Pedals are the hottest new gaming accessory
Asetek, sim racing gear innovator, the creator of the all-in-one liquid cooler, and the global leader in liquid cooling solutions for gaming PCs and DIY enthusiasts, today announced its Forte™ Sim Racing Pedals are receiving acclaim by several renowned sim racers and sim racing reviewers. Asetek's Forte™ throttle and advanced load-cell brake pedal set is getting high accolades for immersive racing at an extremely competitive price point, while providing premium performance, a true racecar feel, and the easy adjustments and calibration possible with the custom-made RaceHub™ software.
A recent entrant to the sim racing hardware and software provider space, Asetek took its proven expertise in mechatronics, design and manufacturing, and combined it with decades of real-life racing experience and simulation builds to bring the next level of immersion and the feel of a real racecar to even the most competitive of sim racers. With the Asetek SimSports™ pedals, now sim racers can choose between extreme performance hydraulic or advanced load-cell brake pedals from Asetek for immersive racing.
"When expanding our offering of sim racing pedals, it was key that we innovate a high-quality product that provides many of the benefits of our premium performance Invicta™ pedals, at a price point accessible to many more sim racers," said André Sloth Eriksen, CEO and founder of Asetek. "I am pleased that the community is seeing the Forte™ pedals in action and getting reviews from critics in the industry. Our goal is to revolutionize the sim racing market – providing sim racers of all levels with the thrill of real-life racecar racing along with the ease of RaceHub™ software for the ultimate in customization and personalization."
Below is a roundup of reviews published to date:
Boosted Media's Will Ford - REVIEW: Asetek SimSports Forte Load Cell Sim Racing Pedals
REVIEW - Asetek Simsports Forte Load Cell Sim Racing Pedals - Boosted Media
"Compared to other high end load cell pedals...that cost a lot more than this, Hueskinveld Ultima Plus for example, these feel every bit as good as those do."
Laurence Dusoswa - Forte™ Pedals Long Term Review
"Arguably the best value pedal set on the market. Yep, I mean it…."
"All in all, this is one of the best pedal sets I have ever used and it's definitely one of the best value-for-money sets on the market if not THE BEST value-for-money…."
The Forte™ Pedal Set with its custom-made RaceHub™ software is available for pre-order purchase now at €449.00 including VAT ($449.00 excluding sales tax when available for sale in the U.S.). Asetek expects to be shipping the Forte™ pedal set in the next couple of weeks. Sim racers can place pre-orders by going to https://www.asetek.com/simsports/webshop. For more information on the premium performance Forte™ pedals, please visit Products - SimSports (asetek.com).
If desired, Forte™ pedal owners will be able to upgrade their pedals to the Invicta™ T.H.O.R.P.™ (Twin Hydraulic Opposing Rapid Pistons) system and replace the Forte™ pedal plates with Invicta™ pedal plates, for the ultimate experience of driving a real racecar. The Forte™ to Invicta™ Pedal Upgrade Kit is expected to be available for purchase in 2022.
In addition to the Invicta™ and Forte™ sim racing pedals, Asetek SimSports™ will also offer wheel bases, steering wheels, shifters, and other end-user customization options.