Microsoft has revealed its recommended flight sim accessories ahead of the launch of Microsoft Flight Simulator on the console.
The game, which is available Tuesday, July 27, will allow millions of new pilots to take to the skies on the Xbox Series X and Series S.
If you’re looking forward to taking to the skies with Microsoft Flight Simulator, here are some recommended third-party peripherals.
Turtle Beach VelocityOne Flight
Compatible with Xbox X/S and Windows PC, VelocityOne was designed by aeronautical engineers and pilots to deliver a complete and inclusive flight control system. It offers realistic controls that help ensure that all players get a chance to experience the thrill of flying.
The 180-degree yoke handle with built-in rudder control provides precise control and the modular throttle quadrant enables players to customize their home experience for a realistic feel of both light and heavy aircraft.
The flight management display also offers an authentic status indicator panel, which displays real-time alerts and flight details.
The Turtle Beach VelocityOne flight will be available in 2021 for $349.95. You can sign up and be notified when VelocityOne is available for pre order Using the prior link.
Honeycomb Alpha Flight Control XPC
This accessory is a flight simulation system, redesigned by pilots and aerospace engineers to provide a real experience.
The controls feature 180-degree yoke rotation with advanced Hall Effect sensors, which help provide smooth precision and no centering. At the base, there’s a switch panel, which includes a master, alternator, avionics and light switches, and a spring-loaded five-position ignition switch.
Plus, the left and right handles include 13 programmable buttons and switches, so you can customize your flight controls to your liking.
The Honeycomb Alpha Flight Controls XPC will be available for pre-order later this year and will be released in early 2022.
Thrustmaster T.Flight Full Kit X
Pilots have been flying high with the Xbox for some time now, and with the Thrustmaster T.Flight Full Kit X, you can go for an even more immersive experience.
As a bonus, once you connect the device to your console everything should be immediately recognized by the game and configured for use immediately.
This kit includes rudder pedals with joysticks, a detachable throttle and slide rail. In particular, T. The Flight Hotus One features a joystick and throttle, which are detachable, meaning you can customize the position for your comfort.
The joystick also comes with 14 action buttons and 5 axes, and the T. Flight Rudder pedals bring everything to life with precise control of the rudder and brakes.
Due to the smart technology, the pedals should be able to provide you with the widest range of motion, and the ergonomic design allows users to place their entire foot on each pedal, thanks to the removable heel.
The Thrustmaster T.Flight Full Kit X is available for pre-order and purchase in the US on July 27 for $199.99, and pilots around the world will have access to this bundle starting October 19.
And for anyone who wants just part of this bundle, the joystick and pedals can be purchased separately.
And for the keyboard warriors out there, Microsoft is also recommending the Razer Turret for Xbox, which features Razer mechanical switches for optimized actuation and reset points.
The keyboard is also paired with a built-in mouse and mat that supports the Razer 5G Advanced Point Sensor by delivering industry-leading speed and accuracy, proving there’s a way to fly.
The Razer Turret is currently on sale and available for $249.99.