The best Black Friday sim racing deals 2022 | Traxion

Black Friday sim racing deals

Here’s a selection of our favorite sim racing and racing video game offers across all platforms, software and hardware, for Black Friday 2022.

BY ROSS MCGREGOR, JUSTIN MELILLO AND THOMAS HARRISON-LORD

Black Friday is here. Or nearly here, depending on when you read this article. Either way, the 25Th November 2022 will be filled with savings across sim racing equipment and racing game content.

Here’s not every item reduced, but the Traxion.GG team’s hot picks from the offers available. Steering wheels, cockpits and software, across PC, PlayStation, Xbox and Nintendo Switch – here are our Black Friday 2022 selections.

This is an evolving article that we’ll keep updated when we see more deals. Predominantly, these offers apply to the UK and USA markets only. If you purchase something from a Traxion.GG link, we may earn a commission. See our affiliate statement.

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Games and sim racing platforms

F1 22

Daniel Ricciardo, F1 22, Austin

EA SPORTS’ F1 22 has continued the good work of Codemasters’ previous entries in the series, albeit with the slightly unpopular addition of F1 Life and supercars. However, the game mechanics remain solid enough and it’s well worth spending time with if you’re a fan of F1.

And it gets better – F1 22 is currently half-price on PC via Steam, PlayStation and Xbox.

  • F1 22 – PC Steam – £24.99 £49.99
  • F1 22 PS4/Xbox One – £59.99 / $59.99 £29.99 / $29.99
  • F1 22 PS5/Xbox Series X|S – £69.99 / $69.99 £34.99 / $34.99
  • F1 22 Champions Edition Xbox – $79.99 $39.99

Gran Turismo 7

Gran Turismo 7 Ford Sierra RS 500 Cosworth '87

The big dog in the PlayStation-exclusive family of racing games has got to be Gran Turismo 7 this year, and sure enough, it’ll be on sale directly from the PlayStation store this Black Friday sale season. There are three different versions of the title at three different pricing points, but the discount is up to 43 percent off.

  • Gran Turismo 7 PS4 – £59.99 / $59.99 £34.19 / $29.99
  • Gran Turismo 7 PS5 – £69.99 / $69.99 £43.39 / $38.89
  • Gran Turismo 7 Digital Deluxe Edition PS4 and PS5 – £89.99 / $89.99 £62.99 / $53.39

iRacing

All the included content with a basic subscription to iRacing

While the base software for iRacing is technically free, it also requires a subscription to access the numerous pieces of content. As usual, iRacing has its annual Black Friday sale again this year with 50 percent off ALL new memberships and 25 percent off renewals and reactivations for the 12 or 24-month tiers. The sale excludes paid cars and tracks.

This discount started a couple of weeks ago, but it runs through the entirety of November through the end of the day on 1st December.

  • iRacing PC – One-year membership for new sign-ups – $110 $55
  • iRacing PC – Two-year membership for new sign-ups – $199 $99.50

Forza Horizon 5

Forza Horizon 5 Bugatti EB110 Super Sport 1992

Similar to Gran Turismo 7 on PlayStation, the big exclusive title for Xbox players has to be the Forza series, and right now the top game is Forza Horizon 5. Coming directly from the Microsoft store, all three editions of Forza Horizon 5 will be on sale this Black Friday.

  • Forza Horizon 5 Premium Edition – $99.99 $64.99
  • Forza Horizon 5 Deluxe Edition – $79.99 $51.99
  • Forza Horizon 5 Standard Edition – $59.99 $38.99

If you want to get a Horizon experience for a cheaper price, Forza Horizon 4 is still on the market as well, and those prices have been discounted even further.

  • Forza Horizon 4 Ultimate Edition – $99.99 $34.99
  • Forza Horizon 4 Deluxe Edition – $79.99 $27.99
  • Forza Horizon 4 Standard Edition – $59.99 $19.79

There’s also another option out there and it’s definitely the best deal possible. Shoppers can own both Forza Horizon titles in their top form for a HEAVILY discounted rate.

  • Forza Horizon 5 / Forza Horizon 4 Premium Editions Bundle – $199.98 $79.99

RaceRoom

This is RaceRoom's X-22 extreme single-seater

Sector 3 Studios’ RaceRoom may be entering its tenth year, but it still provides some of the best esports racing around. With officially licensed content from the DTM and WTCR championships, plus a stack of modern GT3 cars, RaceRoom likely has something for everyone – including the recently brilliantly bonkers RaceRoom MF-Truck.

From 23rd November to 7Th December the sim is running a ‘Black Week Sale’ with 50% off all individual cars and tracks and huge discounts on car and track packs. As an added bonus, the Premium Pack containing all of RaceRoom’s content is available for just €49.99.

