Fanatec and Polyphony Digital Announce Partnership

There is a partnership between Polyphony Digital and hardware manufacturer Fanatec announce, which buyers of “Gran Turismo 7” should benefit from, among other things. Both sides want to work together in the future to develop new peripherals for racing games. The goal is to build them on advanced strength feedback technology.

This collaboration aims to help “minimize the differences between racing simulation and real motorsport”. Below are two statements from the responsible directors:

Thomas Jackermayer, CEO of Endor AG: “For many years Kazunori Yamauchi has pushed the boundaries of what the software can do and has played a major role in the growing popularity of racing simulation. We are now working together towards a common goal: to further integrate virtual and real motorsports. We are planning many projects. exciting and I can’t wait to see how it does on Gran Turismo.”

Kazunori Yamauchi, Producer of the “Gran Turismo” Series: “Fanatec has been setting the tone for years when it comes to simulator technology. The quality and performance of their products are amazing, but it is their spirit of innovation in motorsports that we like the most. Polyphony Digital and Fanatec share the same The vision and ambitions are long-term, and I am very excited to see what we will achieve together.”

Spotted Fantec GT DD Pro

A photo appeared on social networks this week showing the Fanatec GT DD Pro, which – if the rumors are confirmed – appears to be the result of this collaboration. The usual controls, including the mandatory PlayStation buttons, can be seen on the steering wheel shown.

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GT Planet It is speculated that the steering wheel on display is more of a pre-production model or that Polyphony Digital has a significant influence on the look and structure of the official GT wheel. Because some parts are very similar to the Thrustmaster product.


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