The 8 Best PS5 Wheels for Sim Racing (2021)

Sony has finally dropped their PlayStation 5 console after what feels like eons of wild anticipation, and it seems to be living up to the hype so far. Perhaps the most-praised aspect of the new PS5 system is the dramatically-improved DualShock 5 controller, but one thing the new pad doesn’t excel at is providing an … Read more

The Best Sim Racing Wheels for PS4 (2021)

As one of the world’s most popular home gaming consoles, the PlayStation 4 has seen a long list of great titles, including plenty of racing sims. From Driveclub to the Gran Turismo series, and more, there’s a lot of driving excitement to be had on this console. If you want to get the most out … Read more

The 11 Best F1 Wheels for Sim Racing (2021)

F1 steering wheel for sim racing

The first thing that comes to mind when talking about racing simulators has to be Formula 1. The emblematic motorsport that got a lot of people into racing sims in the first place has a lot of great racing wheels wheels for your at-home enjoyment. Here are our top picks for the best F1 wheels … Read more

The Best Direct Drive Wheels: Buyer’s Guide (2021)

Direct drive steering wheel

A direct drive wheel is one of the best investments an aspiring sim racer can make. Over the last few years, we’ve had the pleasure of testing some of the market’s best direct drive wheel bases, including systems from Fanatec, Simucube, and other luxury sim racing names. In this guide, we’ll walk through our top … Read more

ClubSport Universal Hub V2 Review

While there is a place in the market for ‘out of the box’ steering wheel and pedal sets, if you spend any appreciable amount of time bombing around a virtual race track, a time will come when you want something ‘more’. It’s true that starter sets like the Logitech G923 are way more affordable than … Read more

Fanatec CSL DD Review: Features, Boost Kit & More (2021)

Any self-respecting sim racer with petrol in their veins gets excited when they have new toys to play with. So when Fanatec announced that they’re releasing a new direct drive wheel base for under four hundred bucks, it got tongues-a-waggin’. Sim racing isn’t cheap. Even if you race on Xbox or Playstation, shelling out for … Read more

How to Fix Thrustmaster T150 Not Working on PC

The Thrustmaster T150 is one of the best sim racing wheels in the gaming arena. It’s popular not just because it’s from Thrustmaster but because it packs a punch of awesome features at a pocket-friendly price. Despite its wide-spanning popularity, the Thrustmaster T150 can sometimes prove problematic to pair with a PC. If you’re here … Read more

How to Fix Assetto Corsa Steering Wheel Not Working

Assetto Corsa is one of the most thrilling sim-racing games in the market. It boasts over eighty cars and a handful of special edition models tailored in collaboration with an array of prestigious automotive manufacturers.  Thanks to this, Assetto Corsa reigns supreme in force feedback and offers a realistic feel, especially when paired with a … Read more

How to Fix Thrustmaster Pedals Not Working

Any budget-conscious sim racer will tell you that Thrustmaster makes great steering wheels and pedals. However, the pedals may malfunction for one reason or another, making sim racing difficult or impossible. In this article, we’ll review the most common Thrustmaster pedal problems and fixes. Common Thrustmaster Pedals Problems The most common problem with Thrustmaster pedals is underperformance. Many … Read more

Fanatec CSL Elite: Best Budget Wheel Base (Review)

Update: Fanatec has discontinued the CSL Elite. The wheel base has been replaced by Fanatec’s new and affordable direct drive system, the CSL DD. The Fanatec CSL Elite wheel base is a fantastic middle ground between regular sim racing wheels and direct drive wheels. It provides stronger, more accurate force feedback than your average wheel, … Read more

Logitech G29 vs Thrustmaster T300 RS: Which Is Better?

