T.Flight Hotas One compatibility on September 26th!

Thrustmaster Unveils the Y-350X 7.1 DOOM Edition Gaming Headset

Thrustmaster has created the ultimate detection weapon. A brand-new headset just issued by Thrustmaster's R&D teams, the Y-350X is a technological powerhouse allowing users to quench their thirst for mass destruction. Officially licensed for both Xbox One and Windows, the Y-350X has met the challenge of harnessing the advantages of spatialized 7.1 virtual sound with no compromises in terms of power, thanks to the Y Power Pack - and ensures pinpoint precision, with the Y Sound Commander. More than just a headset, it's a complete arsenal for relentless combat!

Arsenal #1: Y-350X
The Y-350X uses all of Thrustmaster's R&D expertise to demonstrate its perfect mastery of audio technology, and meet the challenges that this degree of power gives rise to.

Thrustmaster Shows Off Replica A-10 C Stick

Gaming peripherals expert Thrustmaster displayed its latest joystick for consumer flight-simulators, and popular multiplayer online games such as Tom Clancy's HAWX series and Battlefield 3. Its design is a replica of the flight stick A-10 C Thunderbolt II ground-attack aircraft, an iconic plane for many military aviation enthusiasts. While games like Battlefield 3 don't give you playable a A-10 C, its playable fighters are equipped with chain guns that let you perform some ground-attack maneuvers. Apparently Thustmaster got all its design rights in order, as it bears the coveted "Hotas Warthog" and USAF badges. It is accompanied by a replica throttle unit.

Thrustmaster Announces Wii Wireless Classic Controller

If you are one of the people looking for an alternative Nintendo Wii controller, Thrustmaster is now here to offer it. Thrustmaster has announced the T-Wireless NW gamepad for Wii, a fully wireless Classic Controller alternative. It will communicate with the Wii via a 2.4GHz wireless dongle that plugs into the Wii's GameCube controller ports to provide 30-feet of wireless range. The controller itself is housed in a Wii-themed chassis relatively similar in layout to previous Thrustmaster gamepads. The full compliment of buttons found on Nintendo's own Classic Controller will be available. Thrustmaster also added Slow and Turbo buttons. Thrustmaster is pricing the T-Wireless NW aggressively at $19.99, the same price as Nintendo's semi-wired Classic Controller. It'll be available in October. Thrustmaster also chose today to premier a new 5-piece combo pack of Wii accessories targeted at holiday buyers new to the console. The T-Megapack NW will include a rubber-gripped steering wheel bracket, a set of the T-Protect NW controller skins, and a T-Charge NW battery recharging controller organizer. The T-Megapack NW will also launch in October, priced at $34.99.
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