Datel announces new SuperSports 3X Racing Wheel

Datel announced the release of a new multi-platform steering wheel, the SuperSports 3X. It comes equipped with dual-motor force feedback, auto-centering, a sequential shifter and wheel-mounted paddle shifters. Since it is multi-platform, the wheel can be used on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. The user can also use their internet-connected PC to configure wheel settings, which can be saved to the unit and used on other games. After the "read more" jump, you can find the full un-edited press release, courtesy of GamesPress.

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Datel announce new SuperSports 3X Multiformat Racing Wheel for Xbox 360, PS3 and PC

Stone, Staffordshire, United Kingdom, 22nd November 2010

Datel take Racing Games to the next level with the New SuperSports3X Racing Wheel.

Precision engineered to deal with the rigours of the race track, the SuperSports 3X enhances the driving experience. Multiformat compatibility means that Xbox 360, PlayStation3 and PC gamers can all experience SuperSport 3X’s superior control. Its unique customizable settings enhance and add further excitement to the plethora of A list racing games on the market.

Packed with features, you can feel every crash, smash and jolt with SuperSport 3X’s Dual Vibration feedback. Its wheel mounted twin shift paddles and sequential gear shift, recreate F1 style control.  The SuperSport 3X self centring wheel provides enhanced straight line performance, andtwin accelerator and brake racing pedals add to the realism. Add to this rubber wheel grips for comfort and stability during extended racing sessions, and you have all the ingredients for a great racing wheel.

But what sets SuperSports 3X apart from other wheels on the market is its unique all-new Customizer feature which lets gamers race tune the wheel to the way they want to play. Simply connect SuperSports 3X to the USB port of any online-enabled PC to access 3x's built-in Customizer profile. From here you can create custom driving settings and enhancements for the biggest and best racing games including;
Gran Turismo 5, MotorStorm, Forza 3, Formula 1 2010, Dirt 2, GRID, Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit, Pure, Need for Speed Shift and Burnout Paradise.

Choose to set Deadzone control to increase or decrease the parameters of your vehicles racing lines – Apply sensitivity boost to increase the sensitivity of the wheel – Vary the speed of turbo mode – Use button mapping to custom set your preferred button configuration.

Once you've selected your custom configuration, settings will be stored on the SuperSports 3X, ready to use in-game.

Serious about racing games?

Get SuperSports 3X and prepare for the drive of your life!

Packed with features

Features

·         Multi -Platform compatibility – works with Xbox360 –PS3 –PC.
·         Feel every crash, smash and jolt with Dual Vibration feedback.
·         Wheel mounted twin paddle shift, for an F1 style experience.
·         Self centring wheel for enhanced straight line performance.
·         Accelerator and brake pedal set.
·         Sequential type stick shift.
·         Rubber wheel grips for extra comfort in those extended racing sessions.
·         All new Customizer feature – enabling users to customize controller settings for specific games
·         Extra long 4 metre (13 feet) cable for flexible positioning.

Pricing/availability:
SuperSports 3X has an RRP of just £39.99 and is available now.

See SuperSports 3X in action:
http://www.viddler.com/explore/Codejunkies/videos/32/

Link to Customizer Application:
http://uk.codejunkies.com/Products/SuperSports-3X-Racing-Wheel__EF000939.aspx

Media/artwork:
http://www.datel.co.uk/trade/product.aspx?id=117&name=Super_Sports_3X_for_PS3,_Xbox_360_and_PC

About Datel
Datel is the world’s leading developer and manufacturer of videogame enhancement products. With a dedicated single-site R&D and production complex in the UK extending to over 200,000sqft, offices in the USA and Japan, Datel is truly a global player.

For additional information or a review sample, contact:
Rachel Hughes, Marketing & PR
Datel Design and Development Ltd

Rachel.hughes@datel.co.uk

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