Thrustmaster announce new premium racing peripherals for Xbox One

Thrustmaster BannerThrustmaster are know for their premium quality products across the gaming ecosystem so when they announce a new product launch its time to sit up and take notice especially when everything in this latest launch is Xbox One compatible.

How often have you looked on as PC gamers show off their latest addition to their racing sim setups and thought if only we had these mods for the Xbox One? Well stop that jealousy right now because they are no longer the preserve of the PC gaming elite. The TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod + which is compatible with the Xbox One with the TS-XW RACER and TX-Series Thrustmaster racing wheels has just been announced. Looking like it belongs in the cockpit of a rally car this sweet bit of kit screams quality. The finish is sublime with high-quality metal and aluminum materials being used which make it look the dogs bollocks. It also has Thrustmasters H.E.A.R.T. – HALL EFFECT ACCURATE TECHNOLOGY™: which is a unique 3D technological innovation built in so if your serious about your racing it’s a must have piece of kit.

This isn’t something that your going to just sit on your lap to use so to give it a sturdy base you can team it up with the TM Racing Clamp. An ingenious add-on that gives you all the stability you’ll need as your handbraking around those tight corners. It’s easily installed with only two screws needed and it doesn’t get simpler than that.

Hooking all this up to your Xbox One might seem daunting but Thrustmaster have you covered. The TM Sim Hub will get you up and running in no time. Not only will it allow you to get up and running in no time with compatible Thrustmaster racing wheel bases it’s also futureproof with any future peripherals in Thrustmasters gaming ecosystem. You can read the complete press release and specs below.

Thrustmaster bolsters its sim racing ecosystem with the launch of three new accessories this September.

Thrustmaster today are announcing the upcoming release of three new accessories designed for those players looking to optimize their race sim set ups and expand their gaming experience. 

Taking advantage of the latest in e-WRC, Thrustmaster is expanding its ecosystem to provide the ultimate experience for players in search of perfection with the release of the ‘TM Racing Clamp’ on August 20th and the ‘TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod +’ and ‘TM Sim Hub’ on September 20th. 

Thrustmaster SS Handbrake Sparco Mod In Use

TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod + 

TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod Standalone

You asked for a handbrake that’s playable with console games* and now here it is: the TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod +. This new device is PC-compatible with every racing wheel on the market and the major “+”, and new feature of this TSS handbrake, is its console compatibility:

  • For PS4™* with the T-GT and T300-Series Thrustmaster racing wheels
  • For Xbox One* with the TS-XW RACER and TX-Series Thrustmaster racing wheels

 

This has only been made possible through the development of a proprietary cable needed to enable communication with console. 

This new product will also take advantage of the previous model’s features, including of course Thrustmaster H.E.A.R.T. technology and high-quality aluminum materials. 

Through a collaboration between Thrustmaster and Sparco, there are now two modes available providing the best possible level of control during even the most intense races:

  • Progressive handbrake mode
  • Sequential transmission mode

 

The TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod + will retail for: £259.99. 

Box contents:

  • Progressive handbrake/sequential transmission
  • Removable knob
  • Mini Allen wrench
  • Allen wrench
  • Open-end wrench
  • Removable DIN/USB cable
  • Removable proprietary mini-DIN/DIN cable
  • Horizontal mode add-on
  • User guide and warranty information

TM Racing Clamp

Thrustmaster Racing Clamp

The TM Racing Clamp is a truly robust and practical solution that allows for optimal installation and easy use of the TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod, TSS Handbrake SparcoMod + and TH8A, even without a cockpit! 

Designed for desks or tables that are between 0.6”/15 mm to 2”/50 mm thick, you can adjust your equipment according to your driving style to create a fully immersive driving experience. 

The TM Racing Clamp works equally well for left-hand or right-hand drive configurations depending on the position of the TH8A and TSS Handbrake Sparco: change the height, depth or inclination for greater playing comfort to maximize your performance. 

This 100% metal accessory is simple to install (quick fastening with two screws) and will optimize your gaming experience while ensuring safety and stability, all for just £99.99. 

Box contents:

  • TM Racing Clamp attachment system
  • Side-support for TH8A shifter
  • Set of screws and washers
  • Allen wrench
  • User guide and warranty information 

TM Sim Hub 

Thrustmaster Hub and Map

With the arrival of the TM Sim Hub, Thrustmaster pushes the boundaries of console setup creation by allowing players to combine the TSS Handbrake series, TH8A and future ecosystem add-ons for PS4™ and Xbox One®.

Designed to allow the highest performance hardware combos in rally or GT, the TM Sim Hub can connect up to 4 Thrustmaster add-ons simultaneously on compatibleThrustmaster racing wheel bases***.

Please note that this accessory will only be available in the Thrustmaster online store for £44.99.

Box contents:

  • TM Sim Hub
  • User guide and warranty information

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