Thrustmaster T300 RS Racing Wheel and Pedals

The Thrustmaster vs Logitech debate has arguments for both sides, but to compare the two brands effectively, you really need to look at specific products. The Thrustmaster T300 RS and Logitech G29 are two of their most popular wheels, but which of the two is better? We think the Thrustmaster T300 RS is definitely the … Read more

Thrustmaster T150 vs Logitech G29: Which Is Better?

Thrustmaster T150 Steering Wheel

The Logitech G29 is as a great cheap racing wheel, but so is the Thrustmaster T150. So, which of the two should you choose? Overall, we think the Thrustmaster T150 is the better purchase. Although the two wheels are very similar in terms of build quality and performance, the T150 is almost half the price … Read more

Thrustmaster TMX Pro vs Logitech G920: Which Is Better?

TMX Pro Steering Wheel and Pedals

Both the Thrustmaster TMX Pro and Logitech G920 are excellent entry-level steering wheels for PC and Xbox One, but which of the two is the better choice? We think the Thrustmaster TMX Pro is the better steering wheel. It delivers similar force feedback to the G920, but comes with far superior pedals that can detect … Read more

Fanatec CSL DD vs Thrustmaster TS-PC: Which to Choose

Note: This article was previously a comparison of the CSL DD and TS-PC. However, since Fanatec has now replaced the CSL Elite with the CSL DD, we’ve updated the article to feature the new wheel base. The Fanatec CSL DD and Thrustmaster TS-PC are both great choices for intermediate sim racing wheels. However, I personally … Read more

Thrustmaster TX vs TMX: Ultimate Comparison

Thrustmaster has been in the game for a long time and they’ve made wheels for every game console in recent memory.  As for their Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S wheels, the choice comes down to the TX and TMX wheel sets.  While the TMX is a solid offering for casual racing fans or those … Read more

Fanatec CSL DD vs Thrustmaster TX: Ultimate Comparison

Note: This article was previously a comparison of the CSL Elite and Thrustmaster TX. However, since Fanatec has now replaced the CSL Elite with the CSL DD, we’ve updated the article to feature the new wheel base. The Thrustmaster TX is a great sim racing wheel that comes in two varieties: the Ferrari 458 Italia … Read more

Fanatec ClubSport V2.5 : Best Belt-Driven Wheel? (Review)

Fanatec's ClubSport V2.5 Wheelbase

If you’re looking for an affordable, but high-quality wheel base for your sim racing setup, Fanatec has the product just for you. Their ClubSport V2.5 wheel base offers extensive compatibility and customizability, without the four-figure pricetag of most direct drive wheels. What to Consider Before You Buy Before I review any product, I always like … Read more

The 7 Best Cheap Sim Racing Wheels

Cheap steering wheel for racing simulator

Sim racing wheels can set you back hundreds of dollars, but the good news is that there are more and more affordable options on the market. Sure, they won’t have all the top-tier features that you may find in most other racing wheels, but you’ll still see a serious jump in immersion with these solid … Read more

Fanatec Podium DD2 Review: Is It Worth $1500!?

Fanatec Podium DD2 direct-drive steering wheel

Direct-drive steering wheels are the ultimate experience in terms of simulation. They not only faithfully translate all your tiniest changes in wheel position to the sim game, but they convey to you unparalleled feedback. From the wetness of the track, to which tires are slightly more worn out, direct-drive sim racing wheels truly put you in … Read more

Fanatec Podium DD1 Review: Worth Every Dollar

Fanatec's force-feedback DD1 steering wheel base

Upgrading from a controller to a force feedback steering wheel base provides an incredible jump in terms of both racing accuracy as well as immersion. Similarly, upgrading from a “normal” steering wheel base to a direct drive wheel base will have you feeling like you’ve abandoned a toy and stepped into a race car. More … Read more

Fanatec Podium F1 Review: Is This the Best F1 Wheel?

