One of the most lively debates amongst sim racers surrounds the topic of force feedback. For most of us it is the foundation of our immersion, the contact patch with the cars we drive. It often dictates which sims we love and which sims leave us colder than a skinny dip in a Norwegian fjord. But how much do we really know about what our sims are telling us?
This weekend Niels Heusinkveld released an epic deep dive into force feedback. With a whole new generation of direct drive wheels amongst us and more and more sim racers switching from their traditional gear and belt driven solutions, we are on the cusp of a new relationship between the evolving physics of sims and our input devises. Niels has produced a brilliant breakdown of the information your sim is sending to your wheel and some of it you may find very surprising indeed.
Do we all need to start thinking differently about driving in our sims? Let us know your thoughts and opinions below!
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