Fanatec Confirms PS5 & Xbox Series X Compatibility For Its Console Products.
It’s finally here!, Fanatec announces PS5 Compatibility for their products which are officially PS4 licensed will also be compatible with the next-Gen PlayStation 5 Console. The announcement was made in a forum thread confirming that all wheel bases ,racing wheels and every attached accessory which are officially PS4 licensed will be compatible to the new PS5 as well.
This is big news, They knew all sim racing community were waiting for this. They can be sure that continuing using their valuable equipments for a very long time is guaranteed.
They also announce that Microsoft already made a similar announcement so all current console products in their portfolio are future proof. We think on this Fanatec is referring to the upcoming new Xbox Series X.
Last but not least, they announce further contact with Polyphony so it is very likely that their wheels will be fully supported by GT7 from day 1 too.
All this is the result to the officially licensed peripherals announcement made by Sony, on how existing PlayStation 4 peripherals are compatible with the next-gen system
But as regards us, this is great news for all Fanatec Fanatics who bought Fanatec’s PS4 gear recently or are planning to buy a Fanatec Playstation 4 compatible product. They can be sure that their purchases are secure and welcome for the next coming future of gaming.
Here the PS4 peripherals/accessories that will work on PS5 ( Official list by sony)
- Specialty peripherals, such as officially licensed racing wheels, arcade sticks, and flight sticks, will work with PS5 games and supported PS4 games.
- The Platinum and Gold Wireless Headsets, as well as third-party headsets that connect via USB port or audio jack, will work on PS5 (the headset companion app is not compatible with PS5).
- The DualShock 4 wireless controller and PlayStation officially licensed third-party gamepad controllers will work with supported PS4 games.
- Both the PS Move Motion Controllers and the PlayStation VR Aim Controller will work with supported PS VR games on PS5.
PlayStation 5 Release Date
It looks like we’ll find out the price of the PS5 on Wednesday 16, (September), the preorders are opening up on September 22nd.