The Fanatec Podium Racing Wheel F1 is a high-end sim racing wheel that is loaded with advanced tech such as a direct drive force feedback system and meant to take gamers’ performance to the highest levels possible. Officially licensed for PlayStation 4 (and by extension, PlayStation 5) as well as PC, the Fanatec Podium Racing … Read more

Thrustmaster Ferrari F1 Wheel Add-On Review for Sim Racing

The Thrustmaster Ferrari F1 Wheel Add-On is a specialized F1 racing wheel rim designed to be used with the company’s T500, T300, and TX racing wheel series. This officially licensed wheel is a full-size replica of the Formula 1 Ferrari 2011 racing wheel, solidifying its status a collector’s item in addition to the the functional … Read more

Thrustmaster TMX vs T150: Ultimate Comparison

The Thrustmaster TMX and the Thrustmaster T150 are the French peripheral manufacturer’s current entry-level force feedback sim racing wheels for the Xbox and PlayStation console lines, respectively. These wheels exist in an exceedingly competitive tier of racing racing peripherals, going up against the likes of Logitech, Hori and others. While these two Thrustmaster wheels exist … Read more

Thrustmaster Direct Drive: Release Date + Alternatives

Way back in 2016, rumors were swirling among sim racing enthusiast forums that Thrustmaster was preparing to announce that they were working on their first-ever direct drive racing wheel. Shortly after these rumors began to circulate, Kazunori Yamauchi of Polyphony Digital (developers of the Gran Turismo series of PlayStation console racers) confirmed that Thrustmaster was … Read more

Setup and Calibration for Fanatec Wheels (CSL/ClubSport/DD)

Fanatec has been steadily increasing their share of the racing sim peripheral market in recent years and it’s easy to see why – they offer a diverse array of enthusiast-grade products that, while a bit pricey, offer a great value proposition due to their quality engineering and exhaustive feature sets. It stands to reason that … Read more

Fanatec CSL DD vs Thrustmaster T300 RS: Which to Choose

Note: This article was previously a comparison of the CSL Elite and T300 RS. However, since Fanatec has now replaced the CSL Elite with the CSL DD, we’ve updated the article to feature the new wheel base. The Fanatec CSL DD and Thrustmaster T300 RS are great places to start for intermediate sim racing wheels, … Read more

The 7 Best Xbox Series X Racing Wheels

The Xbox Series X consoles are finally here, and it launched with arguably the most robust lineup of racing games of any game console to date. While the new Series controller somehow manages to be even better than the nearly-perfect pad that dropped alongside the Xbox One, it doesn’t hold a candle to a great … Read more

AccuForce Pro V2 Review: Cheap Direct Drive

The AccuForce Pro V2 has been lauded multiple times not only by us but by a myriad of other reviews out there. It’s a powerful direct drive wheel that promises standards as close to perfection as possible. Precision, realism, immersion, power, these are all cornerstones of what a direct drive wheel is supposed to offer … Read more

Fanatec Podium DD1 vs DD2: Head-to-Head Comparison

The Fanatec Podium DD1 and Fanatec Podium DD2 are both top-rated products in our guide to the best direct drive wheel bases on the market. Although the DD2 is the successor of the DD1, Fanatec continues to manufacture both wheel bases today, which begs the question: what are the differences and which of the two … Read more

Thrustmaster T80 Steering Wheel Review

Thrustmaster T80 Steering Wheel and Pedals

The The Although being marginally more expensive, the There’s a reason the On the border between a mid-range and cheap wheel, we find a fantastic buy for beginners and veteran players alike. The has a brushless force feedback motor, rotates to 1080°, and is officially licensed by Ferrari to give you an 8:10 replica of … Read more

The Ultimate Guide to Open Sim Wheel (OSW)

Servo motor to be used for Open Sim Wheel

Sometimes you want to be a racing driver and an engineer. Sometimes you feel like you have more in common with Niki Lauda than you do with Hamilton. If you see yourself in either of those two categories, then building an Open Sim Wheel might be for you.  What Is Open Sim Wheel? Open Sim … Read more