At Logitech’s inaugural Logi Play event celebrating gaming and streaming culture, gaming technologies and gear division Logitech G introduced its new "PRO Racing Wheel" and "PRO Racing Pedals." The set serves as a new professional-grade racing setup designed with and for professional sim drivers, offering the most realistic and immersive racing experience possible.
"Logitech’s PRO Racing Wheel makes the sim racing experience incredibly realistic. I'm able to feel the conditions of the track and how the car changes during the race, which is game-changing. When using this wheel at home, I feel like I'm right there on track," said Lando Norris, F1 Racer for McLaren.
The PRO Racing Wheel is outfitted with the all-new high-performance Direct Drive engine capable of 11-newton meters of force with low-latency response. The Logitech G exclusive, proprietary high-definition TRUEFORCE feedback technology allows users to experience in-game physics and audio at higher frequencies with enhanced precision and near-instantaneous feedback.
Other features include an intuitive wheel design with precisely located buttons and dials, magnetic gear shift paddles for a realistic, mechanical feel, and dual-clutch paddles that offer tactile analog responses for a variety of racing functions. Aside from a customizable settings display, the quick-release mounting system allows for customizability for superior comfort.
"Fans of our racing wheels and pedals can expect a serious upgrade in realism, performance and control, as well as design and durability," said Richard Neville, head of simulation and controllers for Logitech Gaming. "We analyzed everything—from how many gear shifts, turns and impacts an 11-newton meter wheel takes, to which materials and components will last through even the most grueling racing conditions."
The accompanying PRO Racing Pedals feature a realistic load cell brake with pressure detection and customizability with its modular design to fit all racing setups and styles. The set of simracing peripherals is compatible with PC, Sony Playstation 4|5, Microsoft Xbox Series X|S, and Xbox One.
Priced at $999 and $349 USD, the Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel and PRO Racing Pedals will be available in the coming weeks on Logitech G's website and at select retailers.
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