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Thrustmaster Reveal Forza Horizon 5 Edition ESWAP XR PRO Controller

For fans of Forza Horizon, Thrustmaster has revealed a Forza Horizon 5 edition of the eSwap XR PRO controller. The eSwap Pro is a controller designed to have modular buttons and controls.

The eSwap XR PRO Controller.

The ESWAP modular gamepads have become a benchmark in the professional controller segment for high-level competitive gaming. The iconic lineup is now heading to Mexico with the newly released ESWAP XR PRO CONTROLLER, sporting the colours of FORZA HORIZON 5 and featuring a new racing wheel module.

Experience incredibly immersive racing with the brand-new RACING WHEEL MODULE, a replica mini-racing wheel. Master your turns and drifts and stay in control on any type of terrain with the module’s 95° rotation angle and re-centering system. Thanks to Hot Swap technology, the gamepad adapts to your gameplay: swap and replace the mini-stick modules as many times as you like.

The ESWAP XR PRO CONTROLLER comes with two optimized, next-generation (S5 NXG) mini-sticks for enhanced precision, plus super-responsive D-pad and mechanical buttons. You’ll be able to respond quickly and take control in your races!

New Racing Wheel Module

You’ll really feel like you’re driving, thanks to a truly game-changing experience with the new RACING WHEEL MODULE included with the ESWAP XR PRO CONTROLLER. Thrustmaster drew on its years of race simulation experience to channel this technology into a module for the ESWAP gamepad. With its re-centering system and 95° angle of rotation, you’ll experience a whole new level of immersion—with incredible control of your turns and drifting. The RACING WHEEL MODULE works just like a car steering wheel, allowing players to turn left or right with perfect precision and without any data loss, unlike steering with a stick. Kick it into overdrive and experience FORZA HORIZON 5 driving like never before with the RACING WHEEL MODULE.

Adapt Your Gameplay Style

Hot Swap technology lets you swap the modules at any time, to adapt the gamepad to your gameplay—and not the other way around. The ESWAP XR PRO CONTROLLER includes the RACING WHEEL MODULE, two mini-sticks and a D-pad. When the RACING WHEEL MODULE is inserted, the D-pad inputs are automatically assigned to the four rear buttons (1, 2, 3, 4). Rear buttons can be reassigned (and disabled) directly on the gamepad. Swap modules in a snap to pick the best configuration for you!

Durable and Responsive

 Combining enhanced precision with an extended lifespan of 2 million activations, the next-generation S5 NXG mini-sticks and RACING WHEEL MODULE deliver an excellent balance between driving precision, trajectory control and overall immersion.

From the ABXY and RB/LB buttons to the D-pad to the rear buttons, you’ll love the super-responsive clicks provided by the mechanical buttons, which are 64% faster than standard membrane-based buttons (tested under laboratory conditions). Say goodbye to lagging response times in games: with an activation distance reduced to 0.01 inches (0.3 mm), you’ll be able to respond quickly and take control in your races!

Configure Your Controller

Using the THRUSTMAPPERX software allows you to configure the controller to suit your specific needs.

  • Create made-to-measure profiles, specifically designed for particular games or characters.
  • Map and remap as many buttons as you like.
  • Configure the sensitivity curve of the analog mini-sticks and RACING WHEEL MODULE.
  • Change the shape of the curve for the dead zones on the analog mini-sticks.
  • Adjust the power of the vibrations.

Price and Availability

The ESWAP XR PRO FORZA HORIZON 5 Edition controller is available for pre-order from March 1st at an MSRP of £169.99 / €199.99 / $179.99

If you already own an ESWAP XR PRO controller you can also purchase the Racing X module separately on the same dates at an MSRP of £26.99 / €29.99 / $29.99

You can purchase these products from Thrustmaster’s website and authorised resellers.

Jakob Aylesbury

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