Fanatec has announced the Gran Turismo DD Pro steering wheel for PS5 and PS4 consoles. It is an innovative steering wheel with Force Feedback to feel everything that Gran Turismo 7 will offer.
Fanatec introduces the steering wheel Gran Turismo DD Pro, the first with the brand’s Direct Drive Wheel pedals. It will be compatible with PS4 and PS5 consoles, officially licensed and ready to race.
It’s about a high performance steering wheel and pedals pack creating in parallel with Fanatec’s CSL DD technology. In addition, it has been done in close collaboration with Sony Interactive Entertainment and Polyphony Digital.
Its price, well it is detailed through the Fanatec official website, although it won’t be cheap at all. It is not for sale yet and reservations will open in just one day, but it is confirmed that it will be -at least- € 699.95.
When Fanatec was founded in 1997, their goal was to create gaming hardware that will take the studio experience to a new innovation.
Since then, the company has positioned itself as a leading brand in driving simulation, so now with this Gran Turismo DD Pro they elevate everything to the highest exponent in performance.
This first collaboration between Fanatec and Polyphony Digital makes the Gran Turismo DD Pro, the first flyer created for a Gran Turismo.
East Gran Turismo DD Pro It will be compatible with Gran Turismo Sport and Gran Turismo 7, its new installment. Remember that this will do it in March 2022 for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5.
Gran Turismo DD Pro – Steering Wheel for Gran Turismo 7 and Sport on PS5 / PS4 (17 images)
The CEO of Fanatec, Thomas Jackermeier, said: “The community has asked for a direct drive wheel with load cell pedals and we have gone to great lengths to make the impossible a reality.
The steering wheel has been designed in collaboration with Polyphony Digital and we are working together to make everything work seamlessly with Gran Turismo Sport and Gran Turismo 7 when it debuts in 2022.“, He said.
In closing, Jackermeier stated: “Direct Drive is the new standard in racing simulation and every racer who has tried it once will never go back to any other.“.
As we said, the Gran Turismo DD Pro It will have a starting price of € 699.95, although it will be the minimum. There are two other packs, such as 8 Nm for € 849.95 and a Gran Turismo DD Pro Premium Bundle for € 969.85.
In the same way, there is a fast shipping of the flyer “shipped by special air transport for delivery before Christmas“. Which will slightly raise the starting price up to € 849.95.
Be that as it may, this steering wheel is a dream come true for all lovers of Gran Turismo and driving simulators in general. Furthermore, it is PC compatible for most driving games.
For a game that will include up to 400 cars from all erasNot bad, right?