With Gran Turismo 7 still nowhere to be seen, Project CARS will be the only major racing simulator for the PlayStation 4 for the foreseeable future. The videogame, which is being released on the 12th of May in the North American region, supports multiple steering wheels as well as other racing accessories that should enhance you experience, especially if you are considering getting the Project Morpheus VR headset in the future (as Slightly Mad Studios has already announced support for the virtual reality accessory).
Below is a list of complementary accessories that you should consider buying along with the PS4 version of Project CARS.
Officially Support PlayStation 4 Wheels
Slightly Mad Studios has confirmed that two native PS4 wheels will work with Project CARS. If you are looking for the best quality, you should opt for the Thrustmaster T300RS, which offers 1080 degrees of rotation in addition to force feedback and metal pedals. You can check out the racing wheel set with this page on Amazon.If you are looking for a much cheaper option, the Thrustmaster T80 is also compatible with the racing simulator. However, this does not have any rumble and can only be rotated 270 degrees. If you are still interested, you can check out the T80 here. Otherwise, we suggest spending more money for the much better T300RS.
PC and PlayStation 3 Racing Wheels Compatible with Project CARS on PS4
Slightly Mad Studios is also adding support for several PC and PS3 wheels that will work with the PlayStation 4 version of Project CARS. Both the Thrustmaster T500RS and Thrustmaster T300 Ferrari GTE offer 1080 degrees rotation in addition to force feedback. You can purchase the former with this link.The Thrustmaster T100 Force Feedback also has rumble support but only offers 270 degrees. If you don’t mind the limitation, you can buy the T100 with this page.
Gear Box Shifters and Pedals
You might also went to purchase several other products to go along with your PS4 steering wheels to get an even more authentic experience. If you want use a gearbox shifter in the racing game, you should take a look at the Thrustmaster TH8RS and Thrustmaster TH8A. The latter is the newer version, so you should consider picking it up on Amazon.com here.If you also want a better pedal set, you may also want to check out the T3PA Wide Pedal Set or Thrustmaster VG T3PA-PRO 3-Pedal Add-On Set. Both of these are compatible with the above-mentioned Thrustmaster wheels. Find the two with the following pages: T3PA Wide Pedal Set and Thrustmaster VG T3PA-PRO 3-Pedal Add-On Set.
Fanatec Wheels and Other Accessories
If you want to try another brand instead of Thrustmaster, Slightly Mad Studios also confirmed that several Fanatec wheels and add-ons can be used in Project CARS as well. The problem is that these products are somewhat harder to find when compared to the Thrustmaster products, which are more widely available. With that said, you can find a list of compatible Fanatec below:
- Fanatec CSR (+ Pedals)
- Fanatec CSR Elite (+ Pedals)
- Fanatec Porsche 911 GT2
- Fanatec Porsche 911 GT3 v2
- Fanatec Porsche 911 Turbo S
- Fanatec ClubSport Wheel Base
- Fanatec ClubSport Wheel Base v2
So, if you are picking up Project CARS sometime in the future, make sure you check out the above-mentioned wheels and add-ons if you want to get the most out of your experience with the racing simulator.