Note: to take advantage of this offer you must purchase 7500 vRP (virtual Race Points) from the RaceRoom store (separate to the RaceRoom sim site).

Wheel bases and steering wheels

Fanatec wheel base deals

Fanatec has a range of Black Friday bargains on offer, starting on the 25thTh of November. This includes its Xbox and PC Premium bundles (20% off). If you’re looking for something a little more high-end, though, Fanatec is offering its direct drive Podium Wheel Base DD2 wheelbase for €/$1199.95 from €/$1499.95.

10% off all Fanatec Steering Wheels

Fanatec CSL Elite Steering Wheel WRC

As a neat feature, Fanatec is offering all its Steering Wheels with a 10% discount for the duration of its Black Friday Sale. The wheelrim sale includes firm favorites such as the rally-themed CSL Elite Steering Wheel WRC and the feature-laden CSL Elite Steering Wheel McLaren GT3 V2 (both (£179.99 from €/$199.99).

Thrustmaster

Thrustmaster T248

Thrustmaster is currently offering Black Friday deals on its T248 ($269.99 from $399.99), T300 Racing Wheel Servo Base ($179.99 from $229.99), TS-XW Servo Base ($279.99 from $449.99) and T-GT II Servo Base ($409.99 from $499.99).

In terms of wheel rims to add to these wheelbases, the French gaming peripheral manufacturer has discounted its TM Open Wheel rim ($149.99 from $179.99) and its Sparco R383 Rally Wheel ($194.99 from £229.99).

Moza Racing

MOZA Racing launches new GS Steering Wheel and R9 Direct Drive Wheel Base

One of the newest upstarts, Moza Racing is offering set reductions across three products between the 25th and 28th of November.

The CS Steering Wheel will be reduced from $279 to $249while the premium GS GT wheel is reduced from $499 to $469.

Pedals

Fanatec

Clubsport Pedals V3

Fanatec is also offering its premium ClubSport Pedals V3 with a 25% discount (€/$299.95 from €/$399.95), with the inverted version receiving a hefty 33% off (€/$399.95 from €/$599.95).

Fanatec’s entry-level pedal set – the CSL Pedals – also gets some love, with 30% off the CSL Pedals Clutch Kit, Load Cell Kit and Tuning Kit (€/$27.95/7.95/23.95 respectively).

Thrustmaster

Thrustmaster T-LCM Pedals

Thrustmaster’s first venture into the world of load cell pedals, the T-LCMs, are available at a sweet 20% off for Black Friday, down from $249.99 to $199.99. Well worth it if you’re looking to upgrade from your entry level set.

Asetek SimSports Pagani

Asetek Pagani Huayra R Pedals Review: Matching Style with Substance

Asetek’s Simsports Pagani Huayra R Sim Racing Pedals enjoy a huge 50% discount for Black Friday, with the Danish firm’s attractive-looking pedal set reduced from €1,680.66 to €840.33.

Its design is based on the actual Pagani Huaya R supercar’s pedal box and features a hydraulic braking system. However, the Huayra R Sim Racing Pedals only feature gas and brake pedals, with a clutch available separately.

Moza Racing

Moza SR-P Pedals review: Range extenders

The SR-P2 pedals by Moza, including a throttle and a load cell brake pedal (the three-pedal set is depicted), will be reduced from $179 to $159 between 25th and 28th November.

Cockpits

Playseat

One of the more put-together models from Playseat, the Playseat Sensation Pro FIA, has a massive discount this year for Black Friday. Usually marked at €/£/$1,899, the rig is only €/£/$1,199 through 28Th November. The only catch is that all deals for Playseat this year are limited to customers in Europe only.

If you’re looking for something a little less expensive, the Playseat Evolution system is only €/£/$249 through 28Th November when it is normally €/£/$299. Again, it’s a Europe-only deal.

Track Racer

An assortment of sim rigs from Trak Racer are on sale already for Black Friday. The website shows that most items are 15 percent off, all the way up from the new Alpine Racing TRX (was $1,400, now $1,190) down to the FS3 Steering Wheel Stand (was $199, now $152), and most other cockpits in between .

Headsets

Thrustmaster

T.Racing Scuderia Ferrari Edition-DTS gaming headset

Thanks to its licensing deal with Ferrari, Thrustmaster has a decent selection of Prancing Horse-adorned products, including its T.Racing Scuderia Ferrari Edition-DTS gaming headset, compatible with PlayStation/Xbox/Nintendo Switch/PC. Hopefully wearing them won’t lead to a pit-stop disaster in your next race…($79.99 from $99.99)





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