SteelSeries Simraceway Steering Wheel released in the UK end of January

SteelSeries, the leading manufacturer of premium-quality, competitive gaming peripherals announced last November they were designing a handheld hybrid racing controller that combines the features and function of a high-end wheel with the portability and convenience of a joypad.

The wheel will not only be able to be used in the online racing world of Simraceway, but also with a list of other games including the following, but remember some features, including the assists dials and the shift indicator LEDs may not be compatible with certain titles:

  • iRacing
  • F1 2011
  • Simraceway
  • GTR
  • Live for Speed
  • DiRT
  • DiRT 2
  • GTR 2
  • Test Drive Unlimited
  • Need for Speed Shift
  • Need for Speed III: Hot Pursuit
  • Need For Speed Underground
  • Midnight Club 3 Dub Edition
  • Blur

The wheel looks fantastic as you can see from the images and video and we can’t wait to get our hands on one.

Check out the official video below:

Available 27th January in the UK and more details and purchase available from Amazon UK here: http://amzn.to/zEIzdS

If you aren’t familiar with Simraceway, it’s an online racing world that offers live, person-to-person racing, utilising highly-accurate, simulation-grade driving physics and proprietary middleware for player skill quantification in order to match racers by skill level. It leverages a client-server model similar to those on popular online games such as World of Warcraft and features current and historic licensed content from a variety of auto and racing brands including Bentley, Bugatti, Mitsubishi and Saleen. Its continually-evolving racing environment will be constantly supplemented with new features and content to fully reflect the fast-moving, real-world motor racing scene.

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